Archive for 2024

Oconee County Library Summer Reading Kickoff Oglethorpe Summer Reading Kickoff – Family Fun Day

Adventure begins at YOUR LIBRARY! Join us JUNE 1ST, 2024 from 11 AM to 1 PM for the Oglethorpe County more >

Parrot Productions flyer with illustrated butterflies, plants, and parrots surrounding it A Visit from Parrot Productions!

We are thrilled to welcome back Brenda Bean of Parrot Productions to the Winterville Library.

This is always a popular event more >

Kids standing in front of a truck with paint all over it A Visit from the ‘Brella Art Truck!

Families with messy kids rejoice! The fully loaded mobile art-making space comes to Winterville Library

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Sweet Olive Farm wooden sign A Visit from Sweet Olive Farm!

Our favorite animal rescue, Sweet Olive Farm, is returning to the Winterville Library.
They more >

4 shadow puppets in a theater Make Shadow Puppets with UGA Professor Vivian Appler!

Welcome to UGA Professor of Performance Studies at the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, Dr. Vivian Appler! Dr. Appler more >

Rebecca McCarthy event Author Talk with Rebecca McCarthy

Local author Rebecca McCarthy will discuss her new book, Norman Maclean: A Life of Letters and Rivers at the Athens-Clarke more >

Summer reading at the Winterville Library Summer Reading Program Begins!

Saturday, May 11 is the day of the Winterville Marigold Festival!  This is traditionally the day that Winterville Library opens more >

Marigold festival Flyer Marigold Festival Art Exhibit

Winterville Library is hosting an exhibit of art submitted to the 2024 Winterville Marigold Festival Call for Art.  This year’s more >

bubble party at heard park Parties at Heard Park!

Our 2nd annual bubble party is on Monday, May 20th, 2024 from 10 am – 11 am. Meet Miss Erika more >

picture of black chess pieces on white background Free Weekly Chess Lessons

Each Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 p.m., Winterville Library hosts Dr. J.P. Caillault, who tutors beginners in the basics of chess.  more >

A picture of Jeannette Walls and "Hang the Moon" book cover New Book Club: The Baby-Friendly Book Club!

Beginning on May 2,  Winterville Library launches a new “Baby-Friendly Book Club!” The club will meet from 4 p.m. to more >

Three photographs of families in a grid with text overlay "Your Library: The Perfect Homeschool Resource" Homeschool Resources

If you’re a parent that homeschools your children or has a child that needs a little additional help with their more >

Winterville Library Evening book club Winterville Library Evening Book Club Reads “House Made of Dawn” by N. Scott Momaday

The April selection for Winterville Library’s Evening Book Club is House Made of Dawn by M. Scott Momaday.  We more >

cartoon dragon on a pile of gold and jewels One Day to Read Them ALL!

Painting by J.R.R. Tolkien from Smithsonian Magazine

Tolkien Reading Day is held on the 25th of March each year. more >

Cover of book "Chocolate cake and other losses" Reception for Poet Shirley Biggerstaff Wright on April 4 @ 5:30 p.m.


Shirley Biggerstaff Wright is a former pastor at Winterville Methodist Church.  She writes with great sensitivity about the experience of more >

woman holding flower Poetry by Shirley Wright

Poems by Shirley Wright are on display in Front Room Gallery of the Winterville Library through April 2. Wright’s poems more >

Patron Saint of Liars book cover Daytime Book Club reads “The Patron Saint of Liars” by Ann Patchett

Daytime Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m at the Winterville Library. Our April selection more >

three handmaids and an eye watching them Winterville Library Evening Book Club discusses “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, is in the honorable tradition of Brave New World and other warnings of dystopia. more >

essential oil resting in a bed of herbs Calming Sensory Crafts @ the Bogart Library

Having a stressful week? Need help soothing a little one? Make calming sensory items with Teen Expert Tyson, Saturday, March more >

dogs on a graphic that says "paws & relax" Paws & Relax @ Oglethorpe

Join us at the Oglethorpe County Library for a day of therapy…….puppy therapy! We will have several therapy dogs visiting more >

picture of gold balloons with writing that says "oconee library grand opening" Oconee Library Grand Opening – March 2nd, 2024

The Oconee County Library opening date at our new Wire Park location is March 2nd, 2024! more >

lord & stephens funeral home Reflecting, Sharing, Learning (RSL): Lunch-N-Learn program with Lord & Stephens

Join Athens-Clarke County Library guest Ray Finger, Advance Planning Specialist and After Care Counselor at Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes, more >

graphic of woman running and many colors in the background 2nd Annual Carnegie Color Crawl Saturday, April 6, 2024

The Friends of the Lavonia-Carnegie Library are hosting their 2nd Annual Carnegie Color Crawl on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at more >

Picture of Lottie Paulette sitting behind her book. Local History — Book Signing with Lottie Paulette Bolton Boazman!

Join Lottie Paulette Bolton Boazman on February 17th, 2024  at the Oglethorpe County Library as she signs her book more >

Lavonia-Carnegie "Meet The Authors" with close-up pictures of each author Friends of the Lavonia-Carnegie hosts Meet the Author event

The Friends of the Lavonia-Carnegie Library have an exciting evening planned for book lovers and aspiring writers alike. On Monday, more >

graphic of children next to a school and a sun in the corner Homeschool Hangout @ Oglethorpe!

Homeschooling families are invited to meet up at the Oglethorpe County Library. Homeschool Meet-Up is a program for homeschool students of more >

group of people putting hands together ESL Conversation Circle

In February 2023, the Athens-Clarke County Library (ACCL) launched a weekly English Conversation Circle for English Language Learners (ELLs) in more >

woman reading on tablet Quick Guide to Library eBooks

The Athens Regional Library System offers patrons several ways to enjoy free digital eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more with a more >

north georgia talent show North Georgia Talent Show

Join us for a talent show hosted by MultipleChoices CIL, Athens Regional System, Elbert County Public Library System, and Piedmont more >

Galentines Day card It’s Galentine’s Day!

Celebrate your best GALs with us at the Oglethorpe County Library! Invite your BFFs to join us for an all-ages more >

Guide to online dating Beginner’s Guide to Online Dating — Tips For Success

Somewhere between 20% and 45% of romantic relationships now begin online. If you’ve been curious but unsure about this new more >

Oglethorpe Story time Have You Been to an Oglethorpe Story Time?

Every Story Time, at every library, is different and special. We suggest you visit them all!

Story Times allow children to more >

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