Never miss a beat. Know what’s going on at GCPL through the month of April. With 15 libraries in Gwinnett County we provide our customers with exciting and enlightening programs and resources for all ages. We’re highlighting some of our events—including, free classes, workshops, storytimes and much more—and you can always find more at  gwinnettpl.org/calender/.  We look forward to seeing you at your local branch.

 

Meet the Gwinnett County k-9 UnitApril 1

Come meet the Gwinnett County K-9 Unit. Learn about how they support the Uniform and Criminal Investigations Divisions and see a demonstration with the dogs!

 

Chipper Jones Signing at Coolray FieldApril 8

To get a signed copy of Ballplayer, attendees must purchase the book from Eagle Eye Book Shop. Ballplayer will be available for purchase at the store or through their website on April 4, 2017. You may also reserve a copy now. Books will be for sale at the event while they last.

 

Adult Game NightApril 11

Join us for some fun! Challenge your friends or other patrons to an hour of board games. We will have Taboo, Apples to Apples, Uno, Checkers, Chess,  and many more.

 

Button Gwinnett Day CelebrationApril 12 

A literary summit with bestselling author Tom Mullen; author Richard Hoard; professor and publishing entrepreneur, Dr. Steven Brown; author, CEO and founder of Deeds Publishing, Bob Babcock; and sports editor, Will Hammock.

 

Social Media Marketing BasicsApril 13

Learn how to market your business and gain attention through the use of social media sites. This workshop will cover basic strategies you can use to drive traffic to your website and more effectively promote your products or services.

 

Pete The Cat Author Eric LitwinApril 15

He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series as well as the author of The Nuts and Groovy Joe. Books available for purchase and signing at this event from Books for Less. Two shows available – 10am and 11:30 am. Tickets are $7 for everyone ages 2 and up. Visit the Aurora Theatre website for ticket purchase to reserve a seat. www.auroratheatre.com

 

Gwinnett Family FestApril 22

Join us for some free and fabulous family fun in the Gwinnett Chamber parking lot with the first ever, Gwinnett Family Fest! Admission is FREE, rides are FREE, entertainment is FREE, and event t-shirts are FREE…really!

 

Fancy Nancy Soiree – April 25

There will be stories, a special craft, photo booth, runway show, and games to play with friends!

 

Elizabeth Kostova Book Talk and SigningApril 26

Elizabeth Kostova’s debut novel, The Historian, was an international sensation when it was first published in 2005. A page-turning account of three generations of historians on the track of the original Dracula, the book put Kostova in the middle of a publishing bidding war that ended with her accepting an astonishing $2 million contract.