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Education | Homework Help & Reading Buddies

2023-09-27 17:00:00 2023-09-27 19:00:00 America/New_York Education | Homework Help & Reading Buddies Stuck on a homework problem? No problem! Swing by the Suwanee library to get help from our volunteer tutors. Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room

Wednesday, September 27
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-27 17:00:00 2023-09-27 19:00:00 America/New_York Education | Homework Help & Reading Buddies Stuck on a homework problem? No problem! Swing by the Suwanee library to get help from our volunteer tutors. Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room

Suwanee Branch

Suwanee Meeting Room

Stuck on a homework problem? No problem! Swing by the Suwanee library to get help from our volunteer tutors.

For children in grades K-8. Spots are limited so students will be assisted on a first come, first served basis.

AGE GROUP: | Ages 6-11 | Ages 0-5 |

EVENT TYPE: | Literacy | Education |

Suwanee Branch


Hours
Mon, Nov 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 03 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Fri, Dec 01, All day
Virtual
Join our Google Classroom for creative writers!

Fri, Dec 01, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Explore mysteries from history!

Fri, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us for our monthly Little Naturalist program where we learn about different aspects of nature and make a craft to take home! For ages 5 and under with a caregiver.

Fri, Dec 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Snellville Branch
An opportunity for homeschool parents to share resources, while kids participate in a library-lead activity.

Fri, Dec 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah for a storytime for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under. Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Fri, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Are you an aspiring content creator interested in learning how to edit movies? Join us in the Learning Lab for an introductory crash course in iMovie!

Fri, Dec 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Join us to learn about different end of the year celebrations from around the world.

Fri, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join New York Times bestselling author Denene Millner as she discusses her newest novel, "One Blood," where three women are tied together by blood, love, and family secrets.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
What do plushies do during a toy sleepover? Find out by registering your stuffed animal for our Plushie Sleepover! Drop off your plushie on Saturday, December 2, from 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, and pick them up on Sunday, December 3, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. *Registration Required*

Sat, Dec 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Providing CPR immediately following a cardiac emergency can highly increase the chance of survival.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Build a gingerbread house based on a book!

Sat, Dec 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join in the fun and promote early literacy with the whole family as we read stories and sing songs! For children of all ages with a caregiver.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a morning of Lego fun! Children, ages 5 & up can build cities, creatures, robots, and more. Drop in and see what you can build with friends or your family!

Sat, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Are you and your family prepared in the event of a fire in your home?

Sat, Dec 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Meet award-winning author Zoe Fishman as she discusses her newest novel, "The Fun Widow's Book Tour," a funny, moving story of friendship and resilience.

Sat, Dec 02, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Children 5-10 are invited to the Peachtree Corners Branch to practice reading skills with trained therapy dogs.

Sat, Dec 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Snellville Branch
Japanese language basics.

Sat, Dec 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join our book club each month as we explore the best of what nonfiction has to offer, from memoirs and essays to science and history! This month's book: "River of the Gods" by Candice Millard.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Norcross Branch
In this experiment, participants will learn the chemical reaction between acid and calcium carbonate. Carbon dioxide, in the form of bubbles, is formed when the acid of the vinegar reacts with the calcium carbonate of the eggshell.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
Learn and practice reading skills at the Dacula Branch with one-on-one time with a Reading Buddies Member.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Budgeting is already hard enough, add a slew of holidays on top of it and you can find your budget especially tight. Join us to learn how you can use ConsumerEd.com and Microsoft Excel to keep your budget balanced!

Sat, Dec 02, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Learning Lab Makerspace #127
Have you already taken our Sewing Machine basics workshop and want to practice your new skillset? Come join us in learning how to make a winter hat!
This event is full

Sat, Dec 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Snellville Branch
Come in and play Bingo with sight words! Who will find the most? This program is for ages 5-7.

Sat, Dec 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join us as we explore the hidden world of the internet and learn how to stay safe while exploring the online world!

Sun, Dec 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dacula Branch
Welcome to all families, friends, and caregivers of people with special needs, no matter the age, and families who are looking for a smaller, more adaptive library experience.

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Come play, learn, converse, and grow! Drop-in chess games in a friendly environment. For ages 8 and up.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Learning Lab
Come and explore the world of 3D printing. We'll discuss the history, future, software, and basics of 3D printing. You'll also learn what you need to know to use our Learning Lab 3D Printers.

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children practice reading skills one-on-one with a reading buddy trained in Active Reading.

Mon, Dec 04, All day
Virtual
Learn about science through experiments, activities and booklists!

Mon, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under.

Mon, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us for a special storytime just for babies (pre-walkers) designed to get them comfortable in social settings and develop their earliest literacy skills!

Mon, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dacula Branch
Homeschool students will learn about the different aspects of STEAM with hands-on activities.

Mon, Dec 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Mon, Dec 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Centerville Branch
Welcome to Storytime! We read stories, enjoy music & movement while we explore early literacy in a fun group setting for children ages 3 through 5.

Mon, Dec 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and an accompanying adult(s).

Mon, Dec 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming Zoom
New York Times bestselling author, Liz Johnson, discusses literary legacy - Prince Edward Island.

Mon, Dec 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us in a 3 week session dive into Google Workspace and build your Google Docs skills.

Mon, Dec 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dacula Branch
Homeschool students will learn about the different aspects of STEAM with hands-on activities.

Mon, Dec 04, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Mon, Dec 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join us to practice reading skills and become an active reader!

Mon, Dec 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children practice reading skills one-on-one with a reading buddy trained in Active Reading.

Mon, Dec 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Centerville Branch
Join us for Page Flippers, our monthly kids/tween book club! This month's theme is fantasy/holiday books.

Mon, Dec 04, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Stuck on a homework problem? No problem! Swing by the Suwanee library to get help from our volunteer tutors.

Mon, Dec 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Do you want to improve your English conversational skills? Then join us in person for Conversations in English on Mondays!

Mon, Dec 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Norcross Branch
Join us for a cozy storytime in our favorite Pj?s and our precious stuffed animals as we gather around the fireplace for some stories and special movie viewing together!

Mon, Dec 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Branch for a concert by the Childbloom Youth Ensemble.

Tue, Dec 05, All day
Virtual
Share your love of the Harry Potter universe with other fans!

Canceled
Tue, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 3 and under.

Tue, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Help toddlers, age 2 and under, learn to be attentive and follow directions, develop a love of stories and books, and develop reading readiness skills.

Tue, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca for 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 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us at the Five Forks branch for Toddler Time! We spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs targeting the developmental needs of toddlers.

Tue, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Patty for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, Dec 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Tue, Dec 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Centerville Branch
Welcome to Storytime! We read stories, enjoy music & movement while we explore early literacy in a fun group setting for children ages 0 through 2.

Tue, Dec 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us in a 3 week session dive into Google Workspace and build your Google Docs skills.

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Tuesday, December 12, 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 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith.

Tue, Dec 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Open Your World Online Book Clubs are for readers and aspiring readers to continue building their literacy skills by reading and discussing stories together. We use adapted novels and short stories.

Tue, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dacula Branch
Take a mental health break from finals at the Dacula branch!

Tue, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Volunteers provide free homework help sessions for students who need one-on-one help with their homework and assignments.

Tue, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with a Volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Tue, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us to learn which digital resources will help your teens succeed in school.

Tue, Dec 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Canceled
Tue, Dec 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Tue, Dec 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Homework Help offers 30 minutes of assistance on homework assignments for K-8 students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. First come; first served. Students must bring a homework assignment.

Tue, Dec 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Centerville Branch
Need help with subjects such as Language Arts, Math, & Science? Our volunteer homework helpers can help students in grades K-8. It's a drop-in session. No registration is required.

Tue, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Love to play chess or interested in learning to play? Join us twice a month for an hour of gameplay. All levels and ages are welcome.

Tue, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Snellville Branch
Come join our monthly chess club to play and learn Chess, Go, and other strategy games in a friendly environment!

Tue, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Learn about the free resource called Flipster, which provides digital magazines to Gwinnett Library customers for free.

Tue, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grayson Branch
Explore chilling winter stories from around the world and unleash your creativity by crafting your own mythical creatures at the Grayson branch!

Wed, Dec 06, All day
Virtual
CALLING ALL FANS OF CREEPY CREATURES!

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for a storytime just for preschoolers! Designed for children ages 3-5.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Snellville Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. Ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee Branch
Join Ms. Nikki for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 06, 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 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah for a morning of fun stories, rhymes, and songs that will promote early literacy and Kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join us as representatives from the East Georgia Cancer Coalition provide tips and education for lowering your risk for cancer.

Wed, Dec 06, 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 06, 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 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grayson Branch
Calling all homeschoolers! Where do bears, turtles, bumblebees, and bats go during winter? Join us to learn about the process of hibernation and why some animals do it!

Canceled
Wed, Dec 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Lilburn Branch
Come to the Lilburn Branch and learn to make a cozy and healthy winter snack! We explore simple recipes that require just a few nutritious ingredients.

Wed, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us as we explore how snow is made and make some snow ourselves!

Wed, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Code without a computer, learn about the binary alphabet, and craft a simple ornament all in one great STEM project!
This event is full

Wed, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Centerville Branch
Calling all embroidery beginners! This program will be focused on learning how to stitch basic winter-themed shapes using the satin stitch method!

Wed, Dec 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Dacula Branch
We will harvest our herbs from the Tower Garden and learn how to make a delicious vegetable soup.

Wed, Dec 06, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us at the Hamilton Mill branch for Reading Buddies! First come, first serve.

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Stuck on a homework problem? No problem! Swing by the Suwanee library to get help from our volunteer tutors.

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch - Peachtree Corners Learning Lab
Learn the basics of 3D Printing!

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Ever wondered how to arrange a store bought bouquet into a beautiful display? Join us for this easy, beginner?s floral arrangement program!

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Come celebrate the holiday season with a special reading of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg and crafts. Pajamas are welcomed and encouraged!

Canceled
Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Learn basic acoustic guitar skills!

Wed, Dec 06, 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!

Wed, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join author Robin Allen as she discusses her romance suspense novel, "It's Complicated."

Thu, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This program introduces children to early literacy skills through talking, reading, singing, playing, and writing. Ages 3-5.

Thu, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
The program is open for kids ages 3-5 and their caregivers. The program includes simple stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and movement activities to introduce story time to our little learners in a fun way.

Thu, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee 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!

Thu, Dec 07, 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!

Thu, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us at the Five Forks Library for our Preschool Storytime. We spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get your preschooler ready to learn. Ages 3ish-5.

Thu, Dec 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Promoting early literacy skills by listening to stories, fingerplays, and singing songs. Gaining cognitive benefits and improving language skills through communication, listening, memory, and imagination.

Thu, Dec 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Develop your baby?s pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants.

Thu, Dec 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Develop your baby?s pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants.

Canceled
Thu, Dec 07, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Bring your own lunch, meet other seniors, and stimulate your brain with programs, games, and conversations. Learn about health, community, library, and technology resources.

Thu, Dec 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming Zoom
Learn more about how a southern grocery store chain helped develop self-service shopping as Lisa C. Tolbert discusses her novel, "Beyond Piggly Wiggly."

Thu, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Hop on over to the children's area to share a tale with Mr. Bunbun, the Havana rabbit, who is an excellent listener.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us as we create seasonal greeting cards for those in need. We will be donating all cards to local assisted living communities and community help centers.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dacula Branch
Come to this program to meet like-minded teens and solve problems in a short-form campaign.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join us to learn basic cooking skills and learn a delicious recipe to make your own savory mini pies!

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Watch, Discuss and Learn! Join us every other Thursday for our virtual ESL Movie Club to improve your vocabulary, English conversational and listening skills!
Register

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with one of our Reading Buddies.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with a Volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Learn how snowflakes are formed and make a snowflake of your own using Q-tips.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Kids can express their creativity and engineering skills when they make simple gingerbread structures.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Want some help on your novel? Need an extra set of eyes on your Work In Progress? Bring in an excerpt of your writing, and get together with other writers to workshop!

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us as we dive into science activities during this month of STEM-tastic. Recommended for grades 3-5.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Centerville Branch
Join us for STEM activities for Kindergarten to Second Graders! Today is all about snow.

Thu, Dec 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Thu, Dec 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Homework Help offers 30 minutes of assistance on homework assignments for K-8 students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. First come; first served. Students must bring a homework assignment.

Rescheduled
Thu, Dec 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
New date Thursday, December 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Grayson Branch
Join us to delve into the intriguing life of James Patterson with his own words in his autobiography, aptly named "James Patterson: the Stories of My Life".

Thu, Dec 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Math club will help students learn basic math concepts and improve their skills! A program for kids in grades 3-5.

Thu, Dec 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Grayson Branch
Join us to delve into the intriguing life of James Patterson with his own words in his autobiography, aptly named "James Patterson: the Stories of My Life".

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Branch to discuss issues and mental health involving the care of your loved ones with Alzheimer's.

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Norcross Branch
Come learn how to make a winter themed healthy lunch that your child will be excited to eat!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join us as we discuss how comics work, and the essential elements you need to understand, in order to make your own comics.

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join us at the Duluth Branch for Reading Buddies where you can practice and become an active reader!
Register

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Life can be stressful between work, bills, etc. Take a load off and come paint some bad art with your friends at the library!

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Five Forks Branch
Does Photoshop seem intimidating? For those who have minimal Photoshop experience or absolutely none at all, attend this event to start learning Photoshop from scratch!

Thu, Dec 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Travel writer and Atlanta local Paige Watts will talk about her new book, 'What's With Atlanta?", where she dives deep into the history and culture of Atlanta.

Fri, Dec 08, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Lilburn Branch - Lilburn Study Room #156,Lilburn Study Room #155
Join Gwinnett County Public Library and Asian Americans Advancing Justice for a FREE immigration legal screening clinic.
Register

Fri, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Fri, Dec 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch
Join Ms. Sarah for a storytime for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under. Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Fri, Dec 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Do you have a brand or are you thinking of creating one? Then, come join us in learning all about branding and how to make it work for you and your company.

Fri, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Snellville Branch
Learn how to save money while shopping for the holidays!

Fri, Dec 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Are you an artist? Are you interested in programming? Join us to learn about pair programming, then have some fun and de-stress by coding your own masterpiece!!

Sat, Dec 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Lilburn Branch
Providing CPR immediately following a cardiac emergency can highly increase the chance of survival.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lilburn Branch
Enjoy storytime and then participate in a STEM-related craft experiment.

Sat, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Learn adaptive reading techniques in order to stimulate early language skills with your little one! Aprende técnicas adaptativas de lectura para estimular las habilidades de lenguaje de tus niños.

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Norcross Branch - Norcross Meeting Room
Join us for a preschool program beyond storytime - we will have fun activities for everyone to enjoy and learn about different topics every month!

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming Zoom
Is 2024 the year you decide to retire? Learn everything you want to know about Social Security and speak with a specialist.

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join bestselling author and ultramarathoner Dion Leonard as he talks about his book Finding Gobi, an inspirational, heartwarming & true story of a man & his best friend.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
This game of reindeer bingo is a great festive way to learn the different letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make!

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Are you and your family prepared in the event of a fire in your home?

Sat, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Children are invited to read to a trained, friendly dog registered with Therapy Dogs International. Reading materials are based on a monthly theme.

Sat, Dec 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Norcross Branch - Norcross Learning Lab Makerspace #1
Design your very own custom keychain and learn how to 3D print it! Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Do you have a passion for African Textiles? Then this program is for you!
Register

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Get together with fellow family history enthusiasts to discuss genealogy resources and get advice on researching your family tree. Topics vary at every meeting, guided by the interests of attendees.

Rescheduled
Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Sunday, December 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Code one of our pre-built robots to sense colors!

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers at the Dacula Branch can help!

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us as we complete make a Santa tracker using CodeLab and play other coding games

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Join the Learning Labs as we learn how to prepare and print a customizable Ball Ornament using our 3D printers!

Sat, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grayson Branch
"Every Who down in Whoville liked the Library a lot, So they brought their stuffed animals, their favorite ones they got! Bring your favorite stuffed animal with you to a cheerful Whoville-themed storytime to sing Seussian songs, read cozy books, enjoy a craft, then tuck your stuffed friend in for a cozy sleepover at the library! The next day, your heart will grow three sizes when you see all the adventures they had at their library sleepover through a fun photo album."

Sat, Dec 09, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us for a night of well mannered frivolity during this after-hours event at the Dacula Branch!

Canceled
Sun, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Come to the library to participate in a scavenger hunt to find all we have to offer! Complete the scavenger hunt to uncover a hidden message and collect a prize!

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Code one of our pre-built robots to sense colors!

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Norcross Branch
Create a solar system that really rocks! Learn about music, astronomy, and coding in this self-guided activity (no coding experience required).
This event is full

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Create your own tea blend and enjoy drinking it as you design a cork coaster to take home!

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
We'd like to offer caregivers a sanctuary to decompress, rejuvenate, and network with other caregivers who are on a similar path.
Register

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children practice reading skills one-on-one with a reading buddy trained in Active Reading.

Sun, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come play, learn, converse, and grow! Drop-in chess games in a friendly environment. Second Sunday of every month.

Mon, Dec 11, All day
Virtual
Learn about science through experiments, activities and booklists!

Mon, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under.

Mon, Dec 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Mon, Dec 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah at the Duluth Branch for a special monthly storytime designed for babies! Lap bounces, songs, stories, and play will introduce your littlest one to all things language and learning.

Mon, Dec 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and an accompanying adult(s).

Canceled
Mon, Dec 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us in a 3 week session dive into Google Workspace and build your Google Docs skills.

Mon, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Mon, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join us to practice reading skills and become an active reader!

Mon, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Get the whole family excited about the upcoming movie, Wonka, with activities based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl!

Mon, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children practice reading skills one-on-one with a reading buddy trained in Active Reading.

Mon, Dec 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grayson Branch
Learn and practice read-aloud skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer Reading Buddy!

Mon, Dec 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Do you want to improve your English conversational skills? Then join us in person for Conversations in English on Mondays!

Mon, Dec 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us to build your very own Santa's Letters Mailbox! This event is intended for Ages 7-11 with help from their caregiver. Registration Required.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Attention LGBTQIA2S+ community! Please join us for our Virtual Rainbow Book Club. We will be reading Guncle by Steven Rowley.

Mon, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for a special nighttime storytime with stories, songs, and rhymes... pajamas are encouraged! For children of all ages with a caregiver.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Norcross Branch
Triple P (Programa de Parentalidad Positiva) brinda a padres y madres de familia estrategias simples y prácticas para ayudarlos a manejar el comportamiento de sus hijos, prevenir el desarrollo de problemas y fomentar una vida fuerte y saludable.

Mon, Dec 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Making recipes from this month's book selection, "Baking for the Holidays" by Sarah Kieffer. Come in to discuss and discover the best tips and tricks for making your meals the tastiest they can be.

Tue, Dec 12, All day
Virtual
Share your love of the Harry Potter universe with other fans!

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 3 and under.

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Help toddlers, age 2 and under, learn to be attentive and follow directions, develop a love of stories and books, and develop reading readiness skills.

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca for 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 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us at the Five Forks branch for Toddler Time! We spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs targeting the developmental needs of toddlers.

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Patty for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Tue, Dec 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Develop your baby's pre-literacy skills during this special lapsit storytime for infants. This program will introduce books, rhymes, songs, and sensory play to babies and their parent or caregiver. Using movement activities and baby sign language, infants will discover a variety of ways to interact with others!

Canceled
Tue, Dec 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us in a 3 week session dive into Google Workspace and build your Google Docs skills.

Tue, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Please join us to help unravel a story of crime and intrigue. This month we'll be discussing The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith.

Tue, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Open Your World Online Book Clubs are for readers and aspiring readers to continue building their literacy skills by reading and discussing stories together. We use adapted novels and short stories.

Tue, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Come take a field trip in VR and experience some of the world's wonders firsthand! This month, bring your warmest jacket and come explore the South Pole!

Tue, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Celebrate Ada Lovelace's birthday with us as we learn about the history of computers and women in STEM! Then try your hand at programming with our coding robot, Cubetto.

Tue, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with a Volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Tue, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
A cooking program for children and their accompanying adults.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

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

Tue, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Grayson Branch
Bonjour! Join us for an exciting time filled with games, songs, mini-lessons, and more, all in French! This month, learn about Alsace, France!

Tue, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Norcross Branch
Create a fun gnome and write a story about its adventures!

Tue, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
We all know that Bingo is fun to play, but do you know how it all began? Join us at the Five Forks branch to learn the history of Bingo, the concepts of odds and probability and play a wintery version of the game!

Tue, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Snellville Branch
Making holiday cards using STEM skills.

Tue, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Light up the Season, with cultural stories and crafts to celebrate December holidays.

Tue, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming Zoom
ATL Reads Book Club welcomes all who enjoy reading a variety of genres. We are a no-commitment book club; some people come every month and others occasionally.

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for a storytime just for preschoolers! Designed for children ages 3-5.

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Snellville Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. Ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Join us for tummy time, fun sing-alongs, and stories for parent and baby bonding and an early educational start!

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee Branch
Join Ms. Nikki for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 13, 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 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah for a morning of fun stories, rhymes, and songs that will promote early literacy and Kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Find community with fellow homeschoolers! This month we will learn about The Winter Solstice.

Wed, Dec 13, 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 13, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a fun program that uses music, wiggles, and giggles to show the connection between reading and rhythm! This program is designed for kids, ages 3 and up.

Wed, Dec 13, 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 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Gets homeschoolers excited about geometric art. Learn the basic principles of this of using the combination of math and art to create masterpieces.

Wed, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us to learn about tower garden hydroponics and growing food

Wed, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Budding artist? Join us! Create art with a variety of materials and methods. This month we will be decorating terracotta gingerbread house ornaments.

Wed, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Join us for an evening of LEGO fun! Children can build cities, creatures, robots, and more. Drop in and see what you can build with your family and friends.

Wed, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Practice your stitches and learn some new ones in this fun and intricate crochet along.

Wed, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch - Peachtree Corners Learning Lab
Learn to set up and operate a sewing machine.
This event is full

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

Canceled
Wed, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join our book club, find a new story you might love, and meet others who love reading as much as you do!

Wed, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Learn basic acoustic guitar skills!
Register

Wed, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca for a snowy storytime all about penguins! We?ll learn about penguins, sing silly songs, read penguin stories, and make a penguin craft!

Wed, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch - Hamilton Mill Learning Lab
Learn the steps and basic tools for creating green screen videos in the Learning Lab. We'll explore lighting, cameras, and software used to create green screen videos.

Wed, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Come celebrate Taylor Swift's birthday with us!

Wed, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Do you know which fork to use for dessert? What about salad?

Wed, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a friendly and enlightening discussion about the novel Best In Snow by David Rosenfelt.

Wed, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Norcross Branch
Learn about meteors, why meteor showers occur, and where to look in the night sky for the best odds of spotting the Geminids.

Wed, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us every month for a discussion of LGBTQIA+ literature! This month, we'll be reading "Kiss Her Once For Me" by Alison Cochrun.

Thu, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This program introduces children to early literacy skills through talking, reading, singing, playing, and writing. Ages 3-5.

Thu, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
The program is open for kids ages 3-5 and their caregivers. The program includes simple stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and movement activities to introduce story time to our little learners in a fun way.

Thu, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Suwanee 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!

Thu, Dec 14, 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!

Thu, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us at the Five Forks Library for our Preschool Storytime. We spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get your preschooler ready to learn. Ages 3ish-5.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Norcross Branch
Come socialize with members of your community while learning a new skill.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Promoting early literacy skills by listening to stories, fingerplays, and singing songs. Gaining cognitive benefits and improving language skills through communication, listening, memory, and imagination.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Develop your baby?s pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Homeschoolers - Use your engineering, problem solving and math skills to design a randomly assigned structure that incorporates a candy cane. We will be working in teams.

Thu, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us for a friendly discussion on The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

Thu, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion on "My Sister's Keeper" by Jodi Picoult.

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with one of our Reading Buddies.

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with a Volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Each month we will pick a theme for our kid's book club.

Thu, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Snellville Branch
Come and join us as we celebrate the unique and different generations of family members!

Thu, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Grayson Branch
Have you ever wondered what it's really like to go to space? Join us for a pretend mission to Mars and learn about the people who help make a space mission happen and the things that have to go right for it to work!

Thu, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Thu, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Learning Lab
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 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Come take a dive into the world of Magic: The Gathering! Open to beginners and experienced players alike.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Want to cozy up with a cup of cocoa and your favorite book? Maybe you want to read magazines or scholarly articles too! Come to this program to learn about the wide variety of ways that the Library can support your reading needs this winter.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Snellville Branch
Join us for an evening storytime the whole family can enjoy together.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lilburn Branch
Are you interested in starting a podcast? Register for our 2-hour workshop where we cover equipment, recording/editing, and publishing your podcast.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grayson Branch
Learn to conquer the GED! Join us as we explore the GED and discover the tools and resources available through the library that can prepare you for the challenge.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Five Forks Branch
Filmmaking is an increasingly popular profession and hobby. Attend this program to delve into what filmmaking entails in the modern age and start with the basics of film production.

Thu, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Adult Programming Zoom
Authors Kevin F. Adler and Donald W. Burness discuss their new book "When We Walk By" - homelessness in America and how to end it.

Fri, Dec 15, 10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Explore mysteries from history!

Fri, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca for an energetic program that uses music and movement activities to improve your child's balance, coordination, and rhythm!

Fri, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Fri, Dec 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah for a storytime for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under. Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Sat, Dec 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Children ages 6-11 are invited to the Lawrenceville branch to practice reading skills with trained therapy dogs.

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Snellville Branch
It's Learn A New Language Month! Kick off the end of the year with learning a new language skill with GCPL resources.

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dacula Branch
Learn and practice reading skills at the Dacula Branch with one-on-one time with a Reading Buddies Member.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Suwanee Branch
Do you speak English and are trying to learn Chinese? Do you speak Chinese and are trying to learn English? Come to the Suwanee Branch where you can practice your language skills with other community members!

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Please join fellow Mystery/Suspense enthusiasts to discuss our next choice, "The Family Upstairs" by Lisa Jewell

Sat, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grayson Branch
What is frost and where does it come from? Join us to learn how frost is made and experiment with making frost yourself.

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Snellville Branch
Bring in your most recent read to share and talk about with other readers!

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Hop on over to the children's area to share a tale with Mr. Bunbun, the Havana rabbit, who is an excellent listener.

Canceled
Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join the Learning Labs as we show you the basics to 3D Printing!

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children practice reading skills one-on-one with a reading buddy trained in Active Reading.

Mon, Dec 18, All day
Virtual
Join our Google Classroom for creative writers!

Mon, Dec 18, All day
Virtual
Learn about science through experiments, activities and booklists!

Canceled
Mon, Dec 18, All day
Virtual
GCPL's own podcast about YA literature!

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under.

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca at the Grayson Branch for a special tummy time just for babies designed to get them comfortable in social settings and develop their earliest literacy skills!

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us for a special storytime just for babies (pre-walkers) designed to get them comfortable in social settings and develop their earliest literacy skills!

Mon, Dec 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones!

Mon, Dec 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and an accompanying adult(s).

Mon, Dec 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dacula Branch
Catch up on some typing skills at the Dacula branch during winter break! For ages 6-11; registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Bears hibernate but who else?? Come and learn more about hibernation and the critters that do it, and make a fun little cozy critter to take home with you!

Mon, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
The library has everything for their holiday cookie program except for the chosen cookbook. A Grinch has made off with the book and it's up to you to find out who before cookie day is ruined.

Mon, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Mon, Dec 18, 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 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grayson Branch
A crime, a disappearance, or a mysterious happening...if trouble's brewing, it may be on our menu! Join Grayson's Mystery Book Club in reading this month's selection, The Boy by Tami Hoag.

Mon, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Children practice reading skills one-on-one with a reading buddy trained in Active Reading.

Mon, Dec 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Do you want to improve your English conversational skills? Then join us in person for Conversations in English on Mondays!

Mon, Dec 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs in English and Spanish! For children of all ages and an accompanying adult(s).

Canceled
Mon, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
A fantasy book club adventure for pre-adolescent children. The event will feature a discussion of the book, and a fun activity based on the novel: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grayson Branch
Join us for our Artist in Focus program! Including painting and trivia for teens, centered on the well-renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Mon, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
Join us at TradeWind Coffee Co. for a friendly discussion about books that fit this month's theme: "Winter", any book set during winter!

Tue, Dec 19, All day
Virtual
Share your love of the Harry Potter universe with other fans!

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 3 and under.

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
Help toddlers, age 2 and under, learn to be attentive and follow directions, develop a love of stories and books, and develop reading readiness skills.

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Grayson Branch
Join Ms. Becca for 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 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us at the Five Forks branch for Toddler Time! We spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs targeting the developmental needs of toddlers.

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Patty for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Tue, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs!

Canceled
Tue, Dec 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Norcross Branch
Learn about Project FeederWatch - a winter survey of birds that visit feeders at backyards, nature centers, community areas, and other locales!

Tue, Dec 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dacula Branch
Catch up on some typing skills at the Dacula branch during winter break! For ages 6-11; registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Norcross Branch - Norcross Learning Lab Makerspace #1
Learn how to use the Circuit Playground Express circuit board by programming holiday lights and sounds!

Tue, Dec 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Korean Reading Club for adults will present ?Zorba the Greek? by Nikos Kazantzakis in December to share thoughts and opinions.

Tue, Dec 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Get together with fellow family history enthusiasts to discuss genealogy resources and get advice on researching your family tree. Topics vary at every meeting, guided by the interests of attendees.

Tue, Dec 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Open Your World Online Book Clubs are for readers and aspiring readers to continue building their literacy skills by reading and discussing stories together. We use adapted novels and short stories.

Tue, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Journey around the world with us to learn how other countries celebrate the holidays!

Tue, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Join the Peachtree Corners branch to learn how to write a letter for any occasion and how letters travel throughout the United States.

Tue, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with a Volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Tue, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Join the Peachtree Corners branch to learn how to write a letter for any occasion and how letters travel throughout the United States.

Tue, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Students and Caretakers! Join us as we create embroidery photo frames, a perfect gift for anyone on your list for this upcoming holiday season.
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Tue, Dec 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Tue, Dec 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Tue, Dec 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Snellville Branch
Build your math and critical thinking skills as you play the Pokemon Card Game.

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Love to play chess or interested in learning to play? Join us twice a month for an hour of gameplay. All levels and ages are welcome.

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Bring your favorite stuffed animal or blanket and join Ms. Sarah for a special half hour evening storytime. Listen to fun stories, songs, and rhymes during this fun-filled night. Pajamas are encouraged!

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Patrons can bring gifts that need to be wrapped ahead of the Christmas holiday to be wrapped with a staff member. Supplies are limited. While supplies last.

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Grayson Branch
Attention all aspiring writers! Do you find yourself yearning to unleash your imagination into the written word but are unsure of where to begin? Join us for our monthly Writing Club to help you grow as a writer and connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for writing!

Tue, Dec 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Suwanee Branch - Suwanee Meeting Room
Come to the Suwanee Library in your bedtime best as we celebrate the holiday season with a special reading of "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg and crafts! Pajamas are welcomed and encouraged!

Tue, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Collaboration Room
Join us on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss a preselected book. This month's book is The Mask Collectors by Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer.

Wed, Dec 20, All day
Virtual
CALLING ALL FANS OF CREEPY CREATURES!

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for a storytime just for preschoolers! Designed for children ages 3-5.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Snellville Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. Ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under.

Wed, Dec 20, 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 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah for a morning of fun stories, rhymes, and songs that will promote early literacy and Kindergarten readiness skills!

Wed, Dec 20, 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 20, 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 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dacula Branch
Catch up on some typing skills at the Dacula branch during winter break! For ages 6-11; registration required.
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Wed, Dec 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dacula Branch
Come learn about animals, design you own pokemon, and fill out your pokedex!

Wed, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lawrenceville Branch
Join us for a global storytime featuring stories from Denmark! This month, we'll be featuring "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen and a themed activity.

Wed, Dec 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Wed, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
Join us for a fun Winter Storytime and craft activity with your furry friend. Then tuck them in at the Library. Follow their overnight adventure the next day with a digital photo album.

Thu, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dacula Branch
This program introduces children to early literacy skills through talking, reading, singing, playing, and writing. Ages 3-5.

Thu, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Peachtree Corners Branch
The program is open for kids ages 3-5 and their caregivers. The program includes simple stories, fingerplays, rhymes, songs and movement activities to introduce story time to our little learners in a fun way.

Thu, Dec 21, 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!

Thu, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Five Forks Branch - Five Forks Meeting Room
Join us at the Five Forks Library for our Preschool Storytime. We spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get your preschooler ready to learn. Ages 3ish-5.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Norcross Branch
Promoting early literacy skills by listening to stories, fingerplays, and singing songs. Gaining cognitive benefits and improving language skills through communication, listening, memory, and imagination.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Develop your baby?s pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join us on the third Thursday of every month to discuss a preselected Cozy Mystery book. This month's book is "Killers of a Certain Age" by Deanna Raybourn.

Thu, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Collins Hill Branch - Collins Hill Meeting Room
Join us for our exciting program series exploring science with hands-on activites!

Thu, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Our goal is to bring people together to have a conversation around family health and well-being.

Thu, Dec 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dacula Branch
Come learn about animals, design you own pokemon, and fill out your pokedex!

Thu, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dacula Branch
Come to this program to meet like-minded teens and solve problems in a short-form campaign.

Thu, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Collins Hill Branch
Need help with your homework? Our volunteer homework helpers can help!

Thu, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Watch, Discuss and Learn! Join us every other Thursday for our virtual ESL Movie Club to improve your vocabulary, English conversational and listening skills!
Register

Thu, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Mountain Park Branch
Practice reading skills one-on-one with a Volunteer Reading Buddy for 30 minutes.

Thu, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Thu, Dec 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Math club will help students learn basic math concepts and improve their skills! A program for kids in grades 3-5.

Thu, Dec 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
Come test your Harry Potter knowledge with this fun take on the classic game of Jeopardy! Whether you have read just one book or all of them, or even if you just love the movies, we invite you to join us for this magical event.

Thu, Dec 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dacula Branch
Join us at the Dacula Branch to discuss issues and mental health involving the care of your loved ones with Alzheimer's.

Thu, Dec 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join us at the Duluth Branch for Reading Buddies where you can practice and become an active reader!
Register

Fri, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Fri, Dec 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duluth Branch - Duluth Meeting Room
Join Ms. Sarah for a storytime for babies and toddlers ages 2 and under. Enjoy engaging books, music, and rhymes to introduce storytime to our littlest readers!

Fri, Dec 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dacula Branch
Come learn about animals, design you own pokemon, and fill out your pokedex!

Wed, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Snellville Branch
This storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes, and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners.

Wed, Dec 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Snellville Branch
Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games, and sing songs.

Thu, Dec 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Mill Branch
*CANCELLED* Develop your baby's pre-literacy skills during this special storytime for infants.

Thu, Dec 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lilburn Branch
Learn and practice reading skills one-on-one with a librarian or volunteer!

Thu, Dec 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Centerville Branch
Join us for a family-friendly movie night brought to you by Kanopy.

Fri, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Sarah for an interactive virtual storytime!
Register

Fri, 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.

Fri, Dec 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Pat Satterfield of the Dunamis Educational Foundation presents monthly life skills classes for adults and teens with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and their family member or caregiver. The topic for February is "Accessing Community Resources".

Sun, Dec 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Suwanee Branch
This New Year's Eve, countdown to noon with us at the library! This event is recommended for ages 0-5, but we'll have New Year 's-themed activities for all ages to enjoy. Tickets will be distributed to patrons a week before the event at the Suwanee branch, and an official ticket is required for entry.