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October 27, 2014

SouthCentral Chapter Meeting – October 2014

The SouthCentral Chapter of The Friends of the Gwinnett County Public Library supports all of FOGL’s countywide initiatives and programs but is also focused on the needs of the branches and patrons who live in the Five Forks, Lilburn and Mountain Park areas. The Chapter hosts events, fundraisers and projects that benefit FOGL as a whole and the Five Forks, Lilburn and Mountain Park branches in particular.

The Chapter meets the 4th Monday of each month at the Five Forks Branch at 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865.

Start: October 27, 2014 6:30 pm
End: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Five Forks Branch
Address:
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2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville, United States, 30044-5865

November 13, 2014

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER TO BRING SOUTHERN STORYTELLING TO GCPL – Evening with Author Rick Bragg and Piano Man Kurt Scobie Features Stories of Jerry Lee Lewis

The greatest southern storyteller of our time, New Your Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis, and gets the story straight from the source in his book “Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story.” Gwinnett County Public Library welcomes Bragg and Piano Man Kurt Scobie to Eddie Owens Presents at the Red Clay Theatre on November 13th at 7pm.

Get in the spirit with a medley of Jerry Lee Lewsin songs performed by Kurt Schobie prior to the storytelling and talk by Rick Bragg.

Bragg won a Pulitzer Price in 1996 recognizing his work at The New York Times. He now works as a writing professor at the University of Alabama’s journalism program in its College of Communications and Information Sciences.

Tickets will be $5.00 at the door and books will be available for purchase.

Start: November 13, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Red Clay Theatre
Address:
3116 Main Street, Duluth, GA, United States, 30096

November 17, 2014

West Chapter General Meeting

The West Chapter of the Friends of the Gwinnett County Public Library will meet on November 17th, 6:30pm at the Peachtree Corners Branch.

Start: November 17, 2014 6:30 pm
End: November 17, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Peachtree Corners Branch Library
Address:
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5570 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners, GA, United States, 30092-2501

November 18, 2014

Friends of the Library General Membership Meeting – November 18, 2014

The General Membership meets every other month (odd months) on the second Tuesday of the month.
Meeting time:  7:00pm
Meeting location:  Library administrative offices located in the Lawrenceville Branch, 1001 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA  30046

The election of officers will take place at the November General membership meeting – nominees will be elected by a majority of the members present.  Two positions are up for election:  The Treasurer and the President.  The duties of these positions is noted below.  Merwin Chambers is the current Treasurer and has agreed to be a nominee.  Cheryle Cole-Bennett is the current President and will not seek re-election.  If you are interested in nominating a fellow FOL member, or wish to nominate yourself, for either Officer position, please email contact@Friendsgcpl.org by close of business Monday October 13, 2104.

Be sure to include your contact information and the position in which you are interested.  In addition, The Chair of the Fundraising committee is also vacant (the previous Chair recently moved out-of-state).  If you would like more information about this committee – or would like to volunteer to serve, please send an email to contact@friendsgcpl.org.  We would be happy to provide you with more information.  See you at the meeting!

ARTICLE V – Duties of officers

Section 1.  The President shall preside at all meetings, and carry out any duties connected with the office.

Section 2.  The Vice-President shall assist the President and in case of the absence of the President, shall perform the duties of the President.

Section 3.  The Secretary shall record the attendance at all meetings, record the minutes of all proceedings of all the meetings and shall be responsible for all corporate records, excluding financial records.

Section 4.  The Treasurer shall collect all dues, shall keep all financial records, shall make regular written reports to the Board of Directors, and submit an Annual Report to the membership at the Annual Meeting.  The Treasurer shall prepare and submit any reports required by law.

Start: November 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Lawrenceville Branch
Address:
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1001 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA, United States, 30046

November 22, 2014

INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR JOHN CONNOLLY TO MAKE EXCLUSIVE APPEARANCE

Gwinnett County Public Library will welcome #1 internationally bestselling author John Connolly to the Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center on Saturday, November 22nd at 7pm.

Connolly will be discussing and signing “The Wolf in Winter,” the latest in his Charlie Parker thriller series.

John Connolly is the author of teen and adult international bestsellers.  He is the winner of the Agatha, Shamus and Anthony Awards for his work.  He has wwritten the Samuel Johnson trilogy for teens and “Conquest,” the first in the Chronicles of the Invaders for teen readers, with Jennifer Ridyard.  He divides his time between Dublin, Ireland and Portland, Maine.

Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Books for Less of Buford.

Start: November 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center
Address:
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10 College Street, Norcross, GA, United States, 30071

December 3, 2014

BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND CAKE MIX DOCTOR ANNE BYRN TO TALK COOKING

Sample Recipes from her New Cookbook “Anne Byrn Saves the Day”

New York Times bestselling author of the Cake Mix Doctor cookbooks Anne Byrn will make a stop at Gwinnett County Public Library’s Peachtree Corners branch on December 3 at 6:30 pm for a talk, recipe sampling, and book signing for her new cookbook “Anne Byrn Saves the Day.”

Before Anne wrote the bestselling “Cake Mix Doctor” series of cookbooks, she was the food editor at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 15 years. There she learned to write about food and took cooking lessons from countless famed chefs including Julia Child and Marcella Hazan. She also studied cooking in Paris at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine.

The Peachtree Corners branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library is located at 5570 Spalding Dr. Norcross, GA 30092. Books will be available for sale and signing by Eagle Eye Book Shop.

Start: December 3, 2014 6:30 pm
End: December 3, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Peachtree Corners Branch
Address:
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5570 Spalding Dr., Nocross, GA, United States, 30092

BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND CAKE MIX DOCTOR ANNE BYRN TO TALK COOKING

New York Times bestselling author of the Cake Mix Doctor cookbooks Anne Byrn will make a stop in Peachtree Corners on December 3 at 6:30 pm for a talk, recipe sampling, and book signing.

Before Anne wrote the bestselling “Cake Mix Doctor” series of cookbooks, she was the food editor at the Atlanta Journal-­‐Constitution for 15 years. There she learned to write about food and took cooking lessons from countless notable chefs including Julia Child and Marcella Hazan. She also studied cooking in Paris at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine.

Books will be available for sale and signing by Eagle Eye Book Shop.

New
York
Times
bestselling
author
of
the
Cake
Mix
Doctor
cookbooks
Anne
Byrn
will
make
a
stop
in
Peachtree
Corners
on
December
3
at
6:30
pm
for
a
talk,
recipe
sampling,
and
book
signing.
Before
Anne
wrote
the
bestselling
“Cake
Mix
Doctor”
series
of
cookbooks,
she
was
the
food
editor
at
the
Atlanta
Journal-­‐Constitution
for
15
years.
There
she
learned
to
write
about
food
and
took
cooking
lessons
from
countless
notable
chefs
including
Julia
Child
and
Marcella
Hazan.
She
also
studied
cooking
in
Paris
at
La
Varenne
Ecole
de
Cuisine.
Start: December 3, 2014 6:30 pm
End: December 3, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Peachtree Corners Branch
Address:
Google Map
5570 Spalding Dr., Norcross, GA, United States, 30092

January 13, 2015

General Membership Meeting, Friends of the Library

The general membership meets every other month (odd months), on the second Tuesday of the month.

Meeting start time:  7:00pm

Location:  Lawrenceville Branch, 1001 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4707

Start: January 13, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 13, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lawrenceville Branch
Address:
Google Map
1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA, United States, 30046-4707

January 26, 2015

SouthCentral Chapter Meeting – January 26

The SouthCentral Chapter of The Friends of the Gwinnett County Public Library supports all of FOGL’s countywide initiatives and programs but is also focused on the needs of the branches and patrons who live in the Five Forks, Lilburn and Mountain Park areas. The Chapter hosts events, fundraisers and projects that benefit FOGL as a whole and the Five Forks, Lilburn and Mountain Park branches in particular.

The Chapter meets the 4th Monday of each month at the Five Forks Branch at 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865.

Start: January 26, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 26, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Five Forks Branch Library
Address:
Google Map
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville, GA, United States, 30044-5865

February 23, 2015

SouthCentral Chapter Meeting – February 23

The SouthCentral Chapter of The Friends of the Gwinnett County Public Library supports all of FOGL’s countywide initiatives and programs but is also focused on the needs of the branches and patrons who live in the Five Forks, Lilburn and Mountain Park areas. The Chapter hosts events, fundraisers and projects that benefit FOGL as a whole and the Five Forks, Lilburn and Mountain Park branches in particular.

The Chapter meets the 4th Monday of each month at the Five Forks Branch at 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865.

Start: February 23, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 23, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Five Forks Branch Library
Address:
Google Map
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, GA, United States, 30044-5865