Cherokee Co Public Library

Sweet Home

Library Holidays: Wednesday, July 4th, Independence Day.      Fine Free week: 1st 7 Days of each month.

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News and Special Events

  1. Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps is open for viewing in the conference room during library hours from May 21—July 19.  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 Commission.
  2. Ready to tap those toes? Joyce Cauthen presents Searching for Old-Time Fiddlers in Alabama, on Friday, June 8 at 12:00. Bring your lunch, we’ve got drinks/dessert. 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” is rockin’ the library on Fridays!! Read to win prizes and meet our special guests!

             June 8 at 10:00: “Fiddlers, Banjo Players, and Straw Beaters” with Joyce Cauthen.

             June 15 at 10:00: The McWane Center visits with “Sonic Sound

             June 22 at 10:00: Born to be Wild! Rockin’ Animals with Animal Tales– Full schedule is on                               our Facebook page and card catalog

  1. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  2. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.
  3. 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.
  4. Sew Busy: Intro to Quilting Ages 10-14. Don’t know a needle from a pin? Sew what! Learn what it takes to make a fun quilting project in this class led by our own Sew Joyful Quilters. Space is limited. Call 256-927-5838 or sign up at the library.    Thursdays July 12, 19, and 26,   10:00 a.m..—12:00 p.m.
  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!

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

  • 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.

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 on the first Tuesday of the month.

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