Children's Area

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April 2017 Events

2nd annual Fairy and Elf Festival Dia: Day of the Book-Day of the ChildBook cover of The Hobbit.

The month of April is jammed packed with amazing things to do at the Athens-Clarke County Library Children's Department! We will kick of the month celebrating tricksy hobbitses at our Hobbit Party on April 1st. You also don't want to miss out as we come together at the end of the month on April 29th for a special bilingual storytime In Dreams We Fly: A Dia Celebration! In this storytime we well celebrate Dia: Day of the Book-Day of the Child.


Photo of fairy wings.Photo of a child building a fairy house.

They're coming! The Fairies and Elves are back and bringing magical fun to the 2nd Annual Fairy & Elf Festival on Saturday, April 8th from 1-4 p.m! This magical gathering will feature stories, fairy house building, crafts, shadow puppets, and more. Learn the do's and don'ts of building houses for the wee folk, and make your own unique fairy house to take home. Fairy houses are made of all-natural items such as leaves, sticks, flowers and acorns. Some supplies will be provided, but participants should bring supplies from their own home as well. In Multipurpose Rooms.

Photo of Mr. Evan playing guitar.Photo of Mr. Evan telling a story
Photo of a fairy house.Photo of patrons in fairy costumes.
Image of Chu the panda.Image of  Fly Guy.

There is more to do at the library this month. Mark your calendar on April 13th for Chu Storytime. This special storytime will feature everybody's favorite sneezing panda, Chu, and a viewing of live pandas on our panda cam projector. Fly Guy is buzzing in for a morning of fun on April 15th. Special guest Sharon Tan will be at the library on April 22nd for Money Smart Kids. Learn how to start saving money the fun way! Download our April Children's brochure for a full list of events.


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