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

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March 2017

Adult Non-fiction Book Club

03/28/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Join us at the Five Forks branch on the last Wednesday of every month to discuss a non-fiction book of your choosing. This month’s topic is ” Space & the Universe.”

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Spring Vegetable Gardening

03/30/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Gwinnett County Extension Agent Timothy Daly will discuss the many vegetables that can be grown in our area and how to care for them to produce a bountiful harvest. There is no charge, but pre-registration is required by March 27 by contacting the Gwinnett Public Libraries at events@gwinnettpl.org.

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April 2017

Lawyers in the Library

04/01/2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Do you need legal help but can’t afford the cost? Gwinnett Legal Aid, an office of Atlanta Legal Aid, helps low-income people meet basic needs through free civil legal services and legal education. In 2016, Gwinnett Legal Aid helped 2,375 clients with matters pertaining to the necessities of life – food, shelter, housing, safety, and access to health and educational services. Areas Areas of Law: Consumer, Education, Housing, Health, Probate, Employment, Public Benefits, Family & Juvenile Populations Served: Children, Domestic…

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Household Hazardous Waste Management Workshop

04/06/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Spring Cleaning and Household Hazardous Waste Management Workshop Everyone has that closet or shelf in the basement or garage with bottles of this and that from years ago.  What is all that stuff?  How should you dispose of it?  Some of these chemicals can be harmful to you, your family and the environment.  Attend this workshop and you can learn some strategies for handling and storing these types of household chemicals, as well as ideas on safe and environmentally friendly…

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Movie @ your Library: Finding Dory

04/07/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Disney Pixar's "Finding Dory" welcomes back to the big screen everyone's favorite forgetful blue tang Dory, who's living happily in the reef with Marlin and Nemo. When Dory suddenly remembers that she has a family out there who may be looking for her, the trio takes off on a life-changing adventure across the ocean.

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Doggie Tales

04/08/2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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 Time

04/11/2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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 Time

04/11/2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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LEGOs @ Your Library

04/12/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Go crazy with LEGOs with our drop-in event. Ages 5+

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Homeschool Hangout, for homeschoolers aged 5-11

04/13/2017 @ 10:30 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Baby & Me

04/13/2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Toddler Time

04/18/2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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 Time

04/18/2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Developmental Disabilities Benefits Workshop

04/18/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Gwinnett County Public Library and All About Developmental Disabilities Present: Free Benefits Workshop Now that your child with intellectual/developmental disabilities is approaching 18 years old, it’s the perfect time to explore resources that promote greater independence. This workshop will provide you with hands on instruction for: Family Support Services ▪ DD/ID Services ▪ Community Supports Social Security Benefits ▪ Medicaid Waivers ▪ Transition Planning WHO SHOULD ATTEND: PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN 17 + LIVING WITH AN INTELLECTUAL/ DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY…

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Baby & Me

04/20/2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Music & Movement, for ages 3 & up

04/20/2017 @ 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Movie Night @your Library: Ghostbusters

04/21/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat. Rated PG-13.

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Toddler Time

04/25/2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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 Time

04/25/2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Pajama Storytime

04/26/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Children of the Rainbow; Storytime & Craft, all ages

04/27/2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Special guests to Gwinnett Co. Public Library is Children of the Rainbow; a local non-profit group that introduces art to children of all backgrounds in order to promote self-esteem and self-expression. During this special, one hour program, children will be treated to a short storytime featuring a classic children's book, followed by an open-ended art activity designed by Children of the Rainbow. Children of all ages are welcome to come, listen, and create whatever they please. Children of the Rainbow's…

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May 2017

Introduction to Finding Grants

05/02/2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:         Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.         What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.         How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach.  

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Teen Book Club! @ the Five Forks Branch Library – Legend

05/06/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Join us at Five Forks Branch Library's meeting room for a discussion of this month's exciting YA book-Legend by Marie Lu- and a fun paperclip ring craft! This program is for grades 6-12.

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Teen Writing Club!

05/06/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

The goals of the club are to exercise our imagination, improve our writing quality, share our writing with others, and to have fun with other people who are also walking the writer's path. We will start off this fun new club with a journal making craft! This program is for grades 6-12.

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Homeschool Hangout, for homeschoolers aged 5-11

05/11/2017 @ 10:30 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Minute to Win It

05/12/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Test your skills at Minute to Win It with a series of 60 second challenges using common household items at the Five Forks Branch! The teen with the most challenges met at the end of the game wins! This program is for grades 6-12.

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Music & Movement, for ages 3 & up

05/18/2017 @ 11:00 am
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

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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Movie @your Library: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

05/18/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Rated PG-13

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Tower Garden Inspired Dirt Cups

05/25/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Come see our ever growing Tower Garden and plant your own tasty treat making dirt cups!

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June 2017

Teen Event: Making Bath Bombs

06/06/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Learn to create your own sweet-smelling bath bomb with this DIY event! All Materials are provided. This program is for grades 6-12.

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Silent Library Challenge for Teens

06/20/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Can you do several silly challenges without making any noise at all?  Each activity will be timed and the team who is the quickest and quietest wins! Remember to be QUIET in the library!! This program is for grades 6-12.

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Movie Night @your Library: Moana

06/29/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes "Moana," a sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds. Rated PG

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July 2017

Cooking for a Lifetime-Cancer Prevention

07/22/2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville,GA30044-5865United States

Cooking for a Lifetime Cooking class and demonstration focusing on good nutrition and cancer prevention in collaboration with The American Cancer Society. In this class you will learn: ·How to reduce your risk of developing cancer by acquiring good eating habits and making healthier food choices. · Information regarding breast, cervical and colorectal cancer prevention, including the latest screening guidelines. · Resources to receive cancer screenings within your community. RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org 

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