Cherokee Co Public Library

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library Press Release    9/5/2017             Library Closings: Monday, October 9: Columbus Day.

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

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

News and Special Events

  1. Annual Quilt Show showcases the artistry of our own Sew Joyful Quilters and features colorful, beautiful quilts, old and new.

Thursday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m

  1. Need to brush up on your tech skills?

Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation: Beginners, Beginners Follow-Up, Computer Refresher, Computer Troubleshooting, Email Toolkit, SmartPhone, and Tablet courses are planned.

For schedule info or to get on our waiting lists,  call 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Rock Your Roots with a Genealogy Course beginning Monday, September 11; 9:00-11:00

Rebecca Homan will be your guide through this expedition into your own history.

Sign up to let our instructor plan; call 256-927-5838.

  1. Art Class for all ages Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., beginning Thursday, September 7.
  2. Fall Storytime returns on September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30m. Stories, songs, crafts and fun!
  3. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, September 21: “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.            Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, Oct. 19:  Eleanor Craig, aka “The Fern Lady”

Thursday, Nov. 16: The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust’s Renee Raney on “Feeding Birds and Animals in Winter”

Regular Programs and Services

  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 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  3. 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 Chilton Library.
  • The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

 

 

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2017 Miss Snowflake Beauty Pageant

Snowflake Pageant

2017 Miss Snowflake Beauty Pageant
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Registration will begin at 1 pm
Pageant will begin at 2 pm
Doors will open at 12:30 pm
Gadsden State Cherokee Arena
801 Cedar Bluff Road
Centre, AL 35960
Sponsored by “The Spirit of Cherokee”
(A non-profit organization)
Proceeds from event help fund the Cherokee County
Christmas Parade
There will be 7 age divisions with every
contestant receiving a crown!
Age Groups:
Baby Miss ——- 0-18 months
Tiny Miss ——- 19-35 months
Little Miss ——-3-4 years old
Petite Miss —— 5-6 years old
Young Miss ——-7-9 years old
Junior Miss——-10-13 years old
Miss Snowflake—14-18 years old
Official Rules
*Formal or Glitz Dress
*Contestant must be single (never married) and can not
have children
* Miss Snowflake will be the top scorer from the
oldest age group and crown next year’s winners
*Entry form and fees must be submitted by
Wednesday, November 1st to be included in printed
program.
*Photogenic photos 8×10 or 5×7 (NO Frames, may be in
plastic protectors) Bring to registration on day of
pageant.
*No formal practice will be held. However you may
practice before the start of pageant.

For more info call 256-927-8455 , email jperry@cherokee-chamber.org or check out our Facebook page

 

Mt Weisner Volunteer Fire Dept BBQ

 

 Mt. Weisner Volunteer Fire Department

will be hosting its annual Fundraiser Saturday, September 9th starting at 10:00am

Smoked Chicken plates, BBQ plates, BBQ Sandwich plates and more

$7.00 each.

The Mt. Weisner Volunteer Fire Department is on County Road 71

– call (256) 557-1367 for additional information.

Mt.WeisnerFD

Cherokee Co Public Library

cc-public-library

Library Press Release    8/29/2017             Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

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

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

News and Special Events

  1. Annual Quilt Show showcases the artistry of our own Sew Joyful Quilters and features colorful, beautiful quilts, old and new.

Thursday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m

  1. Need to brush up on your tech skills?

Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as funding and space are available.

Full Courses: Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 5); and Computer Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule info or to sign up, call 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Rock Your Roots with a Genealogy Course beginning Monday, September 11; 9:00-11:00

Rebecca Homan will be your guide through this expedition into your own history.

Sign up to let our instructor plan; call 256-927-5838.

  1. Art Class for all ages Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., beginning Thursday, September 7.
  2. Fall Storytime is back on September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30m. Stories, songs, crafts and fun!
  3. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, September 21: “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.            Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, Oct. 19:  Eleanor Craig, aka “The Fern Lady”

Thursday, Nov. 16: The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust’s Renee Raney on “Feeding Birds and Animals in Winter”

Regular Programs and Services

  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 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  3. 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 Chilton Library.
  • The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

 

 

Cherokee Co Public Library

Library 5

Library Press Release    8/22/2017          

   Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

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

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

News and Special Events

  1. AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be held at the library on Friday, 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.
  2. More Forgotten Alabama author Glen Wills will speak and sign copies of his new book on

Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Alabama Bicentennial Celebration.

  1. Need to brush up on your tech skills?

Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as funding and space are available.

Full Courses: Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule info or to sign up, call 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. Annual Quilt Show showcases the artistry of our own Sew Joyful Quilters and features quilts old and new. Thursday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m
  2. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30m.
  3. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, September 21: “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.            Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, Oct. 19:  Eleanor Craig, aka “The Fern Lady,” 12:00-1:00

Thursday, Nov. 16: The Georgia-Alabama Land Trust’s Renee Raney on “Feeding Birds and Animals in Winter”

Regular Programs and Services

  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 12:00-1:00 P.M.
  3. 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.
  • The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

 

Cherokee Co Public Library

cc-public-library

Library Press Release    8/14/2017             Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

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

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

News and Special Events

  1. Our third annual Snapshot Day is coming up! Drop by the library and take a tour, fill out a comment card, star in a snapshot, admire the Sew Joyful Quilters’ work, enjoy light refreshments, and see what your library is up to in a day. We look forward to seeing you Thursday, August 17th, all day long! (Our Green Bag Gardening Lunch takes place from 12-1; a good time to visit.)
  2. Green Bag Lunch Gardening Program on the third Thursday of the month!

Thursday, August 17: “Drought Resistant Plants” with Jason Powell of “Petals from the Past” 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.          Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, September 14:  “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives, 12:00-1:00.

  1. Need to brush up on your tech skills?

Computer Courses, funded by a grant from the Tillotson-Menlo Charitable Foundation:

Basic Beginners Computer has a long waiting list; sign up to be contacted as funding and space are available.

Full Courses: Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Facebook (August 15) and Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule info or to sign up, call 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

  1. 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.
  2. More Forgotten Alabama author Glen Wills will speak and sign copies of his new book on

Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Alabama Bicentennial Celebration.

  1. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Stories, songs, art, and fun!
  2. Annual Quilt Show showcases the artistry of our own Sew Joyful Quilters and features quilts old and new. Thursday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m.
  3. 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.
  4. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

Regular Programs

  • 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.

CHEROKEE CO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Library 2

Library Press Release    8/8/2017             Library Closings: Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

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

Visit www.tinyurl.com/mKofyke to keep up with library news. Find us on Facebook @ Cherokee County Public Library!

News and Special Events

  1. Our third annual Snapshot Day is coming up! Drop by the library and take a tour, fill out a comment card, star in a snapshot, admire the Sew Joyful Quilters’ work, enjoy light refreshments, and see what your library is up to in a day. We look forward to seeing you Thursday, August 17th, all day long! (Our Green Bag Gardening Lunch takes place from 12-1; a good time to visit.)
  2. Need to brush up on your tech skills?  Our Beginner’s Follow-up (Level 2) starts August 14. Sign up is required for this 2-week, 8 class course! Call the library at 256-927-5838 or email us at ccplincentre@gmail.com.

Other Computer Courses, funded by a grant from 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, (starts August 14); Email Toolkit (starts Sept. 12); and Computer             Refresher (starts Aug 31.)

Two Hour Workshops: Facebook (August 15) and Computer Troubleshooting (August 22.) 2:00-4:00 p.m.

For schedule information and to sign up, call, visit the library, or email ccplincentre@gmail.com.

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

Thursday, August 17: “Drought Resistant Plants” with Jason Powell of “Petals from the Past” 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.         Bring a lunch; we’ve got the drinks and dessert!

Thursday, September 14:  “Know Your Native Plants” with Master Gardener Judith Rives, 12:00-1:00.

  1. 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.
  2. Forgotten Alabama author Glen Wills will speak and sign copies of his book on

Monday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Alabama Bicentennial Celebration.

  1. Fall Storytime begins September 12! Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Stories, songs, art, and fun!
  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 ChiltonLibray
  3. The library’s Genealogy Room features a large and unique collection of local and family history, plus free access to com Library Edition. Visit soon!

Regular Programs

  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.