Entries from Events tagged with 'Southwest Chatham'

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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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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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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Book Trailer Contest

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The annual Book Trailer Contest is underway at Live Oak Public Libraries as part of the Savannah Children’s Book Festival. The contest challenges videographers and filmmakers of all levels and ages to create an original book trailer, up to 30 seconds long. Entry deadline is Friday, Oct. 17.
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It’s Character That Counts!

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Local author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey will discuss his book, “It’s Character That Counts”. Grassey uses his memoir to spotlight individuals from his school days and military service who exemplify the behaviors essen􀆟al to posi􀆟ve character development and success in life.
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Meet Maya Van Wagenen, Teen Author of "Popular"

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Before starting eighth grade, Maya Van Wagenen decided to spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide written by former teen model Betty Cornell to see the effect it would have on her social standing.
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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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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

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Proceeds benefit Live Oak Public Libraries branches in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties.
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Young Writers Contest

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All entries are due by 6 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 26, 2014 and may be turned in to any Live Oak Public Libraries branch that is open. Write a poem and include at least 5 words from some of our featured festival books. Your poem can be about any topic of your choice. So get creative and pick from the words in the flyer.
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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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Family Knitting Group

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Learn to knit with a parent or grandparent in this family style program with the help of experienced knitters. For more information and to register call 925-8305. Ages 8 and up.
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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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African American Genealogy Group

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The focus of this group is genealogical research that is unique to the African American community. Chaired by Mildred Reynolds, the group will share research strategies, skills and findings.
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Computer Classes

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Classes on various software, the Internet, and other related topics available at various branches.
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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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Storytimes

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Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
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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.
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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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Paths to Home Ownership

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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
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Heartbeats for Life-GA: Strengthen Your Immune System

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Many scientists believe toxic chemicals in our environment and food may cause significant damage to the immune system. Jeff Adams of Heartbeats for Life-GA demonstrates how easily a plant-based diet can be adopted...
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Money Smart Credit Clinic

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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.
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Closings

Islands Library will be closed Monday, September 22, and will reopen Tuesday, October 14, at their new location at 50 Johnny Mercer Blvd. (Whitemarsh Island Rd. & Johnny Mercer Blvd.)