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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 "Adults" group.

Perrenial Exchange Grab-and-Go Program

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Outside (Glouster)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
Would you like to start a perennial garden? Or does your garden need thinned out? Join us for our annual perennial exchange--thanks for wearing a mask and social distancing!  Spring is a great time to thin out your beds.  Bring your abun...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Virtual Stitchers Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Online event space 1
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us for an online handwork program, Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. For everyone who does handwork: knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning, lacemaking, hand sewing, etc. Expect friendly conversation, and show us what you're working on! ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Take-and-Make Craft: Origami Books

10:00am - 11:00am
Online
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop
Event Details:
This virtual demonstration will show you how to make two kinds of origami books, an origami pamphlet and an origami lotus book. Kits with all materials (rectangular paper and scissors for the pamphlet and origami paper, card stock, ribbon, and glu...
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.

Fiction Writing: How to Edit Your Story [VIRTUAL PROGRAM]

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
How do you get your manuscript into the kind of shape you actually desire? How do you refine your writing so that you optimally reflect the intrinsic merits and imaginative intentions of your story?  This seminar will share techniques and a...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

TAKE AND MAKE: DIY STRESS BALLS- KIDS

All Day 5/17 - 5/21
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Main floor (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
To recognize Mental Health Awareness month, make a stress ball out of water beads and a balloon! Pick up this take-and-make program from the circulation desk at the Nelsonville Library, while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Botanical Leaf Embroidery Take and Make

All Day 5/17 - 5/24
The Plains Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
This program kit will utilize the Creativebug database made available with your library card. Creativebug provides many instruction videos offering step by step details. This kit will provide materials needed to complete the Botanical Leaf Embroidery...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tissue paper Stained Glass Kite

All Day 5/17 - 5/29
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Preschool, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
Decorate your windows with these colorful tissue paper stained glass kites. All materials included and available for pickup at any branch starting on May 17th. ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "50+" group.

Amish Stories Virtual Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: Online event space 1
Age Group: Adults, 50+
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 pm for discussions about Amish fiction. Share old favorites and learn about new titles. We will also discuss Amish history and culture, with suggestions for nonfiction reading. We will occasion...

Public Libraries Board Meeting

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Program Type: Public Meeting
Event Details:
Regular meeting of ACPL's Board of Trustees. Open to the public with time set aside at each meeting for public comment.  *Due to health and safety guidelines related to COVID-19, this will be a virtual meeting on Google Meet or Zoom. Conta...
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 "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Outdoor stage (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Blueberry Chickpea Pasta salad is a great dish for a spring or summer time lunch or dinner.  This traditional leafy green salad is elevated by the addition of blueberries, penne pasta, peppers, and red onion that is topped off with a homemade sw...
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 "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: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Librarian Todd will read, "The Writer in the Family", which originally appeared in the August 1984 issue of Esquire Magazine.  Afterwards there will be time for a brief group discussion. Please register via the Library Calendar so we can send...
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 "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 "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...