Library calendar

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

NOV. 21: Diamond Lakes, Friedman and headquarters libraries will close at 5:30 p.m.

NOV. 22-23: All libraries will be closed

NOV. 24: Burke County and Warren County libraries will be closed

MAIN LIBRARY

902 GREENE ST.

(706) 821-2600

MOVIES ON MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m. Mondays through November; movies include: Monday, Stranger Than Paradise, 1984, rated R; Nov. 19, Ratatouille, rated G; Nov. 26, Home for the Holidays, 1995, rated PG; free

STORY TIME: 4 p.m. Wednesdays; Wednesday, celebrating Thanksgiving; Nov. 21, no story time; Nov. 28, stories about family; groups of six or more children must register in advance

STORY TIME: 10 a.m. Thursdays; today and Nov. 15, celebrating Thanksgiving; Nov. 22, no story time; Nov. 29, stories about family; groups of six or more children must register in advance

DIAMOND LAKES BRANCH

101 DIAMOND LAKES WAY

(706) 772-2432

American Sign Language Classes: 6 p.m. Wednesdays in November; conducted by Augusta American Sign Language Group; free; (706) 796-8016 or asl.meetup.com/320/

CREATING SLIDE-SHOW PRESENTATIONS: 6 p.m. Wednesday; learn to use Google Presentations to create, share and publish slide-show presentations; participants must be proficient in mouse and keyboard skills and have general knowledge of computing, including how to use a Web browser; touch-typing skills not necessary; free; registration required; (706) 772-2432

POETRY AT THE LAKES: 6 p.m., Wednesday; poetry round featuring original works by local poets; read a favorite poem or share your own poetry; free; (706) 772-2432

Intermediate Computing: 2 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 and 10; focuses on operating systems, hardware, and software and skills; participants need basic mouse and keyboard skills; taught in three two-hour sessions; free; registration required; (706) 772-2432

INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 and 13; covers navigation of the Internet, Web searching and other topics; participants need a general knowledge of computing and mouse and keyboard skills; taught in three two-hour sessions; free; registration required; (706) 772-2432

STORY TIME: 10 a.m. Tuesdays; ages 3-5; book and story readings, games, crafts, songs, puppets and short films

APPLEBY BRANCH

2260 WALTON WAY

(706) 736-6244

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday

STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Gobble! Gobble! puppet special

BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

USING THE INTERNET: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20; registration begins today Nov. 1

STORY TIME: 10:05-10:20 a.m. Wednesdays; toddlers, ages 2 to 3

STORY TIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays; preschool, ages 3 and up

FRIEDMAN BRANCH

147 jackson road

(706) 736-6758

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday

STORY TIME: 10 a.m. Tuesdays; all ages.

MAXWELL BRANCH

1927 LUMPKIN ROAD

(706) 793-2020

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday

COMPUTING FOR BEGINNERS: 10:30 A.M. TO NOON WEDNESDAY and Nov. 28; for persons with no experience using a computer; registration required; 706-793-2020

Story Time: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, preschool; Wednesday, celebrating Thanksgiving; Nov. 21, Turkey Talk; Nov. 28, Butterflies

WALLACE BRANCH LIBRARY

1237 LANEY-WALKER BLVD.

(706) 722-6275

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

STORY TIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays; registration required


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