Children's Area

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

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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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