children's area at Athens Clarke County Library

Welcome to Athens-Clarke County Library Children's Area! We are here to help you and your family discover a love of reading and learning.

We invite you to explore our collections of books and other materials for children of all ages.Join us for engaging programs, including storytimes and crafts.

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Looking for recommendations or additional assistance? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help! Please contact us for more information or at the email address below.

services for children recommended reading storytime & events


February 14-29 2020

where's waldo graphic  Where’s Waldo in the Athens-Clarke County Library?
Every day during the month of February, Waldo will be hiding in a new location in the Children’s Area. Get a sticker each time you spot him! Pick up a game card at the Children’s Desk to keep track of your progress. When you find Waldo five times in February, you’ll be entered to win a set of Where’s Waldo look-and-find books!

Get out of my tub graphic Rub-a-dub-dub, get out of my tub! Join us for a splashy bath storytime with silly stories, songs, and crafts to go on Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 11:00 am! For children ages 3-8 and their caregiver. With Miss Keir. In Storyroom.

read to rover graphicBeginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs, a.k.a. Tail Waggin’ Tutors on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 from 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm! All dogs are insured and with trainers. First come, first served. In Storyroom.

open wide book coverOpen wide and say “Ahhh…” because it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month, and we’re going to learn all about human and animal teeth. Listen to some great tooth stories and songs on Thursday, Feburary 20th, 2020 at 3:30 pm! With chompy crafts to go! For children ages 4-8 and their caregiver.
With Miss Misty. In Storyroom.

bees knees graphicThe library is buzzing with excitement… Come bee one with us at this storytime all about bees and honey! Can you taste the sweetness? Join us on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at 11:00 am to get the buzzzz on bees! For children ages 4-8 and their caregiver. With Miss Misty. In Storyroom.
lego club graphicCan’t get enough of those LEGO bricks? Want to join forces with other creative kids? Use the library’s LEGOs to make your own magnificent creations on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at 11:00 am. For children ages 6-11 and their caregiver. In Storyroom.

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Contact Us
Evan Michael Bush, Children's Services Coordinator,
Trudi Green, Assistant Library Director,

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