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, Amber Wilkerson, Lavern Gordon and Dorothy Daniel
The Special Needs Library will be closed Friday, July 4th in honor of
New Descriptive Videos
- 00002 The 40 Year-Old Virgin
- 10357 Brokeback Mountain
- 10354 Cheaper By the Dozen 2
- 10345 Cinderella Man
- 10246 Dick Tracy
- 10240 Dracula
- 10154 Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- 00013 Eight Below
- 10155 El Dorado
- 10344 Finding Neverland
- 10277 Gangs of New York
- 10111 Honey, I Blew Up the Kids
- 10353 Jarhead
- 10271 Jurassic Park III
- 10352 King Kong
- 10027 LA Confidential
- 10322 LA Story
- 10339 Million Dollar Baby
- 10281 Minority Report
- 10324 NOVA: Hurricane
- 00001 NOVA: Killer Quake
- 10336 NOVA: Why the Towers Fell
- 10247 Primary Colors
- 10250 Scream
- 10343 Shark Tale
- 10359 The Wedding Date
- 10049 Star Trek 2: Wrath of Khan
Our next movie will be Thursday, July 3rd at 2:00 pm. We will be showing the descriptive video, "On Golden Pond.
July 3, 2008
On Golden Pond 1981-Drama 105 min.
For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on Golden Pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. Starring Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda.
August 7, 2008
Topper 1937-Comedy 100 min.
Stuck in limbo after they're killed in a car crash, a couple of Manhattan socialites decide to earn their way into heaven by liberating their milquetoast banker from his straight-laced spouse and teaching him how to enjoy life. Cary Grant and Constance Bennett star with Roland Young in this classic screwball comedy.
Self Advocacy Network (SAN)
The Northeast Georgia Self-Advocacy Network in cooperation with the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities will be hosting a ten county regional forum on July 21, 2008. The forum will focus on advocacy related to reasonable accommodation and support for individual with disabilities and their family members. The forum is scheduled for 6:00 PM at the Multiple Choices Center for Independent Living, Inc., 850 Gaines School Road Athens, Georgia 30605. For more information please contact William K. Holley, Jr at (706) 549-1020.
Family Afternoon at the Movies
The next Family Afternoon at the Movies will be on Tuesday, July 22nd at 3:30 in the Athens-Clarke County Library Auditorium. We will be showing the descriptive video "Land Before Time." Please note time change.
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Multiple Choices Has Moved
Multiple Choices has moved to a new location. The address is 850 Gaines School Road in Athens. Call 706-549-1020 for directions.
Here are some books relating to July.
- RC 62046 Katie's Dream by Leisha Kelly
- RC 63180 Millenium Park: Creating a Chicago Landmark by Tim Gilfoyle
- RC 63275 Swan by Frances Mayes SE ST VI
- RC 63536 Donnybrook: The Battle of Bull Run, 1861 by David Detzer
- RC 63949 Manassas: A Novel of the War by Upton Sinclair
- RC 64334 Commander of the Exodus by Yoram Kaniuk
â€¦and a couple of books about grilling
- RC 45060 The Grilling Season by Diane Mott Davidson
- RC 56188 Al Roker's Big Bad Book of Barbecue: 100 easy recipes for backyard barbecue and grilling