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Discovery Lab

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting room (The Plains) at The Plains Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library, Technology
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery invites you for some hands-on, interactive, engaging PLAY! Using a STEAM-based approach, we’ll create, test, explore, and connect to some all-ti...

Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library, Technology
Event Details:

The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery invites you for some hands-on, interactive, engaging PLAY! Using a STEAM-based approach, we’ll create, test, explore, and connect to some all-time favorite books. 

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This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime with the Copperheads

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting room (Wells) at Wells (Albany) Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Event Details:

Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime.

Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Summer Storytime

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's area (Wells) at Wells (Albany) Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Kids, Families
Event Details:

It's summertime! Join us for outside walks, playful activities, and stories! Stay and play with friends afterward. Families with preschoolers and school age kids are welco...

Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Children's area (Wells)
Age Group: Preschool, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

It's summertime!

Join us for outside walks, playful activities, and stories!

Stay and play with friends afterward.

Families with preschoolers and school age kids are welcome.

Every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m.

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Library Jam Session

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting room (Wells) at Wells (Albany) Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Teens, Adults, 50+, Families
Event Details:

Join us for an informal musical get-together every 3rd Tuesday from 6-8pm. You're invited to listen or play, no matter your skill level; beginners are encouraged to learn from e...

Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, 50+, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join us for an informal musical get-together every 3rd Tuesday from 6-8pm.

You're invited to listen or play, no matter your skill level; beginners are encouraged to learn from experienced players in the first half hour.

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Walking in the Footsteps of a Fossil Hunter

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large meeting room (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Set off on a fossil adventure! Excavate them, build models of them, name them after you. Driven by a biography of fossil hunter Wendy Sloboda and the Ohio Science Standards, partic...

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Set off on a fossil adventure! Excavate them, build models of them, name them after you.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Discovery Hour

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting room (Coolville) at Coolville Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Book Discussion / Literary Reading, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

Join us every Wednesday for an interactive storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children. Weekly activities include themed sensory bins, crafts, readin...

Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Book Discussion / Literary Reading, Storytime
Event Details:

Join us every Wednesday for an interactive storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children.

Weekly activities include themed sensory bins, crafts, reading, games, and more. 

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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lost Mummy Escape Room

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Coolville) at Coolville Public Library
Program Type:
Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Your grandfather was a famous explorer, and now it’s YOUR turn to set off on an epic journey in Egypt to find a secret tomb and the lost mummy inside it. Team up to discover clues,...

Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Your grandfather was a famous explorer, and now it’s YOUR turn to set off on an epic journey in Egypt to find a secret tomb and the lost mummy inside it. Team up to discover clues, solve puzzles, and unravel the mystery of the lost mummy.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Adventure Juggler

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Large meeting room (Nelsonville) at Nelsonville Public Library
Program Type:
Performance, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Revel in the thrill of tossing things in the air with this juggling setlist that’s all over the map. Watch Tom Sparough utilize balls, clubs, and even (toy) birds in an unforgettab...

Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Revel in the thrill of tossing things in the air with this juggling setlist that’s all over the map. Watch Tom Sparough utilize balls, clubs, and even (toy) birds in an unforgettable show that includes audience participation.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Pokemon Party

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large meeting room (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
Celebration, Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Join us for a celebration of all things Pokemon, including a themed scavenger hunt, crafts, and more.

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join us for a celebration of all things Pokemon, including a themed scavenger hunt, crafts, and more.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Storytime with the Copperheads

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Inside (Chauncey) at Chauncey Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Event Details:

Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime.

Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Animal Encounter with the Hocking College Nature Center

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Glouster) at Glouster Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Join Nature Center reps to learn firsthand about the creatures that can be found in your own backyard. Animal ambassadors will vary but could include snakes, frogs, and turtles. *T...

Cancelled
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join Nature Center reps to learn firsthand about the creatures that can be found in your own backyard. Animal ambassadors will vary but could include snakes, frogs, and turtles. *This program may be outside, weather permitting.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fluffy Fun: Angora Rabbits

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Glouster) at Glouster Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Join Lisa Moretti of Athens Angoras as she teaches us about one of the softest animals on the planet: Angora rabbits. In small groups so as not to overwhelm our special rabbit g...

Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join Lisa Moretti of Athens Angoras as she teaches us about one of the softest animals on the planet: Angora rabbits.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Survival Skills with Rural Action

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Wells) at Wells (Albany) Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Do you know the 10 essentials to survival when exploring the great outdoors? Practice these useful skills in a fun and hands-on way for your next epic adventure!

Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Do you know the 10 essentials to survival when exploring the great outdoors? Practice these useful skills in a fun and hands-on way for your next epic adventure!

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Multi-Age Storytime

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids' zone (Nelsonville) at Nelsonville Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly Storytime in Nelsonville Library's Kids' Zone! We'll read books, rhyme rhymes, sing songs, and color coloring sheets! There's no pressure for children to...

Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly Storytime in Nelsonville Library's Kids' Zone!

We'll read books, rhyme rhymes, sing songs, and color coloring sheets!

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGO Adventure

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Inside (Chauncey) at Chauncey Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Can you build the wildest scene, strangest creature, or most amazing artifact? Put your Master Builder skills to the test with our special challenges. (Leave your LEGOS at home; th...

Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Can you build the wildest scene, strangest creature, or most amazing artifact? Put your Master Builder skills to the test with our special challenges. (Leave your LEGOS at home; the library has plenty!)

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lost Mummy Escape Room

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting room (The Plains) at The Plains Public Library
Program Type:
Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Your grandfather was a famous explorer, and now it’s YOUR turn to set off on an epic journey in Egypt to find a secret tomb and the lost mummy inside it. Team up to discover clues,...

Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Your grandfather was a famous explorer, and now it’s YOUR turn to set off on an epic journey in Egypt to find a secret tomb and the lost mummy inside it. Team up to discover clues, solve puzzles, and unravel the mystery of the lost mummy.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Summer Storytime

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's area (Wells) at Wells (Albany) Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Kids, Families
Event Details:

It's summertime! Join us for outside walks, playful activities, and stories! Stay and play with friends afterward. Families with preschoolers and school age kids are welco...

Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Children's area (Wells)
Age Group: Preschool, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

It's summertime!

Join us for outside walks, playful activities, and stories!

Stay and play with friends afterward.

Families with preschoolers and school age kids are welcome.

Every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Dino-Mite Party

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large meeting room (Athens) at Athens Public Library
Program Type:
Celebration, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Stomp on down for this awesome party full of all things dinosaurs. Our prehistoric fun will include games, crafts, and snacks.

Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Stomp on down for this awesome party full of all things dinosaurs. Our prehistoric fun will include games, crafts, and snacks.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Discovery Hour

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting room (Coolville) at Coolville Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Book Discussion / Literary Reading, Storytime
Age Group:
Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Event Details:

Join us every Wednesday for an interactive storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children. Weekly activities include themed sensory bins, crafts, readin...

Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Book Discussion / Literary Reading, Storytime
Event Details:

Join us every Wednesday for an interactive storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children.

Weekly activities include themed sensory bins, crafts, reading, games, and more. 

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Stevens Puppets

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Coolville) at Coolville Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Experience this classic fairy tale as never before with Stevens Puppets and their hand-carved wooden marionettes. Watch performers bring the story to life, then stick around after ...

Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Experience this classic fairy tale as never before with Stevens Puppets and their hand-carved wooden marionettes. Watch performers bring the story to life, then stick around after the show for a demonstration of how the puppets work.

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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Animal Encounter with the Hocking College Nature Center

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Large meeting room (Nelsonville) at Nelsonville Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Join Nature Center reps to learn firsthand about the creatures that can be found in your own backyard. Animal ambassadors will vary but could include snakes, frogs, and turtles. *T...

Cancelled
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join Nature Center reps to learn firsthand about the creatures that can be found in your own backyard. Animal ambassadors will vary but could include snakes, frogs, and turtles. *This program may be outside, weather permitting.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fluffy Fun: Angora Rabbits

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Large meeting room (Nelsonville) at Nelsonville Public Library
Program Type:
Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Join Lisa Moretti of Athens Angoras as she teaches us about one of the softest animals on the planet: Angora rabbits. In small groups so as not to overwhelm our special rabbit g...

Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join Lisa Moretti of Athens Angoras as she teaches us about one of the softest animals on the planet: Angora rabbits.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Dino-Mite Party

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Wells) at Wells (Albany) Public Library
Program Type:
Celebration, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Stomp on down for this awesome party full of all things dinosaurs. Our prehistoric fun will include games, crafts, and snacks.

Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Stomp on down for this awesome party full of all things dinosaurs. Our prehistoric fun will include games, crafts, and snacks.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGO Adventure

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting room (Glouster) at Glouster Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Kids, Families
Event Details:

Can you build the wildest scene, strangest creature, or most amazing artifact? Put your Master Builder skills to the test with our special challenges. (Leave your LEGOS at home; th...

Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Can you build the wildest scene, strangest creature, or most amazing artifact? Put your Master Builder skills to the test with our special challenges. (Leave your LEGOS at home; the library has plenty!)

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know