Friends Book Sales, This Weekend!

Friend's Book Sale
Friends of the Winder Library and Friends of the Maysville Public Library will be holding annual book sales, this weekend.

Friends of the Winder Library Book Sale is a three day event: Friday, October 3, 9am–5pm – Saturday, October 4th, 9am–5pm – and Monday., Oct. 6th 9am–8pm at the Winder Public Library, 189 Bellview St., Winder, GA. The proceeds from this fundraiser will provide support for the annual Summer Reading Program performance schedule.

The Friends of the Maysville Public Library will be holding their annual book sale on Saturday, October 4th. The sale is from 8am-2pm and is part of the Autumn Leaf Festival. The proceeds will be used to purchase a flat screen television for our children’s room.

Both book sales will have a large assortment of children’s and adult books.

Two New Library Events in Nicholson, GA

Nicholson Yarn Club
Learn new skills and share old skills with new friends.

The “Nicholson Yarn Club” features knitting, crocheting, and spinning. All skill levels and even beginners are welcome. This weekly event is held at the Harold S. Swindle Public Library, Tuesday evenings at 6-8pm.

Also weekly (Tuesday Mornings at 10-12 noon and Thursday evenings at 7-9pm) “Quilt with Friends of the Harold S. Swindle Public Library” at the Nicholson Community Center.

If you have questions about either program, contact the Harold S. Swindle Public Library at 706-757-3577.

Weekly Storytimes Are Starting Up Again

Some of our libraries are taking a short break from storytime, but will start up, soon.

Auburn Public Library – their Ready to Read Pre-k storytime has already started back and their Lapsit storytime starts back on August 21 (Thursday).

Braselton Library starts back to regular storytimes on September 3. The days and times remain the same — Wednesdays 10am (toddlers), Fridays 10:30 (babies) and 11:30am (5 yr+).

Harold S. Swindle Public Library in Nicholson – First Steps into Music Story Time with Ms. Laurie starts back on August 14th at 10:30am, ages 3 and up.

Statham Public Library – storytime starts back up Monday, August 18, at 10:30am.

Talmo Public Library – new schedule for storytime will be Thursdays at 10am, beginning this week.

Winder Public Library starts back on September 4, Thursday at 10:30am.

There is no break for Banks County, Commerce, Jefferson, and Maysville. They will be continuing storytime throughout August at the same time. See their Events page for dates and times.