Events at Your Athens County Public Libraries

Wednesday March 29, 2017

Preschool Storytime

Athens Public Library Wednesday March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 29, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Preschool Storytime

Athens Public Library Wednesday March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 29, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Enjoy stories, rhyme, and play.

"Something to do @ 2"

Glouster Public Library Wednesday March 29, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us any or all days of Trimble Spring Break for a different afternoon activity. Cooking, games, crafts, movies, and more!

Yoga For People 50 and Up

Athens Public Library Wednesday March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 29, 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

Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers!

Chauncey Public Library Wednesday March 29, 4:00 pm - 6:00 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.

 

 

Athens County Knitters

Athens Public Library Wednesday March 29, 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 March 29, 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 March 30, 2017

Creative Writing for Seniors

Nelsonville Public Library Thursday March 30, 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 March 30, 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!

Coolville Public Library Thursday March 30, 12:00 pm - 2:00 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.

 

"Something to do @ 2"

Glouster Public Library Thursday March 30, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us any or all days of Trimble Spring Break for a different afternoon activity. Cooking, games, crafts, movies, and more!

Special Something to Do @2: Rabbits!

Glouster Public Library Thursday March 30, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join the residents of Sech-Kar as they showcase the rescue rabbits in their care from River Road Rabbit Rescue.  Residents care for and socialize rabbits from the rescue until they are adopted at their facility in Nelsonville.  Come meet some rabbits and learn about how to care for them, what they like to eat, and the skills they’ve learned since they have started caring for the “buns”.

Read more about the program here.

Teen Space: MYOP*

Chauncey Public Library Thursday March 30, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

*Make Your Own Pizza.  And smoothie!

Doodling Zen

Wells (Albany) Public Library Thursday March 30, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come doodle to your hearts content.

All art supplies and paper provided.

Thursday, 4 pm – 5 pm

Variety Hour: Pizza Time!

Chauncey Public Library Thursday March 30, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bake a mini pizza: you choose the toppings.  Smoothie for dessert!

Glorious Grains: A Discovery Kitchen Tasting Table

Wells (Albany) Public Library Thursday March 30, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Taste some quinoa salad and enjoy a healthy oatmeal cookie!
Explore the benefits of eating nutritionally rich foods.

With Americorps/COMCorps member Jamilla Holland.
Co-sponsored with Community Food Initiatives.

Upcoming at Wells (Albany) Public  Library:
Rethink Your Drink April 6, 4:30 pm
Kitchen Skills  April 13, 4:30 pm

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