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Oct
13
Thu
Bring Your Own Technology
Oct 13 @ 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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!

Authors in the Afternoon
Oct 13 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

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.

Oct
14
Fri
Stitch in Time Crafting Activity
Oct 14 @ 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)

Oct
18
Tue
Book Babies
Oct 18 @ 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. (September 20 & 27, October 4, 11, 18, & 25).

Just Words Scrabble Club @ Lumpkin County Library
Oct 18 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Come join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month for our adult Scrabble club. All levels of experience are welcome, and all materials are provided for this FREE program.

Reading to Joey
Oct 18 @ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Reading to Joey 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 the Launch Dawsonville mascot–Joey! Register at the circulation desk or call 706-864-3668.

Oct
19
Wed
Building Blocks
Oct 19 @ 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

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)

Colorama Adult Coloring Club
Oct 19 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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
Oct 19 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

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)   

Oct
20
Thu
Google Tips and Tricks
Oct 20 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Google is more than a search engine! Need a map? A calculator? Need to know what time it is in Tokyo? This FREE class will focus on internet searching, specifically with the use of the Google search engine. Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your Google browsing! Registration is required.