For more information, please visit www.gwinnettpl.org or call 770-978-5154.
ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM
May through July
All branches and online at www.gwinnettpl.org
Sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Program to enter to win one of 15 barbecue gift baskets valued at $75.00 or 15 sets of tickets to an Aurora Theatre show. The Grand Prize is two tickets to the GCPL Gala on November 2nd. Ask a Librarian how to enroll.
WRITER’S WORKSHOP WITH AUTHOR REBECCA PETRUCK
In partnership with the SCBWI
Reservations requested: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, June 2 at 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
Five Forks Branch
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville 30044
Author Rebecca Petruck will share the journey of her latest middle grade novel, Boy Bites Bug, before leading this manuscript workshop. Bring the first five pages of your picture book, middle grade, or young adult novel (double-spaced) for feedback as time allows. Free and open to the public.
FACEBOOK SAFETY FOR SENIORS AT GENEXPO
In partnership with the Gwinnett Daily Post
Saturday, June 2 at 11:00 am
Infinite Energy Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth 30097
Join a librarian to learn everything you need to know about Facebook safety. Don’t miss out on the fun because of worries about security.
MEET NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR MARY KAY ANDREWS
Sunday, June 3 at 6:00 pm
153 East Crogan Street, Lawrenceville 30046
Mary Kay Andrews is the NYT bestselling author of 24 novels including Weekenders and Beach Town. Her latest book, The High Tide Club, is Andrews at her “Queen of the Beach Reads” best. It tells a compelling and witty tale of romance thwarted, friendships renewed, justice delivered, and true love found. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
MEET AUTHOR AND PHILANTHROPIST CLYDE STRICKLAND
Thursday, June 14 at 6:30 pm
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024
Mr. Strickland’s newest book What Can I Do? reveals what inspired him to rise from sharecropper’s son to educated CEO and what inspired him to become the patriot and philanthropist he is today. His book is a powerful testimony about achieving the American Dream by trusting God and doing what’s right, even if it’s hard. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
A FREE N-400 NATURALIZATION APPLICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Friday, June 15 at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
4817 Church Street, Lilburn 30047
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.
MEET AUTHOR AND VETERAN MATTHEW BETLEY
Saturday, June 23 at 7:00 pm
Shiloh Baptist Church
5988 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners 30092
Matthew Betley spent ten years as a Marine officer and trained as a scout sniper platoon commander, infantry officer, and ground intelligence officer. He is the author of Overwatch, nominated for a Barry Award, and is back with Field of Valor starring Logan West. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
FACEBOOK 101 FOR SENIORS
A Savvy Seniors Series program
Thursday, June 28 at 1:00 pm
225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044
Are you on Facebook but have concerns about security? Do you want to keep up with family and friends? So many questions. Come and get answers! Open to all seniors.