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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
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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 "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
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Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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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...
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Take-Home Craft: Cross-Stitch Bookmark

All Day 4/26 - 4/30
Athens Public Library
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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Seats Remaining: 3
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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...
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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 "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Take-and-Make Craft: DIY Chia Pets

All Day 5/1 - 5/30
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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Celebrate the arrival of Spring with your very own DIY chia pets made using common household items. Pick up a kit at the Athens Library, put it together, and watch your new pet grow! ...
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 "50+" group.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Teens, College Students, Adults, 50+
Program Type: Food, Health & Wellness
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Who doesn't like a hot beverage and a craft on a lazy afternoon? Take a moment to revitalize yourself with the historical healing properties of green tea while designing a fun pom pom coaster to set your mug upon! (kit includes two tea bags and suppl...
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This event is in the "Kids" group.
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Take-and-Make Craft: May Flowers

All Day 5/3 - 5/17
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Library Outreach
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Make an easy and fun cupcake wrapper flower with your child while learning some fun rhymes for spring. Grab-and-go kits available while supplies last at all library branches.  ...
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mother/Muse: The Artistic Craftsmanship of Olena Wilshanetsky

All Day 5/3 - 5/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: College Students, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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Information coming soon. ...
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pandemic Walks: Photography by Karl Francis

All Day 5/3 - 5/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: College Students, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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When the pandemic shut down concerts, festivals, restaurants, and movie theaters, I needed some activity to pass the time.  Walking was the solution.  The images in the show are snapshots taken with my phone on the many walks I took during ...
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Voice comes out of character. Voice comes out of language choices. And voice comes out of how the author envisions their book. This seminar will also look at opening passages in various works of fiction and analyze what the narrative voice in each pr...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Songs from Quarantine: The Athens County Community Singers

05/10/2021 @ 9:00am - 06/10/2021 @ 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Film / Video Screening
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“We Want to Sing” by Roger Emerson We enjoy participating in the March Disability Awareness Month activities planned by the Athens Co. Board of Developmental Disabilities. Even with COVID, the choir wanted to share a special song for all to hear. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiction Writing: How to Edit Your Story [VIRTUAL PROGRAM]

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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How do you get your manuscript into the kind of shape you actually desire? How do you refine your writing so that you optimally reflect the intrinsic merits and imaginative intentions of your story?  This seminar will share techniques and a...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tissue paper Stained Glass Kite

All Day 5/17 - 5/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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Decorate your windows with these colorful tissue paper stained glass kites. All materials included and available for pickup at any branch starting on May 17th. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Librarian Todd will read, "The Writer in the Family", which originally appeared in the August 1984 issue of Esquire Magazine.  Afterwards there will be time for a brief group discussion. Please register via the Library Calendar so we can send...
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Travel & Culture
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Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Our guest speaker Matthew Caracciolo is the author of The Waygook Book: A Foreigner's Guide to South Korea (Monday Creek Publishing), which details customs and culture of South Korea, along with accounts of his and his wife's experienc...
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
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Seats Remaining: 20
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The late Walter Tevis, a former Athenian and admired English professor at Ohio U, wrote several critically-acclaimed novels that inspired Hollywood filmmaking (The Hustler, The Man Who Fell to Earth, etc). The latest triumph is his 1983 novel&nb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
The late Walter Tevis, a former Athenian and admired English professor at Ohio U, wrote several critically-acclaimed novels that inspired Hollywood filmmaking (The Hustler, The Man Who Fell to Earth, etc). The latest triumph is his 1983 novel&nb...
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: 20
Event Details:
The late Walter Tevis, a former Athenian and admired English professor at Ohio U, wrote several critically-acclaimed novels that inspired Hollywood filmmaking (The Hustler, The Man Who Fell to Earth, etc). The latest triumph is his 1983 novel&nb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Librarian Todd will read two poems and two short stories by New Zealand author, Katherine Mansfield:   "To L. H. B. (1894-1915)" (poem) "The Wind Blows" (short story) "Voices of the Air" (poem) "Feuille d'Album" (short story) &...
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us to share a delightful evening with an interesting author.  Dinty Moore is a critically-acclaimed essayist and a lauded teacher of creative nonfiction.  He has a wonderful non-linear style where humor and seriousness coexist on a lev...
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
American author, Henry James bridged the eras of realism and Modernism in fiction.  In terms of the sheer quality of his prose, critics agree it ranks among the finest in the English language.  James is the master of depicting the subt...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
American author, Henry James bridged the eras of realism and Modernism in fiction.  In terms of the sheer quality of his prose, critics agree it ranks among the finest in the English language.  James is the master of depicting the subt...