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Discovery Hour

11:00am - 12:00pm
Coolville Public Library
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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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 "Teens" group.

Tie Dye Palooza

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Outside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:

Make your own tie dye creations! Unisex white t-shirts will be provided in adult sized S-XXL, but you are also welcome to bring your own white or lightly colored cotton items to dye.

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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.

Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, games, crafts, and more! All are welcome.

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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 "Teens" group.

Mini Felt Friends

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:

Drop in after school to make your own mini felt friend!

Use a pattern, or create your own design.

Every Thursday afternoon in May, from 4 to 5 pm.

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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

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
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.

Adventure Juggler

4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Summer Storytime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
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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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.

Dino-Roar!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Performance, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Dinosaurs are coming to the library! This interactive experience for the whole family includes dinosaur "handlers" with baby dinos, a ferocious growling T-Rex, and more.

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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

11:00am - 12:00pm
Coolville Public Library
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. 

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.

Science Safari

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Channel Indiana Jones with guest presenter Mark Dowler for an immersive STEM experience. This safari combines science, math, and technology into one entertaining performance suitable for all ages.

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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.

Survival Skills with Rural Action

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
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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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.

Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, games, crafts, and more! All are welcome.

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.

Touch-A-Truck

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Outside (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Get up close and personal with big trucks and the people who drive them. See cool community vehicles at the library, and learn more about how they are used. 

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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.

Walking in the Footsteps of a Fossil Hunter

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
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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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

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
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!

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.

Discovery Lab

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
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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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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

First Friday Game Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join us on the first Friday of the month. We have a variety of games available - board games, card games, Wii games, street games. Snacks provided. For all ages.

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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.

Create Your Own Woven Turtles

4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

This delightful, fiber-based project gives kids a chance to experience the art of weaving. Using popsicle sticks and yarn, you will learn how to create a shell for your new turtle friend.

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

Summer Storytime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Sing, Strum, and Shake

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Preschool, Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Musician Megan Bee will introduce stringed instruments and lead sing-alongs in this hour-long intro to music. Get a hands-on taste of melody and rhythm by singing, clapping, and playing egg shakers to a variety of genres.

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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

11:00am - 12:00pm
Coolville Public Library
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. 

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.

History Expedition with the Southeast Ohio History Center

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Map your way to the past with this exploration of historic adventurers and the tools they used to find their way around.

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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 "Teens" group.

Color Your Adventures: DIY Kaleidoscope making

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Shine bright and make your own kaleidoscope to carry with you on all your summer adventures. See the world in a brand-new, colorful, and abstract way!

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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.

Discovery Lab

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
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. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

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