Library Press Release 8/22/2017
Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.
The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!
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News and Special Events
- AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on Friday, August 25 from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Participants are eligible for discounts from most insurance companies after completing the course for a certificate. Cost is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members; however, those who wish can audit the course at no charge. Please sign up by phone or at the library. For more information, visit aarp.org/drive.
- More Forgotten Alabama author Glen Wills will speak and sign copies of his new book on
Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Alabama Bicentennial Celebration.
- Need to brush up on your tech skills?
Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:
Basic Beginners Computer has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as funding and space are available.
Full Courses: Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer Refresher (starts Aug 31.)
Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.
For schedule info or to sign up, call 256-927-5838 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Annual Quilt Show showcases the artistry of our own Sew Joyful Quilters and features quilts old and new. Thursday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m
- Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30m.
- Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!
Thursday, September 21: “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!
Thursday, Oct. 19: Eleanor Craig, aka “The Fern Lady,” 12:00-1:00
Thursday, Nov. 16: The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust’s Renee Raney on “Feeding Birds and Animals in Winter”
Regular Programs and Services
- The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
- Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00 P.M.
- Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates with our link to Follow this path: www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke; choose the “Links” tab; click on ChiltonLibrary.
- The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!