Events: For Adults
Happy Birthday Johnny! Johnny Mercer Tribute
To celebrate Johnny Mercer’s 105th birthday, the library presents a special taped concert performed by four great vocalists: Margaret Whiting, Julius LaRosa, Marlene VerPlanck and Johnny Hartman. Commentator is David Oppenheim. The concert was originally performed on April 19, 1982, the evening of the official opening of the Johnny Mercer Archives in the Pullen Library in Atlanta.
Taiga Taiga: An Expedition to Tunguska, Siberia
Award-winning scientist and researcher Dee Breger presents an illustrated talk on her Centennial Expedition to Tunguska, Siberia. In 2008, she was part of a scientific team that choppered into the center of an over 100-year old explosion. In this fascinating...
The Remarkable Micro-world
Award winning scientist and researcher Dee Breger leads this scientific adventure into the remarkable micro-world. She will present vibrant images from a scanning electron microscope that weave through a tiny and fascinating world inhabited by mini-monsters, invisible seashells and more! If you ever thought science was boring, this program may just change your mind.
Ages 8 through adults.
Family Knitting Group
Experienced knitters share their techniques and teach beginners and those working a socks project during this family style program. Ages 8 and up. To register and for information on supplies, call the Southwest Chatham Library Children’s Department at 925-8305.
Health and Wellness with Dr. Pam Popper
Dr. Pam Popper, internationally known expert on diet, health and nutrition, will be available via Skype to offer advice and answer questions. Dr. Popper is a New York Times bestselling author whose most recent title is “Food Over Medicine.”
Getting Started in Genealogy
Book Clubs @ Your Library
Savannah's Jewish Community: A Legacy for Our Future
Live Oak Public Libraries presents the TREE Loft at the Bull Street Library, a dynamic interactive space showcasing our communities.
The inaugural exhibit "Savannah's Jewish Community: A Legacy for Our Future," opens to the public Tues., Sept. 16 in partnership with MorningStar Arts.
Reaching Reluctant Readers
Storytelling, Puppetry, and
Creative Dramatic Arts as Literacy Tools: The Things We Learn with Joy We Remember Forever
A FREE workshop for Teachers, Media Specialists, Pre-service Teachers, Librarians, Education Majors & Parents, Fri., Nov. 7, 2014
Because of Them, We Can
Based on the “Because of Them, We Can” series of photos by Eunique Jones
created to “empower and excite young people about their history
and their future in a creative and yet relatable way.”
Children ages 6 to 10 will hear a story and learn how they
can carry on the legacies of our African‐American heroes.
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.
Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration
Starting a Home-Based Business
African American Genealogy Group
GED Classes @ the Library!
Southwest Writers' Group
Paths to Home Ownership
To learn more about buying a home attend this free home-buyer education workshop series.
Part 1 will cover setting goals for home ownership, evaluating your credit and developing a budget. Part 2 will cover saving for home ownership, exploring housing options and shopping for a home. Registration is required by calling the UGA Cooperative Extension Office at 652-7981
Heartbeats for Life-GA: Say “No” to Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes and Obesity
According to the American Dietetic Association, a well-planned plant-based diet is healthful, nutritious and can help prevent and treat some of the major diseases striking people in North America. Jeff Adams of HeartBeats for Life-GA demonstrates how easily a plant-based diet can be adopted and how to make diet selections that best maximize their health benefits. For more information, call Baiba Appelbaum at 925-8305.
Money Smart Credit Clinic
The Consumer Credit Counseling Service, in partnership with Step Up Savannah, and Bank on Savannah, offers these free workshops to help consumers develop money management skills and positive financial relationships. This month’s topic is credit reports. Participants will be able to pull their credit report during the class and will also get tips on improving their credit scores. Space is limited.