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Thursday, January 19

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    What's Your Story: A Reading

    (493 Prince Ave.) Hear readings by participants of "What's Your Story," a workshop led by Sabrina Orah Mark. 

  • Barnes & Noble

    7 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Meet the Author

    Meet Betty Jean Craige in celebration of her latest novel Dam Witherston: A Witherston Murder Mystery

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Discover Tech

    Electrical engineer Mike Moak presents "Engineers Make a World of Difference." 

Friday, January 20

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Avid Bookshop, Five Points) James Marshall Smith presents "My Road from Physicist to Novelist: The 9/11 Connection," in which he shares how his career at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention led to being an author.

Saturday, January 21

2 events

Lectures & Lit

Sunday, January 22

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10 a.m. FREE! uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    Rev. Melissa Hamlin will speak on working in Haiti. 

Tuesday, January 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Chapel

    5:30 p.m. FREE! pthomas@uga.edu

    From AIDS to Zika

    NPR heath correspondent and senior editor Rob Stein leads a discussion, "From AIDS to Zika: The View from the NPR Science Desk."

Wednesday, January 25

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, January 26

3 events

Lectures & Lit

Friday, January 27

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Dean Rusk Hall

    8:30 a.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $12. ann.carroll25@uga.edu

    "Protect and Serve: Perspectives on 21st Century Policing"

    UGA's School of Law's student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, presents a daylong conference on policing issues, changes in case law and more. A keynote address will be given at 3:15 p.m. by Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law.

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Avid Bookshop, Prince Ave.) Elizabeth McKenzie shares The Portable Veblen.

Saturday, January 28

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Avid Poetry Series

    (Prince Ave) Hear poetry from Rosalie Moffett (June of Eden) and Mario Chard (Land of Fire).

  • 9 a.m.–5 p.m. sehlers@uga.edu law.uga.edu

    WIlbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Conference

    (UGA Hirsh Hall, School of Law) The first annual conference brings together legal experts, psychologists and child advocacy leaders from across the country to discuss important issues related to child sexual abuse survivors and those professionals who assist them. The conference offers five Continuing Legal Education credits, plus breakfast and lunch.

Monday, January 30

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, February 2

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 2, 5–8 p.m. (member preview night), Feb. 3, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Feb. 4, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

    Oconee County Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • ACC Library

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

    After the End: A Post-Apocalyptic Book Group

    This month's title is M.R. Carey's The Girl With All the Gifts.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    7 p.m. FREE! thegeorgiareview.com

    Meet the Author

    Meet Cuban-American poet and novelist Virgil Suarez on his North Georgia Poetry Circuit Tour. 

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    6:30 p.m. FREE! wintervillecenter.com

    Poets of Winterville

    The group supports and encourages writing of original poetry. All ages and experience welcome.

Friday, February 3

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 2, 5–8 p.m. (member preview night), Feb. 3, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Feb. 4, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

    Oconee County Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

Saturday, February 4

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 2, 5–8 p.m. (member preview night), Feb. 3, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Feb. 4, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

    Oconee County Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Meet Atlanta-based author Frank Reddy in celebration of his novel Eyes on the Island.  

Monday, February 13

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    6 p.m. FREE! wintervillecenter.com

    Astronomy Lecture

    A presentation by Maurice Snook.

Saturday, February 18

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Writer's Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Serious writers may bring up to ten pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books form Hargrett's Collections.