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.

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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.

August 8, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The Belladonna Book Club: Featuring Books of Mystery
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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If you enjoy a good mystery then be sure to join the Belladonna Book Club. In August the group will read and discuss Bad Little Falls by Paul Doiron. Call the Brunswick-Glynn County Library for future titles.

August 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Teen Book Group at the Marsh
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Teens are invited to join the library’s YA book group; new participants are always welcome. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month in the YA room at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. This month’s discussion is on Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano. Call the library for future titles.

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.

July 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

July 27, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Adult Coloring Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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MEETING LOCATIONS ALTERNATE BETWEEN BRUNSWICK AND ST. SIMONS – 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 first and third Wednesday of the month at our SSI location and on the second and fourth 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.

July 27, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Conversational Spanish Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Conversational Spanish returns to the library. The group will meet on the second and fourth Thursday evenings of each month. This is an informal class for English speakers who would like to learn Spanish. Both adults and teens are invited to attend.

August 1, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The Southeast Coastal Georgia Computer Club

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Talks of interest to both the highly skilled computer user and the novice are presented each month. E-mail steve.oldaker@gmail.com or call (912) 267-7613 for this month’s topic and additional information.

August 2, 2017 - 11:00 am
Alzheimer's Support Group
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone. Join this monthly support group that meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

August 2, 2017 - 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 first and third Wednesdays of the month at our SSI location and the second and fourth Thursdays 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.

August 2, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

August 8, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The Belladonna Book Club: Featuring Books of Mystery
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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If you enjoy a good mystery then be sure to join the Belladonna Book Club. In August the group will read and discuss Bad Little Falls by Paul Doiron. Call the Brunswick-Glynn County Library for future titles.

August 9, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Solar Eclipse Information Booth
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Basic information about the upcoming solar eclipse will be available. Eclipse Viewing Glasses, while supplies last, will be given to those who stop by the booth.

August 9, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

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.

July 26, 2017 - 10:30 am
Baby Playdate
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Little builders, 2 and under, and their caregivers are invite to The Brunswick-Glynn County Library for an hour of unstructured play.

July 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
Storytime with Ronald McDonald
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Ronald McDonald is up to his old tricks and full of fun and stories. Come and hear what he is reading today at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library.

August 1, 2017 - 10:30 am
Castles and Catapults
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Discover the world of castles and catapults. Students, ages 7 and older, are invited to build their own castle or catapult. (Young children, ages 6 and below, are invited to attend a storytime located in the Children’s Corner of the St. Simons Island Public Library.)

August 9, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Solar Eclipse Information Booth
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Basic information about the upcoming solar eclipse will be available. Eclipse Viewing Glasses, while supplies last, will be given to those who stop by the booth.

August 12, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Back To School Celebration
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Marshes of Glynn Libraries, along with Well Care of Georgia, will host a Back to School Celebration. We will show the movie “The Boxtrolls” (96 minutes, Rated PG). Free school supplies will be given to children who attend.

August 26, 2017 - 10:00 am
Reading to the Dogs
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Come to the Brunswick Glynn County Library to help us celebrate both “National Dog Day” and the dog days of August! Children are invited to read to our special guests, the dogs of Therapy Dogs International. The library will provide the books and the dogs; you provide the enthusiasm.

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.

July 5, 2017 - 9:30 am
July Featured Art: Plein Air Paintings
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Each year local artists band together to paint in “plein air” the beauty surrounding Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation. Many of this year’s pictures will be on display at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library during the month of July. Stop by and enjoy the view.

August 2, 2017 - 9:30 am
August Featured Artists: The Amazing Authors Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Each year local middle and high school students are invited by Marshes of Glynn Libraries to join a book writing team. The teens work together to create the book, learning about authorship, illustrating and publishing along the way. This month the illustrations from their book about the buildings of Glynn County will be shown on the library’s art wall. Stop by and enjoy the view.

August 9, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Solar Eclipse Information Booth
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Basic information about the upcoming solar eclipse will be available. Eclipse Viewing Glasses, while supplies last, will be given to those who stop by the booth.

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

July 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

July 27, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Conversational Spanish Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Conversational Spanish returns to the library. The group will meet on the second and fourth Thursday evenings of each month. This is an informal class for English speakers who would like to learn Spanish. Both adults and teens are invited to attend.

August 2, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

August 9, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Solar Eclipse Information Booth
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Basic information about the upcoming solar eclipse will be available. Eclipse Viewing Glasses, while supplies last, will be given to those who stop by the booth.

August 9, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

August 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Conversational Spanish Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Conversational Spanish returns to the library. The group will meet on the second and fourth Thursday evenings of each month. This is an informal class for English speakers who would like to learn Spanish. Both adults and teens are invited to attend.

August 15, 2017 - 6:30 pm
The Big Eclipse: A Talk
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Dr. Ntungwa Maasha from College of Coastal Georgia will speak at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library about the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21 and about the science and history of eclipses. Eclipse viewing glasses will be given (while supplies last) to attendees.

August 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

August 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Teen Book Group at the Marsh
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Teens are invited to join the library’s YA book group; new participants are always welcome. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month in the YA room at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. This month’s discussion is on Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano. Call the library for future titles.

August 23, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Bring along your cup of coffee and wake up your brain every Wednesday afternoon with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Adults and teens are welcome.

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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