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, paper

Dawson 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 programming, please contact one of our Youth Services Specialists:

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