GADSDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY

MAIN BRANCH

Phone number:

256-549-4699

• 10 a.m. Thursday, Children’s Department; Story Time; “Curious George Harvest Hoedown,” H.A. Rey; ext. 2118

• 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Computer Lab: Fortnite; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Fiction Department; Chess Club; ext. 2120 or craig@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Lena Martin Room; Brunch with Books book club; “Bad Men and Wicked Women,” Eric Jerome Dickey; LaShunda at 256-549-4691 or Tallullah at ext. 2102

• 3:30 pm. Monday, Children’s Department; Lego Club; ages 1-12; Legos provided, donations welcome; ext. 2118

• 3:30 p.m. Monday, Teen Zone; Teen Game Day; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 10 a.m. Tuesday, Children’s Department; Sensory Story Time; ext. 2118

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Teen Zone; Teen Homeschool Group; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 3 p.m. Tuesday, Children’s Department; GPL Grows Nature Club; bats; ext. 2118

• 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Teen Zone; Teen TV Time; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Computer Classroom; Microsoft PowerPoint; prerequisite, Computer Basics for the Beginner; limited to 12, pre-registration required; free and clear library card required; ext. 2119

• 10 a.m. Wednesday, Children’s Department; Little Movers Baby Story Time; ext. 2118

• 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Teen Zone; Teen Wildcard Wednesdays; costume help; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 3:30 p.m. Computer Classroom; Google Computer Science Club; storytelling with Scratch, emphasizes problem solving through projects that involve block-based coding; ages 9-14; limited seating, registration required; ext. 2118

• 10 a.m. Oct. 18, Children’s Department; Story Time; “Creepy Carrots,” Aaron Reynolds; ext. 2118

• 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 18, Computer Lab: Fortnite; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

• 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 18, Teen Zone; Teen Crafts; pumpkin painting; ext. 2122 or nicole@gadsdenlibrary.org

 

HOYT WARSHAM ALABAMA CITY BRANCH

Phone number:

256-549-4688

• 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Beginning Crochet and Knitting

• 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Children’s Movies; popcorn and drinks provided

• 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jewelry and Craft Club; participants must bring supplies

• 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; Stitching Time; beginners welcome

 

EAST GADSDEN BRANCH

Phone number:

256-549-4691

• Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Color and Calm Down; coloring pages, crayons, markers and colored pencils provided

• 1 p.m. Monday, Fundamentals of Football for Females

• 3 p.m. Tuesday, Tiny Tot Time, “The Three Super Pigs,” Claire Evans

• 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sewing School; ages 18 and over; seats limited, registration required; participants must bring pattern, materials and supplies; sewing machine provided

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Salute to Survivors Tea; observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

ATTALLA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-538-9266

• 10 a.m. to noon, second Tuesday of each month, Back to the Future tech tips for seniors

• Noon, third Thursday of each month, Readers and Writers Club, conference room

 

GLENCOE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-459-4285

• Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

• 1 p.m. fourth Thursday each month, Book Club meeting

• The library now has access to Ancestry

 

HOKES BLUFF (RUFUS FLOYD) PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-492-9846

• Volunteers willing to lead a book club, help out with programs around the library or start hobby clubs to be hosted in its auditorium are needed. Anyone interested in helping is asked to call and ask for Alexandria Sims. Inquiries also may be emailed to hbcpl@hokesblufflibrary.org.

• The library now has free access to FOLD 3 as well as Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Come and research your ancestry for free.

• The library is looking for volunteers to start a “Yarnies” club. The club would meet at the library once a month or more and work together on crocheting and knitting projects. Call the library and ask for Alexandria Sims for more information.

 

JERRY B. JONES RESEARCH LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-613-6844

• Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays 

Come research local, state and Southeastern history. Includes historical books, vertical files, county record books, genealogical holdings, maps, and several local photographic collections. Library also has access to Ancestry and Newspapers.com. The library also digitizes old photos, slides, and oversize books, posters, or maps. Located in the Elliott Community Center, 2829 W. Meighan Blvd. Email: EtowahHistory@gmail.com

 

NICHOLS MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-613-6844

• Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays 

The library contains genealogical information and family files from all areas of Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and other states. The library has a large collection of all Military records and Native American research books. Every Thursday at 9:00 am there is a Discussion Group lead by John McFarland on various subjects. He will begin covering the counties that make up what is now Etowah County. Anyone interested is invited to attend. For additional information email neagslib@comcast.net or call 256-677-3144 or 256-504-4499.

 

RAINBOW CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-442-8477

• Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Adult Knitting Group

• 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Storytime for Kids

• 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18, Art Night; decorate a scratch art mask; ages 4 and up

• 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays each month, Lego Club; ages 4 and up; Legos provided, donations welcome

 

SARDIS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-593-5634

• Hours, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays

• 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Quilting Class

• 10 a.m. Thursdays, Pre-School Story/Activity Time

 

SOUTHSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

256-442-6217

• 9:30 a.m. Monday, Storytime for children

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20, Southside Community Center; fall book sale

• Hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to noon Friday

 

WESTSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone number:

205-589-6699

• Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays

• 2 p.m. Monday, Pre-School Story Time

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