Athens-Clarke County Library

Address

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Please visit the Heritage Room webpage for their hours.

Author Grace Lin

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Saturday, March 24, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Award-winning author Grace Lin will discuss her contributions to young adult and children’s literature in a talk titled, The Path of a Multicultural Author.

Lin is a New York Times-bestselling author and illustrator of picture books, early readers and middle grade novels. Her novel, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, was awarded the Newbery Honor in 2010, and her early reader, Ling and Ting, received the Theodor Geisel Honor in 2011. More recently, her novel, When the Sea Turned Silver, was named a 2016 National Book Award finalist, and its cover illustration was displayed at the White House, where Lin was recognized as a Champion of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling. Books be available for purchase and signing following Lin’s talk.

Try out Virtual Reality

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Multipurpose Room A.

Are you curious about Virtual Reality? Step into a another world at the library! People ages 8 to adult can try out the HTC Vive Virtual Reality headset on a first-come, first served basis. We'll have other games and activities while you wait for your turn. This program is for ages 8 and up.

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