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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
Event Details:
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a series of virtual storytimes featuring Asian and Pacific Islander characters, stories, and authors, as well as special guests. *Videos will be released weekly each Fr...
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
Event Details:
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
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Library Outreach
Event Details:
Make an easy 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 "Preschool" group.
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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
Event Details:
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 "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.

Take-and-Make Craft: May Flowers

All Day 5/3 - 5/17
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Library Outreach
Event Details:
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 "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.

Take-and-Make Craft: May Flowers

All Day 5/3 - 5/17
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Library Outreach
Event Details:
Make an easy 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 "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.

Take-and-Make Craft: May Flowers

All Day 5/3 - 5/17
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Library Outreach
Event Details:
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
Event Details:
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
Event Details:
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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

May Blooms: A Take-&-Make Adult Craft

05/03/2021 @ 10:00am - 05/31/2021 @ 4:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Create a little bouquet in a vase from beautiful scrapbook papers this month! We provide paper blossom cutouts, buttons, jewels, beads, wire, and a salt shaker vase. You will need to provide two sewing needles, glue, and wire cutters or scissors...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Spend Monday afternoons playing this popular fantasy, tabletop role-playing game. You do NOT have to be an experienced player -- everyone is welcome. This Fall session will be played online via the Discord Server.  If you need character sheets o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program (YWP) is a national program that "focuses on developing students’ creative voices, writing fluency, resilience, and self-efficacy." Join Athens County Public Libraries' YWP Club to meet virtually wi...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Take-and-Grow Program: Garden with Chauncey Public Library

All Day 5/4 - 6/4
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Kids, Teens, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop, Food, Health & Wellness, Library Outreach, Science & Nature
Event Details:
This will be a socially distanced, one family or pod-at-a-time activity. Please call or come by the library to make an appointment. Stop by the Chauncey Public Library May 4th - 15th and pick up a sunflower, tomato, or pepper plant start...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Virtual Bandits Book Club/NCBC

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
"Virtual Bandits" is our online version of the Next Chapter Book Club, a reading group inclusive of developmentally disabled adults. If you want to join us, please register, making sure you provide  an email address to which your invitation will...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

GIRLS WHO CODE: Virtual Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Technology
Event Details:
Calling 3rd through 12th graders!  Join our live virtual club of the national movement dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology!  GIRLS WHO CODE fosters bravery, sisterhood, activism, and resilience through teaching the skill of co...
This event is in the "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Cookbook Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+
Program Type: Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us virtually for a unique monthly event that combines the joy of a book club with the deliciousness of a dinner club. Each month, we will choose a recipe from a cook book. Then, at some point during the month, each participant will make that rec...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
Reservations required. Thank you for following our other safety protocols during the pandemic. This is a Take and Make Program. Bring a touch of magic to your garden this spring with a fairy garden of your very own.  Feast your eyes on our bu...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Online event space 1
Age Group: Preschool, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
This will be a relaxed sharing time for preschool and kindergarten age kids. Kids can share insects, treasures, pets, interesting finds....whatever they're excited about sharing!  Registration is required. Every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
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 "All Ages" group.

Weekend Night Movie To-Go

10:00am - 5:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Lobby (Wells)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film / Video Screening, Food
Event Details:
Stop by Fridays or Saturdays in May to check out a movie and pick up some snacks! Choose a movie (maximum of 10), your choice of candy, and some popcorn. Everyone is welcome to participate! Free and open to the public. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "College Students" group.

Take-and-Make: DIY Stress Ball Craft for Teens

All Day 5/10 - 5/14
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Main floor (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Teens, College Students
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, stop by The Nelsonville library to pick up your calming DIY Stress Ball Kit! *Kits available at the circulation desk while supplies last* ...
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
Event Details:
“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 "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:
Spend Monday afternoons playing this popular fantasy, tabletop role-playing game. You do NOT have to be an experienced player -- everyone is welcome. This Fall session will be played online via the Discord Server.  If you need character sheets o...