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Gwinnett County Public Library Events

Sesame Street eBooks
Sesame Street eBooks offers patrons unlimited access to hundreds of eBooks available anytime and anywhere. All books are based on Sesame Street's early childhood curriculum and includes eBooks, read along books, audio books, animated books, and interactive books. You can also download the Apple and Android app to view this collection on mobile devices.


Students and parents can access the Literature Resource Center with a library card or student number by visiting www.gwinnettpl.org and clicking on the "Digital" tab.


ESL Citizenship Classes at the Lawrenceville Branch
Join Gwinnett County Public Library and the Latin American Association for an 8-week ESL Citizenship course designed for legal permanent residents planning to become citizens. Classes take place at the Lawrenceville Branch, 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 on Mondays & Wednesdays, February 18 – April 24 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Students will learn English, American History, and Civics!


This course is free, but registration is required as class size is limited.  Register on February 11 or February 13 at 6:30 pm at the Lawrenceville Branch. Students must bring their Green Card.


Lawrenceville Branch February Events


February 1, 10:00am to 1:00pm - N400 Citizenship Application Assistance Program
The Latin American Association and Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta will provide qualified legal representatives to aid in filling out the US Citizenship Application Form N400. Certain applicants may also be eligible to have the government filing fees waived. Several sessions are available.  All take place from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and are free and open to the public. Reps will be available on a first come, first served basis.


February 5, 4:30pm to 5:30pm - Celebrate Chinese New Year
Join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year with stories, crafts, and activities! All ages welcome!


February 6, 4:30pm to 5:30pm - Super Science! Bacteria
Join us as we bring science to life through demonstrations and hands-on activities! This program is designed for kids ages 5-10.


February 7, 5:00pm to 6:00pm - Lawrenceville Math Club
Have fun with math through puzzles and math games designed for 3rd through 5th grade students.


February 11, 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Observe the Night Sky
Join the Lawrenceville Branch and special guest Tom Faller for a program about stars, constellations, and the moon – with outside viewing of the nighttime sky through a telescope!


February 12, 10:00am to 1:00pm - N400 Citizenship Application Assistance Program
The Latin American Association and Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta will provide qualified legal representatives to aid in filling out the US Citizenship Application Form N400. Certain applicants may also be eligible to have the government filing fees waived. Several sessions are available.  All take place from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and are free and open to the public. Reps will be available on a first come, first served basis.


February 14, 10:30am to 11:30am - Stitch Craft: Increases and Decreases
Interested in learning a new craft or want to refresh your skills? Join Stitch Craft as we take on a new topic each month! We invite you to come on the second Thursday of the month at 10:30 am. Start something new or bring a project you are working on. Some materials provided or bring your own yarn and needles. In February, we will cover increases and decreases!


February 14, 1:30pm to 4:00pm - Mobile Career Lab
The Atlanta Regional Workforce Board will be visiting in their mobile career lab offering assistance in career planning and job readiness coaching. Services and assistance provided on the Mobile Career Lab:
•  Resume preparation
•  Resume review
•  Career preparation
•  Career guidance
•  Interview preparation/Mock interviews


February 16, 10:30am to 11:30am  - Southern Ballet Theater: Moana’s Voyage
Join Southern Ballet Theatre at the Lawrenceville library for a preview of their upcoming performance, “Moana’s Voyage”! All ages are welcome!


February 16, 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Making a Memory Quilt: Tell Your Family’s Story
Join Master Quilter, Elizabeth Thomas, for this workshop to learn more about the art form. 
Contemporary memory quilts preserve treasured memories of people, events, accomplishments, and places.  Quilters of previous generations saved scraps of fabrics from dresses, aprons, or shirts out of necessity to use in their quilts.  This created the unintended, yet still special, tradition of quilts holding special memories and connections to people in our families. This event is free and open to the public.


February 18, 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with stories and activities about quilting. Try some of the art on your own! All ages welcome!


February 18, 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Lawrenceville Book Club
Join us each month to discuss a fiction book of your choosing! This month’s topic will be the supernatural.


February 19, 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Preserving Family Oral History
Conducting oral history interviews with family and community members is a great way to record data that may not be found in written sources. Learn how to conduct genealogy interviews and the best practices for storing this information so it is available for generations to come.


February 20, 4:30pm to 5:30pm - Awesome Art: String Art
Attention Budding artists! Join us as we create art using a variety of materials and methods (Please dress to be messy!). For ages 5-10.

February 21, 5:00pm to 6:00pm - Lawrenceville Math Club
Have fun with math through puzzles and math games designed for 3rd through 5th grade students.


February 23, 10:30am to 11:30am - Doggie Tales @ Lawrenceville
Have a tail-wagging good time while practicing reading skills! The Lawrenceville Branch invites children Ages 5 and up to read to a friendly dog. The dogs are trained and registered members of Therapy Dogs International Chapter #193.


February 24, 3:00pm to 4:00pm - Afrocentric Fabric History and Design
Join Elizabeth Thomas, founder of Kisanii-Liz Ankara Textiles, and learn the history of African fabrics and how they can enhance your home and wardrobe. The bright colors, distinctive designs, and hand-made quality of African fabrics are truly extraordinary and rich with cultural meaning.  But there is more to know about African fabrics and why they are significant. Each color represents a different occasion, status, or emotion. This event is free and open to the public.


February 26, 7:00pm to 8:00pm - Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with fun activities featuring some of your favorite Dr. Seuss books!


February 27, 4:30pm to 5:30pm - Chess Club for Kids
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess or just improve your game? Come to the Lawrenceville branch library for a bi-weekly Kids’ Chess Club. Learn to play as a beginner or to improve your chess moves! This program is designed for kids ages 6-11.