For more information, please visit www.gwinnettpl.org or call 770-978-5154.

SMALL BIZ MARKETING SERIES:  DRIVE NEW BUSINESS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

Registration required:  gwinnettpl.org/calendar
Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00 pm
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024

Accredited small business consultant Stephanie Sokenis will answer your common questions about different social media platforms, how to build your network, and what to say and share with your followers.

FREE N-400 NATURALIZATION APPLICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Friday, September 6 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lawrenceville Branch
1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville 30046
Tuesday, September 17 from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lawrenceville Branch
1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville 30046
Friday, September 20 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lilburn Branch
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.

AARP DEFENSIVE SMART DRIVER COURSE
Reservations requested:  events@gwinnettpl.org
Monday, September 9 from 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Collins Hill Branch
455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville 30043
Thursday, September 12 from 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Snellville Branch
2740 Lenora Church Road, Snellville 30078

Learn defensive driving techniques and how to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Cost is $15 for AARP members (bring your card) and $20 for nonmembers - cash or check only. Pay at the door. Please bring a bag lunch.

DON’T LET CANCER STOP YOU
Tuesday, September 10 at 1:00 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518
 
Ines Beltran, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with the University of Georgia - Gwinnett Extension, and Olga Jimenez, Senior Manager of Community Outreach with the American Cancer Society will oversee this seminar.  Coupons for a free mammogram and exam will be available for those who qualify after the program.

UNDERSTANDING CANCER-RELATED GENETIC TESTING
Tuesday, September 10 at 6:30 pm
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024
 
Gwinnett Medical Center’s Dr. Cindy Snyder, DNP, APNG, FNP-C will talk about why genetic testing is important to a person with a family history of cancer OR to a person who already has cancer. 

BOOKS, BITES, BEVERAGES, AND BESTSELLING AUTHORS LYNN CULLEN AND PATTI CALLAHAN HENRY
Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 pm
Peachtree Corners City Hall
310 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092
 
Lynn Cullen is the bestselling author of Mrs. Poe and 15+ award-winning childrens’ and adult books including Twain’s End. Patti Callahan Henry is the New York Times bestselling author of fifteen novels including the historical fiction Becoming Mrs. Lewis.  We will be celebrating the release of Lynn’s newest novel The Sisters of Summit Avenue. Books available for purchase and signing. Silent auction and wine bar sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

VETERANS ROUNDTABLE
In partnership with Goodwill Industries of North Georgia
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month
Wednesday, September 11 at 1:00 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518
 
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!

SOCIAL SECURITY PRE-RETIREMENT PROGRAM
Saturday, September 14 at 11:00 am
Collins Hill Branch
455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville 30043
 
Join us for facts 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. 

SENIOR CITIZEN SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION
Tuesday, September 17 at 1:00 pm
Five Forks Branch
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville 30044
 
Learn how to be more alert, cautious, and confident to defeat crime. Presented by a Gwinnett County Crime Prevention Officer.

DUAL ENROLLMENT - EARN FREE COLLEGE CREDIT IN HIGH SCHOOL
In partnership with Gwinnett Technical College
Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 pm
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024
 
Learn about this tuition-free program that includes free courses online or on campus, free textbooks, the ability to earn an Associate’s Degree while in high school, credits that transfer to University System of Georgia colleges, and more.

FALL IS FOR PLANTING
Registration requested: gwinnettpl.org/calendar
Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 pm
Dacula Branch
265 Dacula Road, Dacula 30019
 
Join Tim Daly, from UGA Extension Gwinnett, to learn the proper technique of planting and maintaining landscapes, trees, and shrubs this fall.

HEART HEALTH
Wednesday, September 18 at 1:00 pm
Five Forks Branch
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville 30044
 
Join Gwinnett Medical Center’s Heart Failure Program Coordinator, Jolly Parayil, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, FNP-C, CHFN to learn the signs and symptoms of heart attack and heart failure and lifestyle modifications to promote better heart health.

FOSTER PARENT INFO SESSION
Thursday, September 19 at 6:30 pm
Lilburn Branch
4817 Church Street, Lilburn 30047
 
Join the Gwinnett Division of Children Services to learn how to become a Foster Parent. Help children in your community who are victims of their circumstances. These children are in great need of compassionate, committed, and caring people like you.

TRACE YOUR ROOTS:  A LATINO GENEALOGY WORKSHOP
Thursday, September 19 at 6:30 pm
Dacula Branch
265 Dacula Road, Dacula 30019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by uncovering your Latino ancestors and family. Learn how to overcome the challenges of tracing Latino genealogy through free genealogy databases–including Ancestry.com. This workshop will concentrate on resources for Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Colombia.

SCBWI WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS WORKSHOP
Saturday, September 21 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Five Forks Branch
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville 30044

This program’s goal is to cultivate future writers and illustrators of amazing children’s books! New and aspiring writers and illustrators will join international author and speaker, Rhonda Knight, and a group of four SCBWI panelists for a Q&A and interactive activities. Be prepared to share your first page of writing or an illustration.

SENIOR FITNESS ASSESSMENT AND EXERCISE DEMO
Monday, September 23 at 10:00 am - In partnership with Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation
Bethesda Park Senior Center (Pre-register by 09/20 online at www.gwinnettparks.com with code BEP41905 or call 678-277-0179)
225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044
Tuesday, September 24 at 1:00 pm – no pre-registration required
Lawrenceville Branch
1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville 30046
 
Enjoy learning ways to optimize your fitness level and health with a Certified Sportsmetrics Instructor! Receive a brief Senior Fitness Assessment, watch exercise demonstrations to improve mobility limitations, and learn how to help prevent falls and injury.

THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO - PARTNERSHIP TESTED
Tuesday, September 24 at 7:30 pm
Lawrenceville Branch
1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville 30046
 
Alexander Wisnoski III, Ph.D. will address the reasons for increased friction in the bilateral relationship between the US and Mexico. This event is part of the 2019 Great Decisions - Globe Issues Series and a National Hispanic Heritage Month Program.

CAN YOU HEAR ME?
Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm
Collins Hill Branch
455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville 30043
 
Are you having trouble hearing or communicating on the telephone or internet? Andrea Kemp of the Georgia Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing will discuss assistive hearing devices and other resources for the hearing impaired.

AN EVENING WITH AUTHOR DANIELA PETROVA
Friday, September 27 at 7:00 pm
Liberty Books, 176 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville 30046
Daniela Petrova will talk about her novel Her Daughter’s Mother. The book was named “Best Beach Read of 2019” by both O, The Oprah Magazine and The New York Post!

AN EVENING WITH KYLE MILLS:  A MITCH RAPP - VINCE FLYNN SERIES NOVEL
Monday, September 30 at 7:30 pm
Peachtree Corners Branch
5570 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners 30092
 
Kyle is fascinated with the dark side of politics and well connected to the intelligence community. He has authored 13 books under his name and is finishing the Vince Flynn series from notes left by Flynn for the six published books. Lethal Agent is his current novel.