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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Yoga

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Family Yoga options. Different programs offered.
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Storytimes

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Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
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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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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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Computer Classes

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Classes on various software, the Internet, and other related topics available at various branches. iPad Basics classes are back!
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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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GED Classes @ the Library!

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Live Oak Public Libraries offers GED classes in partnership with Savannah Technical College. Register by calling (912) 443-5446 or email adulteducationFAQ@savannahtech.edu. Classes have been delayed until September. Stay tuned for more information.
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