Children's Area

Welcome to the Athens-Clarke County Library Children's Area!

May 2018

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program

It’s time for the Summer Reading Program! We all know that LIBRARIES ROCK so join us for a rockin’ summer!

Family Fun Day!

We will kick of the summer with a bang at our annual Family Fun Day on May 19 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Be a reading rock star! Pick up your reading logs and join us for a host of fantastic family activities at our fabulous summer kick-off! The first 250 children to sign up will receive a free Libraries Rock book bag.

  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sam’s Path Petting Zoo/Crafts, Games & Activities/Rock Star Photo Booth/Music with Maggie Hunter
  • 12:00 p.m. – Performance: Jeffini the Great’s Reading Rock Stars! - Magic, Music and Puppets! For children of all ages. In Multipurpose Rooms.

This event is proudly sponsored by The Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library, Revival Yarns, Satisfactory Screenprinting and Design, Up ‘N Away Balloons, and the Smiling Robin.

Image of Dog Man and Baby Mouse

There is an epic battle brewing at the library between Dog Man and Babymouse! Join us for a special artist workshop Tuesday, May 22, 2:30 p.m. highlighting these two iconic graphic novel characters as we vote for our favorite and learn how to draw Dog Man and Baby Mouse. For children ages 6-11 and their caregiver. With Mrs. Lindsay. In Storyroom.

Book cover of Musical Max.

When the neighbors start complaining, Max the hippo stops practicing his trombone, bass, xylophone, flute, harmonica and guitar, until everyone starts to miss the noise! Explore rhythm instruments in this special music storytime on Thursday, May 24, 10:30 a.m. Short film included. For children ages 3-10 and their caregiver. With Mr. Evan. In Storyroom.

Book cover of Chirri and Chirra

Let’s journey with Chirri and Chirra, two sisters on a bicycle adventure through an enchanting forest! Join us Tuesday, May 29, 2:30 p.m. and share fun, fantastical woodland stories from Japan. Enjoy music, games, and crafts. For children ages 4-8 and their caregiver. With Miss Keir. In Storyroom.

Image of Geronimo Stilton.

Discover the world of Geronimo Stilton on Thursday, May 31 at 10:30 a.m. Make mouse masks, official Jr. Reporter ID tags and cheese bookmarks. Watch a short film of Geronimo on one of his investigations! For children ages 6-11 and their caregiver. With Ms. Becca. 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