It’s a new year, and there are lots of new books and events to check out at a South Fulton library near you.
If you have a college-bound teen, stop by Wolf Creek Library’s College Prep Cart, complete with books and checklists by high school grade level, as well as flyers on paying for college, the HOPE scholarship program and dual enrollment.
Plus, mark your calendars for Jan. 14 at the Gladys S. Dennard Library at South Fulton for Teen College 101: Living on Campus to get the inside scoop on what to expect.
GLADYS S. DENNARD LIBRARY AT SOUTH FULTON
4055 Flat Shoals Road
Mondays – Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 2: 00 p.m.; Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.; Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Let us help you meet your goal of earning your diploma by attending a GED Prep study skills session. For more information call 404.802.3560.
Thursday, January 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Children ages 3-7 hear stories, sing songs and have other winter reading fun. Registration is required for groups.
Learning Spaces for Early Learners
Mondays, January 6-27 at 10:00 a.m.
Learning Spaces is designed for caregivers, childcare providers and children ages birth to 5. Join us for music and movement, early learner literacy activities and more. Snacks will be provided. No registration required.
Teens Memes vs Emoji’s Workshop
Tuesday, January 7 at 5:00pm
Memes vs. Emoji’s: What are they and why are they important? Come learn what Emoji’s and Memes are and how we are changing the way we communicate. No registration is required. Ages: 13-19.
Wednesdays, January 8-22 at 10:00 a.m.
Children ages 2-5 hear stories, sing songs and have other reading fun. Registration is required for groups.
Research Tips for Baby Boomers
Thursday, January 9 at 6:30pm
Boomers re-discover your library in this quick and painless tour of library resources. Registration is required.
Teen College101: Living on Campus
Tuesday, January 14 at 5:00pm
What to expect when you’re a freshman in college. Join us for a student guide on college life (i.e., classes, library, social life, homework, independence). No registration is required. Ages: 13-19
Teen De-stress Wednesday: The Power of Positive Thinking
Wednesday, January 15 at 4:45pm – 5:15pm
Positive thinking is a mental attitude in which you expect good and favorable results. No registration is required. Ages: 13-19
Personal Finance for the Millennials: Break Free How to Achieve Time and Money Freedom
Thursday, January 23 at 6:00pm
What happens when you fall into money like it’s a hole in the ground? Millennials join the discussion get ready for your future. Registration is required.
Building Fun with Blocks
Thursday, January 23 at 4:00 p.m.
Children ages 4-8 are invited to create with blocks and other objects. Registration is required for groups.
English to Spanish Your Story
Saturday, January 25 at 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
This introductory class prepares participants to become successful in Spanish language. Registration is required.
Teen Movie Night- 13 Going On 30
Tuesday, January at 28 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Jennifer Garner stars as a dorky 13-year-old girl who fast-forwards from 1987 to 2004 and finds herself in a 30-year-old woman’s body. No registration is required. Ages: 13-19
Let’s Move Stories
Wednesday, January 29 at 10:00 a.m.
Children ages 2-5 are invited to move to stories and dance. Registration is required for groups.
EVELYN G. LOWERY LIBRARY AT CASCADE
(Formerly the Southwest Regional Library)
3665 Cascade Road SW
B is For Books and Babies Storytime
Wednesday, January. 10:30 a.m.
Infants, crawlers and wobblers. Early literacy starts here with play with a purpose. Parents are introduced to materials and activities that enhance infant’s language and motors skills through toys, stories and songs. Ages. 0 -2. Registration is required for groups of 10 or more.
Music, Movement, Beats, and Books Story Time
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy an interactive story time with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, finger plays and /or body movement. Children will have a chance to sing, create and do the Hokey Pokey! Ages 3-5. Registration is required for groups of 10 or more.
In Recognition of January National Blood Donor Month
Friday, January 3 from 10:30 a.m. – 02:30 p.m.
Cascade Library will be hosting a Community Blood Drive sponsored by the American Red Cross.
Dream Board for Kids
Saturday, January 4 from 11:00- 1:00 p.m.
Kids can make their own “Dream Board” a fun and visual way for them to express their dreams and inspire them to pursue them.
Movie Night at the Library “The Boondocks “Return of the King”
Monday, January 13 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
In this particular episode Martin Luther King, Jr. never died from the attempt on his life but fell into a coma. Years later he is revived and witnesses firsthand African American culture of the 21st century. Viewing is guaranteed to spark conversation and light debates. Ages 13 and up.
Tween/Teen Trivia Night at the Library!
Monday, January 20 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Compete in our trivia night for great prizes. Play with a team or solo! This month: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Ages10-17
Thursday, January 23 from 4:00- 6:00 p.m.
Come join the club for Master Builders! A great way to express creativity, learn about teamwork, and just have fun. Club meets every 4th Thursday of the month. Ages 2-12.
STEM Storytime Saturday
Saturday, January 25 at 11:00- 1:00 p.m.
Children learn about science, technology, engineering, and math through stories, songs, and activities. Every 1st Saturday of the month. Ages 3-8.
Adults-Only Game Night at the Library
Monday, January 27 at 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a laid-back Adults-Only Game Night at the library. Play one of our games ranging from board-building strategy to trivia-style games and more or bring your own. Ages 18 and up.
WOLF CREEK LIBRARY
3100 Enon Road
Wednesdays in January at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and a craft with Ms. Davis.
Wednesdays in January at 11:30 a.m.
Take advantage of this opportunity to learn and practice yoga with the entire family.
Wolf Creek Walking Club
Thursdays and Saturdays in January at 10:00 a.m.
Get some exercise by joining the Wolf Creek Walking Club.
Fridays in January at 10:30 a.m.
Improve your scrabble game or learn to play in these weekly sessions.
Fridays in January at 10:00 a.m.
An early learning initiative presented in collaboration with the United Way of Greater Atlanta.
Wolf Creek Stroller Walking Club
Saturdays in January at 11:00 a.m.
Get some exercise by meeting up with other families and walk along the Wolf Creek Trail.
Ready, Set, Code!
Sundays in January at 2:00 p.m.
Computer programming classes for older kids and teens.
Let’s Talk About Tech: Technology Education for Adults
Sundays in January at 4:00 p.m.
These classes will help you navigate key topics in technology.
Basic Computer Class
Tuesdays in January at 2:00 p.m.
Staff will help participants get started on Microsoft Word, surf the internet and set up an email.
Shredding at the Wolf Creek Library
Saturday, January 11 at 10:00 a.m.
Clean out those old boxes and safely dispose of your documents. *Rain date of 1/25, if needed*
Succeeding as a Single Parent in Business, Entrepreneurship, & Beyond
Sunday, January 12 at 3:00 p.m.
Gather insight and tips for going after your dreams as a single parent.
Job Club at Wolf Creek Library
Tuesday, January 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Meet other job seekers and learn about library resources to aid you in your search.
Drop-in eBook and Audiobook Training
Thursday, January 16 at 11:00 a.m.
A lab session tutorial using Overdrive and Hoopla on your portable device.