Zumba at the Maysville Public Library

Zumba at the Maysville Public Library

Work off those extra holiday pounds at the Maysville Public Library. Licensed instructor Jennifer Smith teaches Zumba every Thursday night at 6pm (not Thanksgiving Thursday, Christmas Thursday, or New Years Thursday, of course, but all of those other Thursdays and plenty of Thursdays in 2015). Classes are free and no registration is required. Maysville Public Library (706-652-2323) is located on 9247 Gillsville Road in Maysville, GA.

Piedmont Regional Library System has programs for all ages, including adults. Besides Zumba, Maysville Public Library
has their “Bookends” Book Club on 2nd Thursday of the month at 11am, Crocheting Club on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 5-7pm, and Knitting Club on 4th Tuesday of the month from 5-7pm.

Other adult programs…

  • Auburn Public Library (24 5th Street, Auburn, GA, 770-513-2925):
    Sit ‘n’ Knit — every Monday at 1pm
    Cover to Cover Book Club — 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30pm
  • Braselton Library (15 Brassie Lane, Braselton, GA, 706-654-1992):
    ESOL, English to Speakers of Other Languages — every Wednesday at 1pm
    Citizenship Class — every Thursday at 5pm
  • Commerce Public Library (1344 South Broad Street, Commerce, GA, phone: 706-335-5946):
    Hooks and Needles, Knitting and Crochet — every Mondays at 10:30am
    “Help Me Rhonda,” Adult Computer Class — every Monday at 3pm
    Yoga — every Monday at 6pm
    Spanish Classes/Club — every Tuesday at 4:30pm
    Adult Writers Group — 1st Tuesday of the month at 10:30am
    NEGA Radio Club — 1st Thursday of the month at 6pm
    Book Vine Book Group — 3rd Friday of the month at 1pm
  • Harold S. Swindle Public Library, Nicholson (466 U.S. Highway 441 South, Nicholson, GA, 706-757-3577):
    Yarn Club — every Tuesdays at 6-8pm
    Quilting with Friends at Nicholson Community Center — Tuesday 10-noon and Thursday 7-9pm
  • Jefferson Public Library (1000 Washington St, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-8012):
    Knitting Group — 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at noon
    Adult Book Club — 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1pm and 2nd Thursday of each month at 6pm
  • Winder Public Library (189 Bellview St., Winder, GA, 770-867-2762):
    Computer Classes — 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
    Mystery Book Club — 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm
    Film Club for Adults — the last Monday of the Month at 5pm
    Advanced Acrylics Studio — most Tuesday and Fridays at 10am


With the holidays, you may want to call to verify the schedule.

Cookbooks to Benefit Friends

Auburn Friends Cookbook
Cookbook to benefit Friends of the Auburn Public Library is now available at the Auburn Public Library (24 5th Street, Auburn, GA), for the modest price of $12.00. The book features over 425 pages of great recipes, fun facts, and the history of Auburn, GA and is an ideal gift for Christmas.

Also, the Harold S. Swindle Public Library (5466 U.S. Highway 441 South, Nicholson, GA) still has copies of their Friends Cookbook for $10.00. Remember, it is all for a good cause.

New Kid’s Website for Young Piedmont Regional Patrons

eReading Room  at the Piedmont Regional Library System

Piedmont Regional Library System has expanded its services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main digital collection, http://prlib.lib.overdrive.com/kids, now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

We recognizes the need to provide a fun, safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check this page out, now: http://prlib.lib.overdrive.com/kids

Halloween Shadow Puppet Show & Stories!

Halloween Postcard
A haunting evening of seasonal tales, costumes, poetry, shadow puppetry and other spooky surprises at the follow locations:
Talmo Public Library – Tuesday, October 14th @ 5pm – “The Great Pumpkin Fest”
Statham Public Library – Thursday, October 16th @ 6pm – “Spooky Stories at Statham”
Jefferson Public Library – Tuesday, October 21st @ 6pm – “Spooktacular – Stories N S’mores!”
Winder Public Library – Wednesday, October 22 @ 6pm – “Boo-Nanza on Bellview Street”
Commerce Public Library – Thursday, October 23rd @ 6:30pm – “Boo-Fest on Broadstreet”
Braselton Library – Friday, October 24th @ 6:30pm – “Carnival of Shadows”
Auburn Public Library – Tuesday, October 28th @ 6pm – “Eek! A Night to Make You Shriek!”
Harold S. Swindle Public Library (Nicholson) -Thursday, October 30th @ 6pm – “Once Upon a Creepy Night”