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Stop by the Dawson County Library to purchase gently used books in our semi-annual book sale. All of the proceeds helps us purchase new books for the library. The book sale will continue while supplies last.
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. (September 20 & 27, October 4, 11, 18, & 25).
Kids in grades K – 5th: Stop by the Lumpkin County Library on the second Tuesday of October, November, and December to participate in our LEGO Club! This program will take place from 4:00 – 4:45 PM on October 11, November 8, and December 13. No pre-registration required. Parents are welcome to attend.
Building Blocks Storytime will be held on Wednesday mornings at 11 a.m. The programs last 45 minutes to an hour and may include songs, fingerplays, and crafts in addition to the stories. Building Blocks Storytime is designed for children ages 4 to 5. No registration is required, but groups larger than five are requested to call at least two days in advance. Join us for Building Blocks Storytime Wednesday mornings at 11:00 a.m. (September 21 & 28, October 5, 12, 19, & 26)
Join us for adult coloring club every Wednesday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. All supplies are provided for this FREE program. Stay the whole time, or drop in as you like. Join us for this time of conversation, creativity, and de-stressing!
Movers and Shakers Storytime will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 2 pm. The programs last 45 minutes and may include songs, fingerplays, and crafts in addition to the stories. Movers and Shakers Storytime is designed for children ages 2 to 3. No registration is required, but groups larger than five are requested to call at least two days in advance. Join us for Movers and Shakers Storytime Wednesday afternoons at 2:00 pm. (September 21 & 28, October 5, 12, 19, & 26)
Join us on October 13th 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!
In partnership with the Friends of the Lumpkin County Library, join us for our next in the Authors in the Afternoon series, featuring local author Larry Freeland. Mr. Freeland will be talking about his historical fiction book, “Chariots in the Sky: A Story About U.S. Assault Helicopter Pilots at War in Vietnam. Following the presentation, Mr. Freeland will be available for a Q & A session. Light refreshments will be served. Following the program, the Friends of the Library will be meeting for their October meeting at 4:30 p.m.