A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE
SPECIAL NEEDS LIBRARY OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA
The Special Needs Library of Northeast Georgia is a part of your public library and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, serving Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hancock, Hart, Jackson, Jasper, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Rabun, Stephens, Walton and White counties. We do not endorse any product or service mentioned in this newsletter.
Staff: Claudia Markov, Pete Hayek, Lavern Gordon, Amber Wilkerson and Dorothy Daniel
Family Afternoon at the Movies
The next Family Afternoon at the Movies will be on Tuesday, February 26th at 4:00 pm in the Athens-Clarke County Library Auditorium. We will be showing the descriptive video "The Mighty Ducks."
Disability Day at the Capitol
The 10th Annual Disability Day at the Capitol will be on February 21, 2008. If you or your organization plan to attend the event, please register as early as possible for either breakfast or lunch and T-shirts. Breakfast is at 9:30 a.m. at the Freight Depot. The main event, the "Make It Real!" Rally, is on the Capitol steps from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch is at the Freight Depot at 12:30 p.m. You can register at
Our next movie will be Thursday, February 7th at 2:00 pm. We will be showing the descriptive video,
"Jack & the Beanstalk."
February 7, 2008
JACK & THE BEANSTALK 1952-Comedy, 78 min
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet the giant in this comic fairy tale that aims to please children of all ages.
March 6, 2008
Bells of San Angelo 1947-Western, 77 min
Texas Border Ranger Roy Rogers takes on a gang of smugglers with the able assistance of Dale Evans, Andy Devine and Trigger ("The Smartest Horse in the Movies"). With all the fistfights, chases and shootouts, there's barely time for a few toe-tapping tunes. Great fun on the range.
Multiple Choices Bowl-A-Thon
The Multiple Choices Center for Independent Living, Inc. is hosting its Second Annual Differently Able Bowl-A-Thon. The fundraising event is scheduled to take place on Saturdays, February 16 and 23, 2008 at the Showtime Bowling Center in Athens Georgia 1:00 to 3:00 PM. All proceeds collected from this event will be used to expand the Multiple Choices Center Facilities and increase services to individuals with disabilities in the 10 county region including: Barrow, Clarke, Elberton, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Monroe, Oglethorpe, Oconee, and Walton counties. For more information about your participation in the Differently Able Bowl-A-Thon please contact: The Multiple Choices Center at 999 Gaines School Road, Athens, Georgia (706) 549-1020 or multiplechoices.us.
Athens Council of the Blind
The Athens Council of the Blind meets on the fourth Saturday of every month at 11:00 a.m. in the conference room at Multiple Choices CIL at 999 Gaines Shool Rd in Athens. Come and join us!!!
Self Advocacy Network (SAN)
The purpose of the Self Advocacy Network (SAN), is to advocate for issues and/or concerns of individuals with disabilities. Multiple Choices is hosting the Self Advocacy Network on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm at Multiple Choices CIL located at 999 Gaines School Rd in Athens. For further information you may call 706-549-1020.
- RC 63137 On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn SE
- RC 63208 Smitten by Janet Evanovich SE
- RC 63409 Promise Me Forever by Lorraine Heath SE
- RC 63476 In the Groove: a NASCAR novel by Pamela Britton SE
- RC 63523 The Lavender Field by Jeanette Baker
- RC 63547 Peony by Pearl S. Buck
Here is a topic suggested by a patron - Author Biographies
- RC 41116 Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel: A Biography by Judith Morgan
- RC 48694 Zane Grey: Romancing the West by Stephen J. May
- RC 48844 Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman Behind the Legend by John E. Miller
- RC 50782 Twinkling of an Eye: or My Life as an Englishman by Brian Aldiss
- RC 52817 Red Hot Typewriter: the Life and Times of John D. MacDonald by Hugh Merrill
- RC 62634 Dark Dreams: The Story of Stephen King by Nancy Whitelaw
- RC 62810 My Father is a Book: A Memoir of Bernard Malamud By Janna Malamud Smith