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Summer Book Club: The Triumph of the Egg [Part 2 of 3]

6:00pm - 7:30pm
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 Triumph of the Egg is another cycle of short stories by Sherwood Anderson that forms a natural progression from his original collection, Winesburg, Ohio.  Like his previous collection, this one too is set in th

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Create Your Own Woven Turtles

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
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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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Sprouting Melodies Storytime

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: Arts & Creativity, Storytime
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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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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 weekly to explore tabletop role-playing games (including Dungeons & Dragons) with a group of teens and adults enthusiastic about this hobby. We’ll meet in the large conference room, with the Young Adult area as a backup space.

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Visit from the Columbus Zoo

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
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Discover more about amazing animals in person. Learn where our zoo guests are from, what they eat, and what makes them so unique. *Program will be outside, weather permitting.

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Walking in the Footsteps of a Fossil Hunter

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: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
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Set off on a fossil adventure! Excavate them, build models of them, name them after you.

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Wilding Your Property

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
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Interested in reducing the ecological desert of grass lawns while also creating habitat for wildlife and native plants?

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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: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
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Adults who enjoy writing poetry are invited to share their work and comment on the work others.

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Pins & Needles Craft Time

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
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In person at the Wells (Albany) Library!

Join us from 1-3 pm on Tuesdays for handwork and pleasant conversation. Bring a project to work on: embroidery, knitting, crochet, quilting, mending - whatever you like to do!

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The Art of Blackout Poetry

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Kids' area (Coolville)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop, Summer at the Library
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Give old pages new life in this one-hour creative workshop. Using upcycled books, markers, paint, and colored pencils, participants will create their own original blackout or found poem.

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Adult Bingo

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
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You asked for it--now it's here. With the hot weather rolling in, it's the perfect season to spend some time indoors with friends and see if Lady Luck is sitting on your shoulder.

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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
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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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Dungeons and Dragons

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Teens, College Students
Program Type: Games / Gaming

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Library Jam Session

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, 50+, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
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Join us for an informal musical get-together every 3rd Tuesday from 6-8pm.

You're invited to listen or play, no matter your skill level; beginners are encouraged to learn from experienced players in the first half hour.

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Suicide Support Group

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Small meeting room (Athens)
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lost Mummy Escape Room

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
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Your grandfather was a famous explorer, and now it’s YOUR turn to set off on an epic journey in Egypt to find a secret tomb and the lost mummy inside it. Team up to discover clues, solve puzzles, and unravel the mystery of the lost mummy.

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Juneteenth

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Athens Public Library, Chauncey Public Library, Coolville Public Library, Glouster Public Library, Nelsonville Public Library, The Plains Public Library, Wells (Albany) Public Library, Online, Off Site
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Public Libraries Board Meeting

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Public Meeting
Event Details:

Attention: This month's Board meeting cancellation was approved by Board action in January, 2024 because of the Juneteenth holiday and the American Library Association conference. 

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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, Families
Program Type: Storytime, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime.

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Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC)

10:30am - 11:30am
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
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NCBC is a book club designed to include developmentally disabled adults.We read books together, discuss them, and then celebrate with a party. All or no reading ability is acceptable.

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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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