Art Explorers

Child's hand covered in finger paint.
Dawson County
Every month we will learn about a different artist or movement and then complete a project inspired by what we learned. For ages 8-18. Check our calendar for upcoming upcoming dates & times.

Board Game Extravaganza and Chess Club

Hands playing a board game
Dawson County
Join us one Tuesday every month for a children and teen board game extravaganza!  Games will be available for all skill levels, and recommended ages are five and up.  Enjoy a fun, free afternoon at your library! Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Lego Club

Pile of Lego bricks
Dawson & Lumpkin Counties
You bring the imagination and we bring the LEGOS! Each month will have a different creative theme. Open to K-12th graders in Lumpkin and all ages in Dawson. Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Origami Club

Origami stars, paperDawson County
Master the Ancient Art of Origami! Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at Dawson County Library from 5:30-6:30  pm for a folding extravaganza! Whether you are just a beginner or are well on your way to becoming a master, this is the club for you. Paper, instruction, and refreshments will be provided for children of all ages. Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

The STEAM Express!

Child's hand working with electric circuit learning tool
Lumpkin County
Drop-in program with STEAM stations for all ages. We will explore a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) topic each month with different “stations” to explore at your own pace. Ages 3+ Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Reading to Dogs

Little girl reading to two dogs
Dawson & Lumpkin Counties
Open to 1st graders and up, CAREing Paws helps children build self confidence in a comfortable, accepting environment. This is an opportunity for your child to practice his or her reading skills for fifteen minutes, working one-on-one with a therapy dog and his or her trainer.
Call your library branch of choice to schedule your 15-minute appointment. Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Dawson Satellite Library Crafternoon

Scattered arts and crafts supplies
Dawson County
Join us at our Satellite Branch for a drop-in craft! You bring your imagination; the library provides everything else! This program is FREE and open to children of all ages. Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Theater Thursdays

Row of three filled popcorn boxes
Lumpkin County
Grab the family for free movie fun at the library! We will be playing a different PG-rated movie on the second Thursday of the month. Free popcorn will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own snacks too. All ages welcome! Check our calendar for upcoming dates & times.

Contacts

For more information about children’s programs, please contact:

Dawson County Library
Leah Weber
706-344-3690, ext. 24
lweber@chestateelibrary.org
Lumpkin County Library
Andrea Tucker
706-864-3668, ext. 223
atucker@chestateelibrary.org