Children's Area

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January 2018

Love Book Signing Event

New year...new adventures! The Athens-Clarke County Library is excited to ring in the new year with lots of amazing things to do in the Children's Department.

Avid Bookshop logo

We are happy to host LOVE: Author & Illustrator Book Signing Event with Matt De La Peña & Loren Long. Join us for a heartfelt celebration of LOVE with Newbery Award-winning author Matt De La Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long, as they share their latest book about the strongest bond there is and the diverse and powerful ways it connects us all. Brought to you by the ACC Library and Avid Bookshop.


Image of Waldo from the Where's Waldo book series.

Do you have what it takes to take on the Waldo Challenge? Every day during the month of January Waldo will be hiding in a new location in the Children's Room. Get a sticker each time you spot him! Pick up a game card at the Children's desk to keep track of your progress. If you can find Waldo at least 5 times in January, you'll be entered to win a set of Where's Waldo Look and Find books!


Image of a group of cows.

We have so many other programs this month so beat the cold and head to the library. You will not want to miss our special Saturday Infant Storytime on January 13 at 11:00 a.m. called Baby Time with Little Pookie & His Friends. Are you ready for fun? Join us on Thursday, January 18 for a special Jan Thomas Storytime at 3:00 p.m. Learn more about families, communities and preservation techniques at Boy Scout/Girl Scout Genealogy Exploration on Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 a.m. Image of a dark city with the word Blackout.Green Life Expo logoCome in from the cold and warm up on Thursday, January 25 at 3:30 with soup-er stories at Soup's On! Storytime. The Green Life Expo is returning to the library on Saturday, January 27 and we have a special storytime planned. Join us at 11:00 a.m. for Blackout: Unplugged Storytime!


Book cover of A Wrinkle in Time.

Are you excited for the upcoming movie, A Wrinkle in Time? Make sure you read the book before you see the movie. The February Book Club will be reading A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Stop by the Children's Desk to sign up for the February 8th Book Club and pick up your copy.