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Please visit your library branch's website for the latest curbside service hours for holds and printing. Call us or contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. For more information about the libraries' phased re-entry plans, please click here  

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Summer Reading prizes now available through August 15, 2020

srpThank you to everyone who participated in our virtual summer reading program - "Imagine Your Story!" We hope you had a great time this summer reading books, attending virtual programs and completing the fun Beanstack activities! All participants are invited to stop by your library during curbside service hours to pick up your prizes through Saturday, August 15. Simply visit your library during curbside hours and call the posted phone number to ask for summer reading prizes. We'll bring your prizes out for contactless curbside pickup.   Prizes are available while supplies last!

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 Storyroom.read 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.

 

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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

ABCmouse.com: Now available FREE at our library

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Ereads Kids - Ebooks for Kids

GALILEO: Georgia's Virtual Library

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