* The library will be closed December 22nd – 26th for Christmas*

Holiday Open House and Cookie Exchange
Thursday December 7th 4:00pm – 7:00pm   
It’s time for the library’s annual Holiday Cookie Exchange!! Cookies will be accepted Tues. Dec. 5, 9 AM – 7 PM, Wed. Dec. 6, 9 AM – 7 PM, and Thurs. Dec. 7 before 4 PM.  Please bring at least 3 dozen to share.
Help make our Cookie Exchange a Gibsonville Tradition!   More details at giblib.org/cookie-exchange

    • We welcome all types of cookies and easily portioned candies/desserts like fudge, fruit bars, peanut brittle, peppermint bark, etc.
    • Please include ingredient information with your cookies so that we can ensure those with dietary restrictions are safe and happy at our cookie exchange.
    • Leftover cookies not claimed by 5 PM Friday, Dec. 8  will be discarded or donated.

Game Day        Monday December 4th at 5:30 pm
Grab a friend and come play some games at the library! Play classics such as Uno or Guess Who, or try something new like Labyrinth! Feel free to bring some of your own games from home as well. All ages welcome.  Monday, December 4th, at 5:30.

Book Club Meetings        
Our Adult book club will meet Saturday December 2nd from 12:30-2:30.  For more information call the library or email csibben@giblib.org.
Our Teen/YA (young adult) book club will meet Wednesday December 6th from 5:30-6:30. For more information call the library or email rshive@giblib.org.

Percy Jackson Week            Tues December 12th – Sat December 16th
Did you know the new Percy Jackson series premieres on December 20th? Come spend the week before celebrating all things Percy Jackson! Determine your godly parent, enjoy some blue food, and complete some fun Percy Jackson themed activities! Tuesday-Thursday activities will be from 5:30 – 6:30pm, and Saturday you can test your knowledge with Percy Jackson trivia at 1:00pm. Registration is required for the trivia. Sign up at giblib.org/events/percy-jackson-week-trivia/

Tuesday Morning Storytimes – 10:00 AM in the Community Room
Children birth – age 5 are invited (along with their caregivers) to visit the library for story time! Share songs, stories, and activities with Miss Ashley. Storytimes will be held in the library’s community room, so space is limited. No registration is required for Tuesday morning storytimes – walk-ins and first-time visitors are welcome.

STEAM activities   Tuesdays at 4:00 PM      giblib.org/steam
Activities for children in Kindergarten – 2nd grade will be on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  Activities for children in 3rd – 5th grade will be on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. If there is a fifth Tuesday, we will have an all-ages activity. This month:
K-2  Tuesday December 5th at 4:00pm
3-5  Tuesday December 12th at 4:00pm
Hot Cocoa Party Tuesday December 19th at 4:00pm

Homeschool Activities, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
Weekly homeschool activities held every Wednesday at 11:00 AM. More information for interested homeschooling families is available at giblib.org/homeschool
Dec 6 – Chess Day
Dec 13 at 12pm – Career Day – Jessica Mann, Town of Gibsonville Nurse
Dec 20 – Book Challenge
Dec 27 – NO ACTIVITY – Happy Holidays!

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting
TAG hopes to bring together area teens to discuss and plan programming, suggest materials to add to the library’s collection, plan service projects, and more! December’s meeting will be Tuesday December 5th at 5:30pm.
Ages 12-18

Knitting/Crochet Club
Like to knit or crochet? Want to learn? Come join the Knitting/Crochet club to get advice and share ideas with others who love knitting/crochet as much as you do. Open to all ages and skill levels. Supplies are available for anyone who doesn’t have their own.  December’s meeting will be Saturday Dec 9 at 10am.

Get more information, including our full calendar of events, on our website: www.giblib.org
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