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Events: Athens

Needle Arts Night

Join us at the Athens Branch every Tuesday afternoon and learn new fiber arts skills with hooks, punches and needles, or join other experienced crafters to work on projects old ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Redeployment" by Phil Klay

Thu., 11/9/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Join a lively discussion of this historical fiction novel about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. New members always welcome!
Book Club Athens Adults

Passport Camp

Mon., 12/4/17, 3pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Residents of Athens and its surrounding communities will have a chance to apply for a U.S. passport locally during a special one-day-only application event at the Marathon County Public Library! Appointments taken, not required.
Athens Adults

Decorative Craft Box for Kids

Wed., 12/13/17, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Kids can craft their own decorative box to give as a gift to a loved one during this free program!
Crafts Holiday Activities Hands-on Activities Athens Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Book Club: "Silent Night: The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce" by Stanley Weintraub

Thu., 12/14/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Join a lively discussion of this book, about when men on both sides of the trenches laid down their arms on Christmas Eve and joined in celebration during World War I. New members always welcome!
Book Club Athens Adults

Craft a Paper Aquarium!

Tue., 1/2/18 - Wed., 1/31/18 @ MCPL Athens
Start the new year out by helping stock our Athens Branch's paper "aquarium" by crafting coral, sea creatures and more!
Activities Animals Art Crafts Nature Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Book Club: "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs

Thu., 1/11/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! A lively discussion of Ransom Riggs' incredibly popular book - popular with all ages!
Book Club Athens Adults