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All Athens Regional Library System branches’ buildings remain closed to the public at this time. We now offer curbside holds pickup and are accepting returns in our book drops, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at most branches. Please contact us at if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update you as more information becomes available.

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Summer Reading Program

June 15-30 2019

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Bring the whole family for this all-ages, wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey celebration of all things Doctor Who! Joins us for a costume contest, trivia and crafts. Prizes will be awarded for best child, teen, adult and group costumes! Explore our life-sized Tardis and have a chance to win it for your very own on Saturday, June 15, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm! For all ages. In Multipurpose Rooms.

book coverMae Jemison is the first black woman to travel in space. Come learn about her a-mae-zing life and other awesome female astronauts! Make your own telescope and other space exploration crafts to go! For children ages 5-11 and their caregiver. Join us Tuesday, June 18, at 2:30 pm in the Storyroom.

magicianEnjoy a morning of interstellar magic, ventriloquism and science with everyone’s favorite magician, Keith Karnok on Thursday, June 20, at 10:30 am! Just returned from the edge of the universe will all new amazing tricks. For children of all ages and their caregiver. In Multipurpose Rooms.   

bookmaking workshopNot every story uses words, some stories use drawings. Explore the different pathways to telling stories in Dan Yaccarino’s picturebook I Am a Story. Make your own books at our bookmaking workshop on Saturday, June 22, at 11:00 am. For children ages 5-11 and their caregiver. In Storyroom.

babysitters club book coverAre you a Kristy, a Dawn, a Claudia, a Stacey, or a Logan? Visit Stoneybrook with us, learn the tips of the babysitting trade, and become an official member of the BSC! Crafts included. For children ages 7-11 and their caregiver on Tuesday, June 25, 2:30 pm. In Storyroom.

parrots of the world imageParrot expert Brenda Bean of Parrot Productions brings 14 different types of incredible, performing parrots from around the world for this fun, educational event with live animals. For children ages 3-11 and their caregiver on Thursday, June 27, 10:30 am. In Multipurpose Rooms.

Explore new worlds with LEGO bricks and your imagination! Want to join forces with other creative kids? Use the Library’s LEGOs to make your own magnificent universe on Saturday, June 29, at 11:00 am. For children ages 6-11 and their caregiver. With Miss Keir. In Storyroom.


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Virtual Storytime

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Muzzy Club Language!

Available on your computer (sign in with your library card number)

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

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Ereads Kids - Ebooks for Kids

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