This month, a wide range of events are planned at South Fulton libraries for patrons of all ages. Take advantage of yoga, Friday Fun Night, the Wolf Creek Library walking club and much more.
Additionally, starting on May 5, Miller City Farm will host a four-part series for ages 16 and up on how to “Grow Your Own Food.” Sessions will take place at Wolf Creek Library on May 5 at 2:30 p.m., May 18 at 2:00 p.m. and May 26 at 2:30 p.m. The last session will take place at Miller City Farm. Participants are encouraged to bring a notebook, pen, gardening gloves, sunglasses and a great attitude.
GLADYS S. DENNARD AT 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 in this adults-only class led by Nikki Foster. Registration is not required.
Mondays – Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 2: 00 p.m.
Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
The GED Prep study skills session 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. For more information call 404.802.3560. The sessions are for ages 16 and up. All 16 and 17 year-olds must call 404.802.3560 to register.
Biz Kidz Academy Workshops
Saturdays from 11:00 am. – 2:00 p.m.
Registration is now open for youth ages 8-18 to participate in the Biz Kidz Workshop Series. Participants will learn how to start and grow a business from professional business leaders. They’ll participate in a variety of business development activities, including developing an informercial. Those who complete the series will be presented with a certificate by a member of the Atlanta Black Chamber of Commerce.
Learning Spaces for Early Learners
Mondays, May 6, 13 and 20 at 10:00 a.m.
Learning Spaces is designed for caregivers, childcare providers and children ages birth to 5. Sessions include music and movement, early learner literacy activities and more. Snacks are provided. Ages 0-5. Regisation is not required. More info is available by calling 404.613.3092.
WOLF CREEK LIBRARY
3100 Enon Road, Atlanta GA 30331
Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
This beginner’s yoga class for parents and children incorporates stretching, balancing, strength building and breathing exercises. Participants are encouraged to bring a mat.
Wolf Creek Walking Club
Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
All are welcome to park their car, lace up their walking shoes, and get active. The club meets at the front entrance of the library.
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
All adults are invited to Improve their scrabble skills or learn to play in these weekly drop-in sessions.
Ready, Set, Code!
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
Computer programming/coding classes are limited to 20 participants ages 9 and up. A laptop suggested.
Let’s Talk About Tech: Technology Education for Adults
Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
Continuing from November, these classes for adults, both beginners and advanced tech users, will help participants navigate key topics in technology, including social interaction, business and security.
Chess Club for Kids
Saturday, May 4 at 10:00 a.m.
Whether a beginner or a more advance player, participants ages 8 and up will learn the strategies to improve their chess game.
Wednesday, May 15 at11:00 a.m.
Lab session tutorials are available using the library’s electronic databases on participants’ portable reading devices. Library patrons will learn how to access the library’s eCampus and eResources where classes, magazines and more are available. All ages are welcome.
Friday Fun Night at Wolf Creek Library
Friday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m.
The library will stay open late for a Friday Fun Night for the young and young at heart. Activities will include old school games like Twister and new school games using virtual reality.
S.T.E.M. for Students with Exceptionalities
Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m.
Special needs families with students ages 11-15 are invited to come out and learn exciting hands-on activities. Buddies will be available to assist participants. Registration is required. Up to 10 can participate.
Wolf Creek Library Afternoon Book Club
Thursday, May 23 at 2:00 p.m.
Adult participants will discuss the monthly selection and have a lively discussion. New members are welcome.
*The Southwest Regional Library (3665 Cascade Road) is closed for renovation.