This month, a wide range of events are planned at South Fulton libraries for patrons of all ages. Take advantage of yoga, STEM storytime with Georgia Power, photography classes, jazz concerts, book clubs and more.
Join the City of South Fulton Observer at the Summer Reading Kickoff on June 1 at Wolf Creek Library from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Meet Miss Georgia High School Damacia Howard and grab a free gift bag while supplies last.
South Fulton Library
4055 Flat Shoals Road, Union City, GA 30291
Fridays at 12:00 p.m.
Learn the power of Yoga in relieving stress and the path to healthy living. Led by Nikki Foster. Adults. No registration required.
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.
Would you like to earn your GED? Let us help you meet your goal of earning your diploma by attending a GED Prep study skills session. This program is in partnership with the Atlanta Public Schools System. Orientation and Pretest are given on the first Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m. Ages 16 and up. For more information call 404.802.3560. Note: All 16 and 17 year-olds must call 404.802.3560 for registration.
A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Kickoff
Wednesday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for a puppet show, face painting, games, giveaways, crafts, food, summer reading registration and much more. All ages are welcomed. Registration required for groups of 5 or more.
A Universe of Photos: Photography Basics with Arthur Ratliff
Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Arthur Ratliff, seasoned people and travel photographer, will show and talk about some of his photos and provide tips on how to capture great shots. Ages 16 and up. Registration required.
Radical Readers Book Club
Sunday, June 9 at 3:00 p.m.
Calling all girls ages 7-14 for the Radical Readers Book Club. Join us to share highlights on all the fabulous books we are committing to read each month. Participate in the book swap, meet new friends, and more. Light refreshments will be provided.
A Universe of Code: Star Wars Edition
Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for an hour of code. Youth will participate in a hands-on learning exercise about creating code using Star Wars characters. Students will learn how to problem solve, how to work with a team, and use critical thinking skills. A certificate of completion will be distributed after the workshop. Lunch will be provided after the workshop. Ages 8-12. Space is limited. Registration required for groups of 5 or more.
A STEM Storytime with Georgia Power
Wednesday, June 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for an electric STEM storytime with Mr. Sheffield of Georgia Power! Youth will learn about energy power efficiency and participate in an activity. Lunch will be provided after the workshop. Ages 3-8. Reservations are required for groups of 5 or more.
A Universe of Stories: Space From Aviator to Astronaut
Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Storyteller and percussionist Jerry G. White brings to life Benjamin O. Davis, a Tuskegee airman, and Ron McNair one of the heroes of the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger Space Mission. Lunch will be provided after the workshop. Ages 3-12. Registration required for groups of 5 or more.
Spark a Thought – A Universe of Words
Friday, June 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Be part of public art in the making and join a collaborative word game. The task is simple: write a line of poetry or your favorite phrase on a piece of paper, pass the paper on to the next player, who writes another line, then folds the paper to hide the first person’s line and passes it on until everyone has added a line. Unfold to reveal the resulting composition and read as a whole story or poem. Excerpts from Spark a Thought – A Universe of Words will be engraved on mirror discs and become part of a piece of public art that will enhance the new atrium of the renovated Central Library (scheduled to re-open in 2020), becoming a dynamic poem of light. This poetic installation will present a textured collage of Atlanta’s community – our hopes and curiosities blended, layered, and transformed by creating together.
Prodigies of Music- Concert and Master Class
Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a Jazz Concert and Master Class featuring Prodigies of Music. Program hosted by Rosemary Robertson and presented by COMAS Music Group. All ages are welcome.
South Fulton Book Club
Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 p.m.
Spring into a good book with good people at the South Fulton Book Club. Bring your opinion about the book and your appetite. The book club meets every 4th Wednesday at Noon. Adults. No registration required.
Wolf Creek Library
3100 Enon Road, Atlanta GA 30331
Write to Rise Young Writers Workshop & Competition
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
Are you a Fulton County middle or high school student? Do you have a passion for writing and a great imagination? If you answered yes, then join us for an inspiring workshop series led by authors, writers, and industry professionals. Participants compete for a chance to win the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes! Space is limited to the first 50 registrants, and lunch is provided. Register at www.w2r.org/register.
A Universe of Stories! Summer Reading Kickoff @ the Wolf Creek Library
Saturday, June 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Summer…a time for fun, relaxation, and reading! Explore a universe of stories as we celebrate reading. Pick up some summer reading goodies, visit with our special guests, and learn how to log your books on Beanstack.
Chess Club for Kids
Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m.
Whether you are a beginner or a more advance player, you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Ages 8 and up.
Ready, Set, Code!
Sundays, June at 2:00 p.m.
Computer programming/coding classes. Limited to 20 participants. Laptop suggested. Ages 9 and up.
Let’s Talk About Tech: Technology Education for Adults
Sundays at 4:00 p.m.
These classes will help you navigate key topics in technology, including social interaction, business and security. For beginners and advanced tech users. Adults.
Barre (Remixed) and Babes (Parent and Me Exercise Class)
Tuesdays, June 4, 11, & 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Barre is a fusion of pilates, yoga, and dance. We are adding a hip hop cardio twist and welcome caregivers and their little ones to join! Bring your own mat and water.
Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a beginner’s yoga class for parents and children that will incorporate stretching, balancing, and strength building. Participants can also expect to do breathing exercises in order to help with their focus and attention, as yoga is an exercise of the mind and body. * Bring a mat and a blanket for your little one.*
Wolf Creek Walking Club
Thursdays & Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
Get some exercise by joining the Wolf Creek Walking Club. Park the car, lace up your walking shoes, and get active!
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Improve your scrabble game or learn to play in these weekly sessions. Drop in. Adults.
Story Wars: A Summer Reading Magic Show
Friday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Rocket into summer reading with the one and only, Bill Packard. Join us for what’s sure to be a fun time for all ages.
Kaiser Permanente Puppet Show
Wednesday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Join Mumferd the Puppet in June to learn about staying safe in busy places and in July to learn about the importance of exercise.
Wednesday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m.
Stop by Wolf Creek for a lab session tutorial using our electronic databases on your portable reading devices. Patrons will learn how to access the library’s eCampus and eResources where classes, magazines and more are available. All ages welcome.
Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in scrapbooking? Then tap into your crafty side through these themed monthly sessions.
Wolf Creek Library Afternoon Book Club
Thursday, June 27 at 12:00 p.m.
Come prepared to discuss the monthly selection and have a lively discussion. New members are welcome! Adults.
*The Southwest Regional Library (3665 Cascade Road) is closed for renovation.