Cherokee County Public Library

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library Press Release    5/14/2018

Library Holidays: Monday, May 28, Memorial Day; Wednesday, July 4th Independence 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

  1. The library will host the Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps exhibit during the months of May and June. Start date to be announced. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps was created and is provided free-of-charge by the Southern History Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Support for exhibit setup provided by the Alabama Bicentennial Committee.
  2. Chair Yoga: No time to exercise? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session! Easy, relaxing, fun and free! Call (256-927-5838), email, or visit us to sign up.

2nd and 3rd Fridays each month  11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.    May 18, June 8 &15 …and beyond

  1. Genealogy Class: meets Mondays, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Contact us by phone 256-927-5838,email, or visit the library for more information on the next session.
  2. Summer Reading is almost here! Read books to earn prizes and come to special Friday programs. “Libraries Rock” beginning Friday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. when Digeridoo Down Under presents “G’Day: Listen to the Outback” See the whole schedule and watch our Summer Reading Trailer on our Cherokee County Public Library Facebook page!
  3. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November

             12:00 P.M.  Thursday, May 17: Sensational Succulents with Janice Knight

             12:00 P.M.  Thursday, June21: Miniature Gardens with Linda McDaniel. (One lucky                               gardener attending will take a mini-garden home!) Just bring a lunch; We’ll do drinks and dessert!

  1. Summer Scribbles Drawing Class for ages 10—up. 6 weeks of art fun starts Thursday, June 21 from 1- 2:30 pm! Class size is limited; sign up soon. Supplies needed: 11 x 14 pad, # 2 pencils, erasers.
  2. Coming up in August: AARP’s Safe Driving Course, Friday, August 24 from 9.00—3:30. Brush up on the rules of the road and possibly qualify for a special discount on your car insurance (check with your agent) Fees: Members $15.00, Non-members $20.00; the class can be audited for free. Sign up required.
  3. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.

Regular Programs and Services

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library 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? Here’s the path to a solution:; Choose the “Links” tab.
  • Browse our Genealogy Room for free access to com Library Edition and many print resources.


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