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This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby and Toddler Playtime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Children's area (Wells)
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Storytime, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Come play with us! We'll explore books, play games, sing songs, and enjoy each other's company in this open-ended playtime. Older siblings are welcome to follow along. *Check each week to see if we will be playing with water or getting messy! ...

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

Adventure Juggler

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: 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 "Kids" group.
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Dino-Roar!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Celebration, Performance, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Dinosaurs are coming to the library! This interactive experience for the whole family includes dinosaur "handlers" with baby dinos, a ferocious growling T-Rex, and more. Join us 30 minutes before and after the show to check out fossil displays, take ...

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

Science Safari

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:
Channel Indiana Jones with guest presenter Mark Dowler for an immersive STEM experience. This safari combines science, math, and technology into one entertaining performance suitable for all ages. ...

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

Discovery Lab

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library, Technology
Event Details:
The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery invites you for some hands-on, interactive, engaging PLAY! Using a STEAM-based approach, we’ll create, test, explore, and connect to some all-time favorite books.  ...

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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.
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: Games / Gaming, 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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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Create Your Own Woven Turtles

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

History Expedition with the Southeast Ohio History Center

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolville Public Library
Library Branch: Coolville Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Coolville)
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.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Discovery Lab

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Nelsonville Public Library
Library Branch: Nelsonville Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Nelsonville)
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Creativity, Science & Nature, Summer at the Library, Technology
Event Details:
The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery invites you for some hands-on, interactive, engaging PLAY! Using a STEAM-based approach, we’ll create, test, explore, and connect to some all-time favorite books.  ...

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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
Wells (Albany) Public Library
Library Branch: Wells (Albany) Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Wells)
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

“Goldilocks and the Three Bears” with Stevens Puppets

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glouster Public Library
Library Branch: Glouster Public Library
Room: Meeting room (Glouster)
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Create Your Own Woven Turtles

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chauncey Public Library
Library Branch: Chauncey Public Library
Room: Inside (Chauncey)
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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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lost Mummy Escape Room

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Athens Public Library
Library Branch: Athens Public Library
Room: Large meeting room (Athens)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games / Gaming, Summer at the Library
Event Details:
Your grandfather was a famous explorer, and now it’s YOUR turn to set off on an epic journey in Egypt to find a secret tomb and the lost mummy inside it. Team up to discover clues, solve puzzles, and unravel the mystery of the lost mummy. * Recommend...

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

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 "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 by attending our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament! Nintendo Switch, game, and controllers will all be provided as well as snacks and drinks. Tournament ruleset will be 3 ...

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

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
Event Details:
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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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

“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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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

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 "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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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. ...

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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 the June 28, 1952, issue and later in Bradbury's collection, The Golden Apples of the Sun in 1953.  ...

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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.
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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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. ...

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Accommodations

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