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Atlanta-Fulton Public Library - Alpharetta Branch

Call: 770-740-2425 or visit http://

Meet the Artist - Loretta Paraguassu!

Saturday December 7, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Georgia artist Loretta Paraguassu will be on the 2nd floor of the library on December 7th from 1—5 to meet patrons and answer all of your questions.

Her art will be on display throughout the month of December

Art has been a true love in my life since I was a child. I began seriously drawing po...
Cost: Free

Meet the Artist - Korri Iracondo

Saturday May 2, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Georgia artist Korri Iracondo will be on the 2nd floor of the library on May 2, from 1—5 to meet patrons and answer all of your questions.

Her art will be on display throughout the month of May

“I love the depth that can be portrayed with pastels. My favorite subjects are animals and people” - ...
Cost: Free

A Songwriter's Journey Through American Music

Wednesday October 9, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Performed by Angela Easterling and Brandon Turner Angela Easterling presents a performance of her own original songs interspersed with selections of classic folk, roots, country and rock tunes. As part of her performance, she discusses the craft of songwriting and tells the stories behind her song...
Cost: Free

The Haunted History of Ouija

Saturday October 5, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Presented by Freeman and Fugate Oddities Company Featuring a display of 50 of the world’s rarest spirit communication devices. Come hear about the birth of Spiritualism, the evolution of spirit technology, seances, Houdini and his fight against fraudulent mediums, and his strained relationship wit...
Cost: Free

Meet the Artist - Lorra Kurtz!

Saturday October 5, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Georgia artist Lorra Kurtz will be on the 2nd floor of the library on October 5, from 1—5 to meet patrons and answer all of your questions.

Her art will be on display throughout the month of October

Lorra’s art is about connecting with her environment - whether it is children, family, parenting...
Cost: Free

Blood Drive: Give the Gift of Life

Thursday September 12, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Do something good for your community. Help save lives. Please bring photo ID and drink plenty of fluids prior to your appointment. To register for an appointment, please visit: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Sponsor code: alpharettalibrary

(Walk-ins are welcome.)

Cost: Free

Meet the Artist - Georgia Ericson

Saturday September 7, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Georgia artist Georgia Ericson will be on the 2nd floor of the library on September 7, from 1—5 to meet patrons and answer all of your questions.

Her art will be on display throughout the month of September

“I enjoy experimenting with colors, textures, and lighting when painting. With each art p...
Cost: Free

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Saturday August 3, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Georgia artist Faye Wallace will be on the 2nd floor of the library on August 3rd, from 1—5 to meet patrons and answer all of your questions.

Her art will be on display throughout the month of August

Through the "images within images" in her paintings, she encourages the viewers’ eyes to travel an...
Cost: Free

UFOs Over Georgia - And an Introduction to Georgia MUFON

Saturday July 27, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Presented by Scott Cantrell, MUFON Field Investigator and Georgie State Director A look into the reality of UFOs including reports of local sightings and an overview of the investigative body that looks for prosaic solutions for reported sightings and collects data for those sightings that defy cu...
Cost: Free

Manga Book Club for Teens

Friday July 26, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Each month we will read the first two volumes of a manga

series and meet up for trivia, discussion, and more in our teen room!

Ages 13 and up only. Meetings will take place in the Teen Room on the 2nd floor of the library.

Please email

hannah.mabry at fultoncountyga.gov for registration and det...
Cost: Free

Tie Dye for Teens 13+

Friday July 26, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
You bring the shirt, we'll provide the rest!

Ages 13 and up! Come join us at Alpharetta Library to create your own Tie Dye Shirt!

Bring your own shirt and learn to create cool designs. All skill levels welcome!

Materials are provided. Please email

Briana.botsford at fultoncountyga.gov for re...
Cost: Free

Foreign Film Night at the Library - Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

Thursday July 25, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams". Japan/U.S. 1990. Rated PG.

Please join us at 5:30pm on the fourth Thursday of every month in the auditorium on the lower level. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact Carolyn Bean at carolyn.bean at fultoncountyga.gov

or call 404...
Cost: Free

Cookbook Club - Julia Child!

Monday July 22, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Please join us for an evening of dining and discussing the one and only Julia Child! Choose any recipe from her cookbooks, make it in your own kitchen, and bring it to share!

RSVP to dawn.spencer at fultoncountyga.gov

Cost: Free

Demonology and Spiritual Protection

Saturday July 20, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Presented by Bishop Bryan D. Oullette of the Sacred Order of St. Michael the Archangel (Order of Exorcists) Internationally recognized Exorcist Bishop Bryan Ouellette, SOSM, as seen on Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures, is a leader in the field of Demonology, Paranormal Investigation, Exorcism/Del...
Cost: Free

Exceptional Human Experiences

Thursday July 18, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Presented by Blynne Olivieri, Head of Special Collections at the U. of West Georgia’s Ingram Library Are you curious about the range of human experiences? Have you ever had an experience that you felt you couldn't discuss because people wouldn't understand because it falls outside of American cult...
Cost: Free

The History of Time Travel in Science Fiction

Saturday July 13, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Lisa Yaszek, School of Literature, Media and Communication at Georgia Tech In this presentation, Dr. Lisa Yaszek will explore the history of time travel as it has been imagined by science fiction artists across media for the past 150 years. Dr. Yaszek begins by mapping the evoluti...
Cost: Free

Teen Book to Movie Club - The House With a Clock In Its Walls

Saturday July 13, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Read the book - then come watch the movie version on the big screen in our auditorium. Afterwards you can share your thoughts. Which was better? The book or the movie? Who was your favorite character? And much more!

To register and pick up your copy of the book email:

Briana.Botsford at fultoncoun...
Cost: Free

Blood Drive: Give the Gift of Life

Thursday July 11, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Do something good for your community. Help save lives. Please bring photo ID and drink plenty of fluids prior to your appointment. To register for an appointment, please visit: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Sponsor code: alpharettalibrary

(Walk-ins are welcome.)

Cost: Free

Alpharetta Library Book Club - Reading "A Man Called Ove"

Tuesday July 9, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Please join us at 4:30pm on the second Tuesday of every month (unless noted). For more information contact

Carolyn Bean at carolyn.bean at fultoncountyga.gov.

No registration required.

Cost: Free

Meet the Artist - Virginia Lago

Saturday July 6, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Georgia artist Virginia Lago will be on the 2nd floor of the library on July 6th, from 1—5 to meet patrons and answer all of your questions.

Her art will be on display throughout the month of July

Virginia uses oils on canvas for most of her work. She has taught oils, acrylics, and watercolor fo...
Cost: Free

Faerie Faith

Saturday June 29, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Faerie Faith is a Neopagan religious tradition that emphasizes personal transformation and a personal relationship with nature. In this informal presentation Cliff Landis, a High Priest of the Faerie Faith, will discuss the tradition's history, beliefs, and practices, including stories from Cliff'...
Cost: Free

Child Sex Abuse Prevention and Awareness Training

Saturday June 29, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Helping to protect children and families from the trauma of child sexual abuse is the focus of this training. As certified child advocates and the parents of a child sex abuse survivor, the facilitators have a unique perspective that allows them to share valuable information to help parents identify...
Cost: Free

Manga Book Club for Teens

Friday June 28, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Each month we will read the first two volumes of a manga

series and meet up for trivia, discussion, and more in our teen room!

Ages 13 and up only. Meetings will take place in the Teen Room on the 2nd floor of the library.

Please email

hannah.mabry at fultoncountyga.gov for registration and det...
Cost: Free

Foreign Film Night at the Alpharetta Library - Behind the Sun

Thursday June 27, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
"Behind the Sun (Abril Despedacado)". Brazil. 2001. Rated PG-13.

Please join us at 5:30pm on the fourth Thursday of every month in the auditorium on the lower level. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact Carolyn Bean at carolyn.bean at fultoncountyga.gov...
Cost: Free

Georgia & Growth: Our Marijuana Laws

Monday June 24, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Presented by Former Georgia State Senator Curt B. Thompson Mr. Thompson will discuss the history of the legalization of marijuana in the state of Georgia and talk about future prospects towards it’s legalization. He will cover the 1980 Controlled Substances Act, the 2015 Haleigh’s Hope Act, and th...
Cost: Free

Cookbook Club - Marcus Samuelsson!

Monday June 24, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Please join us for an evening of dining and discussing Marcus Samuelsson! Choose a recipe from any of his cookbooks, make it in your own kitchen, and bring it to share at our communal gathering!

Email dawn.spencer at fultoncountyga.gov to REGISTER.

Cost: Free

Cryptozoology

Saturday June 22, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Presented by Paranormal Georgia Investigations

Cryptozoology is the study of creatures whose existence has yet to beor else cannot entirely beproved or disproved by science. These creatures, known collectively as crypto's, include the Mothman, the Chupacabra, and, of course, Bigfoot.

Join Parano...
Cost: Free

Salem Witchcraft: Cotton Mather and (Im)mortality of the Soul

Thursday June 20, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Salem Witchcraft (1691-1693) has become a permanent fixture in our national mythology, yet many questions remain unanswered: Was witchcraft really practiced among God-fearing Puritans at the time? How many victims and victimizers were involved? Could the accused have saved themselves? Were the execu...
Cost: Free

Making Music Around the House

Tuesday June 18, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Have you ever...

Made a drum out of a watermelon? Played a song on glass vases? Created Music from parts of a vacuum?

Join us at the Alpharetta Library to do all this and more! We’ll be making instruments out of household items and everyone gets to try them out! This is a free event, but tickets...
Cost: Free

Create and Optimize Your Linkedin Profile

Saturday June 15, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Join us to learn new user and job seeker basics of LinkedIn; how to create and setup your profile, manage your brand, grow your network, find and apply to job ads, gain endorsements and recommendations, other LinkedIn products & features, and many valuable tips & tricks! Already have a profile, but ...
Cost: Free

Teen Book to Movie Club - "A Wrinkle in Time"

Saturday June 15, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Read the book - then come watch the movie version on the big screen in our auditorium. Afterwards you can share your thoughts. Which was better? The book or the movie? Who was your favorite character? And much more!

To register and pick up your copy of the book email:

Briana.Botsford at fultoncoun...
Cost: Free

Space Themed Harp Concert with Lisa Handman

Wednesday June 12, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
In honor of the space themed Summer Reading Program, as well as the 50th anniversary of landing on the moon, Ms. Handman will perform some amazing out of this world tunes!

Registration suggested

(please email: Michael.salpeter at fultoncountyga.gov)

but walk-ins always welcome. All ages are we...
Cost: Free

Alpharetta Library Book Club - Reading "We Were the Lucky Ones"

Tuesday June 11, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Please join us at 4:30pm on the second Tuesday of every month (unless noted). For more information contact

Carolyn Bean at carolyn.bean at fultoncountyga.gov.

No registration required.

Cost: Free

Medicare 101

Tuesday June 11, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Since starting her own health benefits and services agency in 2010, Jones has been successfully advising numerous clients and how to evaluate and select the most cost effective healthcare including Medicare and Affordable Care Act compliant options for their employees, families and themselves. Joi...
Cost: Free

Female Empowerment Workshop with Adele Wang

Monday June 10, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Tired of pushing to get things done and feeling exhausted and depleted as a Woman?

Learn a powerful tip you can use to be able to walk into any room and attract the kind of attention you want so that you can attract more professional and personal Success.

Ms. Wang is a popular speaker, writer and bl...
Cost: Free

Bubble-ology: A Brief Study of Bubbles

Monday June 10, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Do bubbles fascinate you? Do you want to learn how bubbles are used throughout the human and natural world in ways your never dreamed of? Come and join us in our Bubble lab as we explore and experiment both indoors and outdoors (weather permitting) with the exciting world of bubbles! Space is li...
Cost: Free

Free Summer Classes - Tutoring with Christina Perry

Saturday June 8, 2019 10:30 am EDT
Continue learning even when the school year ends! Certified teacher Christina Perry can help students prepare for the upcoming grade level or master SAT/ACT content.

Subjects offered: SAT, ACT, English, and Math. Grades 6th - 12th.

Register at https://goo.gl/forms/ZbmNS33amy6HL92x1

or Contact ...
Cost: Free

Dracula: From Villain to Vaudevillian (1897—1920)

Thursday June 6, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. John Edgar Browning

Visiting Lecturer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Studies of the last forty years have chiefly laid Dracula’s emergence in the public imagination squarely within the 1920s, beginning with the silent film Nosferatu (1922) and culminating in the British and Amer...
Cost: Free

Free Summer Classes - Tutoring with Christina Perry

Monday June 3, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
Continue learning even when the school year ends! Certified teacher Christina Perry can help students prepare for the upcoming grade level or master SAT/ACT content.

Subjects offered: SAT, ACT, English, and Math. Grades 6th - 12th.

Register at https://goo.gl/forms/ZbmNS33amy6HL92x1

or Contact ...
Cost: Free

Step Right Up! A History of The Circus Sideshow and Mini-Museum

Saturday June 1, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Presented by Freeman and Fugate Oddities Company Ladies and gentlemen, for your edification we present to you a history of the sideshow, freaks, geeks, human curiosities that will amaze and astound you! Hear about P.T. Barnum and his friend General Tom Thumb, Myrtle Corbin the four-legged woman , ...
Cost: Free

Meet the Artist - Joshua Goodman

Saturday June 1, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Joshua Clark Goodman was born in Columbia, South Carolina and currently resides in Augusta GA . His artwork consists of traditional and digital pieces.

Key themes in his work include Japanese anime, realistic portraits of people, vehicles, and actors/characters.

He is self taught and started ar...
Cost: Free

Book Sale! Friends of the Alpharetta Branch Library

Saturday June 1, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Time to go book shopping!

Our monthly book sale is coming up. Why not pick up a little something for yourself or for a friend and show your support of the Alpharetta Branch Library at the same time!

Everyone welcome! Lots of 50 cent and $1 books from which to choose. And the friendliest folks in...
Cost: Free

Manga Book Club for Teens

Friday May 31, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Each month we will read the first two volumes of a manga

series and meet up for trivia, discussion, and more in our teen room!

Ages 13 and up only. Meetings will take place in the Teen Room on the 2nd floor of the library.

Please email

hannah.mabry at fultoncountyga.gov for registration and det...
Cost: Free

Foreign Film Night At The Alpharetta Library - The Way Home

Thursday May 23, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
"The Way Home". South Korea. 2002. Rated PG.

Please join us at 5:30pm on the fourth Thursday of every month in the auditorium on the lower level. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact Carolyn Bean at carolyn.bean at fultoncountyga.gov

or call 404-613-67...
Cost: Free

Cook Book Club - Alton Brown

Monday May 20, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Please join us for an evening of dining and discussing Alton Brown! Choose any recipe from his cookbooks, make it in your own kitchen, and bring it to share at our communal gathering! Email dawn.spencer at fultoncountyga.gov for info.
Cost: Free

The Foxfire Project: 50 Years of Public Folklore

Monday May 20, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Presented by Firefox Project Executive Director Dr. T.J. Smith In 1966, a group of high school students in Rabun County, GA transformed a classroom assignment into a public folklore phenomenon when they decided to publish a literary and culture magazine called Foxfire. Named for a bioluminescence ...
Cost: Free

AM Yoga

Thursday May 16, 2019 10:30 am EDT
These classes are taught by certified Yoga Instructors (courtesy of Lift Yoga Studio.)

Free and open to all adults.

Please bring a yoga mat or towel and come in loose, comfortable clothes.

Thursday’s class meets in the Story Time Room (lower level)

For questions, please email michael.salpeter ...
Cost: Free

Read with Echo (A Very Cute and Sweet Beagle)

Wednesday May 15, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Reluctant or anxious readers can sign up to read with Echo, a trained therapy dog. Children must be at least 5 years old and able to read.

Registration is required. Contact 404-613-6747 or erin.parks at fultoncountyga.gov to register.

Cost: Free

Teen Guitar Club

Wednesday May 15, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
ALPHARETTA LIBRARY WILL SOON ROCK WITH TEEN GUITAR CLUB FOR ALL LEVELS AND AGES BETWEEN (13 & UP) WE ARE SO MUCH EXCITED TO INVITE TEENS FOR THIS PROGRAM. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN GUITAR WITH MUSIC TALENT. ITS ALL ABOUT “GUITAR TAKIN’’..…………A GUITAR GEAR GEEK-OUT, DISCUSSION, SHOW AND TELL, TEACHING ...
Cost: Free

Family Story Time with Erin Parks

Wednesday May 15, 2019 10:30 am EDT
Join Ms. Erin for stories, songs, and other activities to support literacy. All ages. No registration necessary.
Cost: Free

ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes

Wednesday May 15, 2019 10:30 am EDT
Join us each week for FREE ESL classes.

All levels welcome.

Cost: Free

AM Yoga

Wednesday May 15, 2019 10:30 am EDT
These classes are taught by certified Yoga Instructors (courtesy of Lift Yoga Studio.)

Free and open to all adults.

Please bring a yoga mat or towel and come in loose, comfortable clothes.

Wednesday’s class meets in the Meeting Room (upper level)

For questions, please email michael.salpeter ...
Cost: Free

Alpharetta Library Book Club - Reading "Before We Were Yours"

Tuesday May 14, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Please join us at 4:30pm on the second Tuesday of every month (unless noted). For more information contact

Carolyn Bean at carolyn.bean at fultoncountyga.gov.

No registration required.

Cost: Free

An Evening with Comedic Hypnotist Gary Conrad!

Monday May 13, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Shedding the term ‘hypnotist’ of its serious context and giving the practice a wild and wacky twist, comedy-hypnotist Gary Conrad brings his unique act to the Alpharetta Branch Library Auditorium on Monday, May 13th . Performing at 6 p.m., Conrad is sure to make you rethink the traditional uses of h...
Cost: Free

Study Hall at the Alpharetta Branch Library

Sunday May 12, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Study

Looking for a quiet place to study for finals? Or a place where your group can work on their project? No registration required!

Cost: Free
238 Canton Street
Alpharetta, GA 30009
770-740-2425
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