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Children’s Calendar

April

Featured Programs

• Bee Science • Yoga Storytime & Craft • Hands-on Homeschool • 3D Printing Challenges • Cubetto; Screen-less Coding Game To pre-register for a class, visit gwinnettpl.org, find the event on the calendar, and fill out the form.

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BUFORD-SUGAR HILL BRANCH Make a Mess @the Library! Ages 5-10 Monday-Friday, April 1 - April 5; 2pm Messy fun activities for Spring Break Tummy Time, prewalker babies Tuesdays; 10:00 am: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

LEGO Challenges, ages 6-12 Tuesday, April 2; 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Culture Crafternoon, ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 3; 4:00 pm Explore different cultures thru crafts Letter Camp for Preschool, ages 3-5 Thursday, April 4; 10:30 am

3D Printing Challenges! Ages 9-15 Wednesday, April 3; 2:30 - 4:00 pm Registration required

Math Games, Grades 3-5 Thursdays; 5 pm - 6 pm: April 4, 11, 18, 25

Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 6; 10:30 am

Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 6; 10:30 am

Chess Club (Basics), Grades 1-5 Saturdays; 3:00 pm: April 6, 27

Reading Club, ages 5-10 Mondays; 5:30 - 6:30 pm: April 8, 15, 22, 29

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Tuesdays; 11:00 am: April 9, 16, 23, 30 “Books and Cookies” Double Stuff Club, ages 7-10 Tuesday, April 9; 4:00 pm Discuss any Nancy Drew Clue or Hardy Boys Secret Files title or A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord Homework Help, for all ages Tuesdays; 5 pm - 7 pm on: April 9, 16, 23, 30 Wednesdays; 5 pm - 7 pm on: April 10, 17, 24 Make Pet Toys with the Cat Rangers! Tuesday, April 9; 6:00 pm All ages can help make toys for animal shelters and learn about animal adoption Math Club, ages 8+ Thursdays; 4:00 pm: April 11, 18, 25 Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Fridays; 11am: April 12, 19, 26 Story Night: Earth Day, ages 3+ Monday, April 15; 6:30 pm Getting Started: Interior Design Ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 17; 4:00 pm Bilingual Storytime, ages 3+ Stories in English and Spanish Saturday, April 20; 11:00 am

CENTERVILLE BRANCH Yoga Storytime & Craft, ages 4+ Monday, April 1; 11:00 am Fun kid yoga poses and a craft Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Tuesdays; 10:30 am: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

ABC & ME, ages 5 & under Tuesdays; 2:30 pm: April 9, 16, 23, 30 6 session parent class/teach child to read Registration required Database Trivia, ages 9-12 Tuesday, April 9; 5 pm - 6 pm Competitive trivia using library databases Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Thursdays; 10:30 am: April 11, 18, 25 Young Makers: Electronic Circuits For ages 5-10, in the Learning Lab Thursday, April 11; 5:30 pm Chess Club, all ages and skill levels Thursday, April 11; 6:00 pm Sensory Hour, all ages Special library time for sensitive kids Sunday, April 14; 11 am - 12 pm Who Knew? Things You Don’t Know About... for all ages Monday, April 15; 6:00 pm Learn about Leonardo da Vinci Tuesday, April 23; 6:00 pm Learn about William Shakespeare

COLLINS HILL BRANCH

Preschool Storytime, ages 3+ Tuesdays; 11:30 am: April 3, 10, 17

Spring Break Around the World Stories, Science Lab: Bubbling Up! Ages 9-12 for ages 2+ Wednesday, April 3; 1:00 pm Every day storytime; 10:30 am Hands-on experiments about bubbles Monday-Friday; April 1 - April 5 Spring Break Around the World Ages 8-12 Monday - Friday; April 1 - April 5; 2:00 pm Different continent each day Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Tuesdays; 10:30 am: April 9, 16, 23, 30 Preschool Storytime, ages 3+ Wednesdays; 10:30 am: April 10, 17, 24 Baby & Me Program, pre-walker babies Thursdays; 10:30 am: April 11, 18, 25 Baby likes Vivaldi!

If You Were a Kid on the Titanic Ages 9-12 Thursday, April 4; 10 am - 11 am Money Smart Art Market, ages 3-10 Thursday, April 4; 1 pm - 2 pm Crafts and activities to learn about money Baby & Me, ages 1 and younger Fridays; 10:30 am: April 5, 12 Music & Movement, ages 3+ Monday, April 8; 11:00 am

Springtime Storytime, ages 2+ Saturday, April 13; 11:00 am

Homework Help, ages 5-10 Tuesdays; 5:30 - 7:30 pm: April 9, 16, 23, 30 Saturdays; 10 am - 12 pm: April 13, 20, 27

Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 13; 12:30 pm

Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 13; 10:30 am

Legendary Lives Series, ages 8-12 Wednesday, April 17; 5:30 pm Who Was Steve Irwin?

Straw Bale Gardening, all ages Saturday, April 13; 2:00 pm Planting ingredients for pizza!

Pajama Storytime, ages 2+ Monday, April 22; 6:30 pm

Bee Science, ages 3-10 Tuesday, April 16; 10:30 am

Chapter Chat Book Club, ages 8-12 Wednesday, April 24; 5:30 pm Read: Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Preschool Letter Camp, ages 3-5 Saturday, April 20; 2 pm - 3 pm Activities to learn M, N, O

LEGO Challenges, ages 7+ Monday, April 29; 4:30 pm Challenge: Spell your name

DACULA BRANCH

Hands-on Homeschool, ages 6+ Tuesday, April 23; 10:30 am Earthquakes STEM Time: Zip Lines, ages 8-11 Thursday, April 25; 5:00 pm

Science Lab: Learning for all ages Hydroponics: Tower Garden Harvest Monday, April 1; 1:00 pm Hydroponics: Tower Garden Planting Thursday, April 4; 2:00 pm

Family Fun Around the World Saturday, April 27; 2:00 pm Cultural music & games for all ages

Earth Day Extravaganza! All ages Monday, April 22; 4:00 pm

“Cash” Course Money Camp, ages 9-12 Mon - Wed; April 1 - 3; 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Learn about handling money

Bee Science, ages 3-10 Tuesday, April 2; 4:00 pm

Tinker Tots: STEAM Projects, ages 3-5 Wednesday, April 24; 10:30 am

Creative Writing Camp, all ages Monday-Friday; April 1 - 5; 3pm

Bee Science, ages 3+ Wednesday, April 24; 4:00 pm

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Wednesdays; 10:30 am: April 3, 10, 17

Elephant & Piggie Party! Ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 17; 4:00 pm Crafts, games and a Mo Willems story

STEAM Ahead! Ages 9-12 Wednesday, April 24; 5 pm - 6 pm Make LED circuit greeting cards

DULUTH BRANCH

Toddler Time, ages 3 & under Wednesdays at 10:30 am on: April 3, 10, 17, 24 Fridays; 10:30 am on: April 5, 12, 19, 26

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


Preschool Storytime, ages 3+ Wednesdays; 11:30 am on: April 3, 10, 17, 24 Reading Club for Kids, ages 5-10 Thursdays; 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: April 4, 11, 18, 25 Practice reading skills with volunteer Chess Club, all ages and skill levels Monday, April 8; 6 pm - 7 pm Wednesday, April 17; 6 pm - 7 pm Music & Movement, ages 3+ Thursday, April 11; 11:30 am Space is limited/first to arrive basis Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 20; 1:30 pm

Elizabeth H. Williams SNELLVILLE LEGO WeDo, ages 8-12 Monday, April 1; 2:00 pm Learn about coding & robotics! Registration required Ready to Read, ages 3-5 Tuesdays; 10:30 am: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Registration required DIY Terrarium Tuesday, ages 5-10 Tuesday, April 2; 2:00 pm Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Wednesdays; 10:30 am on: April 3, 10, 17, 24 Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Wednesdays; 11:30 am on: April 3, 10, 17, 24 Yoga Storytime & Craft, ages 4+ Wednesday, April 3; 2:00 pm Fun kid yoga poses and a craft Magical Tea Party, ages 5-10 Thursday, April 4; 2:00 pm Dress up as favorite character! Tinker Tots: Unicorns & Dragons ages 5 and under Thursday, April 11; 10:30 am Bee Science, ages 3+ Thursday, April 18; 10:30 am Sensory Storytime, ages 3-8 Thursday, April 25; 10:30 am For kids with sensory sensitivities Dinosaur Club, ages 10 and under Thursday, April 25; 4:30 pm

FIVE FORKS BRANCH Cubetto; Screen-less Coding Game For ages 4-8 Monday, April 1; 10:30 am

Spring Break Craft Camp, ages 5-10 April 1 - 5 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Monday: Shaving Cream Art Tuesday: Beginner Cross Stitch Wednesday: Dragonfly Craft plus a visitor from Gwinnett Water Resource Center Thursday: Cricut 101 Friday: Solar Art Paper Baby & Me Program, pre-walker babies Thursdays; 11:00 am: April 4, 18, 25 I’ve Got Rhythm, I’ve Got Music! Ages 3 - 5 Monday, April 8; 10:30 am repeats 11:30 am Crazy 8’s Math Club, Grades 3-5 Mondays; 6 pm-7 pm: April 8, 15, 22, 29 Registration required Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Tuesdays; 10:30 and repeats 11:30 am: April 9, 16, 23 Art Club, ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 10; 6 pm - 7 pm Japanese Woodblock Printing Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Fridays; 10:30 am: April 12, 19, 26 Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 13; 2:30 pm Bee Science, ages 3-10 Wednesday, April 17; 3:30 pm LEGO Challenges, ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 17; 6 pm - 7 pm Theme: Balloon Cars Young Makers, ages 5-10 Tuesday, April 23; 4 pm - 5 pm Explore electronic circuits! Pajama Storytime, ages 2+ Wednesday, April 24; 6:30 pm

Hands-on Homeschool, ages 6+ Tuesday, April 9; 1:00 pm Earthquakes

World Academy, ages 8-12 Thursdays; 5pm: April 11, 25 Explore Asia with activities

YogaMoves Storytime, ages 3-5 Friday, April 12; 10:30 am Guest instructor: Trayce Lynne

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Fridays; 10:30 am: April 12, 19, 26

Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 13; 10:30 am Culture Crafts: Spring Holidays, All ages Wednesday, April 17; 5 pm - 6 pm Holidays from around world Music & Movement, ages 3-5 Friday, April 19; 10:30 am Preschool Discovery Lab, ages 3-5 Thursday, April 25; 10:30 am African Animals Art, ages 4+ Tuesday, April 30; 4:30 pm

HAMILTON MILL BRANCH Money Smart Week 2019 For kids ages 5-10 Monday, April 1; 2:00 pm Participants receive a free book Culture Craft: Scotland, ages 5-10 Tuesday, April 2; 10:30 am

Music & Movement, ages 4 & under Thursday, April 18; 10:30 am Family Tech Challenge, ages 4+ Saturday, April 20; 10:30 am Make a working battery with coins Springtime Scavenger Hunt, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 20; 2:00 pm Earth Day Celebration, ages 5-10 Monday, April 22; 4:00 pm Homeschool Hangout For homeschooled kids & teens Thursday, April 25; 11:00 am Make a binary code bracelet Doggie Tales, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 27; 10:30 am

Spring Break Dance Party, ages 5-10 Thursday, April 4; 10:30 am

Explore Rocks & Minerals, ages 5-10 Monday, April 1; 6:30 pm Guest: Tom Faller

Disease Detective, ages 9-12 Thursday, April 4; 5:00 pm Math Club @ Your Library, Grades 3-5 Thursday, April 4; 5:30 pm

GRAYSON BRANCH Cryptid Creatures Club, ages 8+ Monday, April 1; 4:30 pm - Mermaids Monday, April 22; 4:30 pm - Greek Myths

LEGO Challenges! Ages 5-12 Saturday, April 6; 10:00 am Theme: Build a Robot

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Tuesdays; 10:30 am: April 2, 9, 16, 30

BlocksCad Workshop, ages 6+ Sunday; 2 pm - 4 pm: April 7, 14, 28 Code & create your own 3D models Registration required

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Thursdays; 11:30 am: April 4, 11, 18

Young Makers: STEAM Projects Ages 5-10 Thursday, April 18; 5:00 pm

STEM Academy: Rocks & Minerals For ages 7-11; must attend both days April 2 & April 3; 2 pm - 4 pm Registration required: 2 day program

Little Engineers, ages 5-10 Friday, April 5; 3:30 pm Activity: Fort building!

Baby & Me Program, pre-walker babies Thursdays; 10:30 am: April 4, 11, 18

NASA @ My Library: DIY Thermometer Ages 5-10 Saturday, April 13; 2:00 pm

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Tuesdays; 10:30 am: April 9, 16, 23

Spring Break STEAMPunks, ages 5-10 Friday, April 5; 11:00 am

Multigenerational Storytime, ages 3-5 Wednesday, April 10; 10:30 am Guests from Arbor Terrace Senior Home

Chess Club, all ages and skill levels Sunday, April 7; 3:00 pm

Baby & Me, for pre-walker babies Thursdays; 10:30 am: April 11, 25

LAWRENCEVILLE BRANCH

Cubetto; Screen-less Coding Game For ages 4-8 Tuesday, April 2; 10:30 am Keva Block Engineering, ages 5-10 Tuesday, April 2; 2 pm - 3 pm Super Science! Ages 5-101 Wednesday, April 3; 4:30 pm Theme: Parachutes Spring Break Craft! Ages 4+ Thursday, April 4; drop-in 2 pm - 3 pm Math Club, for Grades 3-5 Thursdays; 5 pm: April 4, 18 LEGO Challenges, ages 5-10 Saturday, April 6; 10:00 am Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Mondays; 10:30 am: April 8, 15, 22, 29 Wednesdays; 10:30 am: April 10, 17, 24


Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Mondays; 11:30 am: April 8, 15, 22, 29

Learning Alive Fun! Ages 4-8 Wednesday, April 24; 5:00 pm Learning fun with augmented technology

Junior Scientists, ages 10 & under Tuesday, April 9; 4:00 pm Candy experiments & Peep structures

Family Game Night! All Ages Every other Wednesday; 5 pm - 6 pm: April 3, 17

Family Storytime, ages 3+ Tuesday, April 9; 7:00 pm

Baby & Me, for pre-walker babies Friday, April 26; 10:00 am

Chess Club, ages 6-11 Wednesdays; 4:30 pm: April 10, 24

MOUNTAIN PARK BRANCH

Homeschool Hangout For Homeschooled Kids & Teens Friday, April 26; 10:00 am Candy experiments & Peep structures

Family Movie Matinee, kids & teens Sunday, April 7; 2:00 pm Watch: March of the Penguins Rated G; 80 minutes

Springtime Paper Mache, all ages Tuesday, April 30; 5:00 pm

LEGO Challenges, ages 4+ Tuesday, April 9; 4 pm - 5 pm

PEACHTREE CORNERS BRANCH

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Wednesdays: 10:30 & repeats 11:30 am: April 10, 17, 24

Music and Movement, ages 3+ Wednesday, April 17; 11:30 am

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Mondays; 10:30 am: April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Awesome Art, ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 17; 4:30 pm Theme: Recycled Art

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Tuesdays; 11:30 am: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Family Game Night, all ages Tuesday, April 23; 7 pm - 8 pm

Toy & Tummy Time for Babies (Pre-walkers only please) Wednesdays; 11:00 am on: April 3, 10, 17, 24

Doggie Tales, ages 5+ Saturday, April 27; 10:30 am

LILBURN BRANCH Homework Help, for Grades K-12 Monday-Thursdays; 4 pm - 7 pm From April 1 - April 30: See website for details Yoga Storytime & Craft, ages 4+ Monday, April 1; 2:00 pm Fun kid yoga poses and a craft Toddler Time, ages 1-3 Tuesdays; 10:30 am: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Tuesdays; 11:30 am: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Hands-on Homeschool, ages 6+ Wednesday, April 3; 2:30 pm Earthquakes 3D Printing Challenges! Ages 9-15 Thursday, April 4; 2:30 - 4:00 pm Registration required Math Tutoring, for Grades K - 5 Thursdays; 5 pm: April 11, 18, 25 Get help with mathematics from Parkview High Honor Society Tutors Culture Crafts: Scotland, ages 5-12 Thursday, April 11; 5:00 pm Evening Storytime, ages 5 & under Thursday, April 11; 6:00 pm

Too Cool 4 School Learning Lab For homeschooled kids & teens Friday, April 5; 10:30 am

Family Game Afternoon, all ages Saturday, April 20; 2:00 pm Fun games enhance math skills!

Chess Club, ages 6+; all skill levels Tuesdays; 5 pm - 6 pm: April 9, 23

Earth Day Storytime, ages 3-5 Monday, April 22; 2:00 pm Earth day stories and a craft

Crazy 8’s Math Club, Grades K-2 Tuesdays; 5 pm - 6 pm: April 9, 16, 23, 30 Registration required Bee Science! Ages 3+ Thursday, April 11; 4:30 pm Homeschool Book Club, ages 5+ Friday, April 12; 10:30 am Read: A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park Family Story and Craft, ages 3-8 Saturday, April 13; 10:30 am Bilingual Storytime, ages 3-8 Wednesday, April 17; 5:00 pm Doggie Tales, ages 5+ Saturday, April 20; 11:00 am

Library Lab, ages 5-12 Tuesday, April 30; 4:30 pm Make penny spinners!

NORCROSS BRANCH Yoga Storytime & Craft, ages 4+ Tuesday, April 2; 4:00 pm Fun kid yoga poses and a craft Bilingual Storytime, ages 3-5 Thursdays; 10:30 am on: April 4, 11, 18, 25 Stories in English & Spanish Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Thursdays; 11:30 am on: April 4, 11, 18, 25

Homework Help, for Grades K-12 Monday-Thursdays; 4 pm - 6 pm Saturdays; 2 pm - 4 pm See website for date details 3D Printing Challenges! Ages 9-15 Monday, April 1; 2:30 - 4:00 pm Registration required

STEM Time; Popsicle Structures Ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 10; 5 pm - 6 pm Baby & Me Program, pre-walkers Thursdays; 10:30 am: April 11, 18, 25

Toddler Time, ages 2 & under Tuesdays; 11:00 am on: April 2, 9, 16, 23

Homework Help Club! Ages 9+ Thursdays; 5 pm: April 11, 18, 25 Sundays; 3 pm: April 14, 28

Crayon Craft Camp, ages 9-12 Wednesday, April 3; 5 pm - 6 pm Wednesday, April 17; 5 pm - 6 pm Registration required

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Fridays; 10:30 & repeats at 11:30 am on: April 12, 19, 26

Preschool Storytime, ages 3-5 Thursdays; 11:00 am on: April 4, 11, 18, 25 You’re a Poet & Didn’t Know It For tweens, ages 9-12 Monday, April 8; 5 pm - 6 pm Create a poem with cut-out words Reading Rockstars Book Club Ages 9-12 Monday, April 8; 6:30 pm Registration required STEM Time; Suncatcher Egg, ages 5-10 Wednesday, April 10; 4:00 pm Create a colorful mosaic suncatcher Make a Kite! All ages Saturday, April 13; 11:00 am

Preschool Letter Camp, ages 3+ Saturday, April 13; 11:00 am Activities to learn P, Q & R Girls Who Code Club, ages 9-12 Thursday, April 18; 5:00 pm Learn coding skills & make friends! Registration required Family Storytime & Craft, ages 3-7 Tuesday, April 23; 6:30 pm Dig-in Science: Mason Jar Gardens Ages 9-12: Bring a jar or container Wednesday, April 24; 4:00 pm Little Hands Art, ages 3-6 Tuesday, April 30; 10:30 am Dress for mess Registration required

Hands-on Homeschool, ages 6+ Monday, April 22; 1:00 pm Earthquakes R.E.A.D. with CAREing Paws Ages 6 & up Saturday, April 27; 2:00 pm Pre-registration in branch required

SUWANEE BRANCH Geocaching Go! Ages 9-12 Wednesday, April 3; 4 pm - 5 pm Bring any GPS device/small treasures Registration required

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