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Art in the Time of Quarantine

All Day 4/1 - 4/30
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Main floor (Nelsonville)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Exhibit
Event Details:
The staff at the Nelsonville library have been keeping their minds and hands busy during quarantine with various creative outlets. Browse the display cases to see what they have created! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Rainy Day Suncatcher: a Take -&-Make Craft

04/01/2021 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 3:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Don't let the rain get you down.... Let it sparkle in your window with a Rainy Day Suncatcher! Each Take-&-Make supplies bag will contain all you need (except for glue) to create a cloud with a cascade of droplets that can bri...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spice Stories: Tumeric & Cinnamon Masala Chai Take-to-Make

All Day 4/12 - 4/19
The Plains Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Main floor (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Our second program in the Spice Story series looks at the culinary uses and health benefits of tumeric. Your kit will include recipies and ingredients to make Tumeric and Cinnamon Masala Chai. This recipe is from the Cancer- Fighting Kitchen by Rebec...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Windowsill Herb Garden Take-to-Make

All Day 4/19 - 4/26
The Plains Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Main floor (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
You can enjoy culinary herbs grown in a sunny window. This kit will include two pots ready to plant and seeds for Mini Basil and Fine Leaf Chives. There will also be information helpful to growing herbs indoors and their use. Registration is requi...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

April Adventure Scavenger Hunts

04/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 04/24/2021 @ 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Kids, Families
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Science & Nature
Event Details:
Program-to-Go at Athens Public Library-April Adventure Scavenger Hunts I Spy with my little eye...! Athens Public Library is bringing to you weekly Scavenger Hunt Program-to-Go kits for April.  The kits will change weekly and include all t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Spend Monday afternoons playing this popular fantasy, tabletop role-playing game. You do NOT have to be an experienced player -- everyone is welcome. This Fall session will be played online via the Discord Server.  If you need character sheets o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program (YWP) is a national program that "focuses on developing students’ creative voices, writing fluency, resilience, and self-efficacy." Join Athens County Public Libraries' YWP Club to meet virtually wi...

Public Libraries Board Meeting

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Program Type: Public Meeting
Event Details:
Regular meeting of ACPL's Board of Trustees. Open to the public with time set aside at each meeting for public comment.  *Due to health and safety guidelines related to COVID-19, this will be a virtual meeting on Google Meet or Zoom. Conta...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Virtual Bandits Book Club/NCBC

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
"Virtual Bandits" is our online version of the Next Chapter Book Club, a reading group inclusive of developmentally disabled adults. If you want to join us, please register, making sure you provide  an email address to which your invitation will...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Nelsonville's FEAST at Home: Whole Turnip Tacos (Program to Go)

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Outdoor stage (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Whole Turnip Tacos: (Watch a short teaser video here to learn more! https://bit.ly/3sgHLre) These tacos will make you love turnips!  The filling is super easy and you can add or substitute any root vegetable if you’re feeling adventurous...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

GIRLS WHO CODE: Virtual Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Technology
Event Details:
Calling 3rd through 12th graders!  Join our live virtual club of the national movement dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology!  GIRLS WHO CODE fosters bravery, sisterhood, activism, and resilience through teaching the skill of co...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Coolville's FEAST at Home: Whole Turnip Tacos (Program to Go)

11:30am - 1:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Whole Turnip Tacos: (Watch a short teaser video here to learn more! https://bit.ly/3sgHLre) These tacos will make you love turnips!  The filling is super easy and you can add or substitute any root vegetable if you’re feeling a...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Online event space 1
Age Group: Preschool, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
This will be a relaxed sharing time for preschool and kindergarten age kids. Kids can share insects, treasures, pets, interesting finds....whatever they're excited about sharing!  Registration is required. Every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Local author Terri Mash has created a book of poems, short stories and charming illustrations that capture what life was like growing up in rural Southeast Ohio in the 1960s.  Get to know the author and how she came to write the book, and hear e...
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Take-Home Craft: Cross-Stitch Bookmark

All Day 4/26 - 4/30
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Ring in the spring with this easy, garden-themed needlework project! This take-home kit will provide all the material you need to create your very own bookmark. This kit is perfect for both seasoned stitchers and those new the world of cross-stitc...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Teen Take & Make Mini Poetry Kit

All Day 4/26 - 4/30
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Main floor (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Teens, College Students, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
Grab a teen craft kit and celebrate National Poetry Month in style! You can create your own mini-poem to stick on your fridge or anything magnetic. Available while supplies last at the Nelsonville Public Library. Just ask a librarian for a kit! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spice Stories: Taco Seasoning Take-to-Make

All Day 4/26 - 5/3
The Plains Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Main floor (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
We conclude our Spice Stories series with Taco Seasoning. You will learn what individual spices make up this spice blend. Your kit will include the ingredients to make Taco Seasoning. You will be ready for your own Taco Tuesday. Registration will ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

April Adventure Scavenger Hunts

04/26/2021 @ 9:00am - 04/30/2021 @ 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Kids, Families
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Science & Nature
Event Details:
Program-to-Go at Athens Public Library-April Adventure Scavenger Hunts I Spy with my little eye...! Athens Public Library is bringing to you weekly Scavenger Hunt Program-to-Go kits for April.  The kits will change weekly and include all t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Spend Monday afternoons playing this popular fantasy, tabletop role-playing game. You do NOT have to be an experienced player -- everyone is welcome. This Fall session will be played online via the Discord Server.  If you need character sheets o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program (YWP) is a national program that "focuses on developing students’ creative voices, writing fluency, resilience, and self-efficacy." Join Athens County Public Libraries' YWP Club to meet virtually wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Virtual Bandits Book Club/NCBC

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
"Virtual Bandits" is our online version of the Next Chapter Book Club, a reading group inclusive of developmentally disabled adults. If you want to join us, please register, making sure you provide  an email address to which your invitation will...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

GIRLS WHO CODE: Virtual Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Technology
Event Details:
Calling 3rd through 12th graders!  Join our live virtual club of the national movement dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology!  GIRLS WHO CODE fosters bravery, sisterhood, activism, and resilience through teaching the skill of co...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Online event space 1
Age Group: Preschool, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
This will be a relaxed sharing time for preschool and kindergarten age kids. Kids can share insects, treasures, pets, interesting finds....whatever they're excited about sharing!  Registration is required. Every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Find out how to know your birds by habitat and migration habits, and how to make your property more bird and wildlife friendly.  Also learn about great local bird hangouts to visit and birding clubs to join! Our guest presenter is R...