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Readers Theater

2021-05-13 17:00:00 2021-05-13 18:00:00 America/New_York Readers Theater Readers' Theater is a strategy for developing reading literacy. This program is for children ages 7-11. Virtual

Thursday, May 13
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-05-13 17:00:00 2021-05-13 18:00:00 America/New_York Readers Theater Readers' Theater is a strategy for developing reading literacy. This program is for children ages 7-11. Virtual

Readers' Theater is a strategy for developing reading literacy. This program is for children ages 7-11.

Readers Theater involves children in oral reading through reading parts in scripts. In using this strategy, students do not need to memorize their part; they need only to reread it several times, thus developing their fluency skills. Registration is required.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Literacy / Reading |

Virtual


Hours
Mon, May 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, May 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sun, May 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM

About the branch

Virtual events are hosted online. See event description for links to livestreams or videos.

Upcoming events

Sun, May 16, All day
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Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Sun, May 16, 10:00am - 8:00pm
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Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Sun, May 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join us as we take a deep dive into the world of tea!

Mon, May 17, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Mon, May 17, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Mon, May 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Join staff for a fun socially-distanced storytime in the park!

Mon, May 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Ms. Melanie for Mother Goose on the Loose Fun and learn cool rhymes, songs, and listen to interactive stories.
Register

Mon, May 17, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Offsite
Borrow books from our mobile library-on-the-move!

Mon, May 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Join us for a special painting session to celebrate the Asian American Heritage Month.

Mon, May 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Join us as we delve into some STEAM at home activities and explore different fields of science.

Mon, May 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Learn a new language with fellow teens by writing letters to each other!

Mon, May 17, 4:30pm - 4:35pm
Virtual
Learn about library resources with Omelet and Ollie!

Mon, May 17, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
At Teen/YA virtual book talk...

Mon, May 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Weekly fiber arts meetup and assistance. Show off your #WIP!

Tue, May 18, All day
Virtual
Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Tue, May 18, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Tue, May 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, May 18, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Interested in starting a blog? This video will give you some quick tips on creating a blog and walk you through making your first post using Wordpress.

Tue, May 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Discover the power of quiet people in a loud world: how compassion and introspection develop strength and foster success.

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming
For the month of May we will be discussing "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah. The stories of two sisters, separated by years, experience, ideals, passion, and circumstance.

Wed, May 19, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Wed, May 19, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Join staff for (socially-distanced) fun storytime!

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Nikki for an interactive virtual storytime!
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Wed, May 19, 11:15am - 1:00pm
Offsite
Borrow books from our mobile library-on-the-move!

Wed, May 19, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Join Ms. Paige for an interactive virtual storytime!
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Wed, May 19, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
Simple experiments with materials found at home!

Wed, May 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Earn volunteer credit while helping the library plan teen events!

Wed, May 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn how to use photography equipment and software available for free with your library card at the GCPL Learning Labs!

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Virtual
Think you don’t have enough space to homestead? Join us online and learn to make the most of your resources! This month: Cheesemaking!

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
2021 is the year to FINISH your next novel.

Wed, May 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual book club.

Thu, May 20, All day
Virtual
Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Thu, May 20, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Thu, May 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Join us from the convenience of your own home on the third Thursday of every month to discuss a preselected Mystery Series book. This month’s series is Cate Kinkaid Files Series by Lorena McCourtney

Thu, May 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Are you a veteran who needs assistance in navigating resources and benefits? Join GCPL and Goodwill of North Georgia to learn about job assistance and support of the transition from deployment to employment.

Thu, May 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Book Club With Becca goes virtual! The month of May we will have a discussion of "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng on Thursday, May 20 at 3:30 pm.

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming
Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Gwinnett County Public Library and Gwinnett County Outreach with BiLan Liao, an artist, educator, author and motivational speaker.

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little ones before going to sleep.

Fri, May 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Maximize your reach with new customers as a small business with Reference USA (now Data Axle Solutions)!

Fri, May 21, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Fri, May 21, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Fri, May 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Sat, May 22, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Sat, May 22, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
There are treasures waiting to be found in your own neighborhood. Learn how to use geocaching to find them!

Sun, May 23, All day
Virtual
Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Sun, May 23, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Mon, May 24, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Mon, May 24, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Mon, May 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Join staff for a fun socially-distanced storytime in the park!

Mon, May 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Ms. Melanie for Mother Goose on the Loose Fun and learn cool rhymes, songs, and listen to interactive stories.
Register

Mon, May 24, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Offsite
Borrow books from our mobile library-on-the-move!

Mon, May 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Discussion: Performing in a play

Mon, May 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Make a reusable sponge from recycled materials
Register

Mon, May 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Join us as we explore Black voices in literature. This month we’ll be reading “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo

Mon, May 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Strengthen and flex your creativity with interactive challenges! Learn about creativity, the creative process, and the importance of creativity in our ever-changing world.

Mon, May 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Weekly fiber arts meetup and assistance. Show off your #WIP!

Tue, May 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join GCPL & Dementia Friends Georgia, help the community understand what dementia is and how it affects people. Each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.
Register

Tue, May 25, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Tue, May 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, May 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Explore the cool world of Gross Science with hands-on experiments.

Tue, May 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Learn how to draw interesting and compelling landscapes.

Tue, May 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Learn how to draw interesting and compelling landscapes.

Wed, May 26, All day
Virtual
Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Wed, May 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Wed, May 26, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Wed, May 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Offsite
Join staff for (socially-distanced) fun storytime!

Wed, May 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Nikki for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Wed, May 26, 11:15am - 1:00pm
Offsite
Borrow books from our mobile library-on-the-move!

Wed, May 26, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Join Ms. Paige for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Wed, May 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Join us for an exciting discussion on each month's theme!

Wed, May 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
English speakers can receive Vietnamese-language instruction in English from a Vietnamese-speaking library staff.

Wed, May 26, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
Simple experiments with materials found at home!

Canceled
Wed, May 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Welcome to ILL LIT, a conversation about our favorite YA books while we show you how to draw cool things!

Wed, May 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Welcome to ILL LIT, a conversation about our favorite YA books while we show you how to draw cool things!

Thu, May 27, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Thu, May 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Readers' Theater is a strategy for developing reading literacy. This program is for children ages 7-11.
Register

Thu, May 27, 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little ones before going to sleep.

Fri, May 28, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Fri, May 28, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Fri, May 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Sat, May 29, All day
Virtual
Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Sat, May 29, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Sun, May 30, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn to write a "friendly" letter to share with a senior in your local community.

Sun, May 30, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Bestselling author, Max Quill, has been accused of plagiarizing his latest novel. When his accuser turns up dead, the police suspect foul play. Can you help solve the case?

Sun, May 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Do you love those small trees but not know where to start? Join us for an introduction to the art of cultivating and caring for Bonsai trees.

Sun, May 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
The book "The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time" is reviewed.

Mon, May 31, All day
Virtual
Learn about Asian cultures during APAHM!

Tue, Jun 01, 10:15am - 11:00am
Virtual
Explore the world of insects in this virtual, interactive classroom!
Register

Tue, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, Jun 01, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Pride month by learning about LGTBQ+ innovators who made significant contributions to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.

Tue, Jun 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Presented by the Georgia Center for the Book, Gwinnett County Public Library, and the AJC Decatur Book Festival. This week's event is hosted by Nicki Salcedo in conversation with Ilona Bannister, Nancy Johnson, and Andromeda Romano-Lax.
Register

Wed, Jun 02, 10:15am - 11:00am
Virtual
Explore how dinosaurs lived with this virtual, interactive classroom!
Register

Wed, Jun 02, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Join Ms. Paige for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Wed, Jun 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Learn how to use photography equipment and software available for free with your library card at the GCPL Learning Labs!

Thu, Jun 03, 10:15am - 11:00am
Virtual
Explore coral reefs and observe the biodiversity in this virtual, interactive classroom!
Register

Thu, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Are you a veteran who needs assistance in navigating resources and benefits? Join GCPL and Goodwill of North Georgia to learn about job assistance and support of the transition from deployment to employment.

Thu, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little ones before going to sleep.

Fri, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Sat, Jun 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Have an idea? Turn it into a business! Starting a successful business requires more than a great idea, conviction, and ceaseless energy to make it happen. A solid plan and the ability to act on it are equally important.
Register

Mon, Jun 07, All day
Virtual
Join other LGBTQ+ adults online and learn about resources in your community.

Mon, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Join us to learn about this unique legend of the Dragon Boat Festival in Asian cultures. Create your own paper dragon boat and origami sticky rice dumplings to celebrate this traditional holiday.

Tue, Jun 08, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Virtual
Join the Dacula Branch online for our all-day World Ocean Day celebration and get inspired to help save the world oceans and the environment!

Tue, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Duluth Branch
Read a book you may have missed, or read a book again. June’s book is “You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain” by Phoebe Robinson

Tue, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, Jun 08, 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Virtual
Coming up with new ideas for meals, snacks, and treats can become tiresome and difficult. Join Devera with the Gwinnett County Public Library as she cooks through our catalog of cookbooks to find delicious recipes.

Tue, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Readers and aspiring readers are invited to join us online for reading, listening, and discussion of adapted versions of classic short stories and novels. Registration required.

Tue, Jun 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Teen library users meet to discuss how they’d like to see the library engage with teen audiences.

Tue, Jun 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
A meeting for teens where they can learn more about TAC, and share their interests for teen programs.

Tue, Jun 08, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Monthly meeting with TAC members to discuss updates with the library and the future of teen programming.

Tue, Jun 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Learn about pests that can be found in your home garden and how to control them.

Wed, Jun 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Nikki for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Wed, Jun 09, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Join Ms. Paige for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Thu, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dacula Branch
Discussion: A Long Petal by the Sea by Isabel Allande
Register

Thu, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Taller introductorio que te ayudará a entender lo que debes tener en cuenta si estás pensando en la compra de vivienda. Introductory workshop that will help you understand the things you need to know when buying a home.

Thu, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little ones before going to sleep.

Fri, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join staff for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Sat, Jun 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Learn more about adoption opportunities and caring for animals with Gwinnett Animal Welfare and the Jail Dogs program!

Sat, Jun 12, All day
Virtual
Let’s celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month - let’s celebrate our differences!

Sat, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Suwanee's TAC meets monthly for an hour to discuss upcoming programs, volunteer opportunities, and teen engagement with the library.

Mon, Jun 14, All day
Virtual
Celebrating the end of slavery, hope and the enduring spirit of freedom. Tune in for a storytime and craft activity.

Mon, Jun 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Mountain Park Branch
Pre-registration required. Library storytimes promote early literacy skills which help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Mon, Jun 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Ms. Melanie for Mother Goose on the Loose Fun and learn cool rhymes, songs, and listen to interactive stories.
Register

Tue, Jun 15, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Learn about the meanings of the color in the rainbow Pride flag, then get book recommendations based on each stripe!

Tue, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join teen writers and share your ideas, draft your stories, or get writing tips! Bring a current project or start an entirely new one!

Tue, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Readers and aspiring readers are invited to join us online for reading, listening, and discussion of adapted versions of classic short stories and novels. Registration required.

Tue, Jun 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming
For the month of June, we will be discussing "A Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness. This is Book One of the "The All Souls Series".

Tue, Jun 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Presented by the Georgia Center for the Book, Gwinnett County Public Library, and the AJC Decatur Book Festival. This week's event is hosted by Nicki Salcedo in conversation with P. Djèlí Clark and Nghi Vo.
Register