Archive

You are viewing the "Athens County Public Libraries" Archives

Athens County Libraries Reopen, With Some Changes

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County Public Libraries reopened on Tuesday, with some changes in place to meet state and local guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visitors are asked to keep at least six feet of distance between other patrons and library staff, and not to visit the library if they are feeling… Read More

How to fest

Athens County Public Libraries to Host Virtual How-To Fest May 16-23

By:
Posted on:

Although the Athens County Public Libraries announced late last week that all branches will begin reopening Monday, May 18 in a modified manner as to adhere to health guidelines concerning the coronavirus pandemic, the ACPL’s first large virtual event, the First Annual How-To Fest, will take place as scheduled online Saturday, May 16 through Saturday,… Read More

Books on animals displayed at an Athens County Public Library location.

Athens County Public Libraries to Close, Except for Voting

By:
Posted on:

(UPDATE 3/15/20 1:32 p.m.) All Athens County Library locations will close from 6 p.m. on Monday March 16 through at least April 5, according to a press release. The libraries ask that anyone with flu-like symptoms refrain from visiting on the 16 “for the health and safety of their fellow patrons and staff.” Libraries that… Read More

Telling a People's Story

‘Telling a People’s Story’ Celebrates African American Children’s Literature

By:
Posted on:

November 1 through December 20 the Athens Public Library (30 Home Street, Athens) will host the Telling a People’s Story: African American Children’s Illustrated Literature exhibition, organized by the Miami University Art Museum with grant funding from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. The exhibition features 130 images selected from over 600 books and 14,000 illustrations reviewed… Read More

WOUB Digital

Friends of the Athens Public Library Used Book (and more!) Sale


Posted on:

Browse a large selection of fiction and nonfiction titles. Summer reading galore. Large collections of science fiction and fantasy, children’s picture books, and juvenile and young adult fiction.  Also CDs, DVDs and puzzles!  Most books are 3 for $1.00 with newer and specialty items starting at $1.00.  All proceeds support Athens County Public Library activities.  Bring your own… Read More

Free screening and talk-back of THE PUBLIC at Athena Cinema


Posted on:

Filmed in Cincinnati’s downtown library, this dramedy (rated PG-13) begins with an act of civil disobedience and focuses on homelessness, mental health, relationships with law enforcement, and the evolving, vital role that libraries play in our democracy. *Followed by a 20-minute talk-back with reps from local libraries and agencies who are helping those facing homelessness…. Read More

This Summer Libraries Invite Children to ‘Build a Better World’


Posted on:

Hosted by the Athens County Public Libraries since 1999, Summer at the Library offers a full schedule of free programs, workshops and lunches for children and teens. The 2017 schedule runs from June 5 through mid-August. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World,” a concept reflected in various workshops ranging from gardening and songwriting to making birdhouses… Read More