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We're open 1:30PM to 5:30PM

We're closed Monday January 18 due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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We're closed Monday January 18 due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Mon, Jan 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jan 12 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 14 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 15 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jan 16 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jan 17 1:30PM to 5:30PM

Sun, Jan 17, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Mon, Jan 18, 3:00pm - 3:10pm
Enjoy book and book-related recommendations from FCPL's Information Services Supervisors and... more
Enjoy book and book-related recommendations from FCPL's Information Services Supervisors and Information Specialists.

Tue, Jan 19, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Tue, Jan 19, 9:00am - 9:20am
Children and their caregivers will hear and participate in stories, singing, and movement... more
Children and their caregivers will hear and participate in stories, singing, and movement activities.

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn how to access and use the features of Google’s version of Microsoft Office Suite for... more
Learn how to access and use the features of Google’s version of Microsoft Office Suite for FREE! This one hour workshop is conducted by career counselors from Goodwill Career Center.

Tue, Jan 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets once a month to discuss issues that relate to teens and the... more
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets once a month to discuss issues that relate to teens and the library.

Wed, Jan 20, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Wed, Jan 20, 9:00am - 9:10am
View a fantastically fun recorded puppet show!

Thu, Jan 21, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Thu, Jan 21, 9:00am - 9:20am
Children and their caregivers will hear and participate in stories, singing, and movement... more
Children and their caregivers will hear and participate in stories, singing, and movement activities.

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Over-stressed? Overworked? Over-BOOKed? Look no further! Delight in books featuring characters... more
Over-stressed? Overworked? Over-BOOKed? Look no further! Delight in books featuring characters living wild lives and dealing with life's ups and downs.

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn how to access and use the features of Google’s version of Microsoft Office Suite for... more
Learn how to access and use the features of Google’s version of Microsoft Office Suite for FREE! This one hour workshop is conducted by career counselors from Goodwill Career Center.

Fri, Jan 22, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Fri, Jan 22, 10:00am - 10:15am
Have fun learning Spanish through our virtual Bilingual Storytime!

Sat, Jan 23, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Sat, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Is your young child gifted?  What are the signs?  What do you do next? 
This event is full

Sun, Jan 24, All day
Cumming Children's Area
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet... more
In preparation for National Kindness Month in February, write someone you care about a sweet note of appreciation.

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 4:10pm
Do you love learning about ancient cultures and lifestyles of people throughout history? Then... more
Do you love learning about ancient cultures and lifestyles of people throughout history? Then join us each month to explore a new topic.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Explore, question, and discover with Family Quest Challenge! Tune in every month for a different... more
Explore, question, and discover with Family Quest Challenge! Tune in every month for a different exciting activity for kids and families.

Thu, Jan 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Need supportive feedback for your writing? Register now to try out our virtual writing group for... more
Need supportive feedback for your writing? Register now to try out our virtual writing group for adults!

Mon, Jan 18, All day
Search for clues in the Virtual Detective Office and solve the case to become a FCPL Super Sleuth!

Wed, Jan 20, 10:00am - 10:10am
Join certified yoga instructor, Lola Nichols, and learn gentle yoga techniques for daily life.

Sat, Jan 23, All day
Enter the pages of Jan Brett's The Hat for a fun interactive book walk.

Sat, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join your fellow crafters and share the results of your work. Grab bags will provide you with... more
Join your fellow crafters and share the results of your work. Grab bags will provide you with instructions and materials for a new craft twice a month. Register to receive a Grab Bag.
This event is full

Sun, Jan 24, All day
Enter the pages of Jan Brett's The Hat for a fun interactive book walk.

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Image of Short & Skinny bookJanuary 2021 Reading Challenge: Short & Skinny

 Short & Skinny by Mark Tatulli 

There are a lot of what I call “growing pains” books for middle grade (grades 3-8) girls out there – books about those awkward years between childhood and becoming a teenager. Raina Telgemeier’s popular graphic novels, as well as many other popular series, come to mind. I wish more books like this had existed when I was a child, but I am glad they exist now. But as I looked at the many excellent and popular series for preteen girls, I was disappointed that I could not find similar books for boys. That was until I recently came across Mark Tatulli’s book Short and Skinny in the Juvenile Graphic Novel section at FCPL. I was very pleased to find a “growing pains” book from a boy’s point of view. 



Kids' Book Spotlight - Teen Books for the New Year!

A New Year means new beginnings and new challenges! Check out these books from our Teen collection that are all about embracing and inspiring change.

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Teen Middle (Grades 6-8)

The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balacarcel

Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life; her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch with his Guatemalan roots (even though he never bothered to teach Quijana Spanish), she is about to start seventh grade in the Texas town where they live and she is worried about fitting in--and Quijana suspects that her parents are keeping secrets, because she is sure there is something wrong with her little brother, Memito, who is becoming increasingly hard to reach.

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