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Events: Athens

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History Chats: The Unincorporated Places of Marathon County

Adults The Marathon County Historical Society's weekly History Chats in July will take an interesting look at communities throughout the county that aren't quite cities, but much more than a ghost town!

  • Attend Thu., 7/7/22, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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treasure chest

Grab & Go
Jeweled Treasure Chest

Children Drop-in Discover "Oceans of Possibilities" during MCPL's Summer Library Program and pick up this grab and go kit at any location to make your own jeweled treasure chest!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book of the Month "Find Layla" by Meg Elison

Adults & Teens Drop-in Pick up a copy of Meg Elison's 2020 young adult novel at the library, and a set of questions and comments put together by our staff to get you thinking more about the book!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ MCPL Athens

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sea salt scrub

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Mountain-to-Sea Salt Scrub

Adults & Teens Drop-in Do your skin a favor and stop by any MCPL location in July to pick up a salt scrub grab and go kit!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Romaine Calm & Garden On: Managing Weeds

Adults Registration Join Extension Marathon County for an in-depth, virtual course on beginner gardening! Classes run March-September, including this July 20 class on managing weeds in the garden. Registration required.

  • Register Wed., 7/20/22, 1011 a.m. @ Online (See event details.)
  • Register Wed., 7/20/22, 67 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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Virtual Book Club
"The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our August book club selection, "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig!

  • Attend Mon., 8/15/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Book Club: "Malibu Rising" by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for a return of their monthly book club gatherings! In August they'll discuss Taylor Jenkins Reid's wildly popular novel Malibu Rising.

  • Tue., 8/16/22, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

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Book of the Month: "The Keeper of Happy Endings" by Barbara Davis

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in August to pick up their Book of the Month selection, Davis's 2021 novel, along with questions and comments about the book.

  • 8/18/31/22 @ MCPL Athens

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craft goldfish

Grab & Go
3D Goldfish

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August for our final SLP grab and go kit of the summer as we explore "Oceans of Possibilities!" This month, our craft will be a 3D goldfish!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Knotted Sailor Bracelet

Adults & Teens Drop-in Anchors away with our August grab and go craft for adults (perhaps for teens, too!) Stop by any MCPL location and pick up a kit to make your own sailor bracelet!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book Club: "Nine Perfect Strangers" by Liane Moriarty

Adults Join the library staff and fellow literary enthusiasts each month to discuss a wide variety of books!

  • Tue., 9/13/22, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

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Athens Family Story Time

Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to join us every other Monday this fall at the library for family story time!

  • Mon., 9/19/22, 10:3011 a.m. @ MCPL Athens
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Apples Abound: Athens Story Time & Crafts

Children Children and families are invited to join the Athens staff for a special morning all about apples with a story time and crafts!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

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Readers Are Writers: Tween Writing Group

Children Registration Drop-in Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to participate in a new virtual writing group with activities tailored to their age group and new content each month! Registration is required.

  • Register 9/19/30/22 @ Online (See event details.)
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Book of the Month: "Hippie" by Paulo Coelho

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in September to pick up their Book of the Month selection along with some questions and comments to get you thinking about Coelho's 2018 novel!

  • 9/19/30/22 @ MCPL Athens

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