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Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
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Make a Mini Journal

Thu., 5/3/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own mini journals using a variety of craft supplies at our Athens Branch!
Activities Hands-on Learning Crafts Athens Adults Children Teen Tweens

Book Club: "Running With Scissors" by Augusten Burroughs

Thu., 5/10/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this memoir, which chronicles Burroughs' unconventional upbringing as he is raised by his mother's psychiatrist.
Book Club Athens Adults

Hobbies and Crafts Night

Adult Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
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Fairy Houses

Thu., 5/24/18, 2pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Decorate your own fairy house using a variety of craft supplies!
Activities Art Crafts Nature Athens Adults Children

Library Paper Flower Garden

Fri., 6/1/18, 1pm - Mon., 7/2/18, 1pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate summer by helping our Athens Branch "cultivate" a colorful paper flower garden! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Gardening Nature Slp Nature Athens Adults Children Grades K 5 Preschool Teen

Nature's Niche Animal Program

Children's Event Dino Tlachac from Nature's Niche will introduce children to live animals, their native habitats and importance in our environment. Free and open to the public.
Animals Natures Niche Slp Athens Children Tween Grades K 5

Book Club: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Thu., 6/14/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this best-selling book, about a woman who takes a job caring for a quadriplegic man who is struggling to find the will to live.
Book Club Athens Adults

Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.
More events in this series (84). » Activities Athens Children

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Children's Event The Truly Remarkable Loon will thrill everyone with his awe-inspiring juggling skills and throw in a few lessons for how to get started!
More events in this series (5). » Juggling Slp Athens Children

Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Wed., 7/11/18, 1pm - Fri., 7/13/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in We're celebrating the "T" in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by offering young people the chance to try out all sorts of cool gadgets!
Technology Hands-on Learning Athens Grades K 5

Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Thu., 7/12/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop by the Athens Branch for a lively discussion of R.J. Palacio's best-selling novel, as well as relevant issues raised in the book.
Book Club Community Social Issues Athens Adults

Summer Craft: Handmade Maracas

Mon., 7/16/18 - Wed., 7/18/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own handmade maracas! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Summer Crafts Slp Hands-on Activities Athens Children Grades K 5

Cribbage Week

Mon., 7/23/18, 1pm - Fri., 7/27/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop-in It's Cribbage week all week in Athens! Drop by with a friend or challenge someone in the library to a game. Cards and boards provided
Games Athens Adults

Summer Craft: Marching Ants

Mon., 7/30/18 - Wed., 8/1/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own crafted ants! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Summer Crafts Slp Hands-on Activities Athens Children Grades K 5

Summer Craft: Dino Buddies!

Wed., 8/8/18 - Fri., 8/10/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to craft their own dinosaur! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Summer Crafts Slp Hands-on Activities Athens Children Grades K 5

Book Club: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Thu., 8/9/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this best-selling book, about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel in 1920s Russia.
Book Club Slp Athens Adults

Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Wed., 8/15/18, 1pm - Fri., 8/17/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Even though it's summer, our Athens Branch is giving young people the chance to try challenge their minds and try out all sorts of cool gadgets!
Technology Hands-on Learning Athens Grades K 5

Summer Craft: Monkey Hats

Mon., 8/20/18 - Wed., 8/22/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own monkey hats! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Summer Crafts Slp Hands-on Activities Athens Children Grades K 5

Scrabble Week

Mon., 8/27/18 - Fri., 8/31/18 @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by our Athens Branch to play a friendly game of Scrabble during this week-long drop-in event!
Games Slp Activities Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Origami Afternoon

All-Ages Event Drop-in Come try your hand at folding paper into various creative shapes at our Athens Branch! All ages welcome.
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Book Club: "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure

Thu., 9/13/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of this book, about an architect who is hired to design a secret hiding place for a wealthy Jewish citizen hiding from the Nazis.
Book Club Athens Adults

Still Life Sketching

Mon., 9/24/18, 1pm - Wed., 9/26/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Sketch a variety of still life drawings during this creative all-ages event!
Art Hands-on Activities Activities Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Book Club: "The Bright Hour" by Nina Riggs

Thu., 10/11/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop by the Athens Branch for a lively discussion of "The Bright Hour," about a woman's journey living with a terminal cancer diagnosis.
Book Club Athens Adults