The following upcoming events are planned at the Auburn, Statham and Winder public libraries over the next week. September is Library Card Sign-up Month.
"No one is too old or too young to get a library card," library officials said. "Minors just need the permission of their parent/guardian and one only needs a photo I.D. with a current address in order to obtain a card."
•Crochet/Knit Club — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13. Held weekly every Monday.
•Ready to Read Pre-K Story Time — 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 13. Uses stories, rhymes and songs to teach early literacy concepts. Ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Held weekly every Monday.
•Teen Mondays — 5-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13. Held every Monday, with activities ranging from games, to crafts, to Anime Club, to trivia and more. Ages 12-19 welcome.
•Cover to Cover Book Club — 6-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13. Held the second Monday of every month, featuring a variety of books, from literary fiction to nonfiction to young adult. “Bring a snack or dessert to share and chat with other booklovers,” organizers said.
•Adult Craft Night — 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14. Held the second Tuesday of every month.
•Lap Sit Story Time — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 15. Designed for ages birth to 2, children are introduced to board books and sensory toys as well as rhymes and songs. Held every Wednesday.
The library is located at 24 5th St. Its hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays.
For more information, call the library at 770-513-2925.
•Tech on Thursday — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. Adults of all skill levels can come twice monthly and get help with any computer-related issue they need. Help topics include resumes, Word documents, email setup, Facebook, tablet or phone setup for eBook use, etc. Held the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
•Crafty Kids Club — 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. Ages 6-10 with a caregiver.
The library is a passport acceptance facility where people can apply for a passport.
Patrons also have the opportunity to get free tickets to the Atlanta Zoo, the Carlos Museum, Bremen Museum, the Chattahoochee Nature Center and the Go Fish Center.
The library is located at 1928 Railroad St. Its hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays.
For more information, call the library at 770-725-4785.
•Ready to Read Story Time — 10:30-11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. Stories, songs, finger-plays and movement. Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.
•Maker Monday Kids’ Craft Day — Monday, Sept. 13. Come make pirate hats to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is Sept. 19. All ages with a caregiver. While supplies last.
•Senior Shorts — 11-11:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at the Barrow County Senior Citizens Center, 80 Lee St., Winder. Reading of short stories, anecdotes, jokes and more.
•Lap Sit Story Time — 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14. Stories, songs, finger plays and movement. Ages birth to 2 with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.
•Adult Crafting — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15. Held the third Wednesday of every month.
The library is located at 189 Bellview St. Its hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays.
For more information, call the library at 770-867-2762.