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February 2018

Hidden Figures in February!

February is here and we have so much to celebrate! Valentine’s Day, Black History Month and the Olympics are just a few of the amazing things that this special month brings.

Image of the book Celebritrees.

Arbor Day is around the corner and we are celebrating by learning about Celebritrees. We’ll explore some of the World’s most historic and famous trees, including The Tree that Owns Itself here in Athens, GA on Thursday, February 15 at 3:30 p.m.

Image of the Olympic rings logo

Are you ready to go for the gold? If you are excited for the Winter Olympics you should come to our Let the Winter Olympics Begin program on Saturday, February 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Image of Hidden Figures book cover.

Join us for a very special program called Hidden Figures on Thursday, February 22 at 3:30 p.m. Celebrate Black History Month in this STEAM based program. Learn about the inspiring story of the “Hidden Figures”, four African-American women whose mathematical computations helped NASA send the U.S. into space for the first time. Listen to our special local guests speak about other African-American firsts right here in Clarke County.

Image of the Princess and the Warrior book cover.

Finally, don’t blow it and miss an explosive time at The Princess and the Warrior: Volcanoes! Listen to the Mexican legend of The Princess and the Warrior and learn about real volcanoes on Saturday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m.