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Five Forks Branch

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2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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September 2016
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3D Printing Demonstration

09/27/2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Curious about 3D printing and it's current applications? Want to learn how you can get an object printed for your own personal use? Join us as we demonstrate the MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation 3D printer, and talk about current uses in the 3D printing world.

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Learn to love your lima beans and enjoy your eggplant while watching this fun, fast-paced variety show from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre! Just like vegetable soup, it contains a little of everything: music, games, puppets (and a little learning, too!) Find out how to be a stronger you while having a good time! This program is for kids, ages 4 and up and their accompanying parent/guardian. This date is a Gwinnett County Public School early release day.

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ADULT NON-FICTION BOOK CLUB

09/28/2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the Five Forks branch to discuss a non-fiction book of your choosing. This month’s topic is Medicine & Health.

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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Fall is for Planting

09/29/2016 @ 6:30 pm

The fall months are the best time of the year to plant trees, shrubs and several other types of plants. The weather is cooler which will give the plants a greater chance of surviving and thriving in the home landscape. Taught by Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Timothy Daly. Registration requested, but not required: events@gwinnettpl.org

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Read any book by Kate DiCamillo and come to discuss!

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October 2016
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Drop-In Star Wars Reads Day

10/04/2016 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Themed crafts and activities celebrating Star Wars Reads Day! Costumes are welcome.

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Jedi Academy Storytime, for ages 2-6

10/04/2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a Star Wars story, then test your Jedi skills in fun challenges!

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LEGO STEAM Night

10/05/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Go crazy with Legos and experience an exciting new piece of technology. Ages 5 and up.

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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Doggie Tales. Ages 5 and up

10/08/2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Have a tail-wagging good time while practicing reading skills! Children ages 5-10 are invited to read to a friendly dog. The dogs are trained and registered members of Therapy Dogs International Chapter #193 . The purpose of Doggie Tales is to help children enjoy and practice reading skills. Doggie Tales programs are held every week at select branches.

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Movies @ Your Library! For Teens

10/11/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If true love is meant to be, what does it matter if one is human and the other a zombie? Kick off October with a showing of the movie Warm Bodies.

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Join us for a recurring monthly program, geared just for homeschooled children, ages 5-11. Each month will feature a different theme and fantastic activities to do or share! Don't miss out on the fun! (Space can be limited and may be restricted to a first-to-arrive basis.)

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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Join us for a fun program that uses music, wiggles and giggles to show the connection between reading and rhythm! This program is designed for kids, ages 3 and up. Space can be limited and will be on a first-to-arrive basis.

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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Teen Craft Night – Zombie Feltiess

10/20/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

"Who would have thought that felt, floss, buttons, and beads could create anything quite so alarming? Revolting yet compelling: You'll find that unknown forces induce you to craft every single one...Zombie Felties!"

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Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Come see the 1984 original film featuring Peter, Ray, Egon, and Winston. This movie is Rated PG.

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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Read any book by R.L. Stine and come to discuss!

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November 2016
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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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books at a slant

Join us for a recurring monthly program, geared just for homeschooled children, ages 5-11. Each month will feature a different theme and fantastic activities to do or share! Don't miss out on the fun! (Space can be limited and may be restricted to a first-to-arrive basis.)

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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Join us for a writers workshop with the author of one of the 2016 Books All Young Georgians Should Read. Ms. Kleber graduated from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia as the top student in her graduating class. She began her career as a newspaper reporter in North Carolina and South Carolina before returning to her hometown to work in public relations and corporate branding. After more than twenty years as a…

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Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter. This movie is rated PG.

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Join us for a fun program that uses music, wiggles and giggles to show the connection between reading and rhythm! This program is designed for kids, ages 3 and up. Space can be limited and will be on a first-to-arrive basis.

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Let's Talk presents an opportunity for non-English speakers to practice speaking English in an informal friendly environment. Previous participants have enjoyed building their confidence and gaining a cultural understanding of the United States. Sessions are free. Registration is not required. All sessions will be held in the meeting room at the Five Forks Branch.

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International Games Day

11/19/2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come by the library for a day of games! We'll have to board games set-up in the teen area for you and your friends to play including Apples to Apples, Coup, Fluxx, and more!

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Come see the sequel to The Huntsman! Eric and fellow warrior Sara, raised as members of ice Queen Freya's army, try to conceal their forbidden love as they fight to survive the wicked intentions of both Freya and her sister Ravenna. This movie is rated PG-13.

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December 2016
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Join us for a recurring monthly program, geared just for homeschooled children, ages 5-11. Each month will feature a different theme and fantastic activities to do or share! Don't miss out on the fun! (Space can be limited and may be restricted to a first-to-arrive basis.)

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music swirl

Join us for a fun program that uses music, wiggles and giggles to show the connection between reading and rhythm! This program is designed for kids, ages 3 and up. Space can be limited and will be on a first-to-arrive basis.

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