Cherokee Co Public Library


Library Press Release    4/3/2017

 Library Closings: Good Friday, April 14

Visit our interactive card catalog at 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, April 20: “Propagate Your Plants” with Master Gardener and Cherokee Rose Garden Member Dr. John Holbrook.

   12:00-1:00                 Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, May 18:

“Drip Irrigation” with Extension Agent Eric Schavey

  1. Something new to help you get going! 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 to find help for your ailing auto! (You can even access it on your Smartphone.)

The library also offers the Library Edition database for your family history search.

  1. Technology for the New Year: New courses will be forming throughout the year for our technology series, funded by the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation. Full courses in Beginners Follow-up, Refresher, 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 the waiting lists. Call 256-927-5838 or email
  1. Trace your family tree with the library’s Genealogy Classes, taught by Louise Wright. Six-week Monday sessions are held throughout the year. Call for information.

Regular Programs

  1. Preschool Storytime Programs

Storytime is the preschool place to be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 A.M. until after Easter. Our general guidelines are Tuesdays: Ages 3-5; Thursdays: Babies – younger 3-year-olds. All ages are welcome at all programs; we try to adjust for them! Summer Storytime starts June 6, Tuesdays at 9:30, 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.  Bring 2 #2 pencils and an 8 X 10 sketchbook. Call or visit for more information. Watercolor classes are led by Elaine Henry Dawson several times a year; call for information.

  1. The Sew Joyful Quilters meet regularly on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  1. Reading Around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 P.M.
  1. 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! Read to earn prizes and attend Friday programs to enter a weekly door prize drawing.




City of Centre

Clean Up Week

April 17-22, 2017

City of Centre will furnish garbage bags

City will pick up full bags on side of streets designated

We challenge the community, civic groups, students and concerned citizens to help clean up our city.  We request your assistance in picking up garbage along our streets and in our neighborhoods to make them more beautiful !

Volunteer to help senior citizens in your community

Great project for Civic Organizations

Mayor & City Council

Spring Time in Cherokee County

Springtime 2

Hello Spring Fans !!

Is there anything more motivating than Spring time?   Warm weather brings with it Spring chores.  It’s time to get out garden tools and hoses.   Who isn’t anxious to see some bright, beautiful reds, purple  and yellows after enduring winter’s gray  for several months?

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce has several Chamber Members ready to help you with your Spring time chores.   Listed below are the names and contact information for businesses ready to help you !

Cherokee Farmers Coop

1020 West Main Street
Centre, AL   35960
(256) 927-3135

Danny’s Builder Supply

1955 West Main Street
Centre, AL   35960
256-927-3635  Facebook

Foothills Tractor & Equipment

1226 East Main Street
Centre, AL   35960
256-917-4487      Visit Website   Facebook

Harton Nursery & Grocery

2205 Alabama Highway 68 East
Cedar Bluff, AL  35959

Ag Pro

1050 Chesnut Bypass
Centre, AL  35960
256-927-2300    Visit Website

Snead Tractor Co Inc

1507 West Main Street
Centre, AL   35960
256-927-5454    Visit Website

The Tractor Place

2105 E ByPass
Centre, AL  35960
256-927-7550    Visit Website

Wal Mart

1950 West Main Street
Centre, AL  35960

Webb Concrete & Building Materials

1414 East Main Street
Centre, AL  35960
256-927-4778    Visit Website       Facebook\