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Athens Public Library, Chauncey Public Library, Coolville Public Library, Glouster Public Library, Nelsonville Public Library, Online, The Plains Public Library, Wells (Albany) Public Library, Off Site
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 "Kids" group.

Lego Challenge: Ocean Edition

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Can you build a pirate ship? Create your own shark, whale or sea monster? Put your LEGO skills to the test and become a Master Builder with deep sea building tasks. (Leave your LEGOS at home; the library has plenty.) ...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby/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 books , songs, fingerplay and body movement. Ages 0-3 ...
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
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Copy of D+D Gaming Group

5:00pm - 9:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: College Students, Adults
Program Type: Games / Gaming
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
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Oceans of Movies - Moana

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Film / Video Screening, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Dive in with these ocean favorites. We will be screening the movie Moana (PG).  ...
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: 7
Event Details:
Inspired by the bleak observation of gradually declining literacy among college students over the years, Walter Tevis (a professor of English at Ohio University) decided to write a dystopian novel projecting this downward trend 500 years into the fut...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

D&D for Beginners: Heart of the Deep

12:00pm - 3:30pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Summer at the Library, Games / Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
Greetings, Adventurers! Join us for a two-part oceanic-themed D&D adventure where you will learn the basics of the system, dip your toes into the ever-expanding world of roleplay, and take your character from Level 1 to Level 5. Experienced adven...
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
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! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

D&D for Beginners: Heart of the Deep

12:00pm - 3:30pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Summer at the Library, Games / Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Greetings, Adventurers! Join us for a two-part oceanic-themed D&D adventure where you will learn the basics of the system, dip your toes into the ever-expanding world of roleplay, and take your character from Level 1 to Level 5. Experienced adven...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Anime Card Club

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Teen area (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, College Students, Adults
Program Type: Summer at the Library, Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Drop in and play Yu-Gi-Oh!, 3DS, Pokemon, Magic, D&D, or more! Bring your cards if you have some; if you don’t, come play anyway. Saturdays, 1pm-4:30pm ...
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.

Save the Manatee - Adult Summer at the Library

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Exhibit, Film / Video Screening, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Come learn all about manatees and how we can help them in this fun, interactive program. Drop in any time during the open hours and visit our conference room-turned-aquarium, featuring a digital live talk by a manatee biologist and a live manatee ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Film Screening: The Story of Plastic

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer at the Library, Film / Video Screening, Science & Nature, Technology
Event Details:
Part of our Adult Summer at the Library event series, this will be a screening of the Emmy-winning film The Story of Plastic, which details the current situation of discarded plastics, many billions of pounds of which make their way into our oceans e...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art in the Library Reception

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Celebration
Event Details:
This reception celebrates July's exhibitors, refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Athens Public Library. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Discovery Lab Jr.

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & Nature, Technology, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery invites you to the library for hands-on, interactive, engaging play!  Using a STEAM based approach, we’ll create, test, explore, and connect to some favorite books.    ...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby/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 books , songs, fingerplay and body movement. Ages 0-3 ...
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
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Guest Author Event: The World Against Her Skin

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
Virginia and Joe Thorndike have been married for twenty-two years, and now she wants a new life. She’s in love with Rich Villamano, a surgeon thirteen years her junior, but after flying to Miami to start living with him, he tells her he has changed h...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storytime with the Copperheads

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Storytime, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Didgeridoo Down Under

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
The didgeridoo is an instrument that has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years and is known for its otherworldly sound. Experience this Australia-themed show full of music, puppetry, storytelling and plenty of audience partic...