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Winter Reading Program
December 2014 - February 2015
The Winter Reading Program is “From Page to Screen,” and we’re celebrating everything Hollywood!
The program runs from December 1st to February 28th.
• Read (or listen to) three (3) books—any books you like, but we do have suggestions of books that were turned into films or TV shows for you to try!
• Attend/participate in one (1) program listed in this brochure.
• Submit your completed Reading Log online, or at the Reference Desk, and receive your Winter Reading mug and enter the drawing for the Grand Prize! Limit one per patron.
• Complete more forms for additional entries in the Grand Prize drawing.
All libraries will be closed January 1, and January 19.
Our eBook and eAudiobook collection is always available!
Library After Hours: Trivia Night
Fri. January 23rd 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Are you a trivia star? Play team trivia for prizes. Register at the Reference Desk.
Gone With the Wind Book & Film Discussion
Thurs. January 29th 6:00 pm
Read (or reread!) the book, watch (or rewatch!) the movie, and join other fans at the library for a fun discussion on all things Scarlett and Rhett!
Moonlight & Magnolias Staged Reading
Fri. February 6th 6:00 pm
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the release of the film Gone With the Wind, we're hosting a staged reading of the play "Moonlight & Magnolias"! Come and enjoy actors performing the story of the mad-cap way the script for Gone With the Wind came to be. It has loads of laughs, loads of trivia, and is a perfect evening of entertainment for any Gone With the Wind fan!
Movies @ the Library
1st Tues. of every month 6:00-8:00 pm
Enjoy just released on DVD movies in on our big screen.
Brown Bag Mystery Chat
2nd Mon. of every month 12:30-1:30 pm
2nd Mon. of every month 2:00-3:00 pm
Free! Fun! Prizes!
Ascension Coffee House
2nd Fri. of every month 7:00 pm
Monthly coffee house night provided by Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Cartersville with host, Rick McKee. Features original music by local singer/songwriters. Benefits the Backpack Buddies Program.
A free, fun event! Bring a non-perishable food item to contribute to the Backpack Buddies Program, if you can. Needed: Ramen Noodles, boxes of instant Oatmeal (each child gets one pack), boxes of Kroger fruit snacks, granola bars, fruit cup 4-pack, easy Mac cups @ 1.00 each cans of Kroger soup, cans of ravioli, 6-packs of applesauce, packs of raisins. Also collecting used books or cash donations for the library system.
3rd Mon. of every month 6:00-7:30 pm
Mexican Train Dominoes
3rd Tues. of every month 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Have fun playing Mexican Train Dominoes at the library. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you! Adults only.
Knit & Crochet Group
4th Thurs. of every month 6:00-7:45 pm
Come join our monthly meeting of yarn enthusiasts. Please bring your own supplies. Learn new techniques, new patterns, and make new friends. Bring your current work in progress or get help with knitting or crochet basics.
4th Thurs. of every month 2:00-3:00 pm at the Emmie Nelson Library, Euharlee GA
Have a great time playing Bingo at the Emmie Nelson Library in Euharlee. Free! Fun! Prizes!
3rd Thurs. of every month 6:00 pm
Join our new adult creative writing group! All levels of writing experience welcome. We give you a prompt, you write, we all share! Please bring paper and writing utensil.