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History Expedition with the Southeast Ohio History Center

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

Map your way to the past with this exploration of historic adventurers and the tools they used to find their way around.

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
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Walking in the Footsteps of a Fossil Hunter

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
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Set off on a fossil adventure! Excavate them, build models of them, name them after you.

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Multi-Age Storytime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nelsonville Public Library
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Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Kids' zone (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a weekly Storytime in Nelsonville Library's Kids' Zone!

We'll read books, rhyme rhymes, sing songs, and color coloring sheets!

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spanish Conversation Hour

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Small meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Travel & Culture
Event Details:

Meet every week to practice your Spanish in a friendly community setting! Native speakers and those interested in improving their language skills are equally welcome. Free and open to the public.

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A Ride Through Time: Adena Mound Bike Tour

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Outside (The Plains)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Summer at the Library, Travel & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Join Appalachian Understories and Lawrence Greene for a 4-mile guided bike tour of the Indigenous earthworks throughout The Plains. Expect typical traffic patterns on this ride, and helmets are required. 

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Artist Trading Cards

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Summer at the Library
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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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Summer Book Club: The Triumph of the Egg [Part 3 of 3]

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Atrium (Athens)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion / Literary Reading
Event Details:

The Triumph of the Egg is another cycle of short stories by Sherwood Anderson that forms a natural progression from his original collection, Winesburg, Ohio.  Like his previous collection, this one too is set in th

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Super Smash Bros Tournament

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Compete against your peers for the title of Greatest Smash Player in Athens County! Nintendo Switch, game, and controllers will all be provided, along with snacks and drinks.

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Animal Encounter with the Hocking College Nature Center

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
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Join Nature Center reps to learn firsthand about the creatures that can be found in your own backyard. Animal ambassadors will vary but could include snakes, frogs, and turtles. *This program may be outside, weather permitting.

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Ladies Night-

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film / Video Screening
Event Details:

Munchies will be provided but feel free to bring your favorite treat.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Nerds' Night Out

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Celebration, Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:

Nerd out with video games, board games, RPGs, virtual reality, and more. Chill with old friends and meet some new people while enjoying nerd-worthy drinks and snacks. *For ages 12 and up. PPL 

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Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Preschool, Babies and Toddlers, Families
Program Type: Storytime

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This event is in the "College Students" group.

Tabletop RPG Club

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens, College Students
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Event Details:

Meet weekly to explore tabletop role-playing games (including Dungeons & Dragons) with a group of teens and adults enthusiastic about this hobby. We’ll meet in the large conference room, with the Young Adult area as a backup space.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Teen Campaign

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Athens Public Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games / Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Led by Teen Librarian Bryce, who will also be available to help players create characters and learn the basics of D&D 5th Edition. All materials will be provided.

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

Craft Workshop-Diamond Dots

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:

Bored yet? Kids driving you crazy?  Come join us as we try our hand at another Diamond Dot project.  We supply the materials, you supply the patience. 

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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.

Pins & Needles Craft Time

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
Age Group: College Students, Adults, 50+
Program Type: Arts & Creativity
Event Details:

In person at the Wells (Albany) Library!

Join us from 1-3 pm on Tuesdays for handwork and pleasant conversation. Bring a project to work on: embroidery, knitting, crochet, quilting, mending - whatever you like to do!

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This event is in the "College Students" group.
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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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
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Summer Storytime

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
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It's summertime!

Join us for outside walks, playful activities, and stories!

Stay and play with friends afterward.

Families with preschoolers and school age kids are welcome.

Every Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m.

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This event is in the "College Students" group.

Dungeons and Dragons

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Plains Public Library
Library Branch: The Plains Public Library
Room: Meeting room (The Plains)
Age Group: Teens, College Students
Program Type: Games / Gaming

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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.
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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 "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby/Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 11:00am
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Children's area (Athens)
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Event Details:

Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, finger play and baby movement. Ages 0-3 ...

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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
Event Details:

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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