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3690 Braselton Highway
Dacula,GA30019United States

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December 2016
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Fireside Tales

12/05/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Come get comfy by the Hamilton Mill fireplace and enjoy listening to stories and singing songs. For kids, ages 3-8 and their families.

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Hour of Code

12/06/2016 @ 4:00 pm

Want to learn how to tell computers what to do? Come join us in honor of Hour of Code Week and start learning how to code! Through games and activities, we will learn the basic concepts of coding. Participants should be reading independently and comfortable using a mouse. Class size is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Designed for children 6-12.

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Digital Downloads

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Hour of Code

12/07/2016 @ 4:00 pm

Want to learn how to tell computers what to do? Come join us in honor of Hour of Code Week and start learning how to code! Through games and activities, we will learn the basic concepts of coding. Participants should be reading independently and comfortable using a mouse. Class size is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Designed for children 6-12.

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Kids will explore new concepts with stories and activity stations, using an aspect of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) each month! This program is intended for children between the ages of 2 and 6 and their participating grown-up.

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Teen Paint -a- Print: Holiday Ornaments

12/10/2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Paint and decorate your very own 3D-printed holiday ornaments. We'll provide an assortment of 3-d printed holiday shapes, paints and decorations to help you personalize an ornament for yourself or as a gift for your loved ones.

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Childbloom Guitar Concert

12/12/2016 @ 6:30 pm

The Childbloom Guitar Program will be presenting their youth guitar ensemble to play several classical and holiday selections. Join us for an evening of music with these talented young musicians!

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Introduce your little one to early science and engineering concepts through exploration, play, and building using a variety of materials and activities. For ages 4 and under.

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Digital Downloads

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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!  

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Make your own glow-in-the-dark ferrofluid ( a magnetic liquid) and watch magnetism in action! For grades 6-12.

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Family Storytime

12/17/2016 @ 10:30 am

Join us at the library for a family storytime, as we have fun with books, songs, and more! This program is open to kids, ages 3 and up and their accompanying adult.

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Sensory Storytime

12/18/2016 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for an interactive and educational storytime designed for children with sensory integration challenges that combines books, songs, movement, and more! Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 3-8. Sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/December2016Sensory or by calling the library helpline at (770) 978-5154.

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Chess Club

12/18/2016 @ 3:00 pm

Play, learn, converse, and grow! Come on in for a friendly game of chess on the third Sunday of each month at 3:00 PM. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your own set or use one of ours.

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Chess Club

12/19/2016 @ 3:00 pm

Play, learn, converse, and grow! Come on in for a friendly game of chess on the third Sunday of each month at 3:00 PM. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your own set or use one of ours.

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Maker Monday

12/19/2016 @ 6:00 pm

Maker Monday events give children an opportunity to tinker, design and create together! Using a variety of STEM concepts, materials, and tools, kids will engage their creativity to make a project to take home. (Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like paint, ink and glue!) This event is open to kids, ages 5-10 and their participating parent/guardian.

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Digital Downloads

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Tiny Dancers

12/22/2016 @ 10:30 am

Put on your tutu and come learn to dance with Miss Heather. This program is open to kids, ages 4 and up.

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#KidsCode

12/27/2016 @ 10:30 am

Want to learn how to tell computers what to do? Come join us and start learning how to code! Through games and activities, we will learn the basic concepts of coding. This program is open to kids, ages 6-12. Participants should be reading independently and comfortable using a mouse. Class size is limited and on a first come, first served basis.

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Digital Downloads

Get help accessing thousands of e-books, digital audio books, and digital magazines, all FREE with your library card.  

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#KidsCode

12/28/2016 @ 10:30 am

Want to learn how to tell computers what to do? Come join us and start learning how to code! Through games and activities, we will learn the basic concepts of coding. This program is open to kids, ages 6-12. Participants should be reading independently and comfortable using a mouse. Class size is limited and on a first come, first served basis.

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Participants will learn concepts associated with forensic science and investigation to solve a mystery in the library. This program is limited to ages 7-10. Snacks provided. This is a two-day cumulative program. Participants will be expected to attend both days of the event (December 28-29). Sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/STEMacademyCSI or by calling the library helpline at (770) 978-5154.

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#KidsCode

12/29/2016 @ 10:30 am

Want to learn how to tell computers what to do? Come join us and start learning how to code! Through games and activities, we will learn the basic concepts of coding. This program is open to kids, ages 6-12. Participants should be reading independently and comfortable using a mouse. Class size is limited and on a first come, first served basis.

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Participants will learn concepts associated with forensic science and investigation to solve a mystery in the library. This program is limited to ages 7-10. Snacks provided. This is a two-day cumulative program. Participants will be expected to attend both days of the event (December 28-29). Sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/STEMacademyCSI or by calling the library helpline at (770) 978-5154.

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January 2017
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Join the GCPL Puppeteers for an awesome and fun puppet show featuring amusing stories and “catchy” music. Kids will laugh out-loud to the silly antics! This program is recommended for individual children, ages 3 & up and their families.

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Culture Craft

01/07/17 @ 2:00 pm

Join Miss Hamidah for a storytime featuring cultural traditions from around the world, then enjoy a craft based on the story! This program is for kids, ages 5 and up.

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Yoga @ Your Library

01/08/17 @ 1:00 am

Treat yourself by exploring a practice that is widely used for health and relaxation. Learn techniques from a certified Yoga Instructor including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures designed to bring calm and mindfulness into your life.

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Toddler Time

01/10/17 @ 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. For individual children and their accompanying adult(s).

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Music & Movement!

01/12/17 @ 10:30 am

Ready to get those wiggles out? Improve balance, coordination, and rhythm through dance and movement activities. Designed for little ones, ages 4 and under.

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Have you always wanted to learn a language? Join us to get started learning Spanish! This class will use Mango Language software and group activities to create a fun, relaxing language class. Series will run every Thursday at 6:30 PM from January 12th-February 16th.

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Preschool Storytime

01/13/17 @ 10:30 am

Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s).

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Reading-Circle

Carefully selected readings for children interested in changing the world. Each month will feature a new book and discussion relating to topics of social responsibility. For children ages 8 -11. 

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Chess Club

01/15/17 @ 3:00 pm

Play, learn, converse, and grow! Come on in for a friendly game of chess on the third Sunday of each month at 3:00 PM. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your own set or use one of ours.

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Toddler Time

01/17/17 @ 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. For individual children and their accompanying adult(s).

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Teen “Silent Library” Program

01/19/17 @ 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to complete these silly challenges... without laughing? Be the team that makes the least noise to win! For teens in grades 6 - 12.

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Have you always wanted to learn a language? Join us to get started learning Spanish! This class will use Mango Language software and group activities to create a fun, relaxing language class. Series will run every Thursday at 6:30 PM from January 12th-February 16th.

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Preschool Storytime

01/20/17 @ 10:30 am

Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s).

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Toddler Time

01/24/17 @ 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. For individual children and their accompanying adult(s).

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Monthly Mystery

01/24/17 @ 6:00 pm

Do you enjoy reading a good mystery? Ever wanted to experience one for yourself? Come see if you have what it takes to solve our Mystery in a Box. Beat the clock and you might even win a reward. This program is designed for adults.

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Science Sandbox

01/25/17 @ 5:00 pm

STEM activities for budding scientists featuring a variety of concepts and materials. Come join the educational fun! This program is recommended for kids, ages 5-8.

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Tiny Dancers

01/26/17 @ 10:30 am

Put on your tutu and come learn to dance with Miss Heather. This program is open to kids, ages 4 and up.

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Have you always wanted to learn a language? Join us to get started learning Spanish! This class will use Mango Language software and group activities to create a fun, relaxing language class. Series will run every Thursday at 6:30 PM from January 12th-February 16th.

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Preschool Storytime

01/27/17 @ 10:30 am

Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s).

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Doggie Tales

01/28/17 @ 10:30 am

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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Family Tech Challenge

01/28/17 @ 2:00 pm

How tech-y is your family? Join us at the Hamilton Mill Branch to find out! Families work together to create, build, and problem solve using a variety of components and technology. This event is recommended for families with children ages 4 and up.

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Sensory Storytime

01/29/17 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for an interactive and educational storytime designed for children with sensory integration challenges that combines books, songs, movement, and more! Limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 3-8. Sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/January2016Sensory or by calling the library helpline at (770) 978-5154.

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Maker Monday

01/30/17 @ 5:00 pm

Maker Monday events give children an opportunity to tinker, design and create together! Using a variety of STEM concepts, materials, and tools, kids will engage their creativity to make a project to take home. (Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like paint, ink and glue!) This event is open to kids, ages 5-10 and their participating parent/guardian.

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Hamilton Mill Book Club

01/30/17 @ 6:30 pm

Join the Hamilton Mill Book Club on the Fourth Monday of the month for a lively discussion.  A new title is chosen every month.

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Toddler Time

01/31/17 @ 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. For individual children and their accompanying adult(s).

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February 2017
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Harry Potter Book Night

02/02/17 @ 5:00 am

Join us for a spellbinding good time as we celebrate the Harry Potter book series, featuring games, crafts, and more! Costumes welcome! Ages 8 & up.

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Have you always wanted to learn a language? Join us to get started learning Spanish! This class will use Mango Language software and group activities to create a fun, relaxing language class. Series will run every Thursday at 6:30 PM from January 12th-February 16th.

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Preschool Storytime

02/03/17 @ 10:30 am

Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s).

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Join the Hamilton Mill Branch for a program about stars, constellations and the moon - then head outside for a viewing of the nighttime sky through a telescope!

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Toddler Time

02/07/17 @ 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. For individual children and their accompanying adult(s).

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Music & Movement

02/09/17 @ 10:30 am

Ready to get those wiggles out? Improve balance, coordination, and rhythm through dance and movement activities. Designed for little ones, ages 4 and under.

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aging_well_crop_1-11_t640

Have you always wanted to learn a language? Join us to get started learning Spanish! This class will use Mango Language software and group activities to create a fun, relaxing language class. Series will run every Thursday at 6:30 PM from January 12th-February 16th.

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reading child

Preschool Storytime

02/10/17 @ 10:30 am

Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s).

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Toddler Time

02/14/17 @ 10:30 am

Join us for a storytime just for the little ones! Designed for babies and toddlers, ages 2 and under, this storytime uses simple books, music, rhymes and movement activities to introduce storytime to our youngest listeners. For individual children and their accompanying adult(s).

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Put on your fanciest hat and your most beautiful dress, it’s time for a tea party! Come celebrate the Fancy Nancy book series with tea and cookies and learn how to mind your manners with an etiquette lesson. An event for ages 4 - 8.

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Teen LED Paper Flowers

02/16/17 @ 8:00 am

Use paper and LED lights to create your own glowing flowers. For teens in grades 6 -12.

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Have you always wanted to learn a language? Join us to get started learning Spanish! This class will use Mango Language software and group activities to create a fun, relaxing language class. Series will run every Thursday at 6:30 PM from January 12th-February 16th.

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reading child

Preschool Storytime

02/17/17 @ 10:30 am

Library storytimes promote the early literacy skills that help children become ready to read. Join in the fun with your preschool child as we listen to stories, play games and sing songs! For children, ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s).

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Culture Craft

02/18/17 @ 2:00 pm

Join Miss Hamidah for a storytime featuring cultural traditions from around the world, then enjoy a craft based on the story! This program is for kids, ages 5 and up.

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#KidsCode

02/20/17 @ 10:30 am

Want to learn how to tell computers what to do? Come join us and start learning how to code! Through games and activities, we will learn the basic concepts of coding. This program is open to kids, ages 6-12. Participants should be reading independently and comfortable using a mouse. Class size is limited and on a first come, first served basis.

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Minecraft Challenge

02/20/17 @ 2:00 pm

Come and play Minecraft on the library’s very own Minecraft server. Compete with yourself, friends, and new friends too! New and experienced players welcome! Ages 7 - 13. Registration required; sign up at https://tinyurl.com/MinecraftFeb2017.

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blocks build engineering

Introduce your little one to early science and engineering concepts through exploration, play, and building using a variety of materials and activities. For ages 4 and under.

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Art activities for budding artists using a variety of materials and methods. (Please dress to be messy!) This program is for children, ages 4-8.

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Tiny Dancers

02/23/17 @ 10:30 am

Put on your tutu and come learn to dance with Miss Heather. This program is open to kids, ages 4 and up.

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Science Sandbox

02/23/17 @ 5:00 pm

STEM activities for budding scientists featuring a variety of concepts and materials. Come join the educational fun! This program is recommended for kids, ages 5-8.

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doggietales

Doggie Tales

02/25/17 @ 10:30 am

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.

Read More --->
Reading-Circle

Carefully selected readings for children interested in changing the world. Each month will feature a new book and discussion relating to topics of social responsibility. For children ages 8 -11. 

Read More --->
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Hamilton Mill Book Club

02/27/17 @ 6:30 pm

Join the Hamilton Mill Book Club on the Fourth Monday of the month for a lively discussion.  A new title is chosen every month.

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