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Check out whats coming up soon at the libraries below or see the full Calendar of Events.

Preschool Storytime-LJ

When: Wednesday, September 24 at 10:30 AM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: Preschool story time will be offered every Wednesday for 3-6 year olds. Activities will include stories, songs, finger plays, movement, crafts, and movies. For more information and to register your child please call the library at 770-472-8129. Groups are welcome but must register in advance.

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Pajama Rama Storytime

When: Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch

Come have fun with us while we explore new stories and themes each week through books, music, games, and crafts.  You may wear your pajamas, bring a blanket or stuffed animal.   

No registration - For all ages.

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Baby Talk

When: Thursday, September 25 at 10:00 AM
Where: Headquarters Branch

This program is an hour of one-on-one interactive play, songs, finger plays, rhymes, Souns® and book sharing time for parents, caregivers, or grandparents with their young ones.  You must register in advance.  However, you need only register one time for the entire series.

This program is for children ages newborn-20 months.  Due to the concern for the safety of these young children, older children, up to age 6, may not accompany the Baby Talk attendees.  Alternate arrangements must be made for older children.  


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Pre-School Story Time (FP)

When: Thursday, September 25 at 10:30 AM
Where: Headquarters Branch

Cards~Community~Connection for Families

When: Thursday, September 25 at 4:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch

Clayton County community leaders will read their favorite children's book in honor of National Library Card Sign-Up Month.

For all ages   

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Cuentos y Libros/Stories & Books

When: Saturday, September 27 at 1:00 PM
Where: Headquarters Branch

Each Saturday, stories will be read in both English and in Spanish.  Talented bilingual volunteers will read stories in Spanish and library staff will read in English. The program will end with a craft.  For the whole family.

Participarán  estudiantes talentosas, que leerán en ambos idiomas (español e inglés).  Después de la activad de lectura, los participantes harán una actividad manual.  Estas actividades son gratis para toda la familia.  Esta es una gran oportunidad de aprender inglés para unos y español para otros.  Pueden participar desde los niños hasta los abuelos de su familia.

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Saturday Family Movie

When: Saturday, September 27 at 2:30 PM
Where: Jonesboro Branch
Description: An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exile princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.

Parents or caregivers are welcome to come too, but must stay with younger children during the movie. Feel free to bring your own refreshments. Rated PG

For a  review of today's movie, go to: CommonSenseMedia 

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Eat Better Eat Together

When: Wednesday, October 1 at 3:00 PM
Where: Jonesboro Branch
Description: Come to the library and pick up a handout on how to be a healthy eater. Also each week there will be a different craft for you to make and take home.

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Preschool Storytime

When: Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 AM
Where: Riverdale Branch

  Preschool Story Time

Join us at the Riverdale Branch Library

as we encourage

your little one's love of books,

reading, music, art and playing.

Miss Amanda reads for thirty minutes,

then we listen to music

and do body movement exercise!

Groups are welcome,

based on available space,

but MUST register in advance.


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Monday Afternoon Movie-LJ

When: Monday, October 6 at 3:30 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: What do you get when you combine a cowboy, a space ranger, a dinosaur and two talking potatoes?  You get a lot of fun!  This movie is rated G and is 103 minutes in length.

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Family Movie Night

When: Monday, October 6 at 6:30 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch
Description: Alice falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm populated by talking playing cards, the raging Red Queen and a stark raving Mad Hatter. Haven't read the book yet? Check out a copy to read at home. Recommended for ages 9 and older.

For more information on the movie, click the link below...

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Thursday Afternoon Looney Tunes Express-LJ

When: Thursday, October 9 at 4:00 PM
Where: Lovejoy Branch