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

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August 2016
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Sensory Storytime – Registration Required

08/27/2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sensory Storytime is an interactive and educational program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and other activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime, this inclusive program of stories, songs, and activities may be just what you are looking for! This program is designed for children ages 3-10 and sign-up will be limited to 15 children and their caregiver. Sign up…

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Toddler Storytime, ages 2 and under

08/30/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Toddler Storytime, ages 2 and under

08/30/2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Adult Non-Fiction Book Club

08/31/2016 @ 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 Sports, Exercise, & Recreation.

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September 2016
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Preschool Storytime

09/02/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, Songs, and Rhymes! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 3ish-5.

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Toddler Storytime

09/06/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Toddler Storytime

09/06/2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history known as the Winter Soldier. Movie is rated PG-13

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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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Baby & Me Storytime

09/08/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Lap bounces, diaper changing songs, rhymes, stories, play and more. Come join our growing group of babies and caregivers while we have fun and encourage an early love of all things language. For pre-walkers ages 2 and under.

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Georgia Elite CPR Training

09/08/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Georgia Elite CPR Training brings expert training from American Heart Association certified trainers to the library. Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR and be able to perform them in an emergency.of ant. Reservations required; send your name and number attending with the program date and name to: events@gwinnettpl.org

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Preschool Storytime

09/09/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, Songs, and Rhymes! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 3ish-5.

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Doggie Tales. Ages 5 & Up

09/10/2016 @ 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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Toddler Storytime

09/13/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Toddler Storytime

09/13/2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Lego STEAM night

09/14/2016 @ 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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Fandom Trivia Night

09/15/2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Compete in groups to see who knows the most about their favorite fandoms!

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Preschool Storytime

09/16/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, Songs, and Rhymes! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 3ish-5.

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Meet with a representative from the Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Service to learn what’s available to you. Get the Veterans Employment Resources You Need. Find a Job! Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) provides critical resources, expertise, and training to assist veterans in locating and obtaining meaningful careers at over 2,500 American Job Centers nationwide. All veterans are invited.

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Sensory Storytime.

09/17/2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sensory Storytime is an interactive and educational program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and other activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime, this inclusive program of stories, songs, and activities may be just what you are looking for! This program is designed for children ages 3-10 and sign-up will be limited to 15 children and their caregiver. Sign up…

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History Book Club Meeting

09/19/2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Join the History Book Club for September’s selection 1924: The Year That Made Hitler by Peter Ross Range. Before Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany, there was 1924—the year that Hitler spent in prison for his Beer Hall Putsch. Behind bars Hitler redefined and recharged himself, reframed his political strategy, honed his racist rhetoric and wrote the book that would become the Bible of Nazism—Mein Kampf. New members are always welcome!

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Toddler Storytime

09/20/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Toddler Storytime

09/20/2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, and Play! Join us as we spend a fun-filled half hour reading books and singing songs that will be sure to get you moving. Ages 2ish and under.

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Businessman Getting Interviewed

Discover the inside secrets to becoming the TOP CANDIDATE in a highly competitive market! As a Human Resources Manager and Coach for over 25 years, Butch Reiser has interviewed thousands of people and watched them make major mistakes-and lose the job to someone else.

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Pajama Storytime

09/21/2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Stories, Songs, and Rhymes! Join us as we spend a fun-filled evening reading books and singing songs in our pajamas. Ages 2 and up.

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Baby & Me Storytime

09/22/2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Lap bounces, diaper changing songs, rhymes, stories, play and more. Come join our growing group of babies and caregivers while we have fun and encourage an early love of all things language. For pre-walkers ages 2 and under.

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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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Come to the Five Forks branch and play Minecraft on the library’s very own Minecraft server. New to the game? Already an experienced player? We will be giving you fun challenges to achieve in the game- Compete with yourself, friends and new friends too! This program is for teens, in grades 6-12. Space is limited and registration is required. Please click the link to register anytime after 10am on September 1st. https://goo.gl/forms/RlkC0prgMAizl5e03

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Elephant Piggie Lrg

Come share a story with your favorite book characters and friends, Elephant and Piggie! Grown-ups- don't forget to bring your cameras for a great photo-op with the pair! This program is open to kids of all ages and their accompanying parent/guardian. Elephant & Piggie books are written and illustrated by Mo Willems. Find them on your library bookshelves!

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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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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.

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October 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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Mammogram screening

10/11/2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Care-a-Van, brings advanced, all-digital breast screening technology directly to the community. Call Gwinnett Medical Center at 678-312-3444 to schedule your mammogram today! The Care-a-Van features: • Mammograms performed by experienced mammography specialists registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists • Mammogram interpretation by board-certified radiologists with advanced expertise in mammography • Compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act For more info, visit http://www.gmcimaging.org/our-services/mobile-mammography

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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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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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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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exchange-of-ideas-222788_1280

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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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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exchange-of-ideas-222788_1280

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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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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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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exchange-of-ideas-222788_1280

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
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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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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