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Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler

Book Club: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss the book "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler. ... (read more)
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LEGO blocks

Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book Club: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn

Thu., 3/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn. ... (read more)
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Create-a-poem

Wed., 4/1/15, 1:00pm Thu., 4/30/15, 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to celebrate National Poetry Month by creating a poem using found words from other materials, cutting out words and gluing them to a new page. No registration is required, and all materials will be provided. ... (read more)
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Corner Bookmarks

Mon., 4/13/15, 1:00pm Fri., 4/17/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Children of all ages are invited to stop into the library to make their own bookmarks during National Library Week. Learn how to make triangle shaped bookmarks to fit onto the corner pages of your books using paper, stickers, markers, and other ... (read more)
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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu., 4/30/15, 1:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! It’s poem in your pocket day! Stop into the library and share your favorite poem by writing it on one of our pocket shaped pieces of paper. Don’t have a poem to share? Pick up one of our favorite poems from the ... (read more)
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Book Club "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Thu., 5/14/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Invention of Wings." Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.
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Book Club: "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller

Thu., 6/11/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Surviving a pandemic disease that has killed everyone he knows, a pilot establishes a shelter in an abandoned airport hangar before hearing a random radio transmission that compels him to risk ... (read more)
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I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Thu., 7/9/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "I am Malala: The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban" by Malala Yousafzai. The book documents the educational pursuits of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee who became an international symbol ... (read more)
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Book Club: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us in a discussion of "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver. Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbow, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculous event on the ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Thu., 9/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini. Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to ... (read more)
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Book Club: " Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian

Thu., 10/8/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian. Half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Sold" by Patricia McCormick

Thu., 11/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Sold" by Patricia McCormick. From the bestselling author of "Cut" comes the powerful, ultimately triumphant story of a thirteen-year-old girl who is forced from her mountain home and sold into prostitution.
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Thu., 12/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
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