The Jefferson Public Library has several upcoming events and programs.

Programs include:

•Every Wednesday: Adult Mah Jong at 1 p.m.

•Sept. Friday the 13: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark at 7 p.m. For ages 10-adults. “Join us at the Crawford W. Long Museum located at 28 College Street in Jefferson,” states Elizabeth Jones. “Remember the book that traumatized you as a kid? Let’s relive those nightmares together. Join us in the dark, dark museum while dark, dark, stories are told in dark, dark voices. Be warned this event might be frightening.”

•Sept. 14: Lego Day - 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

•Sept. 14: Tina Harris “Intro to DNA Genealogy” at 11 a.m.

•Sept. 16: Young Adults: Game Day at 5:20 p.m.

•Sep 17: Scratch Computer Programming at 3:45 p.m. For ages nine plus. Registration is required and class size is limited, so call the library at 706-367-8012 to reserve a space. Chrome books are limited and are only available by sign up. Participants should bring a computer for this class.

•Sept. 17: SCORE Workshop at 5 p.m. Learn 16 steps to starting a business while still working.

•Sept. 18: Knitters at Noon

•Sept. 19: Sensory Play Hour at 3:45 p.m. There will be sensory bins and other activities for children to explore.

•Sept. 21: Local Jefferson author, Timothy Moonlight at 10:30 a.m. Jefferson mystery/suspense author, Moonlight will be talking about his book “The Last Word.” “Join us for coffee, donuts and a drawing for a free book and e-audio book,” says Jones. Copies will be available for purchase, cash or check only. “This is a very suspenseful thriller, with descriptive scenes and many twists to keep you on edge! I thoroughly enjoyed this story from a new author but reads as if from a long time novelist! Interesting characters that you easily love or hate, with a plot that keeps you on your toes”—Kathi. Find out more about the author by visiting

For more information about library programs come in to get a calendar or check out

New books available at the library include: Jeffrey Archer’s “Nothing Ventured,” William Kent Krueger’s “This Tender Land” James Patterson’s “Killer Instinct,” Lara Prescott’s “The Secrets We Keep” and J. D. Robb’s “Vendetta in Death.”


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