Library Corner — Jan. 7-12

Posted 1/6/19

Library Corner Week of Jan 6 - 12, 2019

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Library Corner — Jan. 7-12


Learn Google and Gmail

Join us for a free class on learning the basics of Google and Gmail. Class meets Monday from 9 to 11 a.m.

The Caring Place Onsite

Help for the Homeless

The library is partnering with The Caring Place to provide additional resources for our homeless patrons. A licensed clinical social worker will be on site Monday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Hiwassee Room. If you or someone you know is in need of help, don’t miss this opportunity.


WiggleWorms is a baby program that targets children two years of age and under. Babies with their guardians will be listening to stories, rolling and bouncing, waddling and toddling to music, including classical and multicultural, all for the purpose of developing motor and social skills. It meets Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room.

Toddler Tech

A technology petting zoo for ages 2 to 5, Osmo tablets, Dash and Dot robot, Codeapillar, literacy- driven Spell and Speak Sea Turtle, the Color Chameleon, and eWriters meets Monday, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. in the Community Room.


Need to get in shape for the New Year?  Join us for free classes offered at 8 a.m Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Preschool Story Time

Lively story time for ages 3 to 5 years with crafts, music and stories. Meets in the Community Room Tuesday, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Southeastern Writers Alliance

SWA is a group designed to help members create and complete writing projects through sharing, critiquing and collaborating. Our goal is to help and  to inspire our members to reach  their goals of having a successful published work. Open to all aspiring or published writers. Meets Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Carmichael Room.

Storytelling Guild

Come to the Cleveland Storytelling Guild meeting and hear wonderful storytelling ... even practice telling your own tales! Meets Tuesday, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Community Room.

Google Docs

Come to this free class on Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m., and learn the basic functions of working with Google Docs.

Google Sheets

Join us Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. for a free class that will teach you the basis of using this free spreadsheet program.

Baby Bookworms

Story time for ages birth to 3 years old – stories, music and fun activities! Meets Thursday from 10 a.m. to  12 noon, and again from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room.


Hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts and or math, or a combination of several, for ages 13 to 17 only. Meets Thursday in the Community Room from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Please sign up for this program at the Children's Desk, or call 423-472-2163 ext 124. Questions? Email 

Mid-day Build

All ages are welcome to a Lego building event. Meets Friday  at 12:15 p.m. in the Community Room. Come build with us!

Family Story Time

Join us for fun stories for the whole family with craft activities. Meets in the Community Room Saturday from 2 to 2:30 p.m.

FOLA Palooza

Join Friends of the Library at the Museum Center at Five Points on Jan. 18 for an evening of food and fun. Jazz, singing, comedy and more. Pre-event party starts at 6:30 p.m. with appetizers and beverage of your choice. Program begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets currently on sale; $75 per person; $125 for two. Purchase tickets at the library or the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. Will-call tickets are available by phone with major credit card. Start 2019 with a night you won’t forget!

Collectible Books

Stop by the display of antique and collectible books on the main floor lobby the next time you visit the library. A book is provided for silent auction bids, if you are interested in purchasing.

The Book Nook

Don’t forget to stop by the Book Nook the next time you visit the library!  Friends of the Library operates and maintains the Nook, where you can find gently used fiction and non-fiction books at bargain prices.  Science Fiction, Mystery and Fantasy sections have all been recently added to the FOLA  collection. 

Each month special sales are displayed on the table in the Book Nook area.The Book Nook is located near the General Fiction department on the first floor.

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