Children's Area

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

January 2019


Was your new year’s resolution to travel more? Just your luck!  Explore the sights and sounds of Havana, Cuba, and antique cars in this special Dad and Me storytime on Saturday, Jan.5 at 11:00AM.  Jump in your Cara Cara and spend the morning at the library with your dad or male caregiver (moms are welcome, too). Create vintage car crafts to go. 

Looking for a good read during winter break? Pick up a copy of Eva Ibbotson’s The Abominables at abdominablesthe children’s desk, then join us for our Chapter Readers Book Club on Thursday, January 10 at 4:00 p.m., featuring this title.books

Every year, children around Georgia vote for the winners of the Georgia Children’s Book Award. Join us for a book “petting zoo” and meet this year’s nominees on Saturday, Jan.12 at 11:00AM! With crafts to go.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had both big and powerful words! Help us celebrate his birthday as we share inspirational stories and the short film Martin’s Big Words based on the book by Doreen Rappaport. Make unity crafts and participate in a special service project on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 3:30 PM.

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We had so much fun at our Bearsie Bear Puppet show and December programs! Thank you to everyone who came!