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.

May 9, 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 May the group will read and discuss Cold Florida by Phillip DePoy . Call the Brunswick-Glynn County Library for future titles.

May 16, 2017 - 6:15 pm
Hattie's Book Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Hattie’s Book Club meets monthly at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and is a community of readers who welcome all ideas and insights. May’s selection is Rosemary, The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Larson. Call the library for future titles.

May 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
Golden Isles Book Discussion Group
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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New participants are always welcome to join the Golden Isles Book Discussion Group which meets at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Please call the library for book title.

May 25, 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 City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. 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.

May 2, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Lunchtime Yoga
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Do you need a cure for the workday blues or just feel the need to stretch and take a deep breath? If so the library might have the cure for you. “Lunchtime Yoga” is perfect for the beginner or for those who are on their lunch hour (no sweating required).

May 2, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The Southeast Coastal Georgia Computer Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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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.

May 3, 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.

May 3, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Adult Coloring Club
St. Simons Island Public 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.

May 4, 2017 - 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.

Esta clase está destinado a ayudar a aquellos que quieran aprender Inglés conversacional básico.

May 5, 2017 - 10:00 am
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Show off your word skills! Join us on Friday mornings at 10:00 a.m. to enjoy some Scrabble fun. All ages and abilities are welcome.

May 6, 2017 - 9:30 am
The AARP Smart Driver Class
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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This safe drivers’ program, approved by the Georgia Department of Transportation, is designed for experienced drivers and may lower your car insurance cost. The program is free but the money-saving certificate costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch.

May 9, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Lunchtime Yoga
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Do you need a cure for the workday blues or just feel the need to stretch and take a deep breath? If so the library might have the cure for you. “Lunchtime Yoga” is perfect for the beginner or for those who are on their lunch hour (no sweating required).

May 9, 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 May the group will read and discuss Cold Florida by Phillip DePoy . Call the Brunswick-Glynn County Library for future titles.

May 11, 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.

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.

May 10, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Reading to the Dogs
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Children are invited to read to our special guest, the dogs of Therapy Dogs International. The library will provide the books and the dogs; you provide the enthusiasm.

July 8, 2017 - 10:30 am
STEAM Day at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Come to the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and explore the world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics). We will have a variety of stations set up in the Children’s Room that will allow participants to explore different STEAM topics. Check out our new OSMO games for iPads and learn about the upcoming solar eclipse in August through an art project, among other fun activities. Attendees will also receive a pair of special eclipse viewing glasses courtesy of the Space Science Institute.

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.

May 2, 2017 - 9:30 am
May Featured Artists – CCGA Students
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Students from the art program at the College of Coastal Georgia will display their artwork at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library during the month of May. The public is welcome to view the show.

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

May 25, 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 City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Call the library for future titles.

August 15, 2017 - 6:30 pm
Experiencing the Solar Eclipse
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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In anticipation of the solar eclipse taking place on August 21, the library is hosting a special talk featuring faculty from the College of Coastal Georgia. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about solar eclipse phenomena, including the proper safety precautions that we should take while viewing these rare astronomical events. Attendees will also receive a pair of eclipse viewing glasses courtesy of the Space Science Institute.

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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
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