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Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All libraries in the region will be close early at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22nd and remain closed on Thursday, November 23rd, to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Regular hours resume on Friday, November 24th.

Outlandish in Athens

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Saturday, December 2, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Calling all Outlander Fans! Join us for a day of celebrating Diana Gabaldon's epic bestselling series, Outlander. The event will feature Scottish music, dance, history and more. Learn about herbal remedies like Claire uses in the books, as well as the real story of the Jacobite rebellion. We'll even Skype with author Valerie Estelle Frankel, author of Of Pearls, Silver, and Plaid: Outlander’s Myths and Symbols. To learn more, visit www.athenslibrary.org/outlander.

Café au Libris: Joan C. Curtis

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Tuesday, November 28
7:00 p.m.
In Multipurpose Room A

Joan C. Curtis is an award-winning writer who has published seven books and numerous stories. Readers compare her to the great Southern writer, Fanny Flagg. “She writes characters and a story that will stay with you.” Her debut mystery/suspense novel, The Clock Strikes Midnight, won the Royal Palm Literary Award in 2015. The e-Murderer: Book 1 Jenna Scali Mysteries won the Gold from the Global EBook Awards 2016. Her newest release, Murder on Moonshine Hill: Book 2 Jenna Scali Mysteries, is a finalist in the Global EBook Awards for Mystery.

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