Reflecting, Sharing, Learning



Athens artist Gunnar Tarsa gave a slide talk on his artistic journey in the Appleton Auditorium at Athens-Clarke County Library on Tuesday, April 10. The talk accompanies an exhibition of Tarsa’s work.

 

 



The second annual multiethnic holiday music program at Athens-Clarke County Library, recorded on December 10, 2017. The concert features Hanukkah music performed by Mamie Fike Mills, Pete Hayek & Paul Wolpianski; Winter Solstice music by Moonblown (Corey Powell, Jim Grimes & Lachele Foley); and Christmas music using the poetry of Byron Herbert Reece by Jacqueline Elsner.

 



A lecture at Athens-Clarke County Library in Athens, Georgia by Dr. Subodh Agrawal on ​how Americans can increase longevity and live a healthier, more connected lifestyle while reducing healthcare costs and improving quality of life. He talks about identified factors that can contribute to longevity and health, including diet, exercise, lifestyle, and others.

Dr Agrawal received his medical degree from Sawai Man Singh Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is founder of The Human Yoga Project whose ​focus is integrating healthy philosophies into everyday life ​to increase longevity and live a healthier more connected lifestyle. He is an Interventional Cardiologist at Athens Heart Center, and he developed the Doctors Accountable Care Organization which seeks to implement better independent practices that work for the patients and physicians while setting an example of true, patient-oriented service to those that follow.

 



Creepy stairwells and critters that lurk in the wee hours of the night… It’s October. Halloween is here, and this year it’s not just for kids! The Athens-Clarke County Library invites you to the fourth annual spooky stories program for adults recorded October 26, 2017. You'll enjoy the thrill of spine-tingling tales performed by your Athens Regional Library System staff, including Evan Michael Bush, Donna O’Kelly Butler, Jacqueline Elsner, Joy Ovington, and Eddie Whitlock

 



The Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library present an evening with award- winning author and horticulturist Dr. Allan Armitage on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7:00 p.m., in recognition of his new book, Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots: The stories behind the common names of some of our favorite plants.

Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots: The stories behind the common names of some of our favorite plants is a “delightfully” Book cover.humorous collection of stories that engages readers and plant enthusiasts of all ages. With 96 stories, photos, and indices, Armitage unfolds the mysteries behind some of the “wackiest” common names for plants.

Born and raised in Canada, Dr. Allan Armitage is an internationally renowned writer, speaker, and researcher. Armitage has traveled the world sharing his passion for plants. He has lectured throughout the United States and Canada in addition to countries in Europe, South America, New Zealand, and Australia. Publishing 16 books and countless academic papers and articles, Armitage is honored most by the respect that he receives from his colleagues.

 

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