This month, a wide range of events are planned at South Fulton libraries for patrons of all ages. Whether you want to exercise your mind or your body, there’s something for everyone including workshops on homebuying and financial aid, homework help, art, book and scrabble clubs, yoga and much more.
Highlighted Event: A Literary Classic Comes to Life at Wolf Creek Library
Serenbe Playhouse presents “The Jungle Book” at Wolf Creek Library on Saturday, November 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. It’s the playhouse’s 10th anniversary season and they are returning to their roots with the first family show they’ve ever produced. Children will adore this wonderfully imaginative and creative take based on the famous stories of Rudyard Kipling.
More Events in November by Library
GLADYS S. DENNARD LIBARY AT SOUTH FULTON
4055 Flat Shoals Road
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 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.
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. For more information call 404.802.3560.
Learning Spaces for Early Learners
Mondays 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.
Teen ‘Turn Up” Tuesday (Money Saving Apps)
Tuesday, November 5 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 p.m.
Come and learn about money savings apps that will add money to your virtual bank. No registration is required.
Financial Aid Information Session for Teens and Adults
Tuesday, November 5 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a FREE workshop on financial aid with Ms. Emu from the Georgia Student Finance Commission and learn how to complete FASFA forms and more. Participants will learn about the types of financial aid available to attend college.
Teen International Game Day
Wednesday, November 13 at 3:30 p.m.
International Game Week is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. Join us for a day of play, fun and challenging your friends to games of your choosing.
Art Club for Kids
Thursday, November 14 at 4:00 p.m.
Art Club meets every 2nd Thursday of the month. Registration required for groups of 10 or more.
Bring your creativity and a friend to art club! This month we are making fall art projects using mixed media. Selected art work will be displayed in the Children’s Area. Registration required for a group of 10 or more.
Teen De-stress Wednesday: (Balloon Stress Balls)
Wednesday, November 20 at 3:30 p.m.
A stress ball is a squeezable ball that can help calm nerves, anger, anxiety, and more for both adults and children. You can keep stress balls on hand at home, school, work, or on the go for whenever you may want to de-stress. Teens join us for a free workshop on alleviating stress from school and day to day events that can leave you feeling overwhelmed. No registration is required.
Beginners Computer Class For Seniors
Wednesday, November 20 at 10:30 a.m.
This computer course is designed for seniors with limited skills and hands on experience with computers. The session covers how to access, create, save and manage documents, and use the Internet effectively.
Teen Book Tasting Event
Thursday, November 21 at 3:30 p.m.
Need a new book for the month? Then come to Teens Book Tasting Event! Each guest will be able to move around the room and get a “taste” of a variety of new and popular books. Come and mingle and talk about the great books that are in our collection! No registration is required.
An Afternoon of Jazz
Saturday, November 23 at 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of jazz featuring headliners at the former Dante’s Down the Hatch, Rosemary Rainey and John Robertson. No registration required.
Wednesday, November 24 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.
A Thanksgiving Storycraft
Wednesday, November 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Joins us for a Thanksgiving storytime and craft. Registration required for groups of 10 or more.
EVELYN G. LOWERY LIBRARY AT CASCADE
(Formerly the Southwest Regional Library)
3665 Cascade Road SW
Yoga in the Library
Wednesdays, November at 10:30 A.M.
Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome. Alleviate Stress, Increase Flexibility, Boost Vitality and Overall Wellness, Heal & Energize the Body. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Adults
Meds with Sed Meditation Workshops
Wednesdays at 1:00 P.M.
Meditation is the art of looking inside and discovering one’s own inner being. Meditation leads us not only to totally new inner experiences, but helps us also to transform our day-to-day life into a better, more meaningful and more fulfilling existence. Learn how to rewire your brain through breathing techniques to better handle stress, anxiety and find emotional balance in the midst of difficulty.
Learn Your Device!
Monday, November 4 at 11:00 a.m.
Still puzzling over how to use your new laptop/tablet/smartphone? We’ll help you figure it out! Just bring yourself, the tech device, and some patience. Adults.
Mondays, November 4, 18, & 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Library staff will assist students with homework, essays, projects, and other school assignments. Ages 5+.
Death Café Education Series
Tuesday, November 5 at 6:00 p.m. & Sunday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m.
At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to drink coffee or tea, enjoy cake and discuss death. A Death Café is a fun (yes, fun!) group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling session. The objective of Death Café’ is to increase awareness of death with a viewing to helping people make the most of their (finite) Lives. Hosted by Lisa C. Oliver, EdD. Death, Dying and Bereavement Educator. Adults only.
Tuesdays, November 5, 12,19, & 26 at 10:15 a.m.
It is a fun early literacy program for kids ages 4-up and their caregivers. Join us for an hour of interactive stories, songs, rhymes, games, and accompanying activities perfect for preschoolers. The early literacy practices featured each Tuesday helps build the foundation for a lifelong love of learning. For parents and caregivers, Storytime offers an opportunity to experience early literacy practices in action, to discover great books, music, and digital media great for sharing with children at home, and to socialize with other parents after Storytime.
Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20, &27 at 10:15 a.m.
Do you have children ages 3 and under? We have a Storytime just for you! Each Wednesday, toddlers and their caregivers enjoy an hour play-based program featuring developmentally appropriate stories, songs, rhymes, and activities that will keep toddlers moving while introducing them to the Storytime experience. Ages 0-3. Reservation required for groups 10 or more.
Diamonds and Purls Knitting Circle
Thursdays, November 7, 14, 21 at 11:00 a.m.
A knitting program for all skill levels! Curious to know how to knit? Come learn! Want some company while you work on your existing knitting projects? Join us! Adults only.
Saturday, November 9 at 1:00 p.m.
Learn the A-Z’s of the home buying process. All of the questions and concerns answered at this “Free” Homebuyer Event. All in a one stop shop, mortgage prequalification, credit repair, investing, loan process and much more. Registration is required. Adults only.
Saturday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m.
Come explore different Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math topics in our STEAM Saturday program. This program gives kids a chance to play and build with a variety of educational materials, tools, and toys. Kids will learn by doing as we guide them through fun experiments, crafts, and activities that help develop critical thinking and creativity skills. Hosted By Ms. Te & Ms. White. Ages geared to K-5th graders. Registration is required.
Prodigies of Music- Concert and Master Class
Saturday, November 16 at 2:00 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.
Saturday Storytime with Junior League of Atlanta
Saturday, November 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Join The Junior League of Atlanta for a special weekend storytime and craft. For ages 4+ and their caregivers. Free and open to the public.
WOLF CREEK LIBRARY
3100 Enon Road
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, songs and a craft with Ms. Davis.
Wolf Creek Walking Club
Thursdays and 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! Meet near the circulation desk.
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Improve your scrabble game or learn to play in these weekly sessions. Drop in. Adults only.
Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
An early learning initiative presented in collaboration with the United Way of Greater Atlanta. Designed for caregivers and children ages birth to 5. Limited to families and small groups.
Wolf Creek Stroller Walking Club
Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
Get some exercise by meeting up with other parents and their children and walking along the Wolf Creek Trail behind the library. Meet near the circulation desk.
Ready, Set, Code!
Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Computer programming/coding classes. Limited to 20 participants. Laptop suggested.
Let’s Talk About Tech: Technology Education for Adults
Sundays, 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 only.
The Jungle Book by the Serenbe Playhouse
Saturday, November 9 at 11:00 a.m.
Children will adore this wonderfully imaginative and creative take based on the famous stories of Rudyard Kipling.
Drop-in eBook and Audiobook Training
Thursday, November 14 at 11:00 a.m.
Stop by Wolf Creek anytime between 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for a lab session tutorial using Overdrive and Hoopla on your portable reading or listening devices.
Saturday, November 16 at 1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in scrapbooking? Then tap into your crafty side through these themed monthly sessions.
Safe Driving Class for Teens and Young Adults
Saturday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m.
Covers the laws, regulations and information on the important privilege of driving (not a behind-the-wheel class). Register at omari-scholarship.org. Lunch provided.
Meet a Midwife: Childbirth Options
Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m.
Join midwife, Christina Taylor, to discuss childbirth options including homebirth. Participation limited to 20 participants. Please email email@example.com to register.