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.

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Staff: Claudia Markov, Pete Hayek, Lavern Gordon, Amber Wilkerson and Dorothy Daniel


Disability Awareness Month

October is Disability Awareness Month and on Monday, October 29th the Special Needs Library will be showing descriptive videos from 10:00-5:00 and we will also have interactive displays to teach people about disabilities.

Music Benefit for Multiple Choices

Multiple Choices is a non-profit organization in Athens that helps people with all disabilities, from 10 surrounding counties, live independently. The reason for this concert is to raise awareness and money to help more people and yeah 'to have a good time.'

Presenters are: Kimberly Morgan (Country Rock),Tritonic, Betsy Franck and The Bareknuckle Band (Blues/Country/Rock)

NUCI'S SPACE  396 Oconee St. Athens, GA   Friday, October 26, 2007 - 7:00 PM Tickets $10.00

Cinema Classics

Our next movie will be Thursday, October 4th at 2:00 pm. We will be showing the descriptive video, "Topper."

October 4, 2007

TOPPER 1941 - 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. Starring Cary Grant and Constance Bennett.

November 1, 2007

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE 1945 - Mystery, 99 min At the invitation of an unknown host, ten strangers with no discernable connection spend the weekend in a manor on a remote island. One by one, they're dispatched by bizarre twists on the verses of a nursery rhyme. A superb adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery.

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 Butler Building, 337 South Milledge Ave., Athens. Come and join us!!!

Georgia Council of the Blind Fall Festival

"A FAMILY AFFAIR" Fall Festival Saturday, October 6, 2007 10:00-3:00 Maxell Park, 1400 Parker Road Conyers, GA 30094 GAMES -ENTERTAINMENT- FOOD -BEEP BASEBALL $8.00 for 20 tickets Or $10.00 for 30 tickets for the games Sponsored by: Georgia Council of the Blind & Therapeutic Recreational Center-Rockdale County Parks

Athens Transit Citizen Advisory Committee

The Athens Transit Citizen Advisory Committee meets on the 4th Monday of every month at 5 pm in the conference room of the Multi-modal Transportation Center. The Multi-modal Transportation Center is located at 775 E. Broad St. in Athens.

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.

October Books

Here are some books that take place in October.

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