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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!

March 2019

Join us for our first annual Holi Indian Cultural Celebration with New York Times bestselling author Surishtha Seghal (Festival of Colors, Wheels on the Tuk Tuk, A Bucket of Blessings) on Saturday, March 16th at 11:00 am. Enjoy Indian food, dance, music and the throwing of traditional colored powders to celebrate spring and the triumph of good over evil. Be sure to wear white clothing. Co-hosted by IAGA (Indian Association of Greater Athens). Books will be available for purchase.

bad kittyNew York Times bestselling author-illustrator Nick Bruel shares the latest book in his Bad Kitty series - Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble. Will Bad Kitty choose to share her food, home, and toys when her family decides to foster as many kittens as possible from a destroyed shelter? Join us, Tuesday, March 5th at 6:30 pm! This special event is cosponsored by Avid Bookshop and the ACC Library. Books will be available for purchase during the event.

Oliver’s best friends are puppets, but there are some things puppets can’t do. Perhaps it’s time to make some new friends, or is it? Discover this fun story of friendship, puppets and imagination, then make a puppet for your very own puppet show on Thursday, March 7th at 3:30 pm.

Multi-award-winning author Mac Barnett (Extra Yarn, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, Noisy Night) is bringing us Circle, the final book in his and Jon Klassen’s brilliant shapes trilogy. This is the story of Circle and how she has to rescue her friend Triangle when he breaks a rule she has made. This special event is cosponsored by Avid Bookshop and the ACC Library on Saturday, March 9 th at 11:00 am. Books will be available for purchase during the event.

mothergooseMother Goose on the Loose is a three-week class that incorporates books, nursery rhymes, musical instruments and interactive play. The first day of class is Thursday, March 14th at 10:30 am. Registration is limited to 20 children; please stop by or call the children’s desk, at 706-613-3650 ext. 314, to reserve a place for you and your child.  

secretgardenJoin our monthly book club and read “A Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Stop by the Children’s Desk, or call us at 706-613-3650 ext. 314, to register and check out your copy. Then join us for engaging book discussions, activities and snacks on March 14th at 4:00 pm. Participation in book club is limited to 10 children.
 
We started the year off with some exciting programs! What new adventures will the rest of the new year bring? Stop by the Children’s Department to find out!

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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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