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An Introduction to Natural Burials

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Health & Wellness, Science & Nature, Technology
Event Details:
  In a culture dominated by expensive and impersonal end-of-life ceremonies, many seek a holistic body of funeral rites and practices that honor our dead and comfort the living in ways that reflect Earth-based spirituality. Join us as we unde...

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

Homeschool Family meet ups

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Families
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Public Meeting, Science & Nature, Storytime
Event Details:
Meet other homeschool families and share skills to help one another through the school year. Youth services librarian Tessa will be on hand to offer simple crafts, read stories, or help your family navigate teh library system to help with any needs.&...

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

Learning with Art! A Homeschool Program

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
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Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Class / Workshop, Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
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Please complete a separate registration for each child. Program is for children ages 6 and up. If younger kids are tagging along, parents/guardians are asked to remain in another area of the library with them while their older kiddos participate in t...

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

Homemade Maple Doughnuts

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Class / Workshop, Food, Science & Nature
Event Details:
Its Maple syrup season in Southeast Ohio! Join us in making some delicious cake doughnuts and while they are baking we will talk about how sugary syrup is made from the sap of our local maple trees. We will taste and look at maple sap at a few of the...

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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.

Guest Speaker: Waste Brine and Environmental Impacts

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
Join Ginnie McNeil, MPH, as she speaks on processed waste brine (a byproduct of oil and gas wells), its use as a de-icer in counties across the state, and potential environmental and health impacts from its use. This one-hour program will include a s...

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This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Meet a Bunny

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Families, All Ages
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
River Road Rabbit Rescues will bring a bunny ambassador to the library for an exceptionally cute meet-and-greet. We will read a bunny-themed story, play a bunny-themed game, and pet a very soft long-eared new friend. Future leporadologists and ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

The World of Mosses, Liverworts, and Lichens in Ohio

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
These small organisms with an amazing capacity to grow in places too nutrient-poor or dry to support higher plants  are small, but when viewed up close, they show remarkable intricacy in the structures they use to capture sunlight and reproduce....
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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Meet a Bunny

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Science & Nature, Storytime
Event Details:
River Road Rabbit Rescues will bring a bunny ambassador to the library for an exceptionally cute meet-and-greet. We will read a bunny-themed story, play a bunny-themed game, and pet a very soft long-eared new friend. Future leporadologists and bunny ...

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Environmental Talk: Municipal Costs of Climate Change

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
As climate change increases the severe weather Ohio will face, our municipalities will be the first to face significant costs to adapt. However, the exact financial burden local governments could face in the coming years is still murky. The Ohio Envi...

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Owls in Our Area

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
The natural environment of Athens County and the Appalachian foothills of SE Ohio plays host to several species of the oldest surviving bird species on the planet. Join us to learn about the different traits, behaviors, characteristics, habits, and l...

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Perennial Exchange & Seed Swap

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Outside (Glouster)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
Join us as we share plants and stories from around the garden. Supplies will be provided to take plants home. * Bringing plants is not necessary to participate. ...

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