Description: Our preschool storytime offers entertaining stories to increase a child’s vocabulary and ability to focus while activities and crafts help them practice fine motor skills. This program also provides a safe, fun environment for children to improve their social skills. For more information please call Katie or Charlotte at 770-461-8841.
Description: This program provides entertaining stories to increase a child’s vocabulary and ability to focus along with activities and crafts that help them practice fine motor skills. Similar to our preschool storytime in layout, but for a slightly older audience. For more information please call Katie at 770-461-8841.
Description: Is your child struggling with reading? Then check out our CAREing PAWS program! CAREing PAWS is a part of the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program which aims to improve a child’s reading and communication skills by allowing them to read out loud to a registered therapy dog for a 20 minute period. This program does require registration, so contact Katie or Charlotte in the Children’s Department at 770-461-8841 to sign-up for a session or for more information.
Ages: 1st grade and up
Day: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month (for Richard and Luna), 3rd Saturday of the month (for Terry and Gracie)
Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm (for Richard and Luna), 11:00am-12:00pm (for Terry and Gracie)
Description: Is your child ready to start learning to read on their own, but you’re not sure how best to teach them? Then sign-up for one of our early literacy classes! Taught by Katy Farr, an Orton-Gillingham trained educator with over 40 years of teaching experience, these classes will assess where your child is on their reading journey and help them take the next step. Parents will also learn the best methods for helping their child become an independent, successful reader. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Day: 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month
Time: 10:00am (these classes are 1-on-1, time slots start at 10am)
Description: Do you love chess, but have no one to play with? Then check out your local library’s chess club! There are no age or skill restrictions for this program. The only requirement is a love of the game! FCPL will provide chess sets, but attendees are welcome to bring their own sets if they would like. Please contact Katie or Charlotte in the Children’s Department at 770-461-8841 or email@example.com for more information.
Ages: All ages.
Day: 2nd Saturday of the month
Description: Do you want to learn how to crochet a blanket, sweater, or one of those cute little animals, but you don’t know where to start? Then attend our crochet class for beginners! This class will teach you the basic stitches you need to know before taking on more complicated projects. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided. Please call 770-461-8841 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. *If you already know how to crochet and would still like to attend, you may do so. However, it is recommended that you already have a project in mind that you can work on, as this class will focus on the basic crochet stitches. If you are planning to bring your own crochet hook, you do not need to register.*
Day: January 20th
*All programs are free and open to the public.
The Caring Paws program is currently on hold.
1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month 4:00 to 5:00 PM, Children's Library
Many children are motivated to read out loud when they have a canine reading partner. Especially one as patient and kind as Luna. Improves reading fluency, confidence and stamina.
Please call the children's desk to register. Spaces fill up quick for this popular program!
Contact/Info: Ms. Katie Rees, Children's Librarian, email@example.com, 770-305-5351 or
Ms. Charlotte Stargell, Children's Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org, 770-305-5328,
or the Main Desk, 770-461-8841 for more information.
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Website: fayettecountyga.gov – Library
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Our library staff is always happy to help you find books and materials and make suggestions for your reading. Our PINES system allows you to place electronic holds for specific titles, and you can also call us at the library to assist you with this.
We also have a wonderful collection of electronic resources available for all ages. This includes our reading challenge program, Beanstack which allows you to keep a record of books read, time read, and more. Children 0-5 can take part of 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program through Beanstack. Children 5 and older can track their favorite reads on the Best Reading List Ever Challenge. In addition to these ongoing challenges, we also have seasonal ones as well
These lists, published annually, are great tools for finding new books for children of all ages.
Fayette County Administration
140 Stonewall Avenue West
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214