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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.
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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

Kids Table Time Crafts

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Have a seat and enjoy making a craft to take home. Ages 5 and up at Bull Street Library and for preschoolers at W.W. Law Library
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street, crafts, preschoolers, WW Law

Craft Swap

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Swap your leftover craft supplies and share ideas with other area crafters. (Adult Program)
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For Adults | tags: Crafters, Crafts, Hinesville

Teens and Timelords, “Doctor Who” in the Library

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Whovians Unite! Fans of the series can make Dr. Who inspired crafts and activities. Ages 13 to 17.
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For Teens | tags: Dr. Who, Garden City

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” Celebration

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Celebrate the release of the newest “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book with cartoon drawing, trivia and a cheese touch game. Ages 6 to 12.
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For Kids | tags: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Oglethorpe Mall

After School @ Your Library

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Sound Stories: Increase literacy skills by listening to stories and playing musical instruments together.Ages 5 to 11. / STEAM: Simple science, technology, engineering, arts and math program. Ages 8 to 14.
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For Kids | tags: After School, Bull Street, Islands

Happy Birthday Johnny! Johnny Mercer Tribute

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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.
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For Adults | tags: Johnny Mercer, music, Southwest Chatham

Music & Movement

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Learning from songs and moving to the music. Ages 0 to 4.
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For Kids | tags: Islands, music

Thrilling Thursday

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Each week two books that have a connection will be featured. Can you guess the connection? Ages 5 to 11.
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For Kids | tags: Islands

Fall Festival

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Enjoy fall themed games, crafts and more. Fun for the whole family.
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For Kids | tags: fall festival, Hinesville, Midway

Monsters DO Eat Broccoli

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The folks from the Pooler Farmer’s Market share tales and tunes about the benefits of healthy a healthy diet. Ages 4 to 10.
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For Kids | tags: farmers market, pooler, veggies

Toes to Nose: Family Yoga

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Family Yoga is a fun way for your child to learn how to move creatively and interact with others. This class combines yoga postures with games, props and storytelling. Children see the adults doing the poses, and then learn how to do it themselves easily. Children must be accompanied by their parent or caregiver.
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For Kids | tags: Garden City, Yoga

Rescue Me!

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Bill Cowan, Adoption Coordinator for the Effingham County Animal Shelter, will share information about the shelter and the animals available for adoption. Donations of canned dog or cat food to support the shelter will be accepted during the program. Ages 4 and up.
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For Kids | tags: animals, effingham, Springfield

Taiga Taiga: An Expedition to Tunguska, Siberia

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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...
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For Adults | tags: Islands, science

The Remarkable Micro-world

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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.
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For Adults | tags: Bull Street, Garden City, science, Southwest Chatham

Family Game Time

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An evening for families to spend time together and play board games provided by the library. All ages.
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For Kids | tags: Family, games, Garden City, Hinesville, Islands, Midway, Tybee

Family Knitting Group

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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.
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For Adults | tags: class, events, knitting, Southwest Chatham

Dog Days

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In this popular library program, children are encouraged to practice their reading skills with the most patient of listeners: therapy dogs. For readers ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Southwest Chatham

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party

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Celebrate the upcoming Wimpy Kid book release, “The Long Haul,” with games and activities.
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For Kids | tags: Hinesville, Midway, wimpykid

Drop In Art Talk- Writing/Drawing

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Join talented art instructors for informal drop in drawing session. Each session will have a different theme. Ages 6 to 9.
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For Kids | tags: art, Bull Street

Cool & Crazy Crafts

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This craft program features a seasonal or holiday themed art activity. Ages 4 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street, Carnegie, Hinesville, Midway, pooler, Rincon, Springfield

Getting Started in Genealogy

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Genealogist, speaker and author Charlie Bourland will teach this comprehensive 9-hour program. Call 925-8305 to register.
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For Adults | tags: Genealogy Classes, Southwest Chatham

Family Read Party

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Bring your family and friends to a fun reading party at your library! Enjoy stories, games, crafts.
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For Kids | tags: Hinesville, Midway, Oglethorpe Mall, pooler, Southwest Chatham

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, Islands, Midway, Ola Wyeth, Southwest Chatham, tea time, Tybee

Tree Tots Costume Party!

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Children ages 0 to 5 are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to this storytime.
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For Kids | tags: costumes, pooler

Monsters and Aliens

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Gooey, creepy fun with scary stories and glow-in-the-dark slime. Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: spooky, Springfield

Savannah's Jewish Community: A Legacy for Our Future

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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.
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For Adults | tags: Bull Street, Exhibit, History, Jewish, TREELoft

Reaching Reluctant Readers

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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
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| tags: free class, reluctant readers, Southwest Chatham, workshop

Because of Them, We Can

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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.
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For Kids | tags: Carnegie

Drop In Art Talk

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Join talented art instructors for informal drop in drawing session. Ages 6 to 9.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street

After School @ Your Library : Game Day

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Relax your brain and enjoy puzzles, board games and more. Ages 5 and up.
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For Kids | tags: Bull Street

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, Hinesville, Midway, Rincon, Southwest Chatham, Springfield

Preschool Craft

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Craft projects for preschoolers.
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For Kids | tags: W. W. Law, WW Law

Baby Jamz

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Bring your family and friends as we crank up the tunes and boogie down in the library! A movement and music program, children and their caregivers get to play musical instruments, sing and dance together. Ages 0 to 4.
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| tags: pooler

Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration

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The Carnegie Library will begin the commemoration of its centennial in August with a full week of activities to remember the history of this community icon and celebrate its bright future.
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Top Story | tags: Carnegie, celebration, centennial

Game Time

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Teens play old-school games such as jacks, tic tac toe and a variety of board games at W.W. Law on Fridays.
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For Teens | tags: games, WW Law

The Senior Project

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Amazing craft projects designed for seniors.
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| tags: W. W. Law

Homeschool Hangout

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Join us for a bright Homeschool Hangout as we conduct science experiments with color and the visible spectrum. Ages 7 to 12 and families.
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For Kids | tags: homeschool, Oglethorpe Mall, Springfield

Southwest Writers' Group

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Aspiring writers and published authors discuss their craft while receiving thoughtful, positive and useful critique in a supportive environment. All skill levels, genres and styles are welcome.
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For Adults | tags: Southwest Chatham, writing

ARTattack!

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This drop-in craft program features projects especially for tweens and teens ages 10 to 18.
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For Kids | tags: Rincon, Springfield