Children's Area

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winter holidays

Closed for Winter Holidays: December 24-26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed December 24 through December 26, for the holidays. Regular hours resume on December 27. Happy Holidays from everyone at the library!

Dec. 12-15

elf trainingHave you ever wanted to know what goes on in Santa’s workshop? Christmas is around the corner, and Santa is looking for a few new elves to help him prep for the big day! Our certified Elf-Training Workshop will get you into tip-top shape. Join us at our Elf Training event on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 3:30 pm  to make your own elf hat, ornaments, wrapping paper and more. Enjoy holiday treats and sing in our Elfin Choir. Children will graduate from the program with a certificate given out by Santa himself! In Children’s Area. For children ages 3 -11 and their caregiver.

christmas ornament workshopThe best part about a Christmas tree is… the decorations! Unleash your creativity and make your own special ornaments at our Christmas Ornament Workshop on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am. Then help us decorate the Storyroom Christmas tree while rocking out to some holiday music. For children ages 3-8 and their caregiver. With Miss Erika. In Storyroom.

hanukkah We are celebrating the season of lights and want you to join us! Hanukkah is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to share an afternoon of stories, crafts and food. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah in your home or want to learn about this wonderful holiday, you won’t want to miss the fun at our The Lights of Hanukkah program! For children ages 3-11 and their caregiver on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 3:30 pm. In to rover

Beginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs, a.k.a. Tail Waggin’ Tutors! All dogs are insured and with trainers. Visit us on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. First come, first served. In Storyroom.


Muzzy Club, BBC

*NEW* Muzzy Club Language!

Available on your computer (sign in with your library card number) or using the Puffin Academy App!

Sesame Street eBooks

Sesame Street eBooks!

Read Sesame Street eBooks for free with your library card!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Wandoo Reader Now available FREE at our library