Summer Reading Events

Summer Reading Events

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Summer Reading – Build your summer fun with Sequoyah Regional Libraries!

All of our libraries have planned a summer packed with fun and interesting programs for adults, teens and kids of all ages. Summer reading begins May 25 for and everyone can participate. Stop by and pick up your Summer Reading Program packet. Enjoy summer reading goals and be awarded for reaching them.

And remember – a library card is FREE!

For more information about the Sequoyah Regional Library System, call 770-479-3090 or visit us online at sequoyahregionallibrary.org.

When you pick up your Summer Reading Packet, be sure to grab a summer program schedule with all the dates and details of our fun summer programs!

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Events

SRP Kick-off ‘Build a Better Mousetrap’

Join us as performer Bill Packard uses magic, comedy, music, puppetry, and story-telling to entertain, educate and inspire! A show for all ages.

Tuesday, June 6            10:30am            Woodstock Library

Tuesday, June 6            1:30pm             Hickory Flat Library

Tuesday, June 6            4:30pm             Rose Creek Library

Wednesday, June 7       10:30am            RT Jones Library

Wednesday, June 7       3:00pm             Ball Ground Library

 

SRP Storytimes: June 13-July 15

Ball Ground       Thursdays, 10:30am                  Family

Hickory Flat       Tuesdays, 10:30am                   Lap-Sit

Thursdays, 10:30am                  Family

Rose Creek       Tuesdays, 10:30am                   Family

RT Jones          Tuesdays, 10:30am                   Family

Wednesdays, 10:30am              Lap-Sit

Wednesdays, 11:30am               Lap-Sit

Saturdays, 10:30am                   Family

Woodstock       Thursdays, 3:00pm                    Family

Children Summer Reading Programs

Teacher Tuesday

June 6, 10:30am, Woodstock Public Library

Join your favorite teachers from Woodstock Elementary as they read fun interactive books.

Family Movie Night

June 7, 6:00pm, Hickory Flat Public Library

Presenting “Free Willy” free at your library.

Make and Take Friendship Bracelets

June 8, All Day, Hickory Flat Public Library

Celebrate National Best Friends Day by making matching bracelets for you and your best friend!

Minecraft Self-Portraits

June 8, 3:30pm, Rose Creek Public Library

Build a self-portrait Minecraft style using paper supplies.  Ages 6 and up.  Registration required.

Spanish Story Time

June 10, 11:00am, Woodstock Public Library

Come join us for some silly songs and stories all in Spanish.

Lego Club

June 10, 3:00pm, Rose Creek Public Library

Lego Club has a different theme each month. Children can work alone or in teams to make their special creation, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. All ages are invited. Ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Movie: Wall-E

June 12, 10:30am, Rose Creek Public Library

Join us for a showing of Wall-E!  All ages welcome.

Kid’s Movie Monday

June 12, 5:00pm, Hickory Flat Public Library

Watch Finding Dory and enjoy refreshments.

Kids Knit and Crochet!

June 12, 10:15am, RT Jones Library

Kids ages 9 and up can learn to knit and crochet with Soleil Knit and Crochet Club!  All materials provided, registration required.

Fossils (Pet) Rocks!

June 12, 10:30am, Hickory Flat Public Library

Check out our fossil display on loan from the Tellus Museum and adopt your own Pet Rock to take home with you!

Teacher Tuesday

June 13, 10:30am, Woodstock Public Library

Join your favorite teachers from Woodstock Elementary as they read fun interactive books.

Kids Can Sew!

June 13, 2:00pm, RT Jones Library

Kids ages 8 and up will learn to sew their own skirt on a sewing machine!  This class will be presented June 13, June 20 and June 27. Registration required. Kids must be present for all 3 classes.  All materials provided.

Chalk-a-lot

June 14, 10:30am, Rose Creek Public Library

Beautify our world by doing creative chalk art masterpieces in our parking lot.  All ages welcome.

Snakes Alive!

June 14, 3:00pm, RT Jones Library

Strike a friendship with a snake!  Dr. Zach Felix will be at RT Jones with a reptile friend to teach us about these fascinating creatures.  Stay to make a special craft afterwards.  All ages welcome.

Sphero SPRK STEAM

June 14, 3:00pm, Woodstock Public Library

Come play with some robots!  We’ll use the SPRK to navigate an obstacle course and then build a new one for them. Registration required.

Pollinator Power!

June 15, 10:30am, RT Jones Library

Bee present for this important program to be followed by a cute craft and light refreshments!  All ages welcome.

What a  Smile!

June 15, 2:00pm, RT Jones Library

The tooth fairy is coming! Fly in and learn how to take care of your smile.  All ages welcome.

Bee Kind

June 15, 4:30pm, Rose Creek Public Library

Learn more about bees and the important role they play in our world.  Presented by UGA Extension.  All ages welcome. Registration required.

 

National Parks Leave No Trace

June 16, 10:30am, Woodstock Public Library

A ranger from Kennesaw Mountain National Park will speak about the importance of National Parks, what you can learn from visiting them, and how to “leave no trace.”

LEGO Club

June 17, 3:00pm, Ball Ground Public Library

Lego Club has a unique theme each month. Children can work alone or in teams to make their special creations, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. All ages are invited. Ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

LEGO Club

June 18, 3:00pm, Woodstock Public Library

Lego Club has a different theme each month. Children can work alone or in teams to make their special creation, which will be displayed in the library until next month’s meeting. All ages are invited; ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Kid’s Movie Monday

June 19, 5:00pm, Hickory Flat Public Library

Watch The BFG and enjoy refreshments.

Rabbit Rescue

June 19, 2:00pm, Hickory Flat Public Library

Join us and Georgia House Rabbit Society for an educational and unique experience.  Learn about the work GHRS does within our community and see some of their rabbits.

Teacher Tuesday

June 20, 10:30am, Woodstock Public Library

Join your favorite teachers from Woodstock Elementary as they read fun interactive books.

Super Sphero Coding Class

June 21, 10:30am, Rose Creek Public Library

Code and guide your round robot through the mazes, under bridges, over water and more! Ages 9 and up.  Registration required.

STEAM 3D Printing

June 21, 3:00pm, Woodstock Public Library

Let’s make something!  We’ll explore how 3D printers work and even print something cool.

National Parks: Leave No Trace!

June 22, 1:00pm, Hickory Flat Public Library

A ranger from Kennesaw Mountain National Park will speak about the importance of National Parks, what you can learn from visiting them, and how to “leave no trace.” All ages welcome.

Giant Jenga

June 22, 3:00pm, Rose Creek Public Library

Use your critical thinking skills to strategize your moves, build the tower and win the giant Jenga game! For ages 9 and up.

Touch a Truck: Firefighter Visit

June 23, 10:30am, Woodstock Public Library

Our friends from the City of Woodstock Fire Department are going to be here! They will explain about safety and show how fire trucks work.

Movie: The Lorax

June 26, 10:30am, Rose Creek Public Library

Join us for a showing of The Lorax!  All ages welcome.

Kid’s Movie Monday

June 26, 5:00pm, Hickory Flat Public Library

Watch E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and enjoy refreshments.

Tall Tales STEM Challenge

June 26-July 1, Hickory Flat Public Library

Are you up for the challenge?  Celebrate Paul Bunyan Day by working on STEM challenges all week!

Teacher Tuesday

June 27, 10:30am, Woodstock Public Library

Join your favorite teachers from Woodstock Elementary as they read fun interactive books.

Building Native Bee Nests

June 27, 2:00pm, RT Jones Library

Learn how to create a native bee nest for our buzzing buddies with Josh Fuder from the UGA Extension Office.

Escape the Room Challenge

June 27, 4:00pm

Participants ages 9-12 years old will be “locked” in our meeting room (with two staff members for support and safety) and must solve a variety of puzzles to find their way out.   Registration is required.

Bee-Bots Honey Hunt

June 28, 2:00pm, Ball Ground Public Library

Navigate the bee-bots through simple mazes and collect “pollen” for their honey. Bee-bots help teach kids very basic coding in a fun and easy way! For ages 2-7. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Luna the Tooth Fairy

June 29, 10:30am, RT Jones Library

Luna the Tooth Fairy has tricks up her sleeves!  Come and witness the magic.  All ages welcome.

Scales and Tails Reptile Show

June 29, 10:30am, Rose Creek Public Library

Come and see the creatures of our world in a Reptile Show at the library!  Ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

Teen Summer Reading Programs

Teen Movie Monday

June 12, 3:00pm, RT Jones Library

Join us for free popcorn and a movie!  This week we’ll be viewing Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13). This program is for 6th-12th graders.

Teen Movie Monday

June 19, 3:00pm, RT Jones Library

Join us for free popcorn and a movie!  This week we’ll be viewing Enchanted (PG). This program is for 6th-12th graders.

Giant Battleship

June 20, 4:00pm, Rose Creek Public Library

Join us for an oversized version of the classic board game:  Battleship! For grades 6th-12th.

DIY Art Prints for the (Not So) Artsy

June 22, 4:00pm, RT Jones Library

Learn to design and make your own fun and easy art prints. For 6th-12th graders.

Teen Movie Monday

June 26, 3:00pm, RT Jones Library

Join us for free popcorn and a movie!  This week we will be viewing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG-13). This program is for 6th-12th graders.

Pirates of the Caribbean

June 29, 4pm, Ball Ground Public Library

Pirate trivia, games, and snacks!  For 6th-12th graders.

 

For information or questions, please visit SequoyahRegionalLibrary.org, or contact your closest library at the following numbers:

RT Jones Library, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, 770-479-3090

Hickory Flat Public Library, 2740 East Cherokee Drive, Canton, 770-345-7565

Rose Creek Public Library, 4476 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, 770-591-1491

Woodstock Public Library, 7735 Main Street, Woodstock, 770-926-5859

Ball Ground Public Library, 435 Old Canton Road, Ball Ground, 770-735-2025