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.

February 19, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tuesday Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Calling all Toddlers and young children!  Come join the Story time fun every week at Saint Simons Island Public Library. Let your child’s imaginations flow as we read stories, create characters, sing songs, and play together.

February 20, 2019 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park –Preschoolers and young home-schooled 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 21, 2019 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime – Brunswick
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park – 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. Ages: Up to 24 months

February 22, 2019 - 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 every Friday morning at the Saint Simons Island Public Library and every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library (Howard Coffin Park during construction). Ages: Up to 24 months

February 26, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tuesday Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Calling all Toddlers and young children!  Come join the Story time fun every week at Saint Simons Island Public Library. Let your child’s imaginations flow as we read stories, create characters, sing songs, and play together.

February 27, 2019 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park –Preschoolers and young home-schooled 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 28, 2019 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime – Brunswick
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park – 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. Ages: Up to 24 months

March 1, 2019 - 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 every Friday morning at the Saint Simons Island Public Library and every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library (Howard Coffin Park during construction). Ages: Up to 24 months

March 5, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tuesday Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Calling all Toddlers and young children!  Come join the Story time fun every week at Saint Simons Island Public Library. Let your child’s imaginations flow as we read stories, create characters, sing songs, and play together.

March 6, 2019 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park –Preschoolers and young home-schooled 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.

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.

February 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Hattie's Book Club
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Hattie’s Book Club meets monthly at the library and is a community of readers who welcome all ideas and insights. In February the group will read Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Call the library for future titles.

February 25, 2019 - 10:00 am
The Men’s Winter Book Discussion Group
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Books are selected for this group that appeal to male readers. In February the group will read Our Towns by James and Deborah Fallows. Contact the library for future titles.

February 27, 2019 - 10:30 am
The Snowbirds Book Discussion Group

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Both winter visitors and locals are invited to join this winter book group. In January the group will read and discuss The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See.

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.

February 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Experienced Scrabblers’ Club
St. Simons Island Public 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.

February 19, 2019 - 10:30 am
The Psychology of Immigration and the Immigrant Community
St. Simons Island Public Library
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The library is hosting a three part lecture series featuring topics that reflect this year’s Big Read selection, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Our first speaker is Dr. Aurora Nunez.

February 19, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Lunchtime Yoga
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park – 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).

February 19, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Hattie's Book Club
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Hattie’s Book Club meets monthly at the library and is a community of readers who welcome all ideas and insights. In February the group will read Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Call the library for future titles.

February 20, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Midweek Yoga at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Do you need a cure for the weekday blues or just feel the need to stretch and take a deep breath? If so, the library might have the cure for you. Our “Afternoon Yoga” is perfect for the beginner. Meets in Room 108 at the Old Casino

February 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
St. Simons Island Public Library
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The library is hosting a three part lecture series featuring topics that reflect this year’s Big Read selection, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Our speaker will be Dr. Hector Montford.

February 21, 2019 - 10:30 am
Big Read Book Discussion
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Join Ann Mason for a discussion of this year’s Big Read Book, “Everything I Never Told You and the Power of Stereotypes”. This year’s novel is by Celeste Ng.

February 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm
English as a Second Language Class
Unitarian Universalists of Coastal Georgia
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This informal class is intended to help those wanting to learn basic conversational English. During the renovation, the ESOL class will meet at the Unitarian Universalists of Coastal Georgia building,  1710 Gloucester St, Brunswick, GA 31520.  

February 22, 2019 - 10:30 am
Casual Scrabblers' Club
Altama Presbyterian Church
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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. Men and women are welcome.

February 25, 2019 - 10:00 am
The Men’s Winter Book Discussion Group
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Books are selected for this group that appeal to male readers. In February the group will read Our Towns by James and Deborah Fallows. Contact the library for future titles.

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.

February 19, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tuesday Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Calling all Toddlers and young children!  Come join the Story time fun every week at Saint Simons Island Public Library. Let your child’s imaginations flow as we read stories, create characters, sing songs, and play together.

February 20, 2019 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park –Preschoolers and young home-schooled 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 21, 2019 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime – Brunswick
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park – 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. Ages: Up to 24 months

February 22, 2019 - 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 every Friday morning at the Saint Simons Island Public Library and every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library (Howard Coffin Park during construction). Ages: Up to 24 months

February 26, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tuesday Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Calling all Toddlers and young children!  Come join the Story time fun every week at Saint Simons Island Public Library. Let your child’s imaginations flow as we read stories, create characters, sing songs, and play together.

February 27, 2019 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park –Preschoolers and young home-schooled 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 28, 2019 - 10:30 am
Baby Storytime – Brunswick
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park – 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. Ages: Up to 24 months

March 1, 2019 - 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 every Friday morning at the Saint Simons Island Public Library and every Thursday morning at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library (Howard Coffin Park during construction). Ages: Up to 24 months

March 5, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tuesday Storytime at SSI
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Calling all Toddlers and young children!  Come join the Story time fun every week at Saint Simons Island Public Library. Let your child’s imaginations flow as we read stories, create characters, sing songs, and play together.

March 6, 2019 - 10:30 am
Children's Storytime
Howard Coffin Park
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Temporary Location During Renovation: Howard Coffin Park –Preschoolers and young home-schooled 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.

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.

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THE BIG READ

February 19, 2019 - 10:30 am
The Psychology of Immigration and the Immigrant Community
St. Simons Island Public Library
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The library is hosting a three part lecture series featuring topics that reflect this year’s Big Read selection, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Our first speaker is Dr. Aurora Nunez.

February 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
St. Simons Island Public Library
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The library is hosting a three part lecture series featuring topics that reflect this year’s Big Read selection, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Our speaker will be Dr. Hector Montford.

February 21, 2019 - 10:30 am
Big Read Book Discussion
St. Simons Island Public Library
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Join Ann Mason for a discussion of this year’s Big Read Book, “Everything I Never Told You and the Power of Stereotypes”. This year’s novel is by Celeste Ng.

February 26, 2019 - 10:30 am
Changes In the Institution of the Family
St. Simons Island Public Library
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The library is hosting a three part lecture series featuring topics that reflect this year’s Big Read selection, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Our speaker for our final lecture will be Roscoe Scarborough, PhD.

TEEN PROGRAMS

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POP-UP LIBRARY SCHEDULE

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Everyone is invited to visit our Pop-Up Library events and take home something to read. The Marshes of Glynn Libraries are providing a variety of books for all ages and interests. No library card is necessary to borrow a book from the Pop-Up Library. The schedule features a variety of dates and locations throughout Glynn County this fall.

February 19, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Pop-Up Library on Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island Beach Village
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Planning a visit to the beach? The MOGL Pop-Up Library will be setting up in the Jekyll Island Beach Village on a variety of dates this fall. Find something to read while you enjoy our coastal location. Books for all ages and interests are available. No library card is necessary.

February 21, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Pop-Up Library at the YMCA
Golden Isles YMCA
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The Marshes of Glynn Libraries’ Pop-Up Library, hosted by the YMCA, will be setting up in the Y’s lobby on multiple dates during the library renovation. Stop by to find a book or two to read. Books for all ages and interests are available. No library card is necessary.

February 23, 2019 - 9:00 am
Pop-Up Library at the Farmers Market
Brunswick Farmers Market at Mary Ross Park
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Don’t forget to pick up something to read while you are selecting some fresh produce at the Brunswick Farmers Market. The MOGL Pop-Up Library will be setting up shop at the Brunswick Farmers Market most Saturdays this fall. Hours may vary from week to week. Books will be available for all ages and interests. No library card is needed to borrow a book.

February 26, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Pop-Up Library at the YMCA
Golden Isles YMCA
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The Marshes of Glynn Libraries’ Pop-Up Library, hosted by the YMCA, will be setting up in the Y’s lobby on multiple dates during the library renovation. Stop by to find a book or two to read. Books for all ages and interests are available. No library card is necessary.

February 28, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Pop-Up Library on Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island Beach Village
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Planning a visit to the beach? The MOGL Pop-Up Library will be setting up in the Jekyll Island Beach Village on a variety of dates this fall. Find something to read while you enjoy our coastal location. Books for all ages and interests are available. No library card is necessary.

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HOURS

BRUNSWICK
DURING CONSTRUCTION
MON THROUGH FRI
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
SAT & 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
EMAIL

ST. SIMONS
912- 279-3750
EMAIL