Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    5/23/2017

 Library Closings: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29; Independence Day,

Tuesday, July 4.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit our interactive card catalog at www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to ask out about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, June 15: “Raised Bed Planting with DeKalb County Master Gardeners President Mike Keracher  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.   Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, July 20:  “Hydrangeas” with Nadine Bruce, 12:00-1:00.

  1. Summer Reading “Build a Better World” for Preschool-Age 12 starts Friday, June 2. Read to earn prizes; attend Friday programs to enter a weekly door prize drawing. We have a Teen Summer Reading program, too; sign up starts Friday, June 2.

Friday, June 2: Kick off the fun with musical guest Mark Seymour! 10:00

Friday, June 9: “A Better World for Bees” features David Kelton and lots of bee friends. 10:00

  1. Summer Storytime starts June 6, Tuesdays at 9:30 through June. Preschool—Early Elementary age
  2. June and July Summer Drawing Class for ages 8 and up begins on Monday, June 12, 1:30—3:00. Class size is limited; sign up required.
  3. Book Signing: Sand Rock’s own John Pate will sign copies of Tears of Gaduhav, his book about the fate of Civil War gold. Friday, June 23 from 2:00-5:00.
  4. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on 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.
  5. Computer Courses, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation.

Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as space becomes available.

Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, Advanced Email, and Computer Refresher

Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting and Facebook.

To get on these lists, call, visit the library, or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. 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.

Regular Programs

  1. 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 2:00-3:00

RENEW OUR RIVERS

 

Date: May 20, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM12:00 AM

Sponsored by Weiss Lake Improvement Association
WLIA
WEISS LAKE CLEANUP

Location:

Hwy 9/68 Public Boat Ramp on the Causeway between Centre & Cedar Bluff
T-Shirt bags and gloves available beginning at 8am.
Pick up trash anywhere around the shoreline of Weiss Lake.
Bring your trash back – DUMPSTER on site.

FREE Hotdogs and drinks at 12 noon.
WLIA members will be present if you have questions.

Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    5/15/2017

 Library Closings: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29; Independence Day,

Tuesday, July 4.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit our interactive card catalog at www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to ask out about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, May 18: “Drip Irrigation” with Eric Schavey of the Cherokee County Cooperative    Extension   12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, June 15:   “Raised Bed Planting” with DeKalb County Master Gardeners President Mike Keracher.

  1. Summer Reading “Build a Better World” for Preschool-Age 12 starts Friday, June 2. Read to earn prizes; attend Friday programs to enter a weekly door prize drawing. We have a Teen Summer Reading program, too; sign up starts Friday, June 2.

Friday, June 2: Kick off the fun with musical guest Mark Seymour! 10:00

Friday, June 9: “A Better World for Bees” features David Kelton and many bee friends. 10:00

  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Summer Storytime starts June 6, Tuesdays at 9:30 through June.  Preschool—Early Elementary age

  1. Book Signing: Sand Rock’s own John Pate will sign copies of Tears of Gaduhav, his book about the fate of Civil War gold. Friday, June 23 from 2:00-5:00.
  2. 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.
  3. Computer Courses, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation.

Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as space becomes available.

Other Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, Advanced Email, and Computer Refresher

Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting and Facebook.

To get on these lists, call, visit the library, or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Six-week Monday Genealogy Classes, led by Louise Wright, begin in September. Call for information. Meanwhile, visit the library to check out your roots on com Library Edition.

Regular Programs

  1. June and July Summer Drawing Class for ages 8-12 begins on Monday, June 12, 1:30—3:30. Class size is limited; sign up required.
  2. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  3. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.

 

GSCC CHEROKEE ARENA

Gadsden State Cherokee Arena

MAY EVENTS

 

Fri  May 12   CCCTC Awards in the Gadsden State Cherokee Arena  8 am

Mon May 15  CCHS Awards – Gadsden State Cherokee Arena   5:30 pm

Mon May 22  Collinsville High School Graduation  6 pm

Tues May 23  Spring Garden High School  Graduation  5 pm

Wed May 24   Centre Elementary Kindergarten Graduation   8:30 am

Wed May 24    Cedar Bluff High School Graduation   5 pm

Thurs May 25  Cherokee County High School Graduation   8 pm

 

CELEBRATION

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McCord’s Crossroads Homemakers Club

May Community Celebration Honoring Veterans and Military

Past & Present

Saturday, May 27, 2017

10 am


BBQ  *  Meet & Greet Our Veterans  *  Live Music & Auction  *  PARADE  *  Classic Autos  *  Antique Tractors  *  Crafts  *  Quilts  *  Fried Pies  *  Fun & Games  *

DRAWING FOR 12-GAUGE SHOTGUN & $500 CASH 

7290 County Road 16  *  Centre, Alabama

CHAMBER SPONSORS

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PLATINUM SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

Gadsden State Community College

Town of Leesburg

Town of Cedar Bluff

Peoples Bank of Alabama

SILVER SPONSORS

Town of Sand Rock

Town of Gaylesville

Alabama Publishing Group

Advertising Dynamics, Inc

BRONZE

Model Tees

OK Tire

State Farm

Many thanks to all our sponsors !!!

Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce

801 Cedar Bluff Road  *  Centre, Alabama  

Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    5/8/2017

 Library Closings: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29; Independence Day,

Tuesday, July 4.

The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!

Visit our interactive card catalog at www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to ask out about our services, search for a book, and keep up with library events. Or find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

 

News and Special Events

  1. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, May 18: “Drip Irrigation” with Eric Schavey of the Cherokee County Cooperative    Extension   12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, June 15:   “Raised Bed Planting” with DeKalb County Master Gardeners President Mike Keracher.

  1. Summer Reading “Build a Better World” starts Friday, June 3. Read to earn prizes; attend Friday programs to enter a weekly door prize drawing.

Friday, June 2: Kick off the fun with musical guest Mark Seymour! 10:00

Friday, June 9: “A Better World for Bees” features David Kelton and many bee friends. 10:00

  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Summer Storytime starts June 6, Tuesdays at 9:30 through June.  Preschool—Early Elementary age

  1. Book Signing: Sand Rock’s own John Pate will sign copies of Tears of Gaduhav, his book about the fate of Civil War gold. Friday, June 23 from 2:00-5:00.

 

  1. Car trouble? Get expert help with car repairs and estimates (on your computer or Smartphone) using the library’s link to ChiltonLibrary, by the publisher of the Chilton car repair manuals. Choose the “Links” tab on our catalog at tinyurl.com/mKofyke; click on ChiltonLibrary.
  2. Computer Courses, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation.

Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as space becomes available.

Other Full Courses: Beginners Follow-up, Advanced Email, and Computer Refresher

Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting and Facebook.

To get on these lists, call, visit the library, or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Six-week Monday Genealogy Classes, led by Louise Wright, begin in September. Call for information. Meanwhile, use com Library Edition to check out your roots here at the library!

Regular Programs

  1. June and July Summer Drawing Class for ages 8-12 begins on Monday, June 12, 1:30—3:30. Class size is limited; sign up required.
  2. 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 2:00-3:00 P.M.