Library Corner — May 5

Posted 5/5/19

Microsoft Windows 10Learn the basic functions of Windows 10. Meets Mondays from 9 to 11 a.m. Sign-up required. FOLA Board MeetingThe Friends of the Library Association (FOLA) is a nonprofit …

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Library Corner — May 5


Microsoft Windows 10

Learn the basic functions of Windows 10. Meets Mondays from 9 to 11 a.m. Sign-up required. 

FOLA Board Meeting

The Friends of the Library Association (FOLA) is a nonprofit community organization dedicated to supporting the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library. Become a member and join the conversation to see how you can help your library. Meets first Monday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m in the History Branch Parlor.

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 2 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. Happens Monday from 3 to 4  p.m. in the Community Room.

T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group)

Join us for drop-in Wii and X-Box gaming in the Teen Zone! Ages 13-17. We'll have Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, and more! You may bring an E-rated multiplayer game to share. Email for more information. Meets Monday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

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.


Looking for a fun way to get in shape? Free classes offered at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Microsoft office Excel 2016

Learn the basic functions of Microsoft Excel 2016. This  is the first of four classes. There is a one-time fee of $5 at the start of class to a cover thumb drive with files. Meets Tuesday 9 to 11 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

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

Teen Film Society

A bi-weekly movie viewing teens ages 13-17. This week we will be watching "Sharkboy and Lavagirl." Join us for a "Meme" movie on the first Tuesday, and an award-winning movie on the third Tuesday — all shown in the Teen Zone. Recommendations for movies will be taken at each month's Teen Advisory Group. Email for more information. Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Microsoft Office Word 2016

Join us for this free class on the basics of Microsoft Word 2016. Meets Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. This is the first of four weekly classes. Sign-up required.

Baby Bookworms

Storytime for ages birth to three with stories, music, and fun activities! Meets on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and again from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room.


We will be creating our best pet art to celebrate National Pet Month by painting or drawing with special guest and artist Vincent Mancini. For ages 6 to 12 only. Sign-up required. Meets Thursday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.


Join us while we get creative and design our own flextangles! Ages 13-17 only. Questions? Email  Thursday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

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

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.

Other resources and services:

Law Library

If you need to research a legal issue, the library has a Law Library located in the Reference Department on the second floor. We have a complete library of Tennessee State Statutes available for use. Check it out on your next visit!

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 (FOLA) 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. This week Mother’s Day books are on display.

Volunteer Wanted

We are in need of a volunteer for the Children’s Department. Must love working with children, be able to climb, lift and carry, be computer literate, be willing to assist at special events that sometimes include weekends and be dependable. Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus but not required. If you are interested, please contact the library by calling 423-472-2163 or emailing

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