Children's Area

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

July 1- 15 2019

xfiles bookcoverDo you believe in aliens? The truth is out there! Let’s investigate the evidence and decide for ourselves! Come learn about extraterrestrial life and alien encounters to earn your FBI badge on Tuesday, July 2nd, at 2:30 pm. With alien crafts to go. For children ages 5-11 and their caregiver. In Storyroom.

bilingual storytime¡Bienvenido! Join us for this special program of Spanish/English language fun! Share books, songs, rhymes and activities en español y ingles on the first Friday of every month. For children ages 3-8 and their caregiver. In Storyroom on July 5th, at 4:00 pm.

book coverWhat would you do if you had a robot? Robots come in all shapes and sizes. Join us for this special storytime all about our mechanical friends. Make and design your own unique robot crafts to go. For children ages 3-11 and their caregiver. In Storyroom on Saturday, July 6th, 11:00 am.

starlab inflatable Explore the universe and astronomy in a Starlab inflatable planetarium on Tuesday, July 9th. Learn about the constellations with science educators from the Elachee Nature Science Center. Registration is required for this event. Please call the Children’s Desk to reserve your spot: 2:30 p.m. 3:10 p.m. 3:50 p.m. For children ages 5-11 and their caregiver. In Multipurpose Rooms.

shadow puppetsExplore the shadowy reaches of space with shadow puppeteer extraordinaire Mr. Damon and his tardigrade copilot Mossy! For children of all ages and their caregiver. In Multipurpose Rooms on Thursday, July 11th, at 10:30 am.

book coverChapter readers are invited to join us for Natalie Babbitt’s classic, Tuck Everlasting, on Thursday, July 11th, at 4:00 pm. Games and snacks provided. Participation is limited to 10 children. Please call the Children’s Desk at 706-613-3650 ext. 314 to register and to put your book on hold. For children ages 8-11. In Storyroom.

Join us for a morning of traditional family folk dancing on Saturday, July 13th, at 11:00 am! Learn simple group, circle and contra dances from around the world that promote family fun, community and joy. For children ages 5-11 and their caregiver. 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
ABCmouse.com: Now available FREE at our library