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It’s the Holiday Season…. and your Library is celebrating with great programs throughout the month of December!


SantaholidaywebSANTA VISITS!
Come say “Hello” to the Merry Old Man from the North Pole! He’ll read stories and have little gifts for all the good girls and boys!

CUSSETA-CHATTAHOOCHEE PUBLIC LIBRARY Saturday December 10 @ 11:30am

MILDRED L. TERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY Wednesday December 14 @ 10:30am

MARION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Friday December 16 @ 11:00am

PARKS MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY Saturday December 17 @ 11:30am

COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY Monday December 19 @ 10:30am

NORTH COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY  Thursday December 22 @ 4:00pm


Elf on the ShelfELF ON THE SHELF HAS RETURNED! BE SURE TO VISIT THE CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT AT YOUR LIBRARY TO SEE IF YOU CAN FIND YOUR BRANCH ELF! YOUNG ONES WITH A GOOD EYE CAN EARN STICKERS AND MORE WITH EACH SIGHTING!


SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS AT THE
MILDRED L. TERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Gingerbread Storytime   Friday December 2 @4:30pm 
Hanukkah Celebration
  Friday December 16 @ 4:30pm
Christmas Holiday Celebration Saturday December 22 @ 4:30pm
Kwanzaa Celebration Tuesday December 27 @ 1:00pm


SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS AT THE 
COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Winter Holiday Celebration  Tuesday December 1 @ 4:00pm
Saturday Cinema A Christmas Story (PG) Saturday December 3 @1:30pm
Saturday Cinema: A Christmas Carol  December 17 @1:30pm
Kidz Flicks: Happy Feet (PG)  Tuesday December 27 @10:30am
Kidz Flicks: Happy Feet 2 (PG)  Wednesday December 28 @ 10:30am 
New Year’s at Noon For Children Thursday December 29 @ 11:00am


SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS AT THE 
NORTH COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY 

Creative Kids:Christmas Tree Ornaments Thursday December 8 @ 4:00pm 


SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROGRAMS AT THE 
SOUTH COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY 

Family Flicks: FROZEN  Friday December 16 @ 3:00pm 
Frosty’s Frosting Party!
 Wednesday  December 21 @ 4:30pm


 

  • Scavenger Hunt

    When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - All Day
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library

    Join us the first Tuesday of every month to explore the library and learn more about what it has to offer! All completed forms will be entered to win a small prize.

  • It's All Fun & Games

    When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Teens 12-18! Come play some video games, card games, and become part of a life-size game.

    September 14th—Card and Board Games
    October 12th—Video Gaming
    December 7th—Holiday Party Games

  • Minecraft Mania!

    When: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Rothschild Technology Room

    Love to play Minecraft? Come join other teens and play on the same server! Ages 12-18.

  • Game On: Game Club

    When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Join the Teen Department for our Game On: Game Club. We will be playing different types of games from video games to board games.

  • Game Tournaments!

    When: Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Teen Department

    Enjoy video games? Come battle other teens to see who will win the Top Spot for the month! Play two games for each tournament to double your chances and double your fun!

  • Tiny Tales (Ages 0-24 months)

    When: Monday, December 05, 2016 - 11:05 AM - 11:35 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Aflac Storytime Room

    Tiny Tales is a fun program that introduces babies and toddlers to books and language activities. Parents are encouraged to take on the role as their child's first teacher. Activities may involve stories, books, rhymes, music, movement, finger plays, puppets and educational toys.

  • Multicultural Mondays

    When: Monday, December 05, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Synovus (side A)

    Come travel the world with us! Multicultural Mondays will give children the opportunity to explore new and exciting cultures, while they gain knowledge and experience from the immense diversity we see all around us. Taste a French crêpe, dance an Irish jig, whack a Mexican piñata, or build a Chinese lantern! Where ever we decide to go, fun is sure to follow!

  • Scavenger Hunt

    When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - All Day
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library

    Join us the first Tuesday of every month to explore the library and learn more about what it has to offer! All completed forms will be entered to win a small prize.

  • Tiny Tales (Ages 0-24 Months)

    When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Tiny Tales encourages parents to take an active role as their child's first teacher by introducing book and language activities that can be repeated at home. This fun-filled program for babies and toddlers includes stories, rhymes, music, movement, and much more!

  • Preschool Adventures (Ages 3-5 years)

    When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Preschool Adventures encourages visits to the library for socialization and interaction with peers. Children will listen to read alouds, sings, rhymes, and finger plays. Flannel board stories and puppets may allow for audience participation to reinforce that reading is fun!

  • Computer Basics

    When: Monday, December 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: South Columbus Public Library at Conference Room

    Get started using computers with this class designed for beginners. This class covers general computer skills such as turning the computer on/off, using the mouse, identifying hardware and storage devices, and opening/closing programs on the desktop. *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call (706) 683-8805.*

  • Typing and Mouse Basics

    When: Monday, December 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: North Columbus Public Library at Large Conference Room

    Discover the best way to hold your fingers/hands over the keyboard and mouse, take mouse exercises to master clicking and selecting, learn about different keys, and practice typing using the most efficient method. *Limited spots available. Registration is strongly encouraged. Please call 706-748-2855.*

  • The Last Waltz (PG)

    When: Monday, December 05, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Auditorium

    Martin Scorsese chronicles the most legendary night in rock history, as an unparalleled lineup of rock superstars - including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison -- take the stage for "The Band's" 1976 farewell concert. (1978)

  • Scavenger Hunt

    When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - All Day
    Where: Mildred L. Terry Public Library

    Join us the first Tuesday of every month to explore the library and learn more about what it has to offer! All completed forms will be entered to win a small prize.

  • Computer Basics

    When: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Columbus Public Library at Rothschild Technology Room

    Get started using computers with this class designed for beginners. This class covers general computer skills such as turning the computer on/off, using the mouse, identifying hardware and storage devices, and opening/closing programs on the desktop.

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