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Virtual Bandits Book Club/NCBC

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

In Person Storytime with Rachel

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:
Join us for stories, songs, and creative movement! Families with preschoolers and school age kids are welcome. Every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
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This event is in the "Kids" group.
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Virtual Noon Year's Eve

10:30am - 12:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
A virtual party for kids and their families! Make party hats, play games, and countdown to the new year with us! While supplies last, there will be a corresponding party kit to pick up at your convenience. Virtual playtime afterward! ...

New Year's

12/31/2021 @ 5:00pm - 01/01/2022 @ 6:00pm
All Branches
Branches:
Athens Public Library, Chauncey Public Library, Coolville Public Library, Glouster Public Library, Nelsonville Public Library, Online, The Plains Public Library, Wells (Albany) Public Library, Off Site
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
"Kati MacArthur has a wide background of experience and location, which she brings to her photographic work. Her project, 'Women's Hands: Holding Up the World,' brings light to the fact that although women represent less than half the world's po...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

In Person 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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Get a Writing Group Started and Make it Work

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class / Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
How can writers come together to form a coherent, supportive and effective writing group?  What kinds of things can a writing group achieve?  What are some different approaches? These issues will come under practical discussion with experie...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Axolotl Fan Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature
Event Details:
Join us for a Child-Led Axolotl Fan Club, meeting every First Friday of the month from 3-4pm.  The Nelsonville Library's pet axolotls, Axel and Lottie, will be happy to see you! Here are some Cool Things About Axolotls: They're salam...

Art in the Library Reception

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Event Details:
This reception celebrates January's exhibitors, refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Athens Public Library. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

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

Alcohol Ink Necklaces

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY Put some sparkle in your New Year by making an alcohol ink necklace. Choose your own color combinations for a fun and easy craft. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Michael Tobar Live: All Originals

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Atrium (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:
Widely admired and a longtime local musician, Michael Tobar can play any style of music with skill, personality and warmth and is a master storyteller when it comes to sharing how musical genres have arisen and developed over time. This in-...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Musical Poetry Performance: Featuring Terry Hermsen

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:
Our guest will discuss and perform the poems he has set to music from his new record, Dance Floor at the End of Time: Songs for a Regenerative Earth, which is "a set of 18 interlocking songs celebrating love, creatureliness and th...

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

In Person 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! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:
The son of a Pennsylvania Steel Worker, Timothy Brown became the first person in his African American family to go to college.  And though there were economic, social and psychological challenges, he persevered, went on to get his doctorate...
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

DIY Needle 'n' Knit

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Teens, College Students, Adults, 50+, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop
Event Details:
Join us for a Needle 'n' Knit! Over this 6-week series, each participant will make their own knitting needles from scratch and have the opportunity to knit a variety of simple knitting projects (e.g. pot-holder, scarf, etc.) to take home. Attendan...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

In Person 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! ...

Guest Author

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chamber Music Concert: Ohio University Piano Trio

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Atrium (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:
This program will feature the Ohio University Piano Trio: Christine Li, violin; Assistant Professor of Instruction for Violin and String Pedagogy. José Rocha, cello; Assistant Professor of Instruction for Cello  Emely Phelps, piano...
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

DIY Needle 'n' Knit

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Teens, College Students, Adults, 50+, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop
Event Details:
Join us for a Needle 'n' Knit! In this 4-week series, each participant will make their own knitting needles from scratch and learn how to knit a colorful pot holder to take home. All materials will be provided by the library. Knitters of all ex...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Winter Book Club: Kindred by Octavia Butler (Part 1 of 3)

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:
In celebration of African American History Month, we are reading the classic science fiction novel Kindred by Octavia Butler. We embark on an engaging time-slip story, centered around a Black woman living in Los Angeles in 1976, who becomes...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Axolotl Fan Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature
Event Details:
Join us for a Child-Led Axolotl Fan Club, meeting every First Friday of the month from 3-4pm.  The Nelsonville Library's pet axolotls, Axel and Lottie, will be happy to see you! Here are some Cool Things About Axolotls: They're salam...