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Lost Mummy Escape Room

4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

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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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Geocaching 101

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library, Technology
Event Details:

Do you have a love for the outdoors, a fondness for high-tech toys, and an adventurous spirit? If so, this hobby might be for you!

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This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

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
Event Details:

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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This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

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
Event Details:

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

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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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Step back in time with Brian Koscho, director of Invisible Ground, as we explore two new history markers located in Chauncey and Albany. We’ll learn about the Bailey’s Coal Mine and the town of Chauncey, as well as the Albany Enterprise Academy.

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Palestine Solidarity Meeting

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Athens Public Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Small meeting room (Athens)
Purpose of Meeting

community members to meet, collaborate, and work in solidarity for Palestine

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Dino-Mite Party

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Stomp on down for this awesome party full of all things dinosaurs. Our prehistoric fun will include games, crafts, and snacks.

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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
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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This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Discovery Hour

11:00am - 12:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Book Discussion / Literary Reading, Storytime
Event Details:

Join us every Wednesday for an interactive storytime for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children.

Weekly activities include themed sensory bins, crafts, reading, games, and more. 

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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.

Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Main floor (Glouster)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Families
Program Type: Storytime

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This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (The Plains)
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, and playful activities!

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Stevens Puppets

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Experience this classic fairy tale as never before with Stevens Puppets and their hand-carved wooden marionettes. Watch performers bring the story to life, then stick around after the show for a demonstration of how the puppets work.

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Animal Encounter with the Hocking College Nature Center

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join Nature Center reps to learn firsthand about the creatures that can be found in your own backyard. Animal ambassadors will vary but could include snakes, frogs, and turtles. *This program may be outside, weather permitting.

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fluffy Fun: Angora Rabbits

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
Event Details:

Join Lisa Moretti of Athens Angoras as she teaches us about one of the softest animals on the planet: Angora rabbits.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Love Gone Feral: Tales from the Appalachian Trail

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library, Travel & Culture
Event Details:

Travis Harding & Lindsey Rudibaugh hiked the full length of the Appalachian Trail in 2018. It was both their honeymoon and a fundraiser for the nonprofit they now lead in Athens County, Tenderfoot Learning Lab.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Armchair Traveler: Two Friends in Norway

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Athens Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Summer at the Library, Travel & Culture
Event Details:

In 2022, ACPL’s  graphic designer Heather Johnson took a trip to Norway with her friend, Erin Nash. These two will co-lead a presentation on their adventures in this strikingly beautiful country of the Earth's Far North.

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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:

Join us for 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

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
Event Details:

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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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Dino-Mite Party

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Stomp on down for this awesome party full of all things dinosaurs. Our prehistoric fun will include games, crafts, and snacks.

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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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

LEGO Adventure

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Can you build the wildest scene, strangest creature, or most amazing artifact? Put your Master Builder skills to the test with our special challenges. (Leave your LEGOS at home; the library has plenty!)

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Captain Chucke & the Cadillac South

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Main floor (Nelsonville)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Summer days bring summer music.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Love Gone Feral: Tales from the Appalachian Trail

4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library, Travel & Culture
Event Details:

Travis Harding & Lindsey Rudibaugh hiked the full length of the Appalachian Trail in 2018. It was both their honeymoon and a fundraiser for the nonprofit they now lead in Athens County, Tenderfoot Learning Lab.

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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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Multi-Age Storytime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly Storytime in Nelsonville Library's Kids' Zone!

We'll read books, rhyme rhymes, sing songs, and color coloring sheets!

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