Monday, April 9, 2018

Celebrate National Library Week with AFPLS!






Sunday, April 8-14. Library Hours
During National Library Week, pick up an "I Love the Library Because" sheet at the East Roswell Branch. Completed sheets will be displayed in the Children's Department.
East Roswell Library - 2301 Holcomb Bridge Rd. Roswell, Ga 30076

Libraries Lead during National Library Week
April 8-14.
Enjoy Featured branch displays highlighting significant library events.
All ages 404-730-4779
Mechanicsville Library – 400 Formwalt St. SW Atlanta, Ga 30312

National Library Week
April 9 - 13. 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Come out and get to know your Northwest Library. Visit our information table to learn about library materials and services. All Ages.
Northwest Library – 2489 Perry Boulevard, NW Atlanta, Ga. 30318

Love Your Library Poster Contest
April 9-14.
Celebrate National Library Week by making a poster highlighting your favorite book, character, or why you love libraries. Ages 5-11.
Northside Library – 3295 Northside Pkwy.  Atlanta, Ga 30327

National Library Week Scavenger Hunt
Monday-Saturday, April 9-14. Library hours.
Celebrate this year’s National Library Week theme, “Libraries Lead” by participating in a scavenger hunt!
Ask for a list of questions at the service desk, search the library for answers, and return your completed list to library staff to earn a prize!
All ages. 404.762.4116
Cleveland Avenue Library-  47 Cleveland Avenue, SW Atlanta, Ga 30315

Be Book Worm # Me Too & Read a Book Today! Let’s Celebrate National Book Week!
Monday, April 09- 15. 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Come and enjoy a fun time of reading a daily book and creating your very own journal of crafts and book summaries. Ages 6-12
Palmetto Library – 9111 Cascade Palmetto Rd. Palmetto, Ga 30268

Stories for Shorties
Tuesday, April 10. 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and finger plays as we celebrate National Library Week.  Please arrive on-time to minimize distractions. No food/beverages, please. Bottles okay. Ages 0 - 5.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd. Milton, GA 30009

Love on your Library
Tuesday, April 10. 10:30am
Patrons are invited to write on colored hearts cut-outs about why you love the East Atlanta Library which will be displayed in the windows of the branch.
East Atlanta Library – 400 Flat Shoals Ave, SE. Atlanta, Ga 30316

D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) Creative Crayon Story Time and Crafts
Tuesday, April 10. 10:30 a.m.
Reservations Required. All Ages Welcome, Ages 4+.  404.730.1845
Central Library – One Margaret Mitchell Square Atlanta, Ga 30303


AFPLS Mobile Book Bike in MILTON
Tuesday, April 10. 12:00 p.m.
Help the Milton Library celebrate National Library Week with the AFPLS Mobile Book Bike! Plus, meet the library's mascot: Rocky the Reading Raccoon! Get your free library card now!
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd.  Milton, Ga 30009

Books with Pups- Canine Assistants
Tuesday, April 10. 3:30 p.m.
Ash and Fitz are back! Read to a friendly therapy dog with one of Canine Assistant's K-9 Kids wonderful volunteers. Great for reluctant readers and kids looking to build fluency skills and improve confidence! Each child will read one-on-one to a therapy for fifteen minutes. Ages 5 and up. Space is limited, MUST email Liane to sign up: Liane.wagner@fultoncountyga.gov  Every other Tuesday beginning at 3:30 PM.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, GA 30009

Celebrate National Library Week
Tuesday, April 10. 4:00 p.m.
Reading puzzles and activities for elementary aged children
Metropolitan Library – 1332 Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta, Ga 30310


Books with Pups- Canine Assistants
Tuesday, April 10. 5:00 p.m.
Come, hang out with board game enthusiasts and soon-to-be fans.  Play games you don’t get a chance to play at home and meet some new people.  Defeat boredom with us and learn a new game.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd. Milton, Ga 30009

Libraries, Lattes, Literacy and Leadership
Wednesday, April 11.
Come and join us as we celebrate National Library Week with coffee, snacks, a book and friends.  Ages: All ages. 
MLK Library – 409 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Atlanta, Ga 30312

A Little Bit of Storytime
Wednesday, April 11. 10:00 a.m.
Stories.
Washington Park Library – 1116 MLK jr. Dr. S.W. Atlanta, Ga 30314

School Library Tour
Wednesday, April 11. 10:30 a.m.
In celebration of the National Library Week, schools are invited to take a tour of the East Point library to learn about different programming and services that we offer that can make children become leaders in their communities. Ages: 4 - 10
East Point Library – 2757 Main Street East Point, Ga 30344

Wednesday Morning Yoga
Wednesday, April 11. 10:30 a.m.
Say Namaste for National Library Week. Join us for this free yoga classes. No experience necessary.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Sound Beginnings with Ms. Linda
Wednesday, April 11. 11:30 a.m.
This music class is designed to develop intelligence and confidence in the young child through a setting of music, play, and parental nurturing. For ages 0 – 4 with parent (and siblings). Email Liane.wagner@fultoncountyga.gov to sign up!
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Let’s Play Music with Ms. Linda
Wednesday, April 11. 2:00 p.m.
Join us for an exciting interactive music class for children and parents which emphasizes piano playing, note reading, ear training, rhythm and classical music. Ages 4 – 6 with caregiver. Space is limited. Registration required.  Email Liane to RSVP: Liane.wagner@fultoncountyga.gov
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Friends of the Milton Library Book Sale
Wednesday, April 11. 3:30 p.m.
The Friends of the Milton Library is a non-profit organization that holds weekly book sales to raise money to support the programs and events at the Milton Library. Come shop for book bargains and support your neighborhood branch! 
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Celebrate National Library Week
Wednesday, April 11 – 4:00 p.m.
Reading and Book Trivia and activities for teenagers
Metropolitan Library – 1332 Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta, Ga 30310

Water Around Us
Wednesday, April 11. 4:00 p.m.
Water Resources will visit the library. Ages 7-12. Reservations required. 404.752.8760
Washington Park Library – 1116 MLK jr. Dr. S.W. Atlanta, Ga 30314


Atlanta Audubon Society presents: Common Birds of Atlanta Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, April 11. 4:00 p.m.
In this program, students will learn how to identify common birds by sight and sounds and compare and contrast characteristics of each. An interactive class session can be followed by a bird walk to see what birds we can find! Binoculars are provided. Ages 5-11. Space is limited. Email Liane.wagner@fultoncountyga.gov to sign up.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Kool Koding
Wednesday, April 11. 5:00 p.m.
Kids in grades 4th and up are welcome to join this fun club for coders.  Bring your own device. Sponsored by Milton Teen Advisory Board.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

AP World History Exam Strategy Session
Wednesday, April 11. 6:30 p.m.
Join the instructors from C2Education as they help get you prepared for your AP Biology test this spring with an insightful strategy session.  No reservations needed, grab a classmate or two and join us!
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Issues and Ideas Book Club
Thursday, April 12. 10:30 a.m.
Join us for the inaugural meeting of the Issues and Ideas book club. This unique book club does not have a monthly required book. We invite you to read a non-fiction or biography and give a 10-15 minute presentation discussing the "issues and ideas" brought forth in the book. 
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Oh My D.E.A.R. Read!
Thursday, April 12. 10:30 a.m.
What is more fun than reading? Visit your library today and have fun by reading a good book in recognition of Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) Day and National Library Week. Reservations required.  Ages: 2-6. 404.730.1185.
MLK Library – 409 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Atlanta, Ga 30312
National Library Week - Drop Everything and ReadThursday, April 12. 3:30 p.m.Reading is the way to your future so drop by the library for the afternoon.  Ages 5 -12.Northwest Library – 2489 Perry Boulevard, NW Atlanta, Ga. 30318
D.E.A.R. Storytime
Thursday, April 12. 3:30 p.m.
Drop in for a reading of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and other stories.  Stay for a cookie treat. Ages: 5-8.
East Roswell Library - 2301 Holcomb Bridge Road Roswell, Ga 30076


D.E.A.R. Day @ the Library
Thursday, April 12. 4:00 p.m.
Retell a Ramona story. Ages 7-12. Reservations required. 404.752.8760
Washington Park Library – 1116 MLK jr. Dr. S.W. Atlanta, Ga 30314


Lego Club @ Milton Library            
Thursday. April 12.  4:00 p.m.
It’s National Library Week! Guess this week’s theme and get building! Kids are encouraged to spread kindness and use their imaginations! Great opportunity to make friends & gain confidence speaking in front of groups.  Ages 5 – 11.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

Midday at Milton Book Club
Friday, April 13. 11:00 a.m.
For National Library Week the club will be discussing the book, The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. New members are always welcome! Email Ellen.Baxter@fultoncountyga.gov for details.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

Senior Moment Technology Sessions
Saturday, April 14. 10:00 a.m.
One-on-One 30 minute technology instruction for Seniors ages 50+ are offered every Monday at the Milton Library. Whether you need to learn how to use various types of Social Media applications, Email, iPad, iPhone, Tablets, Smart Phones, or Microsoft apps, individuals may register twice a month by calling to register at 404-613-4402 or send an email to milton.branch@fultoncountyga.gov. Just let us know what you need to learn.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

AP World History Practice Exam
Saturday, April 14, any three hours
AP World History Practice Exam: Students will need to schedule a 3 hour block of time to take the practice exam on Saturday, April 14 or Sunday, April 15 during library hours.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

Friends of the Milton Library Book Sale
Saturday, April 14. 10:00 a.m.
The Friends of the Milton Library is a non-profit organization that holds weekly book sales to raise money to support the programs and events at the Milton Library. Come shop for book bargains and support your neighborhood branch! 
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

Books with Pups- Humane Hearts
Saturday, April 14. 10:30 a.m.
Shadow is back! Read to a friendly therapy dog with Humane Hearts volunteer, Ms. Keri! Great for reluctant readers and kids looking to build fluency skills and improve confidence! Each child will read one-on-one to a therapy for fifteen minutes.  Ages 5 and up. Space is limited, email to sign up: liane.wagner@fultoncountyga.gov 
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

Yoga for Everyone
Saturday, April 14. 11:00 a.m.
Start your Saturday with Yoga. Instructor, Mita will be offering free weekly yoga classes.  Bring your yoga mat and water for this relaxing, healthful library program.  All ages welcome.
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Rd Milton, Ga 30009

Celebrate Earth Day at Milton Library
Saturday. April 14. 1:00 p.m.
Join our friends from Autrey Mill Nature Preserve as we celebrate our beautiful planet with Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, recycling relay game, and a fun seed-bomb activity. Ages 5 - 11.  Email Liane to RSVP! liane.wagner@fultoncountyga.gov 
Milton Library - 855 Mayfield Road Milton, Ga 30009

Self Defense for Women
Saturday, April 14. 3:00 p.m.
What better time to learn how to protect yourself than during National Library Week! Email Milton.branch@fultoncountyga.gov to RSVP. Ages 18 and up.
Milton Library 855 Mayfield Road Milton, GA 30009

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