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The Photography of Brian Blauser: A Career Retrospective

All Day 9/2 - 9/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
On exhibit on the Circulation Area Wall and in the Glass Display Cases. This is part of a dual exhibition.  For the Library's half of the exhibition visitors can view the legacy of Brian Blauser's over half century of concert photography...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Slovakia! An Armchair Traveler Experience

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Travel & Culture
Event Details:
[This in-person program has been cancelled; we hope to reschedule it for some time next year; thank you for your interest.] This special travel presentation is a two-for-one experience!  Come learn the fun sights and cultural experiences of b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Weather of a Changing Planet [VIRTUAL PROGRAM]

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The weather on our planet is changing, affecting our oceans and every continent.  Thus the planet itself is changing.  Higher overall temperatures impact our biosphere, from melting polar ice-caps to aridification of arable land, from expan...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Join us for a discussion of the play by Jaclyn Backhaus, “Men on Boats”. SYNOPSIS: “Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. MEN ON BOATS is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal v...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Photography of Brian Blauser: A Career Retrospective

All Day 10/1 - 10/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Event Details:
On exhibit on the Circulation Area Wall and in the Glass Display Cases. This is part of a dual exhibition.  For the Library's half of the exhibition visitors can view the legacy of Brian Blauser's over half century of concert photography...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Take-and-Make: Creepy Crawly Homemade Soap

10:00am - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Main floor (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, College Students, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
This homemade soap recipe is perfect for Halloween and so easy to make, all you'll need is a microwave and, if you'd like, some essential oils of your choice. Pick up a kit at the Athens library while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Main floor (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Families
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Food, Health & Wellness, History & Genealogy, Science & Nature, Travel & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join Rural Action's Appalachian Understories for a guided historic bike tour. Participants will cycle 19 miles, along the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway talking about the natural and cultural history of the Pawpaw dating back to the Indigen...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hoof Print Pottery: The Art of Adallie Fox

All Day 10/4 - 10/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
"I am a self-taught 16 yr. old ceramic artist. I started making pieces out of clay when I was very young. By age twelve I had saved up enough money to buy myself an old potter's wheel. I began making things, learning along the way. I like to be diver...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Guest Poet: Stephanie Kendrick [VIRTUAL PROGRAM]

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
We welcome local poet Stephanie Kendrick who will talk about and read from her new chapbook of poetry, Places we Feel Warm, published by Main Street Rag.  Come listen to a voice of Appalachia's rivertowns, the voice of women with the spirit...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reception for Brian Blauser Photography Exhibit

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Main floor (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Celebration
Event Details:
A reception will be held from 6pm till 8pm.  Local pianist Bob Montalto will perform for the celebration from 6:30pm till 7:30pm. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Athens Public Library. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Silent Reading Book Club (Virtual Program)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Always wanted to join a book club, but couldn't? Do you want to read but can't find the time? The Silent Reading Book Club is for you! The SRBC is a new type of book club for those who can't keep up with an extended reading schedule, require time ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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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: 7
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...
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...

General Election

All Day 11/1 - 11/3
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Talk: The Last of His Mind by John Thorndike

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
Acclaimed novelist John Thorndike wrote about his experience taking care of his father after the latter succumbed to Alzheimer's disease.  This new edition of an award-winning memoir features a brand new introduction where the author reflects on...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Silent Reading Book Club (Virtual Program)

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Always wanted to join a book club, but couldn't? Do you want to read but can't find the time? The Silent Reading Book Club is for you! The SRBC is a new type of book club for those who can't keep up with an extended reading schedule, require time ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Hour of Music with Steve Zarate

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Celebration
Event Details:
Steve Zarate is a long-time local singer-songwriter and guitarist.  He plays in a variety of venues in the area and is often hired to perform covers, for which he has a wonderful ear.  For this performance, however, he will be performing th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Poet Talk: Bread of the Moment by David Sanders

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
This event celebrates the release of a new collection by local poet David Sanders and published by Swallow Press. Sanders will read sample poems, discuss his inspirations, and  autograph and sell book copies.  "...[T]hese poems amplify t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Swedish Advent Star: A Take & Make Project

10:00am - 6:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
Winter nights and stars just go together. Make this woven Advent star from pre-cut book page strips that we provide, and decorate them with the glitter also in the kit. Though not difficult, plan for plenty of time for glue to dry, helped along by th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Book Club for Katherine Mansfield

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
"The Garden Party" "The Doll's House" Thursday, Dec 2nd, 2021, at 7:00pm, The Large Meeting Room "Prelude" Thursday, Dec 9th, 2021, at 7:00pm,The Large Meeting Room "The Daughters of the Late Colonel" "The Fly" Thursday, Dec 16th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Poet Laureate: Wendy McVicker

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
Come meet Athens' very own Poet Laureate, and celebrate her new collection of poetry, Zero, a Door, published by The Orchard Street Press.  Hear poems from this new chapbook, and learn about the stories and ideas behind them.  A sale o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Book Club for Katherine Mansfield

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
"The Garden Party" "The Doll's House" Thursday, Dec 2nd, 2021, at 7:00pm, The Large Meeting Room "Prelude" Thursday, Dec 9th, 2021, at 7:00pm,The Large Meeting Room "The Daughters of the Late Colonel" "The Fly" Thursday, Dec 16th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Book Club for Katherine Mansfield

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
"The Garden Party" "The Doll's House" Thursday, Dec 2nd, 2021, at 7:00pm, The Large Meeting Room "Prelude" Thursday, Dec 9th, 2021, at 7:00pm,The Large Meeting Room "The Daughters of the Late Colonel" "The Fly" Thursday, Dec 16th...