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.

April 20, 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

April 24, 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.

April 24, 2018 - 6:00 pm
The Evening Story Hour
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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This Tuesday evening is story time at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and children of all ages are invited to join the fun. Dads and moms are encouraged to join in, making this a monthly family event!

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.

April 24, 2018 - 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. This month’s selection is Boys’ Estate Georgia 1946-1976 A Pictorial History of “Georgia’s Town Just for Boys” by De-Leon W. Peacock. The author will be in attendance. Call the library for future titles.

April 25, 2018 - 10:30 am
The Golden Isles Book Discussion Group
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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April is Holocaust Remembrance Month. To remember these events in history the group will read the classic tale Night by Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel. Please 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.

April 20, 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.

April 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Scrabble Club
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Perk up your Mondays with a game of Scrabble. Can’t make it every week? That is OK; join us when you are able. Men and women are welcome. Scrabble Club is also available on Friday mornings at 10:30am.

April 23, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Book to Movie Discussion Group
St. Simons Island Public Library
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During this series participants will read, discuss and then view the movie of three different Sinclair Lewis stories. Each of the books is discussed on a Monday followed by a movie viewing on Wednesday. Please contact the Saint Simons Island Public Library for a full listing of book titles and dates.

April 24, 2018 - 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).

April 24, 2018 - 5:30 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.

April 24, 2018 - 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. This month’s selection is Boys’ Estate Georgia 1946-1976 A Pictorial History of “Georgia’s Town Just for Boys” by De-Leon W. Peacock. The author will be in attendance. Call the library for future titles.

April 25, 2018 - 10:30 am
The Golden Isles Book Discussion Group
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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April is Holocaust Remembrance Month. To remember these events in history the group will read the classic tale Night by Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel. Please call the library for future titles.

April 25, 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.

April 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Book to Movie Discussion Group
St. Simons Island Public Library
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During this series participants will read, discuss and then view the movie of three different Sinclair Lewis stories. Each of the books is discussed on a Monday followed by a movie viewing on Wednesday. Please contact the Saint Simons Island Public Library for a full listing of book titles and dates.

April 26, 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.

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.

April 20, 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

April 24, 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.

April 24, 2018 - 6:00 pm
The Evening Story Hour
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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This Tuesday evening is story time at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and children of all ages are invited to join the fun. Dads and moms are encouraged to join in, making this a monthly family event!

April 25, 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.

April 26, 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

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.

April 4, 2018 - 9:30 am
April Featured Artist: Roderrick Davis
Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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Roderrick Davis’ art work is inspired by the music he enjoys. His show will present a series of oil and acrylic paintings depicting love and the pursuit of happiness. Come and meet Roderrick and view his work at the meet and greet on First Friday from 5:30-7:30 pm.

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

April 20, 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.

April 27, 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
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
WED
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
SAT
9:30 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
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ST. SIMONS
912- 279-3750
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