This December, the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has scheduled a wide range of events at South Fulton libraries for patrons of all ages. Take advantage of tutoring services, art classes, agriculture workshops, yoga, holiday fun and much more.
GLADYS S. DENNARD @ SOUTH FULTON LIBRARY 4055 Flat Shoals Road, Union City, GA 30291 404.613.3092
Homework Help for Teens
Tuesdays and Thursdays in December from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
The Teen Lifestyle Clinic is a pop-up and push in teen resource center for high schoolers. The following resources are available: tutoring and academic support; job training and job application review; college and career and trade exposure and experience; essay writing; help with college applications; college application review; and community service projects and hours. Registration is required.
Child Safety Workshop
Saturday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Professionals Assisting Youth, Inc. presents a free study skills and safety workshop for youth age 6 to 12. Participants will learn effective study strategies to improve academics. Participants will also learn safety techniques from law enforcement officers and fire personnel. Additional topics will be added. This is a public event.
Celebrate Computer Science Education Week
Tuesday, December 4. at 4:00 p.m.
Youth ages 8-12 will learn about coding through a hands-on computer science activity. Registration is required.
Thursday, December 6 at 4:00 p.m.
Bring in the holidays with some fun holiday tunes with the very talented Brenda Nicole Moorer, who was the 2017 winner of Creative Loafing’s 2017 Best Soul and Jazz Vocalist Award. All ages are welcome to join for this family-friendly event.
Let’s Move in Libraries
Thursday, December 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-12 are invited to enjoy hip hop dance and yoga in the library. Registration is required.
MOSAIC Moon Holiday Craft Classes! (3 sessions)
Friday, December 21 at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children ages 5-13 are invited to one of three sessions to make holiday gifts. As they are creating, they’ll chat about the importance of giving, being grateful and doing for others. Projects include: Christmas Ornaments, Jewelry Boxes, Things for a Teacher’s Desk, Things for Dad, Things for Mom, etc. The level of difficulty will be age appropriate. Seating is limited and registration is required.
Thursday, December 27 at 1:00 p.m.
This all-ages board game event will take place in Children’s Room. No registration required.
WOLF CREEK LIBRARY 3100 Enon Road, Atlanta GA 30331 404.613.4255
Chess Club for Kids
Saturdays in December at 10:00 a.m.
Beginner and advanced players ages 8 and up will learn the strategies to enhance their skills. Starting in January, classes will be held the first Saturday of the month.
Ready, Set, Code!
Saturdays in December at 10:30 a.m.
Take advantage of these computer programming/coding classes for ages 9 and up. Classes are limited to 20 participants. A laptop is suggested.
Wednesdays in December at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy songs, stories, and crafts for children ages 5 and under.
Wolf Creek Walking Club
Thursdays in December at10:00 a.m.
Get some exercise by joining the Wolf Creek Walking Club.
Learning Spaces Early Learning Initiative
Fridays in December at 10:00 a.m.
The initiative is designed for families with children ages birth to 5. The focus includes language and literacy, cognitive development and child well-being. Registration is required. Classes will not take place on December 28 or January 4.
GeoAg: A New Way to Garden
Saturdays, December 1 through December 15 at 11:00 a.m.
Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr. and Wolf Creek Library invite South Fulton community members to attend Geological Agriculture (GeoAg) workshops. GeoAg is the study of growing plants in rocks without soils and fertilizers. Learn more at www.tosoilless.com.
Let’s Talk About Tech: Technology Education for Adults
Saturdays, December 1 and 8 at 1:30 p.m.
These classes will help participants navigate key topics in technology, including social interaction, business and security. The class is for adults. Beginners and advanced tech users are welcome.
Fridays in December at 10:30 a.m.
These drop-in sessions for adults are for beginners and advanced players.
Holiday Cabaret Performance with Brenda Moorer
Sunday, December 9 at 2:30 p.m.
Get in the holiday spirit with the sounds of Brenda Moorer, 2017 winner of the Creative Loafing Jazz and Soul Vocalist of the Year Award. The event is presented by The Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture, and the Environment.
Lego Club @ Wolf Creek Library
Monday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Now on Mondays, meet up with other Lego fans to build, build, build. This is a self-guided activity for children ages 4-12. The library supplies the Legos.
Wednesday, December 12 at 11:00 a.m.
Stop by Wolf Creek for a lab session tutorial using the electronic databases on portable devices. Patrons will learn how to access the library’s eCampus and eResources where classes, magazines and more are available. All ages are welcome.
A Ringing in the Holidays Storytime
Wednesday, December 19. 10:30 a.m.
This holiday celebration for ages 5 and under includes a special story, music and craft project.
Wednesday, December 26 at 2:00 p.m.
The Eta Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will host a celebration of family, community, and culture through stories, music, and film. All ages are welcome.
Operation: Break Bread, A CommUNITY Initiative
Saturday, December 29 at 10:00 a.m. The event will include a free breakfast and film screening followed by a moderated group discussion on tackling the political rights of convicted felons. Panelists: Save OurSelves Founder Marcus Coleman; Fulton County Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr.; Mayor Pro Tem Mark Baker; Dr. Joe Beasley; Southern Regional Director of Rainbow PUSH; District 6 Councilman khalid; and Founder of Next Step Staffing Ricky Brown.
*The Southwest Regional Library (3665 Cascade Road) is closed for renovation.