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.