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Adult Calendar

June & July Featured Programs • Meet New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Willig • Bites, Beverages & Books with Bestselling Author Mary Kay Andrews • Small Biz Marketing Series • Social Security Pre-Retirement • Back to School Safety

New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Willig

Programs are free unless stated otherwise. Some require an RSVP. Visit gwinnettpl.org/calendar for registration links. 770.978.5154 @gwinnettlibrary gwinnettpl.org


FEATURED PROGRAMS

BUFORD-SUGAR HILL BRANCH Arduino Workshop (Wednesdays)

Meet NYT Bestselling Author Lauren Willig Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 pm Georgia Gwinnett College 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville 30043 Kaufman Library, Heritage Room, 3rd Floor

Common Threads (1st Sundays) Knit or crochet for charity Sunday, June 2; 2 pm - 4 pm (Benefits Knit Your Bit) Sunday, July 7; 2 pm - 4 pm (Benefits Snuggles Project)

Lauren Willig is a New York Times bestselling and Rita Award winning author of historical fiction. Her works include The Other Daughter, The English Wife, The Forgotten Room (with coauthors Karen White and Beatriz Williams) and the Pink Carnation series. Her latest novel is The Summer Country. Visitor parking is in Lot 3000 off Lonnie Harvel Boulevard. Bites, Beverages, and Books with Mary Kay Andrews Friday, June 7 at 7:00 pm Peachtree Corners City Hall 310 Technology Pkwy NW Peachtree Corners 30092 Join us for a book talk and signing with Mary Kay Andrews. She has been nominated for the prestigious Edgar, Macavity, and Agatha Awards and is the New York Times bestselling author of 24 novels and a cookbook. Bookfest Gwinnett for Adults, Young Adults, and Children In partnership with Atlanta Writers Club Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 am Norcross Cultural Arts Center 10 College Street, Norcross 30071 Bookfest Gwinnett is a multicultural festival that showcases the theme of diversity. Kenny Leon is the keynote speaker for adults, followed by Tayari Jones and Soniah Kamal among other writers. The Young Adult sessions feature different aspects of the writing craft. Morning programs for kids include a talk by comic books illustrator and author Kyle Puttkammer. Visit bookfestgwinnett.org for full schedules. Meet the Author Laurel Snyder at North Georgia Kids Read Saturday, June 22 at 1:00 pm Christ the King Lutheran Church 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092 Laurel Snyder is the author of six bestselling novels for children and many award winning picture books. She has published works in the New York Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Revealer, and elsewhere. An occasional commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered, she teaches in the MFAC program at Hamline University and is in the creative writing department at Emory University. All ages welcome! Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing and refreshments will be served.

Interstellar Travel with VR Sundays; 3:00 pm June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & July 7, 14, 21, 28 Play virtual reality space travel games English in Your Language Basic English for non-native speakers (Japanese) Mondays; 10:30 am: June 3, 10, 17, 24 & July 1, 8, 29 (Spanish) Tuesdays; 10:30 am: June 4, 11, 18, 25 & July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 The New Space Race Thursday, June 6; 11:00 am A look into future space technology GED Grammar Guide (Prep for GED) (What Your Teacher Forgot to Tell You) Thursdays; 6 pm - 7 pm: June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 11, 18, 25 Let’s Talk (Mondays) 6:30 pm on: June 10, 17, 24 & July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 5, 12 Practice speaking English with others Veterans Roundtable With Goodwill Industries of North Georgia Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month Wednesday, June 12 at 1:00 pm Wednesday, July 10 at 1:00pm Meet with experts on Veterans resources. Discuss your needs and get real help on filing VA claims, medical care, housing, and job resources. Newly discharged or senior retirees welcome! For more information, please email cwalker@ging.org. Bon Voyage! Travel Made Easy Thursday, June 13; 11:00 am Guest and host, Carole Amos, will discuss travel tips Mystery Book Club Tuesday, June 18; 1:30 pm Discuss: Stalking Ground by Margaret Mizushima Tuesday, July 16; 1:30 pm Discuss: The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine (Edible) Galaxy Mirror Glaze Wednesday, June 19; 6:00 pm Learn to make glaze to top desserts with Home Inventory - Why, What & How Thursday, June 20; 11 am - 12 pm Discuss the necessity of home inventory Writer’s Group Workshop Wednesdays; 6:00 pm: June 26, July 24 Practice & discuss writing techniques Business Note Taking Skills Wednesday, July 17; 6 pm - 7 pm Maximize skills in professional setting

Basics: July 17; 6:30 pm Intermediate: July 24; 6:30 pm Expert: July 31; 6:30 pm Registration required

Ebay: Intro to Online Selling Thursday, July 18; 11 am - 12 pm Info for individuals to sell on Ebay The First Footstep Saturday, July 20; 1:00 pm Celebrate 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 mission of first man on the moon Cutting the Cord: Internet & Streaming Thursday, July 25; 11 am - 12 pm Learn to cut the cord to cable service

CENTERVILLE BRANCH Learn Spanish! For teens & adults Tuesdays; 5 pm - 6 pm: June 4, 11, 18, 25 & July 2, 9 A different topic each week Culture Crafts: Jamaican Patchwork Thursday, June 6; 11:00 am Presenter Millie Barrett-Davis teaches traditional Jamaican crafting with burlap and fabric scraps Senior Brain Games Wednesdays; 10 am: June 19, July 17 Join us for fun, brain engaging games! Virtual Reality Universe Wednesdays; 4 pm: June 19, July 17 Experience the realm of VR with PS4 Book Club Tuesday, July 9; 10:15 am Career Management Resumes & Cover Letters Tuesday, July 9; 4 pm - 5 pm Job Searching Tuesday, July 16; 4 pm - 5 pm Interview Skills Tuesday, July 23; 4 pm - 5 pm CENsational Salads: Tower Garden Wednesday, July 10; 5:00 pm Learn about our TG’s & sample greens El Club de Lectura (Spanish) Monday, July 15; 11:00 am A book club for Spanish readers (only)

COLLINS HILL BRANCH Your Family Timeline: How They Lived; 2 Part Series (Bring family tree) Thursday, May 30; 1:30 - 3:00 pm Set up personal timeline Saturday, June 1; 1:30 - 3:00 pm Overlay with historical data Registration requested Adult Summer Reading Launch Tuesday, June 4; 1:00 - 2:30 pm Monday, July 8; 1:00 - 2:30 pm Registration & resources for SRP

Novel Crimes Book Club Tuesdays; 1:00 pm OR 6:00 pm June 4; Read: Look for Me by Lisa Gardner July 2; Read: Two Nights by Kathy Reichs Truth & Fiction Book Club Tuesdays 1:00 pm on: June 11; Discuss: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson July 9; Discuss: Artemis by Andy Weir We All Have a Story to Tell What’s Yours? Wednesdays; 10:30 am - 12 pm: June 12, July 10 Be uplifted, inspired and entertained Host: Southern Order of Storytellers Let’s Talk Wednesdays at 5:00 pm: June 12, 19, 26 & July 3, 10, 17, 31 Practice speaking English with others College Open House Thursday, June 13 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm More than a dozen college recruiters want to talk to YOU about their schools. Colleges included are Georgia College, Texas A&M, Perdue University, Columbus State University, Augusta University, University of Kentucky, University of Missouri, and more! Write to a Kiwi (Pen Pal Program) Thursdays; 6:00 pm June 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 18, 25 Write to pals in Auckland, New Zealand! Celebrate Our Country (All ages) Guest: Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) historian, T. Manning Sunday, June 23; 2:00 pm Written in the Stars, all ages Create your own constellations! Monday, July 1; 11:00 am (Basic) Coding for Adults Monday, July 8; 6:30 pm Registration required Transplanted Roots: A Discussion Thursday, July 11; 1:30 - 3:00 pm Guest: Genealogist, Selma Blackmon, will discuss how to trace your roots back to your home country. One Small Step, all ages Learn about the historic first moonwalk! Tuesday, July 16; 6:30 pm One Giant Leap, all ages 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Saturday, July 20; 2:00 pm My Path, My Journey; 4 Part Memoir Writing Workshop Tuesdays; 1:00 pm: July 23 and August 6, 20 and September 3 Presenter: Author, Fran Stewart Registration required

DACULA BRANCH English in Your Language (Spanish) Thursdays; 10:00 am: June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 18, 25 Basic English for Spanish speakers DIY Home: Odds and Ends Thursdays; 2:00 pm: June 6, 13, 20 Learn to upcycle, organize, display and decorate - bring your own stuff D-Day: Invasion of Normandy Thursday, June 6; 6:00 - 7:30 pm Presentation on D-Day (75th anniversary) by WWII Veteran, Bill York Food & Fiction Pairings Wednesday, June 12; 12:00 pm Discuss British authors and enjoy afternoon tea & cucumber sandwiches Thursday, July 25; 1:00 pm Science Fiction and chocolate science! Write to a Kiwi (Pen Pal Program) Wednesdays; 5:00 pm June 12, 19, 26 & July 10, 17, 24 Write to pals in Auckland, New Zealand! Book Club for Adults (Monthly) Thursdays; 1:00 pm on: June 13; Discuss: The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly July 11; Discuss: The Martian by Andy Weir Get Connected: LinkedIn Saturday, June 15; 3:00 pm Find a perfect job through social media Adult Crafting Club (Monthly) Mondays; 3:00 pm on: June 17: Teacup Fairy Gardens (Bring a teacup/saucer) July 29: Reusable Food Covering Empowered Health: Essential Oils Mondays, 6:30 pm: June 17, July 15 Learn effects of oils with guest Wellness Advocate, Janie Hindy Kendrick Coffee & Conversation Wednesdays; 2:30 pm: June 19, July 17 Generational dialogue about community Gwinnett Recycles! Thursday, July 11; 6:00 pm The Founder of gwinnettrecycles.com, Laura Hernandez, shares how to maximize recycling in Gwinnett County Social Tips & Tricks: Instagram Saturday, July 27; 3:00 pm Use to network, find work, etc. Storytelling Club: Betrayal & Pain Monday, July 29; 10:30 am Share with listening and telling of stories

Special events are listed in gray. Visit gwinnettpl.org/calendar to sign up for programs that require registration.


DULUTH BRANCH Container Gardening Thursday, June 6; 6:30 pm Match plants/containers/location Second Time Around Book Club Read a book you missed or again... Tuesday, June 11; 10:30 am Discuss: Bel Canto by Anne Patchett Tuesday, July 9; 10:30 am Discuss: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith Astrophotography Monday, June 17; 6 pm - 7 pm Guest Thomas Fuller, from GA Mineral Society, will teach photo techniques

Mobile Career Bus With Atlanta Regional Worksource Georgia Monday, June 24; 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday, July 22; 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Taking Care of a New Puppy Tuesday, July 16; 2:00 pm Tips/tricks on adopting a puppy Guest: FurKids Animal Rescue

Intro to 3D Printing Tuesday, June 4; 6:00 pm Wednesday, July 10; 6:00 pm Learn the history/software/basic design

Climb aboard the Mobile Career Bus to receive assistance from a professional human resource specialist in career planning, job readiness coaching, resume assistance, training opportunities, and much more!

UFO Investigation Workshop Wednesday, July 17; 2:00 pm Presentation by MUFON (Georgia Mutual UFO Network)

Audio Workshop Tuesdays; 6 pm: June 11, July 9 Intro to audio post production for film

Game Day for Adults Bring a favorite board game or play ours Saturdays; drop-in 10:00 am-4:30 pm: June 29, July 27

FIVE FORKS BRANCH

Japanese Style Bookbinding Saturdays; 2 pm - 3 pm: July 20, 27 Learn to securely bind (scrap) paper for gifts or personal use; supplies provided College Open House Thursday, July 25 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm More than a dozen college recruiters want to talk to YOU about their schools. Colleges included are Georgia College, Texas A&M, Perdue University, Columbus State University, Augusta University, University of Kentucky, University of Missouri, and more!

Cozy Mysteries Book Club Thursday, June 20; 11:00 am Discuss: A Shot in the Dark by Cleo Coyle Thursday, July 18; 11:00 am Discuss: Dead, White and Blue by Carolyn Hart

English in Your Language (Spanish) Tuesdays; 4 pm - 5 pm: June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Basic English for Spanish speakers

Knitting Club (Bring your own needlework) Mondays; 10:30 am: June 24, July 29

Job Search: Using Library Resources Wednesday, June 5; 1 pm - 2 pm Presentation on LearningExpressLibrary

GRAYSON BRANCH

(How to) Video Game Streaming Saturday, June 8; 1:00 pm

Volunteer Fair, teens & adults Thursday, June 6; 6 pm - 7:30 pm Find opportunities in the local area!

Lunar Geology, all ages Thursday, July 11; 2 pm - 3:30 pm Guest Thomas Fuller, from GA Mineral Society talks on what moon is made of

Elizabeth H. Williams SNELLVILLE Mystery Book Club Monday, June 3; 11:00 am Discuss: In the Woods by Tana French Monday, July 1; 11:00 am Discuss: Naturalista by Andrew Mayne Unraveled (Beginners to Advanced) Come knit or crochet with us! Thursday, June 13; 12:00 pm Thursday, June 27; 6:00 pm Thursday, July 11; 12:00 pm Thursday, July 25; 6:00 pm Snellville Writers Group (Public) Thursday, June 6; 6:30 pm Share writing and practical advice with other local writers

Intro to JavaScript Tuesday, June 11; 6 pm - 7:30 pm Learn to write code with JavaScript Registration required Let’s Talk Wednesdays; 4 pm - 5 pm June 12, 19, 26 & July 3, 10, 17, 31 Practice speaking English with others Fiction Book Club (Monthly) Thursday, June 13; 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Theme: Science Fiction Thursday, July 11; 2:00 - 3:30 pm Theme: WWII/ Historical Fiction GIMP for Beginners Saturday, June 22; 1:00 pm Learn how to use GNU Image Manipulation Platform (GIMP) as free alternative to Photoshop

Library 101 (A Beginner’s Guide) Help with website, catalog, digital resources: bring smartphone or tablet Tuesdays; 11 am: June 11, July 9

Non-Fiction Book Club (Monthly) Wednesday, June 26; 2:00 pm Theme: Science & Technology Wednesday, July 24; 2:00 pm Theme: World War II

Star Track: A Musical Journey Thursday, June 13; 6:00 pm Guest Jonn Serrie, Contemporary Electronic Composer, will perform his music through stars, space and time

Make a Simple Camera Saturdays; 1 pm - 2 pm: June 29, July 6 Build a pinhole camera and develop images using non-toxic chemicals

Sci-Fi Book Club Wednesday, June 19; 6:30 pm Discuss: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Wednesday, July 24; 6:30 pm Discuss: The Martian by Andy Weir

Seeing Stars: Telescope Workshop Tuesday, July 9; 2:00 pm Guest: ATL Astronomy Club It Came From Space! Lunar Geology Monday, July 15; 1:00 pm Guest: GA Mineral Society Gwinnett History Book Club Monday, July 15; 6:00 pm Please call 770.978.5154 for title

Chess Club, all ages & skill levels Sundays; 3 pm: June 2, July 7

Let’s Talk (Wednesdays; 11 am-12 pm) June 12, 19, 26 & July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Practice speaking English with others Mobile Career Bus With Atlanta Regional Worksource Georgia Thursday, June 13; 9:30 am -12:00 pm Thursday, June 27; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Thursday, July 11; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Tuesday, July 25; 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Climb aboard the Mobile Career Bus to receive assistance from a professional human resource specialist in career planning, job readiness coaching, resume assistance, training opportunities, and much more!

LAWRENCEVILLE BRANCH N-400 Application Assistance Friday, June 7; 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Tuesday, June 18; 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday, July 16; 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Legal permanent residents will be offered free legal assistance with filling out the N400 citizenship application form. This event is free and on a first come, first served basis.

Let’s Talk Wednesdays; 1:00 pm June 12, 19, 26 & July 3, 10, 17, 31 Practice conversational English

Let’s Talk Mondays; 4:30 pm: June 10, 17, 24 and July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Practice speaking English with others

Culinary Literacy, all ages Strawberry Shortcake Parfait Thursday, June 13; 4:00 pm Homemade Coleslaw Thursday, July 11; 4:00 pm

Migraines and Sleep Disorders A GCPL Wellness Series Program Registration is requested: Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Tuesday, June 11 at 7:00 pm

Stitched Together, teens & adults June: Weave a drink coaster Wednesday, June 19; 6:00 pm July: DIY Fourth of July Bunting Wednesday, July 17; 6:00 pm

Join Dr. Dinesh Raju from Gwinnett Clinic to learn the causes of migraine headaches and how they can lead to sleep and mood disorders.

Book Club (Choose a date/time) Monday, June 24; 6:30 pm Thursday, June 27; 2:00 pm Thursday, July 25; 2:00 pm Monday, July 29; 6:30 pm

Mobile Career Bus With Atlanta Regional Worksource Georgia Thursday, June 13; 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Thursday, June 27; 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Thursday, July 11 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Thursday, July 25; 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Non-Fiction Book Club Thursdays; 7 pm: June 27, July 25 New title selected each month Adopt a BFF, all ages Wednesday, July 10; 6:00 pm Learn how to care for adopted pet Social Security Pre-Retirement Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 am Join us for tips from a Social Security Public Affairs Specialist, and receive information about benefits and tools for you and your family. This is a great opportunity to hear a Specialist and get answers to your questions. Great for pre-planning.

Climb aboard the Mobile Career Bus to receive assistance from a professional human resource specialist in career planning, job readiness coaching, resume assistance, training opportunities, and much more! Book Club Thursday, June 13; 6:30 pm Discuss a non-fiction title Thursday, July 18; 6:30 pm Discuss books on social change

Armchair Travels! Wednesday, June 26; 2:00 pm Visit the Great Barrier Reef Wednesday, July 24; 2:00 pm Destination: Sweden GNPA Photography Workshop Saturday, June 29; 2 pm - 4 pm Tips & tricks for nature photography Find it in 60 Seconds or Less Thursday, July 11; 6:30 pm Tips for organizing, finding info & managing multiple projects as member of club or organization w/ busy schedule

HAMILTON MILL BRANCH English in Your Language (Spanish) Tuesdays; 4:00 pm: June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Basic English for Spanish speakers

Mango Languages is an easy way for anyone to learn another language. visit gwinnettpl.org to get started!

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more - anywhere, anytime. All you need is your library card.


Foundation Directory Online WorkShop Tuesday, June 18; 6 pm - 7 pm Learn how to use, how to find grants Stitch Craft - Lace Basics Wednesday, June 19; 10:30 am Learn basics of knitting! Wednesday, July 17; 10:30 am Learn basics of crocheting! Do You Want to Join the Military? Saturday, June 22; 12 pm - 2 pm Meet an Army Recruiter and learn about the ASVAB test Growing Plant in Space Saturday, July 6; 1 pm - 2 pm Discuss Tower Garden & hydroponics Intro to 3D Printing Thursday, July 18; 6:30 pm Learn basics of design and printing Mango Languages: How to Use It Monday, July 22; 5:30 pm Learn to speak another language! Back to School Safety Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 pm Lawrenceville Branch Join a Gwinnett County Crime Prevention Police Officer to learn safety tips for you and your family. A small amount of planning can help everyone have a more pleasant and safe back-to-school experience. Starry Skies Paint Night Thursday, July 25; 6 pm - 7:30 pm Create a personalized painting Registration required ESL Citizenship Class With the Latin American Association In person registration required: Monday, July 29 and Wednesday, July 31 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm This 8-week course is offered for legal permanent residents, August 5 September 30; 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm. Learn English, American history, and civics. Students must bring their Green Card. Class size is limited.

LILBURN BRANCH English in Your Language Basic English for non-native speakers (Chinese) Wednesdays; 6:30 pm: June 5, 12, 19, 26 and July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (Korean) Mondays; 10:30 am: June 3, 10, 17, 24 and July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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Career Building Workshop In partnership with Deloitte Registration required (space is limited): Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Friday, June 7; 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Business professionals will be available for one-on-one coaching. Learn about resume building, job interviewing, personal branding and business chemistry. Bring your resume and receive tips on how to build the necessary tools to get ahead in your career. Free lunch will be available to those registered. Lilburn Seniors Blazin’ the Trail Tuesday, June 11; 10:30 am Guest Mark Wadkins will discuss his murals in City Park & Kid’s library area Tuesday, July 9; 10:30 am Guest speaker, Charles Pace, the GCPL Executive Director, gives informal talk on: “A Vision for the Future of Libraries” As the Page Turns: Book Club Thursday, June 13; 6:30 pm Discuss: The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman Thursday, July 11; 6:30 pm Discuss: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

Fiction Book Club Saturdays; 2 pm: June 22, July 27 Discuss favorite books with others! DIY Galaxy Painting Wednesday, July 10; 6:00 pm Explore the correlation between paint colors & galaxy composition Space Organization Monday, July 22; 1:00 pm Set goals & enhance productivity

NORCROSS BRANCH Caribbean Creoles & Mango Wednesday, June 12; 11 am - 12 pm Discover what makes Creoles a unique part of Caribbean heritage - use Mango Languages to learn Haitian Creole. Norcross Connect (Special Event!) Thursday, June 13; 10:30 am-11:30 am Demonstration of head wraps & hat creation~bring scarves for practice! Norcross Connect Thursday, July 11; 10:30 am - 11:30 am Enjoy coffee & fellowship at the library ~ Drop-in and bring a friend!

SUWANEE BRANCH English in Your Language (Chinese) Mondays; 10:30 am: June 3, 10, 17 & July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 For Cantonese/Mandarin speakers (Korean) Thursdays; 10:30 am: June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 11, 18, 25 Basic English for Korean speakers Let’s Talk Mondays; 6 pm - 7 pm: June 3, 10, 17, 24 and July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Practice speaking English with others AARP Defensive Smart Driver Course In partnership with AARP Reservations requested: events@gwinnettpl.org Tuesday, June 4; 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

LinkedIn 101 With Gregg Burkhalter Registration required: Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30 pm

PEACHTREE CORNERS BRANCH

N-400 Application Assistance Friday, June 21; 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Friday, July 19; 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Book Club for Adults Tuesday, June 4; 10:15 am Discuss: Moonglow by Michael Chabon

Legal permanent residents will be offered free legal assistance with filling out the N400 citizenship application form. This event is free and on a first come, first served basis.

English in Your Language (Spanish) Tuesdays; 6:00 pm: June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Basic English for Spanish speakers

Photo Workshop: Photo Restoration Saturday, June 29; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm How to digitize & preserve photographs ~ attendees should bring photos

Underground Gwinnett Monday, June 17; 1:00 pm Guest: Historic Preservation Division of GA Dept. Natural Resources

Small Biz Marketing Series: 30 Ways to Grow Your Email List Registration required: Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00 pm

Hello/ Hola! (Wednesdays) 10:30 - 11:30 am: July 10, 17, 24, 31 Basic Spanish vocabulary (converse)

Herb Gardening Registration requested: Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 pm

Join accredited small business consultant, Stephanie Sokenis, to learn about the 30 ways to grow your email list. Learn how to capture new contacts and how to build relationships with your subscribers.

Many types of herbs can be grown in our local area including basil, rosemary, sage, and fennel. UGA Extension Gwinnett Agent, Timothy Daly, will discuss the basics of growing herbs and the best types of herbs to grow in our area.

Family Game Night! Weds; 5 pm - 6 pm: June 12, 26 and July 24

MOUNTAIN PARK BRANCH Fan Fiction Guide & Contest Teens & adults: Learn to write fan fiction Pt. 1: Writing Sci-Fi & Fantasy Fiction Thursday, June 6; 3:00 pm Pt. 2: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Contest Thursday, July 18; 3:00 pm Space Rock Sherlock Thursday, June 13; 5:00 pm Solve a mystery with intriguing clues Sci-Fi & Beyond Trivia Wednesday, June 19; 6:00 pm Show off your love of all things Sci-Fi!

Not Your Mom’s Book Club Tuesday, July 2; 6:00 pm Millennials discuss: The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone Culinary Literacy Program What’s the Tea? (Guess ingredients) Monday, July 8; 5pm - 6pm Summer Salads (Tower Garden) Saturday, July 27; 1:00 pm

Writer’s Group (All types welcome!) Tuesdays; 6 pm - 7 pm: June 25, July 30 Discuss current projects and share ideas with other local writers Small Biz Workshop: How to Start Your Business In partnership with SCORE Registration required: Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Saturday, June 29 at 11:00 am

Join GCPL & SCORE to learn the fundamentals of starting a business. Test your business idea and identify the key factors that influence start-up success. Get started on making your business dream Learn defensive driving techniques and into a reality! Registration is required. how to compensate for age related Please register at gwinnettpl.org/calendar changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Cost is $15 for AARP members (bring or directly at northmetroatlanta.score.org. your card) and $20 for nonmembers cash or check only. Pay at the door. Please Let’s Get Fit! (Seniors) Tuesday, July 2; 10:30 am bring a bag lunch. Low impact exercise; wear comfy shoes

Summer Reading: Not just for Kids! Tuesday, June 18; 12 pm - 3 pm Learn why everyone should participate, about the incentives and how to register

Common Threads (Teens & Adults) Fiber arts meetup on Mondays; 6:30 pm: June 3, 17 and July 1, 15, 29

Ted Talks Tuesdays Tuesdays; 10:30 am: June 25, July 23 Share thoughts on compelling issues

This class is designed for those who are new to or uncomfortable with using LinkedIn. Learn the fundamentals to help remove your fear and get you on the path to using Linkedin with confidence. Learn Korean Using Mango Thursdays; 6 pm: June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 18, 25

Small Biz Marketing Series: Create More Personalized Messages Registration required: Online at gwinnettpl.org/calendar or RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org Tuesday, July 2 at 6:00 pm Join accredited small business consultant, Stephanie Sokenis, to learn about personalizing your email campaigns based on what you know about your customers. Fitness & Nutrition Workshop Tuesday, July 16; 11:30 am Discussion with Personal Trainer, Terry Gatewood Helping Writers Become Authors: A Free Writer’s Workshop Saturday, July 27 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm When it comes to writing, every writer is unique. But mistakes made by first-time authors are not unique. Author and publisher Nury Crawford will discuss the most common mistakes new writers make; how to find a competent, affordable editor; three ways to get your work published; and help you learn more about your writer’s “rights.”

Book Club with Becca Thursday, June 13; 4:00 pm Discuss: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Thursday, July 11; 4:00 pm Discuss: Freedom’s Light by Colleen Coble Stress Management Tuesday, June 18; 11:30 am Learn to manage stress with guest speaker, Neelam Sharma

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