Programs

All programs sponsored by the Marshes of Glynn Libraries are free and open to the public. Learn more about each type of program by clicking the title.

STORYTIME PROGRAMS

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries offer storytime programs at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and the St. Simons Island Public Library. See the list below for upcoming dates, locations, and program information.

January 24, 2018 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Preschoolers and young homeschooled students are invited to come to the Brunswick-Glynn County Library’s Storytime for young children every Wednesday morning at 10:30am. A few good stories and a simple craft project will be enjoyed.

January 25, 2018 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime at Brunswick
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Babies’ brains develop through exposure to language, new sights and sounds, and socialization. The Baby Storytime environment will help parents and caregivers share meaningful developmental time with their babies through books, songs, and rhymes. The group meets every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Ages: Up to 24 months

January 30, 2018 - 10:30 am
Toddlers' Storytime
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Toddlers and young children are invited to join the fun Tuesday morning at Saint Simons Island Public Library. They are sure to delight in listening to stories and singing songs with their library friends.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUPS

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries host several book discussion groups that meet at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library throughout the year. See the schedule below for additional information about each group.

January 29, 2018 - 10:00 am
The Men’s Winter Book Discussion Group
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Both full time and part time residents are invited to join the library’s book discussion groups. The selections for this group are a mix of fiction and nonfiction, selected with the male reader in mind. January’s title is A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre.

January 31, 2018 - 10:30 am
The Snowbirds Book Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Both full time and part time residents are invited to join the library’s book discussion groups. This month the Snowbirds will be discussing News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

ADULT PROGRAMS

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries offer a variety of programs that may be of interest to our adult patrons. See the schedule below for additional information about upcoming events.

January 1, 2018 - 12:00 am
Winter Reading Challenge

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From January 1st to January 31st, Marshes of Glynn Libraries will participate in the inaugural nationwide Winter Reading Challenge. We challenge our patrons to read at least 10 hours during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at http://moglibraries.beanstack.org. Over 100 libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read a target number of minutes and books. If we reach the nationwide goal, “Shark Tank” investor Mark Cuban will donate $35,000 to the organization “First Book,” which provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need.

January 24, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Adult Coloring Club
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Many adults find coloring to be a stress relieving activity. The MOGL libraries offer a time and place for adults to gather and enjoy this relaxing pastime. Supplies will be made available to participants on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at our SSI location and on the first and third Thursday of the month at our downtown Brunswick library. The time is the same at both locations, 12:30pm until 2pm. Come and join the fun.

January 25, 2018 - 10:00 am
Introductory Computer Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Learn and review basic Windows, e-mail and social media computer skills during this two day class. Reservations are required for this class as there are a limited number of computers available. Please call 912–279-3738 to reserve a spot in the class.

January 25, 2018 - 11:30 am
The Milky Babies’ Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Mothers and mothers to be are invited to join this lactation support group.

January 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
English as a Second Language Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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This informal class is intended to help those wanting to learn basic conversational English.

January 25, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Conversational Spanish Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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This is an informal class for English speakers who would like to learn Spanish. Both adults and teens are invited to attend.

January 25, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Medicare 101
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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If you are nearing the age of 65 then don’t miss this opportunity to learn what you need to know about Medicare. The program is a 50 minute educational presentation followed by questions and answers.

January 26, 2018 - 10:00 am
Introductory Computer Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Learn and review basic Windows, e-mail and social media computer skills during this two day class. Reservations are required for this class as there are a limited number of computers available. Please call 912–279-3738 to reserve a spot in the class.

January 26, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

January 29, 2018 - 10:00 am
The Men’s Winter Book Discussion Group
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Both full time and part time residents are invited to join the library’s book discussion groups. The selections for this group are a mix of fiction and nonfiction, selected with the male reader in mind. January’s title is A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries offer a variety of programs to children throughout the year. Our children’s programs encourage a love of reading, creativity, and curiosity about the world around them. See the schedule below for information about individual programs.

January 1, 2018 - 12:00 am
Winter Reading Challenge

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From January 1st to January 31st, Marshes of Glynn Libraries will participate in the inaugural nationwide Winter Reading Challenge. We challenge our patrons to read at least 10 hours during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at http://moglibraries.beanstack.org. Over 100 libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read a target number of minutes and books. If we reach the nationwide goal, “Shark Tank” investor Mark Cuban will donate $35,000 to the organization “First Book,” which provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need.

January 5, 2018 - 10:30 am
Baby Playdate at St. Simons
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Babies, 2 years of age and under, and their caregivers are invited to drop by the Saint Simons Island Public Library for an informal playdate. This gathering is held on the second and fourth Friday of each month.

January 24, 2018 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Preschoolers and young homeschooled students are invited to come to the Brunswick-Glynn County Library’s Storytime for young children every Wednesday morning at 10:30am. A few good stories and a simple craft project will be enjoyed.

January 25, 2018 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime at Brunswick
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Babies’ brains develop through exposure to language, new sights and sounds, and socialization. The Baby Storytime environment will help parents and caregivers share meaningful developmental time with their babies through books, songs, and rhymes. The group meets every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Ages: Up to 24 months

January 26, 2018 - 10:30 am
Baby Playdate at St. Simons
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Babies, 2 years of age and under, and their caregivers are invited to drop by the Saint Simons Island Public Library for an informal playdate. This gathering is held on the second and fourth Friday of each month.

January 30, 2018 - 10:30 am
Toddlers' Storytime
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Toddlers and young children are invited to join the fun Tuesday morning at Saint Simons Island Public Library. They are sure to delight in listening to stories and singing songs with their library friends.

January 31, 2018 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Preschoolers and young homeschooled students are invited to come to the Brunswick-Glynn County Library’s Storytime for young children every Wednesday morning at 10:30am. A few good stories and a simple craft project will be enjoyed.

February 1, 2018 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime at Brunswick
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Babies’ brains develop through exposure to language, new sights and sounds, and socialization. The Baby Storytime environment will help parents and caregivers share meaningful developmental time with their babies through books, songs, and rhymes. The group meets every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Ages: Up to 24 months

February 2, 2018 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Babies’ brains develop through exposure to language, new sights and sounds, and socialization. The Baby Storytime environment will help parents and caregivers share meaningful developmental time with their babies through books, songs, and rhymes. The group meets on the first and third Friday of each month at the Saint Simons Island Public Library and every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Ages: Up to 24 months

February 6, 2018 - 10:30 am
Toddlers' Storytime
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Toddlers and young children are invited to join the fun Tuesday morning at Saint Simons Island Public Library. They are sure to delight in listening to stories and singing songs with their library friends.

LIBRARY EXHIBITS

In order to fulfill its mission to meet the informational, educational, recreational, and cultural needs of our community, the Marshes of Glynn Libraries provide the public with access to a variety of exhibits and displays that may feature the work of outside individuals and groups. See the schedule below for additional information about artists and exhibits on display in our libraries.

January 5, 2018 - 9:30 am
January Featured Artist: Kate Moore
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Kate Moore is a local art photographer. She began taking pictures as a teen and the art form has become her passion. Her show is composed of nature photos, landscapes and macro photography. Drop by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library during the month of January to enjoy her view of the world.

THE BIG READ

“Coastal Georgia Reads A Wizard of Earthsea” is our community’s 10th annual participation in the National Endowment for the Arts’ The Big Read. Many of the events associated with this year’s The Big Read are taking place at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and St. Simons Island Public Library. Events sponsored by MOGL are listed below. A full listing of all GIAHA Big Read events can be found here.

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TEEN PROGRAMS

January 1, 2018 - 12:00 am
Winter Reading Challenge

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From January 1st to January 31st, Marshes of Glynn Libraries will participate in the inaugural nationwide Winter Reading Challenge. We challenge our patrons to read at least 10 hours during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at http://moglibraries.beanstack.org. Over 100 libraries and schools across the nation will encourage their communities to read a target number of minutes and books. If we reach the nationwide goal, “Shark Tank” investor Mark Cuban will donate $35,000 to the organization “First Book,” which provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need.

January 26, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

February 2, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

February 9, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

February 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

February 23, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

March 2, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

March 9, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

March 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

March 23, 2018 - 10:30 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Friday morning with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Scrabble Club is also available on Monday afternoons at 1pm.

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HOURS

BRUNSWICK
MON & WED
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
TUE & THU
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
FRI & SAT
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
SUN CLOSED

ST. SIMONS
MON, TUE, THU & FRI
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
WED
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SAT
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
SUN CLOSED

LOCATIONS

BRUNSWICK-GLYNN COUNTY LIBRARY
208 GLOUCESTER ST.
BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA 31520

ST. SIMONS ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
530A BEACHVIEW DR.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA 31522

CONTACTS

BRUNSWICK
912-279-3740
EMAIL

ST. SIMONS
912- 279-3750
EMAIL