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Branch Calendars

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View or print out a monthly calendar to keep up with special events, storytimes, classes and other programs at your favorite Live Oak Public Libraries branch. Separate calendars for Teen and Adult programs.
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PrintCalendars | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Forest City, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, Oglethorpe Mall, Ola Wyeth, Pooler, Pooler library, Port City, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Thunderbolt, Tybee, West Broad, WW Law

A Dream Realized

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A Dream Realized: A Celebration of the Life, Poetry and Dreams of Langston Hughes February 1, 2016 marks the 116th Birthday of Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance literary artist. Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste will utilize this program to pay tribute to the life, and the works of this creative genius. This program promises to be a lively, uplifting and reflective celebration. All in attendance will be caught-up in spirited and uplifting community affirmations and recitations that will pay homage to the life and legacy of Langston Hughes. For All ages.
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month, Bull Street, Carnegie, WW Law

Legacy of Arts

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This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on African American contributions to sculpture, dance and music. Ulysses Davis, a Savannah native, hand carved wooden sculptures of presidents and world leaders. His collection can be seen at The Beach Institute African American Cultural Center.
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month, Bull Street, Forest City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Port City, Southwest Chatham, Springfield

Legacy of Innovation

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This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on three African American inventors. Valerie Thomas patented the Illusion Transmitter which uses refractory light and optical illusions to create 3D images. Mark Dean, a computer scientist and engineer, holds three of IBM's original nine patents and was instrumental in making computers more accessible and powerful. Ben Montgomery invented a type of propeller for steam powered ships which allowed them to operate more easily in shallow waters. Learn more about one, two or all three inventors while participating in a STEAM activity. Ages 6-12.
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, Pooler, Port City, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, WW Law

Tax Assistance

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FREE! Feb. 2—April 16, 2015 Volunteers from the AARP Foundation, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, are assisting citizens with their State and Federal tax returns.
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For Adults | tags: Adult, Bull Street, Midway, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Taxes

Our Local Black History

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A special program for Black History Month starting February 5th: Representatives from Pin Point Heritage Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Georgia State Railroad Museum, and Savannah Children's Museum, present an educational and interactive program concerning local black history. All ages. February 5 - 19, various locations.
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month

Phil Morrison Jazz Trio

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Composer and bassist Phil Morrison heads up a trio that will bring you some jazz favorites, some original compositions, and introduce you to the fascinating history of jazz music. This special Black History Month program will include original pieces written...
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month, jazz, music, performance

Legacy of Activism

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Participants will learn about one or more significant historical events such as the background of the First African Baptist Church in Savannah and its connection to the Underground Railroad; the journalistic activities of W.E.B. DuBois and Ida B. Wells; and the Birmingham Children's March, to be followed by one or more art activities. Ages 6-12.
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month, Bull Street, Oglethorpe Mall, Southwest Chatham

Lieutenant Flipper’s Trial

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A one-act play dramatizing the fateful 1881 trial of Lt. Henry O. Flipper. Presented and performed by the play’s author, Bob Rogers, a former U.S. Army Captain and combat leader during the Vietnam War in Troop A, 1/10th Cavalry. In 1877, Lt. Flipper was the first African-American to graduate from West Point.
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Black History Month | tags: Black History Month, Bull Street, Carnegie, Hinesville, Oglethorpe Mall, Southwest Chatham

Sewing For Beginners

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Learn the basics of sewing from an experienced sewing and quilting instructor.
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For Adults | tags: sewing, Thunderbolt

Coloring Time for ADULTS!

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Relax! Unplug! Find your Zen! Coloring sheets & colored pencils provided. Feel free to bring your own coloring books and materials. Adults only, please.
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For Adults | tags: Adult, Coloring, Garden City, Hinesville, Midway, Pooler, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield, Tybee

Book Clubs @ Your Library

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Join a book group at one of our branch libraries, or find out how to start one on your own. Call or visit today!
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For Adults | tags: Book Clubs, Carnegie, Garden City, Islands, Midway, Ola Wyeth, Southwest Chatham, tea time, Tybee

Getting Started In Genealogy with Charlie Bourland

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Learn the basics of beginning the adventure of tracking down your ancestry. Genealogist, speaker and author Charlie Bourland will teach this comprehensive 9-hour program. Mr. Bourland will provide the skills needed to create a step-by-step work plan to research family history and leave a lasting legacy for descendants. S.W. Chatham Library, 925-8305
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For Adults | tags: Genealogy Classes, Southwest Chatham

English - Farsi Fun

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Have some fun learning Basic Farsi and English expressions. All Ages.
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For Kids | tags: WW Law

Yoga

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Family Yoga options. Different programs offered.
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For Kids | tags: Garden City, Southwest Chatham, Thunderbolt, Yoga

LEGO® Club

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Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® Club to hone your skills. Our monthly meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! You may even find you work on display in the library. Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Pooler, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield

The Campaign for Healthy Kids and Families

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Every 2nd Tuesday each month, Application assistance for public health insurance programs, Georgia Medicaid, PeachCare and Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP.) Eligibility for public benefit programs is based on income and family size. Please bring income verification and government-issued ID. http://healthykidssavannah.org/ Register by calling 652-3627.
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For Adults | tags: Bull Street

Baby Play Date

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Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddles, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date!
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For Kids | tags: babies, Garden City, Islands, Oglethorpe Mall, Southwest Chatham, Springfield

Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration

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Live Oak Public Libraries celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Carnegie Library. Read about the history of this community icon and celebrate its bright future. The Carnegie Library opened on East Henry Street in August 1914 to serve Savannah’s black community.
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For Kids | tags: Carnegie, celebration, centennial