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Calendar of Events

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. —T.S. Eliot

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. —Albert Einstein

April Holidays and Observances
Our goal is to gather a list of days celebrated every month for you to learn about, celebrate and have fun.    We will and highlight as many bookish or library related observances as possible.
The Month of April is:
Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Move More Month
National Garden Month
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
Scottish-American Heritage Month
Stress Awareness Month
April 1st is April Fools Day
April 7th is National World Health Day
April 8th is Passover
April 10th is Good Friday & Day of Silence
April 11th is Pet Day
April 12th is Easter
April 13th is National Scrabble Day
April 16th is Wear PJ's to Work Day
April 18th is Husband Appreciation Day & Haiku Poetry Day
April 19th - April 25th is National Library Week
April 22nd is Administrative Professionals Day & Earth Day
April 23rd is World Book Day
April 28th is National Superhero Day
April 30th is Honest Day 




Story Time is suspended until further notice.  Every Thursday (except on major holidays)

Books & Babies/Story Time is incorporated into the summer reading program, held every Thursday from 10:00am - 11:00am.  Books and Babies, as well as Story Time, is held throughout year on Thursday's

Along with stories, children participate in singing, dancing, and coloring activities.  Starting in September 2019 - May 2020, story time will be at Valley View Nursing Home on the 1st Thursday of the month at 10:00 am.

April Valley View Outreach - Suspended
Valley View Outreach~Most Tuesdays: 2 pm - 3 pm 

Location: Valley View Homes

Hosted by Karen Anderson from the library.

April Nemont Outreach - Suspended 
Nemont Manor Book Swap ~  3:00pm - 4:00pm 

Location: Nemont Manor

Hosted by Janet Eidson from the library.

City Council Meetings - TBD

City Council Meeting ~ 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Location: City County Chambers, Civic Center

Hosted by: Mayor Becky Erickson

April 12
April 19 - 25
National Library Week
April Book Club Cancelled
GCCL Book Club ~ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Horizon Room at the Library

Hosted by: Megan Haddix from the library.

April Board Meeting - TBD
Library Board Meeting ~ 1:00 pm

Location: Horizon Room at the library

Hosted by: Library Board of Trustees.

Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. —Barack Obama

Libraries are a cornerstone of democracy—where information is free and equally available to everyone. People tend to take that for granted, and they don’t realize what is at stake when that is put at risk.—Carla Hayden

No meetings or gatherings until further notice.
Meetings and Activities

GCCL holds many of its activities and events upstairs in the reading area or downstairs where there is ample space, tables and seating.  A little known fact is that as this is your library; you may reserve the basement facilities for your events at the library (during library hours) free of charge.  


To make a reservation or check for availability pleas call the library at 228-2731.  You may also email the library through the contact page on our website.