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Cherokee County Public Library Press Release


Cherokee County Public Library

Press Release 10/31/2022

310 Mary Street, Centre, AL 35960



Library Hours:

8-5 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday,

8-12 Wednesday     

Closed Saturday and Sunday

The library will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day and on November 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving.

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1. Trick or Treat at the Cherokee County Public Library: Monday, October 31, from 2:30-4:30.

2. Storytime: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30. Join Jinx and Miss Rebecca for songs, crafts, and reading fun. Space is limited each week; call 256-927-5838 to reserve a spot.

3. "NEW" 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The concept is simple, but the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten. For information on how to sign up, call the library at 256-927-5838.

4. Sew Joyful Quilters: Meet with the quilters each Thursday at 10 am to discuss quilt designs and techniques.

5. Green Bag: Green Bag meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 12 pm. Join us for this lunch series that focuses on gardening. These are one-hour lectures presented by Master Gardeners and other professionals. Bring your lunch! We'll provide the drinks and dessert.

November 17: Deck the Halls with Dana Carroll, Library Director

6. Wi-Fi Hotspots: Patrons in good standing can check out a hotspot for one week.  CCPL will be participating in the Alabama Hotspot Lending Program. This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alabama Public Library Service. For lending requirements, look at the policy on our website  or call the library at 256-927-5838.

7. Chair Yoga: Join instructor Linda Abernathy and Library Director Dana Carroll on November 18 at 11:45 for a 15-minute stress-relieving chair yoga session.

8. Teen Book Club: Rather Be Reading Teens ages 13-18 will meet on Monday, November 21, at 3:30 to discuss their book pick of the month.

The Selection with Kiera Cass

9. Reading Around Book Club meets at 11:00 am on the first Monday of each month.

10. Kids and Kin: A Statewide supportive program for anyone caring for a relative's children. Everyone is welcome! Contact Larinda Garrett at 334-465-0099 for more information.

Meetings are from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

November 15: Executive Function Challenging Learning

November 29: Toddlers and Challenging Behaviors

11. Centre Career Center: Career Specialist Andre Mitchell will be at the library on Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm to assist with your job search needs. 

Services include resume preparation, job search assistance, WIOA eligibility, on-the-job training, etc. Call 256-927-5838 on Tuesdays or 256-546-4667 Ext. 855018 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

eBooks: To sign in, visit ESERVICES on our website:

For more information, you are welcome to call 256-927-5838 or email at

Dig into your family's roots with and - free, in our genealogy room! Use your free account here at the library and gain access to records that are unavailable on your home computer.

Get free auto repair information from the ChiltonLibrary database. Go to our online catalog at and click on the "links" tab.

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