Cherokee Co Public Library


Library Press Release    5/29/2018

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. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps will officially open with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 31 at 9:00 am. The collection is open for viewing in the conference room at the library all day long from May 21—July20.  Come and take a look! 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. Ready to tap those toes? A special talk and performance, Searching for Old-Time Fiddlers in Alabama, will be given on Friday, June 8 at 12:00. Drinks and dessert will be here, so bring your lunch. Dancing shoes optional!
  3. 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.   June 8 &15 …and beyond

  1. . “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!
  2. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  3. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.
  4. 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.
  5. Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November

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!

1:00 PM.   Thursday, July 19 Bring Color into the Garden 12 Months of the Year with                              The Anniston Star’s “Southern Gardner”, Sherry Blanton

  1. 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.
  • Genealogy Class: begins on September 4. Tuesdays from 1—3 PM. Sign up requested.

Regular Programs and Services

  • The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Reading around Book Club No meeting in June. Regular time: first Tuesdays of the month from 12:00-1:

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