Never miss a beat. Know what’s going on at GCPL through the month of December. 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  We look forward to seeing you at your local branch.


Ice ScienceDecember 4

Learn about freezing and melting with some hands-on activities!


Goodwill Job FairDecember 6

In partnership with Goodwill of North Georgia. Join us at the Five Forks branch with your resume and get your new career started!


What To Do When Death OccursDecember 7

What do you need to know after the death of a loved one?  Bring your questions to hear answers from Rick Johnson with Tom M. Wages Funeral Service.


Martial Arts DemonstrationDecember 9

Join us at Buford-Sugar Hill Branch for a demonstration of martial arts style Jiu-Jitsu from instructor Bignall of Underground Martial Arts. Learn about the culture and techniques of this martial art, including applications of self-defense.


Childbloom Guitar ConcertDecember 11

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


Writing Workshop with Drew JuberaDecember 16

Drew Jubera is a five-time Pulitzer-nominated journalist and the author of Must Win:  A Season of Survival for a Town and Its Team.  Jubera has written for The New York TimesESPN The MagazineEsquireThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionTexas Monthly, the Washingtonian, and many others.  He is also a consulting producer of the new sports Netflix documentary series Last Chance U.


Polar Express Story NightDecember 18

Put on your coziest jammies and come to the library to listen to “The Polar Express,” do some activities, and end the night with a fun craft.


Orchestra Holiday ConcertDecember 19

Enjoy lovely holiday music performed by the North Gwinnett High School Orchestra!


Closed For ChristmasDecember 24 -26

All branches and administrative offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday.


Puppet ShowDecember 29

Join the GCPL Puppeteers for an awesome and fun puppet show during the holiday break, featuring amusing stories and lively music. Kids will laugh-out-loud at the silly antics!