Children's Area

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

September 2018

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Libraries Rock Summer Reading Prize Records Are Here!!!

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If your child read 50 books or 25 hours this summer, they earned a free book and an exclusive 45 vinyl record featuring Kishi Bashi and BlackNerdNinja! Each record comes with a coloring sheet sleeve and a pack of crayons. Bring in your summer reading record coupon and pick up your collectible Libraries Rock vinyl record today! Special thanks to our partners at Kindercore Vinyl and iheartJLP.com.


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Grace Lin: Author Signing Event—A Big Mooncake for Little Star Saturday, September 15, 11:00 a.m.

Meet bestselling Newber Honor author-illustrator Grace Lin as she shares her new picture book A Big Mooncake for Little Star. In this stunning picture book that shines as bright as the stars themselves, Grace Lin creates a heartwarming original tale that explains the phases of the moon. For children ages 4-11 and their caregiver. This special event is cosponsored by Avid Bookshop and the ACC Library. In Multipurpose Rooms. Books will be available for purchase.


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First Steps in Music Class for Preschoolers

Help your child become tuneful, artful and beatful with this curriculum-based music and movement class for young children. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games and dancing. Folk songs, rhymes and classical music are used to develop young musical minds and abilities in this free 7-week course. For children ages 3-5 and their caregiver. With Mr. Evan. In storyroom. Registration is limited to 25 children. Please call the Children’s Desk to reserve your spot.