Events at Your Athens County Public Libraries

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Preschool Storytime

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Stimulate and delight your child’s senses. Build brain power. Enjoy rhymes, songs, reading and play.

Build skills that will help your child grow up ready to read.

Siblings are welcome. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during all storytime sessions.

Ages 3-5 and their grown-ups.

Storytime with Adrienne

The Plains Public Library Wednesday February 22, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Fun picture books & hands-on activities every week.

Come explore stories, rhymes, and play!

Free and open to the public.

Yoga For People 50 and Up

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Move… Relax… Gain flexibility… Breathe… Stretch… Gain strength

Rebecca Wood (and other instructors) will teach simple yoga poses.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Athens Public Library.

Storytime

Glouster Public Library Wednesday February 22, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the fun as we read, play, sing and create.

Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers!

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Athens City-County Health Department will demonstrate how to monitor and record blood pressure readings using new technology now available at the library.

Stop in any time to check your numbers or come at a designated time to learn how to use the equipment.

 

Preschool Storytime

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stimulate and delight your child’s senses. Build brain power. Enjoy rhymes, songs, reading and play.

Build skills that will help your child grow up ready to read.

Siblings are welcome. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during all storytime sessions.

Ages 3-5 and their grown-ups.

Storytime with Rachel

Wells (Albany) Public Library Wednesday February 22, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, songs and playful activities every Wednesday at 11 a.m.!

Designed to encourage a lifelong love of books and support early literacy skills.

Stay to play and visit with friends afterward!

For families with young children.

Beginning Tatting: Creating Shamrocks by Cathy Young

Wells (Albany) Public Library Wednesday February 22, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lear the art of tatting by creating a Shamrock to wear for the Wearing of the Green!

Beginning Tatting: Creating Shamrocks with Cathy Young

Wells (Albany) Public Library Wednesday February 22, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the art of tatting by creating a Shamrock to wear for the Wearing of the Green!

Sticks and String: sharing needle work and friendship

Nelsonville Public Library Wednesday February 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring your cross-stitch, embroidery, crochet, knitting, lap quilting, lace making or any other handwork project!

  • Show-n-Tell a current or finished project.
  • Share your skills and get introduced to new techniques.
  • Enjoy friends and conversation.

Now happening weekly!

Toddler Storytime

Coolville Public Library Wednesday February 22, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Stimulate and delight your child’s senses. Build brain power. Enjoy rhymes, songs, reading and play.

Build skills that will help your child grow up ready to read.

Siblings are welcome. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during all storytime sessions.

Afternoon Storytime

Chauncey Public Library Wednesday February 22, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Enjoy stories, rhyme, and play.

Yoga For People 50 and Up

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Move… Relax… Gain flexibility… Breathe… Stretch… Gain strength

Instructor Linda Cochran teaches simple yoga poses.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Athens Public Library.

Teen Games

Nelsonville Public Library Wednesday February 22, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join us every Wednesday from 3-4:30 in the teen area to play games and socialize!

Grades 7-12

Wednesday Anime Card Club

The Plains Public Library Wednesday February 22, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come hang out and play your favorite Anime card games.  Bring your own cards, or share with other participants.

Grades 6 and up

Free and open to the Public

Teen Time

The Plains Public Library Wednesday February 22, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A monthly program designed to give Teens the chance to hang out with friends, meet new people, and help plan future Teen events at the library.

 

Grades 7-12

A healthy snack will be provided

Athens County Knitters

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday from 5 til 8 pm.

Bring a project to work on and join us for knitting and conversation.

Beginners and kids are welcome.

Birth Circle

Athens Public Library Wednesday February 22, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We meet on the last Wednesday of every month (except May, August and December) at 7pm at the Athens Public Library.  For current information about the upcoming program, see: athensbirthcircle.com

Our monthly meetings include sharing of birth stories, and presentations and discussion topics related to pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting.  Children are welcome to attend.

We gather to share in each other’s lives, creating a sense of community through the experience of parenthood. As a group, we explore all options available to birthing families, while promoting a feeling of openness.

All backgrounds, experiences and choices are honored. We encourage you to share your thoughts or concerns, and if you have any issues you would like to address more privately, there is always time after the meeting to talk one-on-one.

For more information, please contact Claudia Bashaw at 740-652-6262.

Thursday February 23, 2017

Creative Writing for Seniors

Nelsonville Public Library Thursday February 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Stuart’s Opera House and the Athens County Public Libraries for an ongoing creative writing class with writer, Athens resident, and Ohio Arts Council Artist-in-Residence WENDY McVICKER!

We are looking for interested Athens County Seniors (ages 60 and over) to sign up for this free class.  Call Stuart’s Opera House at 740-753-1924 or email Emily Prince at emily@stuartsoperahouse.org.

Classes start in October and will continue through the end of March.

 

Creative Writing for Seniors

Nelsonville Public Library Thursday February 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Stuart’s Opera House and the Athens County Public Libraries for an ongoing creative writing class with writer, Athens resident, and Ohio Arts Council Artist-in-Residence WENDY McVICKER!

We are still looking for interested Athens County Seniors (ages 60 and over) to sign up for this free class.  Call Stuart’s Opera House at 740-753-1924 or email Emily Prince at emily@stuartsoperahouse.org.

Classes start in October and will continue through the end of March.

 

Storytime

Nelsonville Public Library Thursday February 23, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Mary on Thursday mornings at 10:30 for stories, songs, art, friends, special visitors and FUN!!

For children ages 0-5 and their grownups.

Call 740-753-2118 for more information.

All Library programs are free and open to the public.

Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers!

Nelsonville Public Library Thursday February 23, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Athens City-County Health Department will demonstrate how to monitor and record blood pressure readings using new technology now available at the library.

Stop in any time to check your numbers or come at a designated time to learn how to use the equipment.

 

Fleece Scarf Workshop

Wells (Albany) Public Library Thursday February 23, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Create a warm, cozy scarf for the last months of winter.

No sewing required, we’re making them by hand.

Instruction and supplies provided.

Ages 5 and up.

Thursdays from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

African Drumming with Lawrence Greene

Chauncey Public Library Thursday February 23, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Shake up winter with a fresh take on rhythm.

Lego Factory

Glouster Public Library Thursday February 23, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join other Lego friends to build and create with Legos.

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