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Saturday, August 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Normal Books

    5 p.m. (sign-ups), 6–8 p.m. (readings). FREE! jillhartmann.editor@gmail.com, athenswritersassociation.wordpress.com

    Open Mic

    Share your favorite poems, a passage from your novel or a story from days gone by. Each reader can share up to eight minutes of material. Co-hosted by Normal Books and the Athens Writers Association.

Sunday, August 25

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

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

    Book Talk: Across the River

    The Athens Historical Society and the Athens-Clarke County Library present an afternoon with authors Maxine Easom and Patsy Arnold as they talk about their new book, Across the River: The People, Places and Culture of East Athens. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Monday, August 26

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Tuesday, August 27

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12–1:30 p.m. FREE! glarts.org

    Georgia Lawyers for the Arts

    (Room N200) Join Georgia Lawyers for the Arts for a presentation on legal issues important to visual artists presented by Kelly Bray, Director of Legal Services. Topics include copyright basics, work-for-hire vs. commissioned work, the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), and the Georgia Consignment of Art Act. Registration required.

Thursday, August 29

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    A facilitated book club for adults of all abilities. Members will be reading out loud and discussing The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Sunday, September 1

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Normal Books

    3–5 p.m. FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Normal Books August Book Club

    This month's book is Friction by Sandra Brown.

Tuesday, September 3

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Wednesday, September 4

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, September 5

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    A facilitated book club for adults of all abilities. Members will be reading out loud and discussing The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Thursday, September 12

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    A facilitated book club for adults of all abilities. Members will be reading out loud and discussing The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Monday, September 16

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! kdotson@uga.edu

    Convict Labor and The Practice of Punishment In America

    Presented by Dr. Mary Ellen Curtin, associate professor of history at American University, this lecture will explore the history of forced labor as legal punishment for men and women, black and white. 

Thursday, September 19

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    A facilitated book club for adults of all abilities. Members will be reading out loud and discussing The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Friday, September 20

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Cynthia Newberry Martin: Tidal Flats

    Cynthia Newberry Martin presents her new book, Tidal Flats. Purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by the author.