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My Library Hours            
Tuesday: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Friday: 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Library Calendar of Events
Book Club
Fourth Wednesday of every month.
April
The Bone People by Keri Hulme
May
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
June
The Age of Innocence by Neil Bisoondath
July
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
August
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
September
Anything is Possible by Elizebeth Strout
October
The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
November
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
 


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2nd Annual Harvest Bazaar
Saturday October 19, 9am to 3pm at the Joshua Bates Centre.
Local vendors, silent auction, hot lunch for purchase and more.


Annual Cornfest Book Sale
Find us upstreet for our annual Cornfest Book Sale August 17, 8am to 3pm.
Fill a plastic grocery bag for just $5 or bring your own cloth bag for a variable price based on size.


TD Summer Reading Program
Kids ages 4-10 are invited to come to our Summer Reading Program. Stories, games, crafts and activities.
Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 from 10am to Noon.
Come register your child today.


Welcome to TUMBLEMATH!
TumbleBooks is pleased to announce the launch of *TumbleMath* - the most comprehensive collection of math story and picture books available online.
Enter HERE with Username: athenspl and password: trial


Toddler Time
For toddlers and their parents/caregivers from birth to 3. Join us for storytime, crafts, singing and more.
Thursdays from September-June from 10-11 here at the library.


Friends Group
Our Friends group is currently inactive.


Contact North: Ontario's distance education & training network
Interested in upgrading your skills? Getting yourGED? Or just learning to blog? The Athens Public Library has partnered with Contact North to bring courses to you at your local Library. Use Library Computer stations in a quiet enviroment.
www.contactnorth.ca or call 1-877-999-9149 or contact Emily Lavigne at cornwall@contactnorth.ca or call 1-855-353-2642


$1.50 Coffee!
Enjoy a Keurig coffee, tea, hot chocolate or cider at the Library for $1.50, come and enjoy a beverage while you browse for your favorite book, movie or work on your personal device.



Free G1 practice test.


E-books available
Overdrive


Free Museum Passes
5 persons (max. 2 adults) for the Canadian War Museum and the Canadian Museum of History. 3 passes available for the Canadian Museum of Nature. Also now passes for the Brockville Aquatarium, Ontario Provincial Parks, Rideau Valley Conservation Areas, Ingenium Museum Passes: Passes are good for 2 adults and 4 children, Canadian Museum of Science and Technology, Canadian Museum of Agriculture and Food, Canadian Museum of Space and Aviation.
Borrowing period - 5 days.



LEGO CLUB
COME BUILD, SHARE and DISPLAY your creation
Lego Young Builders ages 5 to 10 accompanied with parent/guardian will be held 1st & 2nd Friday of each month from October to June, 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

Lego Young Builders



Backpacks
Back-Packs available for ages 3 to 11 years, filled with books, games, puzzles, toys, movies etc. Outdoor Mapsacks filled with all things outdoors. Different themes are available. This program has been made available through The Mapsack Project – Where literacy meets Nature. Mapsacks have passes to Ontario Parks and Rideau Conservation Authority.

Themed backpacks.

 
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