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Jun
2
Thu
ConnectAbility’s Sensory Storytime
Jun 2 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Join us at the Lumpkin County Library for a Sensory Storytime hosted by Lumpkin County ConnectAbility! All ages, parents, and siblings are welcome to join. During this program there will be books, songs, and an activity that involves the senses – beyond just sight and sound. Sensory storytimes provide a safe and welcoming environment for children with developmental disabilities or sensory processing disorders and their caregivers. However, these special storytimes are designed for children of all abilities. No pre-registration is required.

Bring Your Own Technology
Jun 2 @ 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Join us on June 2nd at the Lumpkin County Library for our Bring Your Own Technology sessions! This event will consist of patrons bringing their own technology—be it a laptop, phone, or tablet—and receiving one-on-one assistance using them from our Information Specialist, Anna Garland. Sessions will be an hour long, and patrons will need to schedule beforehand. Available time slots will be 1:30-2:30 PM, 2:45-3:45 PM, and 4:00-5:00 PM. Call us at 706-864-3668 to schedule your appointment today!

Jun
3
Fri
Needlework Fridays
Jun 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Description:Gather to work on your current project and have a fun time with fellow needlework fanatics! Whether you like crochet, knitting, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting, or anything in between, this group is open to all! Beginners welcome! (However there is no instructor.) This club is for ages 18 and up, completely free and open to the public.

Stitch in Time Crafting Activity
Jun 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us for Stitch in Time every Friday morning from 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m. You are welcome to bring any type of crafting project that you are working on, and share a time of crafting and conversation with others in the community. Newcomers are welcome for this FREE program! (Note: No instruction is provided)

Jun
4
Sat
Kinetic Kindness Storytime & Craft
Jun 4 @ 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Join community volunteers from Kinetic by Windstream Dahlonega for a time of stories and crafts. All ages are welcome.

Reading to Dogs @ Lumpkin County Library
Jun 4 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

1st Grade & Up
Reading to dogs 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. Register at the circulation desk or call 706-864-3668

Jun
5
Sun
Booked
Jun 5 @ 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Jun
6
Mon
All the Way to the Ocean
Jun 6 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This program is offered at the Dawson County Satellite Library (located inside Fire Station 2)

Join us for some fun and informative activities with the Etowah River Keepers and the

Dawson County Firefighters at our
Satellite Branch located inside Fire Station 2.

This program is offered at the Satellite Branch only!

 

Scratch Coding for Kids Class
Jun 6 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Scratch Coding is a visual coding language designed specifically for children, and is the perfect starting place for kids interested in learning how to code. This two-week course is Monday, June 6 through Thursday, June 9 and Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. each day.

This class is open to rising 3rd through rising 8th graders. Participants should have basic keyboarding skills and a basic knowledge of computers. Parents will need to sign a permission form for their child. Registration is required.

Jun
7
Tue
Book Babies Storytime
Jun 7 @ 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

It’s never too early to chew on a good book! This program is designed for babies (along with parent) from birth to 23 months. We’ll be creating building blocks of early literacy through songs, action rhymes, books, and playtime. These are wonderful times for your babies to hear lots of language, and a great opportunity for you to meet new parents! (Structured activity for 15 minutes with playtime after). Book Babies Lapsit will be held Tuesdays at 11 am. (June 7, 14, 21 & 28).