Events at Your Athens County Public Libraries

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Prose Writers' Group

Athens Public Library Tuesday May 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every Other Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Starting January 5 Small Meeting Room An ongoing peer-led gathering to develop prose writing skills. Participants are invited to share a short piece of written work at each meeting. Fiction (both novels and short stories) and nonfiction (including essays, biographies and memoirs) are welcomed. Authors will read to the group […]

Bike First Aid

Nelsonville Public Library Tuesday May 23, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hands-on bike repair: fix up your own machine or work on one of ours.  Tune up brakes, wheels, chains, and more with the experts at Shadetree Bikeworks.

Game Night

Wells (Albany) Public Library Tuesday May 23, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wizard 101, ROBLOX, MINECRAFT and Wii games + snacks + pizza = Game Night!

Spanish Conversation Hour

Athens Public Library Tuesday May 23, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Every Tuesday from 4:00 til 5:00 All are welcome!

Fun @ 4:30: Boffing

Nelsonville Public Library Tuesday May 23, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us after school on Tuesdays for a variety of great programs. Today we’ll go outside for boffing – active games with padded boffing sticks. For kids grades K-6. All library programs are free and open to the public.

Evening Storytime

Nelsonville Public Library Tuesday May 23, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Mary on Tuesday evenings at 6:00 for stories, songs, friends and fun! For young children and their grownups. Call 740-753-2118 for more information. All Library programs are free and open to the public.

Wednesday May 24, 2017

Yoga For People 50 and Up

Athens Public Library Wednesday May 24, 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 with Rachel

Wells (Albany) Public Library Wednesday May 24, 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.

Sticks and String: sharing needle work and friendship

Nelsonville Public Library Wednesday May 24, 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!

Yoga For People 50 and Up

Athens Public Library Wednesday May 24, 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.

Summer Storytime

The Plains Public Library Wednesday May 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun picture books & hands-on activities every week. Come explore stories, rhymes, and play! Free and open to the public.

Teen Games

Nelsonville Public Library Wednesday May 24, 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 May 24, 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

Bike First Aid

Chauncey Public Library Wednesday May 24, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Teen Time

The Plains Public Library Wednesday May 24, 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 May 24, 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.

Thursday May 25, 2017

Storytime

Nelsonville Public Library Thursday May 25, 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!

Wells (Albany) Public Library Thursday May 25, 3:00 pm - 5:00 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.    

The Age of Aquarius: Astrology Fun!

Athens Public Library Thursday May 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sue Zano, accredited astrologer and retired proprietor of local health food store The Farmacy, will discuss the art of astrology, a cosmic perspective going back to the days of Ancient Sumer and universal to all human cultures and major civilizations. Topics will include astrological ages in human history and how to define an age; the 13 […]

Friday May 26, 2017

Garden Gab

Nelsonville Public Library Friday May 26, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sharing our garden successes, our failures, techniques, plant choices – all things garden! Meeting every Friday at 11:00 am.

Saturday May 27, 2017

Anime Card Club

Athens Public Library Saturday May 27, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Drop in and play Yu-Gi-Oh!, 3DS, Pokemon, Magic, or more! Bring your cards if you have some; if you don’t, come play anyway! Now in the Young Adult Area. Saturdays, 1pm-4:30pm

Monday May 29, 2017

Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers!

Wells (Albany) Public Library Monday May 29, 5:30 pm - 7:30 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.  

Monday Night Yoga- New Time

Wells (Albany) Public Library Monday May 29, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Relax and stretch and be well. Open to all beginners, as well as those with more yoga experience.

Tuesday May 30, 2017

The Athens Poetry Group-- All Local Poets Invited

Athens Public Library Tuesday May 30, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every Other Tuesday, 10:00 AM till 12:00 PM This is an informal creative gathering of poets and would-be poets, professional and amateur. All adult age groups are welcome. Steady participation is not required but encouraged. People who attend must bring in an original poem to each meeting to read aloud and discuss afterward for group […]

Spanish Conversation Hour

Athens Public Library Tuesday May 30, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Every Tuesday from 4:00 til 5:00 All are welcome!

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