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Experience Ooblek

2022-10-15 14:00:00 2022-10-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Experience Ooblek Experience oobleck—a substance that breaks the laws of science! Peachtree Corners Branch -

Saturday, October 15
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-15 14:00:00 2022-10-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Experience Ooblek Experience oobleck—a substance that breaks the laws of science! Peachtree Corners Branch -

Experience oobleck—a substance that breaks the laws of science!

Learn how it breaks the laws of science. If you press ooblek, it is firm. But if you pick it up and squeeze it, the substance acts as a liquid.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Science |

Peachtree Corners Branch


Hours
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Fri, Dec 09, All day
Virtual
Learn more about the transition process from school to the world of work.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch
Join us for our monthly Little Naturalist program! Learn about different aspects of nature and the world around you. This month we'll be talking about birds in winter!

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson Branch for a special program that uses music and movement activities to improve your child’s balance, coordination, and rhythm!

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Fri, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Snellville Branch
Homeschool families, come and join us for Homeschool Hangout!

Fri, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us at Duluth Library Branch for a special storytime designed for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under! Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Fri, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Are you interested in learning how to edit movies? Join us on our Youtube Channel for an introductory crash course in iMovie!

Fri, Dec 09, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Centerville Branch
Join us for an exciting game of Trivia. Have some family fun, and let’s see how much you know about libraries and popular kid tv books that are also movies.

Fri, Dec 09, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Suwanee Branch
Teens ages 14 -18 will be allowed to use the building, with staff present, as a study space to prepare for upcoming final exams. Coffee, drinks and snacks will be provided. If you have any other questions, please contact 770-978-5154 **Signed permission slips for teens under 18 are required for entry after 5:00 PM. Please see a staff member for a copy of the form**

Sat, Dec 10, All day
Virtual
Share your love of the Harry Potter universe with other fans!

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual - Adult Programming
Join GCPL and a Social Security Administration Specialist to learn about retirement benefits, Medicare, and services provided by the Social Security Administration.

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Collins Hill Branch
Traveling Soon? Join us and pick up some travel tips to aid in future travels.

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Learn about the HR essentials every employer should know for their small business.

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Children 5 - 10 years old can practice their reading skills with a trained therapy dog.

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Wade's Lego Legacy is a celebration of Wade Myers, his love of legos and helping people, on what would be his 18th birthday.

Sat, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Norcross Branch
Join us as we explore the basics of designing with Cricut and create your very own custom sticker pack! Registration is required, space is limited.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Norcross Branch
Learn the basics of binary numbers by creating a bracelet with your initials in this “Unplugged” computer program.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Snellville Branch
The basics of graphic design and Photoshop.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Centerville Branch
Interested in photography? Come learn the basics of lighting, setting up your scene, and operating a camera!

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us for a performance by the Duluth Middle School Orchestra, playing the classics to those holiday favorites.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Kids will enjoy a day of making their own winter ornaments while enhancing their reading and listening abilities with storytime!

Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children and caregivers! Join us as we create keepsake ornaments of family memories with our button maker.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join us as we learn how to write scholarship essays and what resources the library has to aid you on your college journey!

Sat, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us for a night of well mannered frivolity during this after-hours event at the Dacula Branch!

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Library each month to explore three letters and their sounds.

Rescheduled
Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Sunday, January 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Use your engineering, problem solving and math skills to design a ski lift chair. Supplies are limited.

Canceled
Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Duluth Branch
Code a Dance Party to share with your friends!

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a book buddy trained in Active Reading. Active Reading helps build vocabulary and increase fluency and understanding.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Interested in or love chess? This program is for you.

Sun, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come play, learn, converse, and grow! Drop-in chess games in a friendly environment.

Sun, Dec 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Learn to use Arduino microcontrollers and electronics to build a circuit that plays holiday songs.
Register

Mon, Dec 12, All day
Virtual
Learn about science through experiments, activities and booklists!
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Practice English Conversation with themes on a variety of topics!
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dacula Branch
Join the Dacula staff for a STEAM program every month for homeschool students and caregivers.

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual
Practice your conversational English in a friendly and supportive environment.
Register

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson Branch for a special storytime just for babies designed to develop their earliest literacy skills!

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Rescheduled
Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Monday, December 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for toddlers this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Centerville Branch
Welcome to Storytime! Where we read stories and explore early literacy in an interactive way for children ages 3 through 5. Through books, music, rhymes and movement activities to our preschool listeners.

Mon, Dec 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Library storytimes promote early literacy skills that help children become ready to read.

Mon, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Centerville Branch
Practice English conversation on various topics based on a variety of subjects!

Mon, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Kids get started learning the ABCs with hands-on activities.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Five Forks Branch
Learn the basics of social media marketing and how to reach your target buyers!

Mon, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a book buddy trained in Active Reading. Active Reading helps build vocabulary and increase fluency and understanding.

Mon, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Mon, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Suwanee Branch
Bring your homework and get help with reading from volunteers and staff! Homework Help is available for grades K-8.

Mon, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with our reading buddies.

Mon, Dec 12, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Collins Hill Branch
Join us as for our monthly tween book club! This month's book is "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Mon, Dec 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dacula Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs in English and Spanish!

Mon, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Have you ever been interested in creating your own vinyl stickers?

Mon, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grayson Branch
Come learn about all the different ways you can fill out your resume with Gwinnett County Public Library's digital resources!

Mon, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a field trip to Mount Everest in VR and experience some of the world's wonders first hand! All ages welcome!

Mon, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Mon, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Let’s Talk is a relaxed place for English language learners to practice their skills.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duluth Branch
Explore the night sky with us! Bring your own telescope or share ours!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
For pre-walker babies and their parents/caregivers. Playtime for children and time for adults to meet other families in the community.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Snellville Branch
An opportunity for parents/caregivers to network and children to play!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hamilton Mill Branch
Practice English conversation on various topics based on a variety of subjects!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Collins Hill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch
Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson branch for our Toddler Time! Featuring engaging stories, fun songs, activities, and more, targeted for the developmental needs of toddlers, ages 1-2, and their caregivers.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Help toddlers learn to be attentive and follow directions, develop a love of stories and books, and develop reading readiness skills.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Duluth Branch
Read a book you may have missed, or read a book again. December’s book is Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lilburn Branch
We will use books, music, rhymes, movement and fingerplays to introduce pre-literacy and social skills to our toddlers.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Patty for an interactive virtual storytime!

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Centerville Branch
Welcome to Storytime! Where we read stories and explore early literacy for babies and young toddlers ages 2 and under. Through simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to our youngest listeners.

Tue, Dec 13, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read with stories, games and songs!

Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Please join us to help unravel a story of crime and intrigue. This month we'll be discussing "One by One" by Ruth Ware.

Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Dacula Branch
Join us for a story time featuring our tower garden then plant seeds.

Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Practice English conversation with themes on a variety of topics!
Register

Canceled
Tue, Dec 13, 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.

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, December 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Snellville Branch
Come join our monthly chess club to learn and play chess.

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Snellville Branch
Come join our monthly chess club to learn and play chess.

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join us for themed French mini-lessons, games, crafts, songs, and more!

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Centerville Branch
Come join us to learn about different kinds of tea recipes to help energize, relax, and soothe. We will also be exploring health and wellness tips that couple with the tea blends we will enjoy.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Homework help from qualified volunteers.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Norcross Branch
A meeting for people to practice their conversational English for beginners in a friendly and supportive environment.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Snellville Branch
Learn about the binary alphabet and craft an ornament all in one great Holiday STEM project.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Do you want to improve your English conversational skills? Then join us in person for Let's Talk!

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Come to our tween book club and discuss the chosen book for each month. A program for kids ages 8-12.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Teens are invited to participate in the Teen Advisory Council so they can be a part of local teen community discussions at the library and meet teens from other schools in the area. New members are always welcome!

Tue, Dec 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Discover the world of chemical reactions with hot chocolate as you experiment with some delicious chemistry.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Branch to learn about ways to make your money work for you in this monthly series.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Norcross Branch
Let it snow! Come and have fun in this snow-themed, multi-project, STEM program. We will create an awesome crystallized snowflake, experiment with a snowstorm in a jar, and engineer the perfect paper snowflake.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Learn and practice your Spanish in a welcoming environment with a fluent speaker.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Centerville Branch
Need help on subjects such as Language Arts, Math & Science? Our volunteer homework helpers can help students in grades K-8 here at the Centerville Branch. It’s a drop-in session. No registration required.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Tue, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming
This club meets monthly from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For the month of December, we will discuss "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi.

Tue, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Practice your conversational English in a friendly and supportive environment.

Tue, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Library storytimes promote early literacy skills that help children become ready to read.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Collins Hill Branch
Join us for a morning of fun stories, rhymes and songs that will promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Snellville Branch
Join us at the Snellville Library Branch for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mountain Park Branch
Join in the fun with Ms. Montoya as your toddler child listens to stories, plays games, and sings songs!

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee Branch
Join Ms. Nikki for a storytime just for the little ones!

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that children need to learn to read independently.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us for a morning of fun stories, rhymes and songs that will promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Find community with fellow homeschoolers! Make a snow globe for the winter and the holidays.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Dacula Branch
This program's goal is to introduce children to early literacy skills through talking, reading, singing, playing, and writing.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Snellville Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Mountain Park Branch
Join in the fun with Ms. Montoya as your preschooler listens to stories, plays games, and sings songs!

Wed, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for this fun program that uses music to show the connection between reading and rhythm!

Wed, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Practice English conversation on various topics based on a variety of subjects!
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Duluth Branch
Use your engineering, problem solving and math skills to design a randomly assigned structure that incorporates a candy cane. Registration is Required.
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Are you a budding artist (age 5 - 10) interested in 3D art? Join us for this event!

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Learn how to digitize, restore and preserve old photos.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Practice your programming skills AND build robots with Lego WeDo! What does a machine do? How does a machine work? See for yourself and learn the steps it takes to program a machine to work on its own.
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Snellville Branch
Join us at the Snellville branch for Reading Buddies! Online and In-Person sessions are available; registration is required.
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Do you want to improve your English conversational skills? Then join us for Let's Talk!

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Norcross Branch
A meeting for community members wanting to practice their conversational English skills. The participants will have the opportunity to practice their fluency by doing most of the talking, with minimal guidance from the facilitator.

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Suwanee Branch
Bring your homework and get help with reading from volunteers and staff! Homework Help is available for grades K-8.

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us at the Hamilton Mill branch for Reading Buddies! 15-30 minute sessions will be offered on Wednesday nights from 5-7 pm.

Wed, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Grayson Branch
Calling all parents and kids who want to learn about the culinary arts!

Wed, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Grayson Branch
Learn how to make cookies during the chilly winter season, the perfect, comforting, bite-sized treat everyone will love!

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Five Forks Branch
Let’s make music together! Join us at the Five Forks branch to make musical instruments and discuss how sound works.

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norcross Branch
Learn the basics of 3D printing and how you can use the Learning Lab’s printers for your personal projects!

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a friendly and enlightening discussion about the novel Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie.

Canceled
Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norcross Branch
Learn the basics of 3D printing and how you can use the Learning Lab’s printers for your personal projects!

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Duluth Branch
All ages are invited to watch, learn, and dance along to ballroom dance which will be introduced by instructors from "Dancing Like a Star."

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Duluth Branch
Practice English Conversation on various topics based on a variety of subjects!

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming
Join GCPL for a talk with cookbook author Tara Teaspoon as she shares stories, cooking tips, and recipes from her new book, "Delicious Gatherings, A Cookbook For Comforting Recipes To Celebrate Together".

Thu, Dec 15, All day
Virtual
Join GCPL as Emory University professor Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall discusses her book, "Parenting for a Better World: Social Justice Practices for Your Family and the Planet" and shares practical ways to work towards global justice.

Thu, Dec 15, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Join us for this episode of Non-Fiction Reviews with Jon as we give a summary of the DVD “The 2021 World Series.” The DVD goes over the 2021 World Series and the Champion Atlanta Braves.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Snellville Branch
Come out and make Snowmen in a Bag at Sensory Stem!

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Practice English Conversation with themes on a variety of subjects!
Register

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Duluth Branch
A meeting for people to practice their conversational English in a friendly and supportive environment. Registration required.
Register

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch
Stories, Songs, and Rhymes! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you ready to learn.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson branch for our Preschool Storytime! Featuring engaging stories, fun songs, activities, and more, targeted for the developmental needs of preschoolers, ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Storytime for youngest learners! Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dacula Branch
Join us for a fun program that uses music, wiggles and giggles to show the connection between reading and rhythm!

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Join us for a morning of fun stories, rhymes, and songs that will promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills!

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us on the third Thursday of every month to discuss a preselected Cozy Mystery book. This month’s book is Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off by Anne Hillerman.

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Develop your baby's pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants. This program will introduce books, baby sign language, rhymes, songs, and sensory play to babies and their parent or caregiver.

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Develop your baby's pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants. This program will introduce books, baby sign language, rhymes, songs, and sensory play to babies and their parent or caregiver.

Thu, Dec 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Practice your conversational English in a friendly and supportive environment.
Register

Canceled
Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
It is important to eat healthy and mindfully. It is also important to be able to enjoy your food without guilt or pressure to count extra calories.

Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
Coping strategies for those who may deal with complex feelings around eating and body image during a time when meals are often center-stage.

Thu, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
We will be using leftover fabric from clothing that is no longer wearable or repairable to create useful and valuable projects for your home and family.

Thu, Dec 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion on "The Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Join us for our new STEM program highlighting coding technology that will jumpstart your creativity!

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Suwanee Branch
Let's start with the basics! Please join us for free instructional sessions on how to use computers for beginners. **COMPUTERS WILL BE PROVIDED**

Thu, Dec 15, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Centerville Branch
Welcome to Storytime! Where we read stories and explore literacy in an interactive way for families with young children up to 2nd grade. Through engaging books, music, rhymes and movement activities for our listeners.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Snellville Branch
Join us at the Snellville branch for Reading Buddies! Online and In-Person sessions are available; registration is required.
Register

Thu, Dec 15, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Thu, Dec 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Norcross Branch
Join us as we guide you through creating a zine based on the theme: Epilogue. Your zine can serve as a comment or a conclusion to your year.

Thu, Dec 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Introduce viewers to the French language with weekly themes: greetings and introductions, restaurant/cafes, food/cooking, body parts/clothing, travel, family, occupations/hobbies, weather, learning games and review.

Thu, Dec 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Centerville Branch
Come join us at the Centerville Branch for a day of mindful zen activities to help you destress.

Thu, Dec 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Suwanee Branch
Join us for a new STEAM project! This month will be working together to create short animated videos. Registration is required, and space is limited.

Thu, Dec 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Math club will help students learn basic math concepts and improve their skills as they play fun, interactive math games to develop critical thinking skills and boost student confidence through teamwork and collaboration.

Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lilburn Branch
Are you interested in creating a podcast? Join us as we cover, equipment, recording, editing, and publishing your podcast.

Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Branch to discuss issues and mental health involving the care for your loved ones with Alzheimer’s.

Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us at the Duluth Branch for Reading Buddies where you can practice and become an active reader! Registration is required.
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Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Centerville Branch
Join our monthly chess club! All ages and skill-levels welcome!

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Learn basic Japanese with a fluent speaker!

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Centerville Branch
Do you have an idea for a sewing project, but you're not sure how to use a sewing machine? This program is for you!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual - Adult Programming
Join GCPL in an open discussion of social issues that affect our community. For the month of December, we discuss the book "Unruly Women: Race, Neocolonialism, and the Hijab with author Falguni A. Sheth" - which explores the racial dynamics of juridical discourses that discipline Muslim women of color and Black Muslim women in the United States.

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us for desserts and beverages with bestselling fiction authors Kimberly Brock, Piper Huguley, and Alayne Smith in conversation with Emmy winner Kolinda Scialabba.

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little one before going to bed.

Fri, Dec 16, All day
Virtual
Learn more about the transition process from school to the world of work.

Fri, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!

Fri, Dec 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us at Duluth Library Branch for a special storytime designed for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under! Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Fri, Dec 16, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Virtual
Are you interested in learning how to edit movies? Join us on our Youtube Channel for an introductory crash course in Final Cut Pro!

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dacula Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a Reading Buddies Member.

Sat, Dec 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Join us for a science-themed storytime designed especially for your preschooler! Together let’s learn all about building. We will share stories, songs, and provide FUN hands-on learning activities

Sat, Dec 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Children 5 - 10 years old can practice their reading skills with a trained therapy dog.

Sat, Dec 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Centerville Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a book buddy trained in Active Reading. Active Reading helps build vocabulary and increase fluency and understanding.

Sat, Dec 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Norcross Branch
Ven y aprende a usar una impresora 3D. Te mostraremos diferentes tipos de objetos navideños que puedes crear en familia para compartir en las fiestas navideñas. Come and learn how to use a 3D printer. We will show you different types of ornaments that you can create with your family to share during the holiday season.
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Sat, Dec 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Come and learn about traditions and customs within our community as we celebrate the holidays. Share your favorite holiday recipe and take a new one home to try.
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Sat, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Norcross Branch
Celebrate Kwanzaa with Gwinnett County Public Library and Ms. Rubye Neal, Gwinnett County Community Leader and a Hooper-Renwick School alumna.

Sat, Dec 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson Branch for a weekend storytime the whole family can enjoy!

Sun, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a book buddy trained in Active Reading. Active Reading helps build vocabulary and increase fluency and understanding.

Mon, Dec 19, All day
Virtual
GCPL's own podcast about YA literature!

Mon, Dec 19, All day
Virtual
Learn about science through experiments, activities and booklists!
Register

Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Practice English Conversation with themes on a variety of topics!
Register

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for toddlers this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Mon, Dec 19, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Library storytimes promote early literacy skills that help children become ready to read.

Mon, Dec 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Centerville Branch
Practice English conversation on various topics based on a variety of subjects!

Mon, Dec 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
Holidays can be tough when we feel that someone/something will be missing.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Are you eager to talk about your new favorite book? Join us to discuss great books at our Fiction Book Club.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Offsite
Join the Grayson library staff in December for a lively discussion of Miss Julia Takes the Wheel by Ann B. Ross.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a book buddy trained in Active Reading. Active Reading helps build vocabulary and increase fluency and understanding.

Mon, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Mon, Dec 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a lively discussion every month about a book chosen by group members. This month features Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Collins Hill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson branch for our Toddler Time! Featuring engaging stories, fun songs, activities, and more, targeted for the developmental needs of toddlers, ages 1-2, and their caregivers.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Help toddlers learn to be attentive and follow directions, develop a love of stories and books, and develop reading readiness skills.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Patty for an interactive virtual storytime!

Tue, Dec 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Library storytimes promote early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs!

Tue, Dec 20, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Develop your baby’s pre-literacy skills during this special lap-sit storytime for infants.

Tue, Dec 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Come join us for our historical fiction book club; this month we will be discussing Alice's Trading Post by Kerry Dean Feldman.

Tue, Dec 20, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Have you already taken the sewing basics course and want to practice your sewing? Join us to practice what you’ve learned by creating a Utility Apron!
Registration opens Sunday, December 11 2022 at 9:00am

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join us to learn easy, delicious and healthy recipes for kids!

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Get together with fellow family history enthusiasts to talk about genealogy resources and get advice on researching your family tree.

Tue, Dec 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Join us for a discussion on the book "Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer" and then see if you have what it takes to solve a crime.

Tue, Dec 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Light up the Holidays, with cultural stories and crafts to celebrate the December holidays: Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and Winter Solstice

Tue, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Tue, Dec 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss a preselected book. This month’s Book is The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P.D. James.

Wed, Dec 21, All day
Virtual
CALLING ALL FANS OF CREEPY CREATURES!

Wed, Dec 21, All day
Virtual
Learn more about the transition process from school to the world of work.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Collins Hill Branch
Join us for a morning of fun stories, rhymes and songs that will promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Snellville Branch
Join us at the Snellville Library Branch for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mountain Park Branch
Join in the fun with Ms. Montoya as your toddler child listens to stories, plays games, and sings songs!

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee Branch
Join Ms. Nikki for a storytime just for the little ones!

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Canceled
Wed, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us for a morning of fun stories, rhymes and songs that will promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Ready to get those wiggles out? Improve balance, coordination, and rhythm through dance and movement activities.

Wed, Dec 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Dacula Branch
This program's goal is to introduce children to early literacy skills through talking, reading, singing, playing, and writing.

Wed, Dec 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Snellville Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs.

Wed, Dec 21, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Mountain Park Branch
Join in the fun with Ms. Montoya as your preschooler listens to stories, plays games, and sings songs!

Wed, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us and learn important coding concepts while completing a fun assignment!

Wed, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Have you ever read "Goodnight Moon?" Well, we are going to give you the moon AND the stars in this fun, constellation-filled program.

Wed, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us at the Hamilton Mill branch for Reading Buddies! 15-30 minute sessions will be offered on Wednesday nights from 5-7 pm.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson branch for our Preschool Storytime! Featuring engaging stories, fun songs, activities, and more, targeted for the developmental needs of preschoolers, ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Storytime for youngest learners! Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Thu, Dec 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Join us for a morning of fun stories, rhymes, and songs that will promote early literacy and kindergarten readiness skills!

Thu, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Thu, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayson Branch
What would you do if a decorated horse skull appeared at your door and challenged you to a poetry battle? Join us to learn more about this fascinating Welsh new years tradition called Mari Lwyd.

Thu, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Centerville Branch
Learn about a culture different from your own through history, artwork, and activities. We will be highlighting Kwanzaa! We will learn about its significance and create a Kwanzaa keepsake.

Thu, Dec 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Participants 16+ are invited to attend our virtual book club that aims to expose younger people to more diverse works of literature.

Thu, Dec 22, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little one before going to bed.

Canceled
Fri, Dec 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us at Duluth Library Branch for a special storytime designed for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under! Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Fri, Dec 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Participants 13+ are invited to check out a special online series designed to illustrate the importance of treating others with respect and dignity through diverse books. This month: Now That I've Found You by Kristina Forest.

Mon, Dec 26, All day
Virtual
Learn about science through experiments, activities and booklists!
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Wed, Dec 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us at the Hamilton Mill branch for Reading Buddies! 15-30 minute sessions will be offered on Wednesday nights from 5-7 pm.

Thu, Dec 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Hop on over to the storytime pit to share a tale with Mr. Bunbun, the Havana rabbit, who is an excellent listener.

Thu, Dec 29, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little one before going to bed.

Sat, Dec 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a morning of lego fun on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Children, ages 5 & up, can build cities, creatures, robots, and more.

Sat, Dec 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dacula Branch
Kids celebrate the New Year at noon!

Sun, Jan 01, All day
Virtual
Share your love of the Harry Potter universe with other fans!

Mon, Jan 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Tue, Jan 03, All day
Virtual
Share your love of the Harry Potter universe with other fans!

Tue, Jan 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson branch for our Toddler Time! Featuring engaging stories, fun songs, activities, and more. Targeted for the developmental needs of toddlers, ages 1-2, and their caregivers.

Tue, Jan 03, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Five Forks Branch
Calling all mice* ~ join us for a special storytime!

Tue, Jan 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Join us at the Peachtree Corner branch to learn about the motivational technique called “Don’t break the Chain”

Tue, Jan 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a creative writing adventure! No experience is needed.
Register

Tue, Jan 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Tue, Jan 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Calling all mice* ~ join us for a special storytime!

Wed, Jan 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hamilton Mill Branch
Calling all mice* ~ join us for a special storytime!

Wed, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Grayson Branch
Calling all homeschoolers! Join us at the Grayson Branch for a fun, hands-on STEM lesson each month and meet other homeschoolers in your community! Learning levels geared towards children ages 6-13.

Wed, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Dacula Branch
Calling all mice* ~ join us for a special storytime!

Wed, Jan 04, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Collins Hill Branch
Calling all mice* ~ join us for a special storytime!

Wed, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Learn how to make your very own rocket car!

Wed, Jan 04, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us at the Hamilton Mill branch for Reading Buddies! 15-30 minute sessions will be offered on Wednesday nights from 5-7 pm.

Wed, Jan 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Norcross Branch
Come learn how physics works in video games by creating a small game. Registration is required.

Wed, Jan 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duluth Branch
Come play, learn, converse, and grow! Drop-in chess games in a friendly environment. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your own set or use one of ours!

Thu, Jan 05, All day
Virtual
Local authors are invited to submit their recent work to share with the community.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Get ready for kindergarten by learning your letters,numbers,and other skills.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson branch for our Preschool Storytime! Featuring engaging stories, fun songs, activities, and more targeted for the developmental needs of preschoolers, ages 3-5, and their caregivers.

Thu, Jan 05, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Stimulate your brain with games, puzzles, conversation, and camaraderie. Learn about health, community, library, and technology resources.

Thu, Jan 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
In this monthly STEM program, you will learn how to code your own "Adventure story"!

Thu, Jan 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Watch, Discuss and Learn! Join us for our virtual ESL Movie Club to improve your vocabulary, English conversational and listening skills!
Register

Thu, Jan 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Grayson Branch
Explore your DNA, the genetic blueprint of life, using candy!

Thu, Jan 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Branch to discuss issues and mental health involving the care for you and your loved ones with Alzheimer’s.

Thu, Jan 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join us at the Duluth Branch for Reading Buddies where you can practice and become an active reader! Registration required.
Register

Thu, Jan 05, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Soothing stories for your little one before going to sleep.

Fri, Jan 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!

Sat, Jan 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Duluth Branch
Children are invited to read to a trained friendly dog registered with Therapy Dogs International. Reading materials are based on a monthly theme.

Canceled
Sat, Jan 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Norcross Branch
[Please don't publish this event!] Learn how to remake the game Space Invaders in the Unity game engine.

Sat, Jan 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Centerville Branch
Are you interested in starting a podcast? Register for our 2-hour workshop where we cover equipment, recording/editing, and publishing your podcast.

Sat, Jan 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson Branch for a kid-friendly yoga session to learn basic yoga poses and mindfulness exercises to keep you grounded and healthy in the new year!

Canceled
Sun, Jan 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Norcross Branch
[Please don't publish this event!] Learn how to remake the game Space Invaders in the Unity game engine.

Sun, Jan 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come play, learn, converse, and grow! Drop-in chess games in a friendly environment.

Sun, Jan 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Buford-Sugar Hill Branch
Start the new year by switching to the vegan lifestyle