Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    5/2/2017

 Library Closings: Memorial Day, Mon,  May 29; Independence Day, Tues, 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 3: 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 (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.
  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, 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 5, 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.

 

Cherokee Co Public Library

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Library Press Release    4/24/2017

 Library Closings: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29; Tuesday, July 4.

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. Car trouble? Now you can get expert help with car repairs and estimates using the library’s link to ChiltonLibrary, a database provided by the trusted publisher of the Chilton car repair manuals. Visit the “Links” tab on our interactive catalog at tinyurl.com/mKofyke and choose ChiltonLibrary to find help for your ailing auto. (Pull it up on your Smartphone!) The catalog also features links for downloadable ebooks and audiobooks.
  2. Technology for the New Year: New technology courses will be forming throughout the year, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation. Our Basic Beginners Computer class has a long waiting list, so be sure to sign up if you’re interested, and we’ll contact you as space and funding are available. Full courses in Beginners Follow-up, Advanced Email, and Computer Refresher will be offered, plus two-hour workshops on Computer Troubleshooting and Facebook. Call or visit the library to add your name to these waiting lists. Call 256-927-5838 or email ccplincentre@gmail.com.
  3. Trace your family tree with the library’s Genealogy Classes. A six-week Monday session will be held in September, taught by Louise Wright. Call for information. Meanwhile, use com Library Edition to check out your roots here at the library!

Regular Programs

  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

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

  1. Drawing Class led by Kathy Pratt and Sandy Aycock Thursdays from 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Watercolor classes are led by Elaine Henry Dawson several times a year; call for information.

June and July Summer Drawing Class for ages 8-12 begins on Monday, June 5, 1:30—3:30. Class size is limited; sign up required.

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  2. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.
  3. Fine Free Week: The first 7 days of every month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!
  • Summer Reading is just around the corner. “Build a Better World” starts Friday, June 3 at 10:00 with musical guest Mark Seymour! “Bee a Better World” with David Kelton and real live bees June 9. Read to earn prizes and attend Friday programs to enter a weekly door prize drawing.

 

 

Kids Fishing Day on Weiss Lake

Date:   Saturday – May 6, 2017

  FREE to All

Place:  2730 Hwy # 68 – Cedar Bluff, Al. 35960

                          ( old Lakeshore Motel location )

Fishing Tournament:    8:00 am  until  11:30 noon.

Lunch: 11:30  until  12:30  ( Hot Dogs, Chips, Cookies, & Drinks )

Big Fish Award presentation after lunch – any species allowed. 

3 Age groups:  4 to 6 yrs. old  –  7 to 9 yrs. old  –  10 thru. 12 yrs. old

                                Trophies for 1stplace in each division

Pre-registration requested so we can prepare.  Register at:

Weiss Lake Lodge in Centre, Al. 35960  or Call 1-256-927-1501

All children must be accompanied by Parent or Guardian at all times, and wear life jacket; if fishing from piers.  Fishing from bank allowed without life jacket, but life jacket use recommended for all kids. Please bring a life jacket.

New cane poles, pre-rigged and ready to add bait and fish, and T-shirt, as long as they last. Bait and Tackle provided for kids fishing.

All Parents or Guardians must sign a NO-Liability Waiver for all of their kids fishing.   This event is sponsored by:  The Coosa River Crappie Club and its’ Members.  ( No Alcohol or Drugs Allowed )

                                    Everything Free for the Kids              

 

 

HOLY WEEK

Holy-Week

Community Holy Week Worship Schedule

Mon, April 10 – Centre First Baptist, Speaker: Wendell Dutton
Tues, April 11 – Centre First United Methodist, Speaker: Eddie Nation
Wed, April 12 – Tates Chapel Baptist, Speaker: Don Willier
Thurs, April 13 – Believers’ Fellowship, Speaker: Greg Higgins
Fri, April 14 – St. Mary’s United Methodist, Speaker: Lynn Houston
Sun, April 16 Sunrise Service – Centre First Baptist, Speaker: Keith Day