The first 7 days of each month are fine-free for books returned in good condition!
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News and Special Events
Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps will officially open with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 31 at 9:00 am. Want a sneak peek at this historic collection? It is already open for viewing in the conference room at the library all day long from May 21—July20. Come and take a look! Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps was created and is provided free-of-charge by the Southern History Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Support for exhibit setup provided by the Alabama Bicentennial Committee.
Chair Yoga: No time to exercise? Join Linda Abernathy for a 15-minute stretch session! Easy, relaxing, fun and free! Call (256-927-5838), email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit us to sign up.
2nd and 3rd Fridays each month 11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m. June 8 &15 …and beyond
Genealogy Class: meets Mondays, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Contact us by phone 256-927-5838,email email@example.com, or visit the library for more information on the next session.
Summer Reading is almost here! Read books to earn prizes and come to special Friday programs. “Libraries Rock” beginning Friday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. when Digeridoo Down Under presents “G’Day: Listen to the Outback” See the whole schedule and watch our Summer Reading Trailer on our Cherokee County Public Library Facebook page!
Summer Storytime Tuesdays through June, starting June 5th . Preschool – early elementary age.
Summer Scribbles Drawing Class for ages 10—up. 6 weeks of art fun starts Thursday, June 21 from 1- 2:30 pm! Class size is limited; sign up soon. Supplies needed: 11 x 14 pad, # 2 pencils, erasers.
Green Bag Gardening Lunch Program Third Thursday of the month through November
12:00 P.M. Thursday, June21: Miniature Gardens with Linda McDaniel. (One lucky gardener attending will take a mini-garden home!) Just bring a lunch; We’ll do drinks and dessert!
12:00 PM. Thursday, July 19 Bring Color into the Garden 12 Months of the Year with The Annison Star’s “Southern Gardner”, Sherry Blanton
Coming up in August: AARP’s Safe Driving Course, Friday, August 24 from 9.00—3:30. Brush up on the rules of the road and possibly qualify for a special discount on your car insurance (check with your agent) Fees: Members $15.00, Non-members $20.00; the class can be audited for free. Sign up required.
Regular Programs and Services
The Sew Joyful Quilters meet at the library on Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Reading around Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:00 P.M.