Madison County Library


Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.


1315 Highway 98 West
Danielsville, Georgia 30633

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Closed to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 21

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed Monday, January 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 22.

Image result for pines logo Catalog will be Offline Saturday, January 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m. and is expected to be back Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Some library services will be unavailable during the upgrade period.

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Place holds on materials
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We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

Calligraphy Class

Calligraphy Pen

Sunday, Sunday, January 13, 3:00pm

Join Mike Moak for this class on lettering, to be held the second Sunday this month! Space is limited; please call to register.

January Madison County Library Newsletter


January 2019

Friends News: Please join us at the General Meeting on Sunday, January 27 at 3:00 PM featuring Athens band The Dixieland Five!  We will also be confirming officers for president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer during this business meeting.

Holiday Market: We are currently in need of donations of winter and Valentine items for the holiday market.  Bring your new or gently used decorative items to the front desk.

On Display: Georgia Artists with DisAbilities in the Jere Ayers room and throughout library.  The mission of Georgia Artists with DisAbilities is to provide space through which disabled Georgia artists can show and sell their original art and create public awareness of their artistic skills.  This exhibit is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Madison County.

Preschool & Toddler Story Time: Wednesdays at 10:30 AM Stories, songs, finger-plays and simple crafts to foster a life-long love of reading.  Appropriate for children ages birth to 5 years. This month's themes are “New Books,” “Blue,” “Jan Brett,” “Community Helpers,” and “Snow.”

Beginning Readers’ Club: Wednesdays at 4:00 PM Early literacy activities and stories. Ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Inclusive Book Club: Thursdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 1:00 PM This book club for adults of all abilities will read out loud and discuss a book together.

Board Game Café: Thursday, January 3, 4:30 PM Enjoy our board games all through the library!  

Elementary Storytime: Fridays, January 4 & 18, 4:30 PM  Stories and a craft for ages 6-10 and their caregiver.

Family Movie: Friday, January 5, 2:00 PM Enjoy a wintry family movie and snacks!  All ages.

Needlecrafters: Tuesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Anyone interested is invited to bring along your materials to work on (or just your curiosity) for a relaxing time of sharing and learning about hand crafts.

Computer Classes: Tuesdays, 2:30 & 6:30 PM Join Technology Specialist Camden Joiner and learn computer basics this month!  Space is limited; please call to register.

Adult Book Club: Tuesday, January 8, 6:30 PM Join us for lively discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel and pick up a book for next month!

RBDigital Help: Thursday, January 10, 2:30-4:00 PM Do you have questions about RBDigital use?  Representative Brian Gilbert will be here with answers!  Drop in for this informative tutorial!

Edible Slime: Saturday, January 12, 2:00 PM Gross science fun with Starburst candies for ages 10 & up!

Calligraphy Class: Sunday, January 13, 3:00 PM Join Mike Moak for this class on lettering, to be held the second Sunday this month!  Space is limited; please call to register.

Georgia Artists with DisAbilities Reception: Sunday, January 13, 2:00 PM View art by disabled Georgia artists and hear about the mission of Georgia Artists with DisAbilities, Inc.  Light refreshments.

Tween Acting Workshop: Tuesdays, January 15, 22, & 29, 6:00 PM & Saturdays, January 19 & 26, 2:00 PM Ages 9 and up can sign up for this fun series of classes led by local actor Toi Mekhi Watson!  This free program is made possible by a Vibrant Communities grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts, along with matching funds from the Friends of the Madison County Library.  Limit 15 participants.

Read to Rover: Sunday, January 20, 3:00-4:00 PM Beginning readers read aloud to therapy dogs, aka a “Tail-Waggin’ Tutor!”  First come, first served.

LEGO Club: Thursday, January 24, 4:30 PM Join us in creating LEGO art and enjoying LEGO-based games and activities. No need to bring your own bricks! Open to children ages 8 and up.

FOL General Meeting featuring The Dixieland Five: Sunday, January 27, 3:00 PM Join us for a short business meeting and stay for live music from a long-running Athens folk/jazz band! This free program is made possible by a Vibrant Communities grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts, along with matching funds from the Friends of the Madison County Library.

Books and Bites: Thursday, January 31, 5:00 PM Book discussion and snacks for tweens ages 10 & up. This month we’ll talk about Wonder by R.J. Palacio, but come even if you haven’t read it!

Pajama Story Time: Thursday, January 31, 7:00 PM Enjoy bedtime stories and a light snack. Ages birth to 7.

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