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Chess Club Open to Everyone

10:00am - 12:00pm
Athens Public Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Main floor (Athens)
Purpose of Meeting
Come join us for a low-key, friendly environment to learn and practice chess with other members of the community. Bring your own board if you would like, or use one of the ones provided by the library. All ages and skill levels welcome. Open to the p...

Teen Writing Workshop

10:00am - 12:00pm
Athens Public Library
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Create, explore, develop and share your writing in a safe, welcoming space. All types of stories and lengths encouraged.   Six sessions: Saturday 10:00 - 12:00 on January 14th & 28th, February 11th & 25th, March 11th & 25th. ...

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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 "Families" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
The whole family is invited to storytime.  Come read stories, sing songs and have fun! ...

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "College Students" group.

Tabletop RPG Club

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, College Students
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Meet every week to explore tabletop role-playing games, including Dungeons & Dragons with a group of teens and adults enthusiastic about the hobby. They will be meeting in the large conference room, with the Young Adult area as a backup space. Al...

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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 "Adults" group.

Athens Poetry Group

10:00am - 12:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Small meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
Come and read your poetry and receive helpful comments from fellow poets. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Qigong Workshop with Laura Parotti

11:00am - 12:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Qi is life force energy that is within us, surrounds us, and is in all nature. Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice (preceding Tai Chi) that helps us to awaken our inner power, reduce stress, and connect to our true selves, others, and the universe ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Miniature Tea Sets: A Collection

9:00am - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
On Exhibit in the Glass Cases: January 14th thru February 27th. "I began collecting miniature tea sets as a child. It was in the early '80s and I was in the second grade.  I find them to be so whimsical! Since then, I ask for them for birthda...

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Baby and Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Event Details:
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, finger play and baby movement. Ages 0-3 ...

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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 "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby and Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, finger play and baby movement. Ages 0-3 ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Hour

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Travel & Culture
Event Details:
Meet every week to practice your Spanish in a friendly community setting! Native speakers and those interested in improving their language skills are equally welcome. Free and open to the public. ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

My Impressionist World: Paintings by Linda White Batey

9:00am - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
On Exhibit on the Circulation Wall: February 3rd thru February 27th. "Painting and sketching have always been a source of peace and comfort for me. Life and time took me away from serious painting and sketching for many years. The pandemic and sel...

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This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Fun with stories, songs and more that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children.  Ages 3-5 ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
A 1949 graduate of Ohio University, Chuck Stewart built a successful career as a much-in-demand photographer for over six decades. From the 1950s through the turn of the Century, Chuck became a first-call photographer, eventually becoming synonymo...

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Chess Club Open to Everyone

10:00am - 12:00pm
Athens Public Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Main floor (Athens)
Purpose of Meeting
Come join us for a low-key, friendly environment to learn and practice chess with other members of the community. Bring your own board if you would like, or use one of the ones provided by the library. All ages and skill levels welcome. Open to the p...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Sprouting Melodies

11:00am - 11:30am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
An early childhood music program for children 5 and under.  Bring your little ones and the whole family for fun and spend music time together!  This program will take place on the first and third Saturday of every month. ...

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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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "College Students" group.

Tabletop RPG Club

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Atrium (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, College Students
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Meet every week to explore tabletop role-playing games, including Dungeons & Dragons with a group of teens and adults enthusiastic about the hobby. They will be meeting in the large conference room, with the Young Adult area as a backup space. Al...

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

An Introduction to Natural Burials

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Health & Wellness, Science & Nature, Technology
Event Details:
  In a culture dominated by expensive and impersonal end-of-life ceremonies, many seek a holistic body of funeral rites and practices that honor our dead and comfort the living in ways that reflect Earth-based spirituality. Join us as we unde...

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The Athens Ohio Comic Book Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Athens Public Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Purpose of Meeting
To meet other local comic book fans and talk about our favorite comic book characters, super heroes, and etc. Recommended for adults....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Civil War Round Table

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Event Details:
A monthly discussion group to support local American Civil War history enthusiasts, which occasionally brings in guest speakers.  Open to the public. ...

Baby and Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Event Details:
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, finger play and baby movement. Ages 0-3 ...

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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 "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby and Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, finger play and baby movement. Ages 0-3 ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Hour

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Travel & Culture
Event Details:
Meet every week to practice your Spanish in a friendly community setting! Native speakers and those interested in improving their language skills are equally welcome. Free and open to the public. ...

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Accommodations

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