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Friday, November 17

3 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, November 18

3 events

Kidstuff

Sunday, November 19

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Tail Waggin' Tutors

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • ACC Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs.

Monday, November 20

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Bogart Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Tween Sewing Class

    Must have previous experience using a sewing machine. Ages 9–14.

Tuesday, November 21

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Teen Council Meeting

    Teens can come together to discuss plans for the ACC Library's teen department's collections and programs. Pick up application forms at the front desk. Ages 11-18.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. 

  • Bogart Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Bedtime Stories Storytime

    The Reader's Delight Tenn Book Club at NOHS will lead a program with books, songs and crafts. Feel free to wear pajamas and bring a blanket. Ages 3–8.

Wednesday, November 22

4 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, November 25

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Play-Doh Storytime

    Listen to a story then make a creation out of Play-Doh. Ages 3–7.

  • Bogart Library

    2 p.m. FREE! ww.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Movie Matinee

    Watch Descendants 2. Refreshments served. 

Monday, November 27

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Books and Bites

    Read and snack in the library after hours. Ages 13 and up. BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) or choose one of the library's.

Tuesday, November 28

3 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, November 29

9 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, November 30

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Holiday Countdown Calendars

    Hear stories about Hanukkah and Christmas then make holiday calendars. Ages 5–11. 

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Holiday Gift Workshop

    Make personalized gifts for loved ones such as jewelry and body scrubs. Ages 11–18.

Saturday, December 2

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Camp Kiwanis, Danielsville

    9–11 a.m. $10 (children), $5 (adult). 706-795-2098

    Breakfast with Santa

    Children can work in the Elves' Workshop to make a take-home craft and have a chat on Santa's lap. Photography opportunities will be available. Space is limited and registration is required.

Wednesday, December 6

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, December 9

3 events

Kidstuff

  • The Classic Center

    8:30 a.m. $20-25. 706-357-4444, www.classiccenter.com

    Breakfast with Santa

    Enjoy a special breakfast with Santa and Buddy the Elf. Tickets to the breakfast include access to Santa's workshop craft station and an ice skating discount.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. & 1–3 p.m. $2 or unwrapped toy donation. www.ocaf.com

    Mingle with Kringle

    Activities include photos with Kringle, festive storytelling, construction of the Peaceful Village, a puppet show and more. Toy donations will benefit Oconee County Resource Council's Christmas program.

  • 10 a.m. $8. www.franklincommunityplayers.com

    Breakfast with the Grinch

    (Lavonia Cultural Center) Eat breakfast, make crafts and take a picture with the Grinch.