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Vision to Learn

**ALL SLOTS ARE CURRENTLY FULL** This summer, The Gwinnett County Public Library System, in coordination with Vision To Learn, will offer vision screenings, eye exams, and, if necessary, glasses for your child. These services are free and will be provided at NO COST to you. Quality vision care is an important component of education; students …

6 Helpful Guidebooks To Plan Your Southeast Summer Vacation!

Submitted by Alexandria Ducksworth Stuck planning your southeast summer vacation? Here are six helpful guidebooks to help you out: 1. Charleston, SC Welcome to the Holy City, known for its historic churches. If staring at church architecture isn’t your thing, have a taste of Charleston’s southern cuisine. Guide: “Insiders’ Guide to Charleston: Including Mt. Pleasant, …

Did you know GCPL provides Georgia State Park passes?

Submitted by Alexandria Ducksworth  Did you know GCPL provides Georgia State Park passes?  Here are a few of the parks you can visit: 1. Chattahoochee Bend 425 Bobwhite Way, Newnan GA, 30263 Coweta County About 2,910 acres, Chattahoochee Bend is one of Georgia’s largest state parks. The park provides many fun activities including archery, nature …

GCPL Digital Resources

1000 Books B4 Kindergarten  ABC- CLIO: American Government  ABC-CLIO: American History  ABC-CLIO: World Geography  ABC-CLIO: State Geography  ABC-CLIO: World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras Ancestry Library Edition ( only available within Library) Annals of American History Beanstack  Biography in Context Business Source Complete Career Online High School College Planning GCPL Guide Consumer Health Complete ConsumerED.com …

Romance Scams

Submitted by Jon Freeman Valentine’s Day may have already passed us by this year, but people can fall in love year round. When it comes to love and romance remember to guard your wallet as well as your heart – and be aware of romance scams. A romance scam is when a new love interest …

What’s Happening at Grayson: French Club

Submitted by Grayson Branch Staff Grayson Library’s French Club (facilitated by Ijaaz Kingston and Khojasta Ghulam Hussain) is designed to complement Trip Elementary School’s Dual Language Immersion program with a focus on social and conversational French outside of an academic learning environment. Since Trip’s DLI students are mainly taught Science and Math in French, they …

Pets and Plant Toxicity

Submitted by Angela Moore Spring is here, and with it come the beautiful blooms that make the season such a delight for the senses. But if you share your home with pets, there are a few things you should know before you put that gorgeous bouquet out on your coffee table! Curious pets may like …

What To Do With Gift Cards You Don’t Want

Submitted by Jon Freeman Were you given a gift card recently that you don’t want? Perhaps you were given a gift card for your birthday or some other occasion (like over the holidays), and the gift card is to a place or company that you don’t buy stuff from regularly. In fact, you seriously doubt …