Cherokee Co Public Library

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

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke for library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

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. 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 ccplincentre@gmail.com, or visit us to sign up.

2nd and 3rd Fridays each month  11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.   July 13 & 20 …and beyond

  1. “Libraries Rock” is rockin’ the library on Fridays!! Read to win prizes and meet our special guests!

             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

             June 29 at 10:00: Bill Packard’s Magical Mystery Tour

Full schedule is on our Facebook page and card catalog www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke.

  1. Adult Summer Reading!! Record books to play bingo and win prizes! Pick up your card June 1.
  2. Summer Storytime Tuesdays through Jun. 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 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.

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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