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Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Stevens Puppets

4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
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 "College Students" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wild Ink Workshop

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: College Students, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Making ink with wild-caught materials connects art, not just to the artist, but also to the area and the time in which it was created. Foraging for dyes can also give you a stronger connection to and awareness of your everyday surroundings.

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wilding Your Property

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Interested in reducing the ecological desert of grass lawns while also creating habitat for wildlife and native plants?

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

Adventure Juggler

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

Revel in the thrill of tossing things in the air with this juggling setlist that’s all over the map. Watch Tom Sparough utilize balls, clubs, and even (toy) birds in an unforgettable show that includes audience participation.

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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 - Storytime with the Copperheads

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, Summer at the Library
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Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball players stop by for a special storytime.

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

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

Walking in the Footsteps of a Fossil Hunter

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

Set off on a fossil adventure! Excavate them, build models of them, name them after you.

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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.

A Dino-Mite Party

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
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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Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wild Ink Workshop

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

Making ink with wild-caught materials connects art, not just to the artist, but also to the area and the time in which it was created. Foraging for dyes can also give you a stronger connection to and awareness of your everyday surroundings.

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Accommodations

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.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Stevens Puppets

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
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.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

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

Sing, Strum, and Shake

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

Musician Megan Bee will introduce stringed instruments and lead sing-alongs in this hour-long intro to music. Get a hands-on taste of melody and rhythm by singing, clapping, and playing egg shakers to a variety of genres.

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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, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Librarian Todd will read Bradbury's science fiction short story masterpiece, first published in Collier's Magazine in 1952.

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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.

Adventure Juggler

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performance, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Revel in the thrill of tossing things in the air with this juggling setlist that’s all over the map. Watch Tom Sparough utilize balls, clubs, and even (toy) birds in an unforgettable show that includes audience participation.

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Accommodations

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.

Survival Skills with Rural Action

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

Do you know the 10 essentials to survival when exploring the great outdoors? Practice these useful skills in a fun and hands-on way for your next epic adventure!

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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 "Adults" group.

Artist Trading Cards

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

Create a miniature work of art that highlights your personal aesthetic. These pocket-sized canvases are perfect for exercising your creative muscles, trying out a new medium, or quickly making pieces that can be shared with others.

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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.

Create Your Own Woven Turtles

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

This delightful, fiber-based project gives kids a chance to experience the art of weaving. Using popsicle sticks and yarn, you will learn how to create a shell for your new turtle friend.

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Accommodations

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.

Adventure Juggler

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

Revel in the thrill of tossing things in the air with this juggling setlist that’s all over the map. Watch Tom Sparough utilize balls, clubs, and even (toy) birds in an unforgettable show that includes audience participation.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

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.

Walking in the Footsteps of a Fossil Hunter

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:

Set off on a fossil adventure! Excavate them, build models of them, name them after you.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

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.

Cardboard Quests

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Challenge librarians for a fun-filled afternoon of board gaming! Bring along friends and family to choose from our assortment of games to play together, or come alone for the chance to forge new friendships.

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

First Friday Game Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Families, All Ages
Program Type: Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join us on the first Friday of the month. We have a variety of games available - board games, card games, Wii games, street games. Snacks provided. For all ages.

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Accommodations

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.

A Dino-Mite Party

4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
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.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Storytime for Adults: A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury

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

Librarian Todd will read Bradbury's science fiction short story masterpiece, first published in Collier's Magazine in 1952.

Disclaimer(s)

Accommodations

If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Appalachian Adventure Bingo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Learn about some of the amazing adventures SE Ohio has to offer, complete with prizes that can assist you on your own escapades some day.

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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.

Touch-A-Truck

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

Get up close and personal with big trucks and the people who drive them. See cool community vehicles at the library, and learn more about how they are used. 

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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.

Self Defense With One Academy

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Class / Workshop, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Join local martial arts instructors to gain an understanding of practical self-defense techniques, tailored to young learners.

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If accommodations are needed for you or your family to participate in this event, please let our staff know