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Wednesday, April 23

3 events

Lectures & Lit

    All day. www.athenslibrary.org

    World Book Night

    (Multiple locations) Part of a nationwide campaign that gives half a million free books away to light or nonreaders in over 6,000 towns. Friends of the ACC Library will distribute books at the Athens Latino Center, First Baptist Church of Athens and the Project Safe Thrift Store.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athensciencecafe.wordpress.com

    Athens Science Café

    UGA associate professor Dr. John Knox presents "The Use of Social Media to Study the Weather."

  • UGA Dean Rusk Hall

    3:30–5 p.m. FREE! 706-542-1301

    Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens

    This career-oriented panel features representatives from the Athens-Clarke County Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts.

Thursday, April 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    12:15 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Lunchtime Learning: Estate Planning

    Mr. Kim Kimbrough of Kimbrough Consulting will present a program on estate planning, elder care and other vital issues for a sound future. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Friday, April 25

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Literary Journal Launch: Xenophile

    Xenophile, a journal of comparative literature, is celebrating the launch of its second online issue which will serve as an interdisciplinary, multilingual examination of the world through literature. Members of UGA's senior seminar for comparative literature will present portions of the selected submissions.

Monday, April 28

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.acclibrary.org

    Last Monday Book Group

    This month the club is celebrating National Poetry Month. Bring 10 copies of two or three poems you'd like to discuss with the group. Newcomers are welcome.

Wednesday, April 30

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Book Bindery Day

    Ken Jewell from the National Book Bindery Company will be available to provide consultations and estimates for book bindery repair.

Saturday, May 3

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Specialty Ornamentals

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! 706-310-0143, www.specialtyornamentals.com

    Books in the Garden

    Authors Rona Simmons (The Quiet Room), Valerie Connors (In Her Keeping), Linda Hughes (Becoming Jessie Belle), Kathryn Gray-White (Atlanta's Real Women) and Julia McDermott (Underwater) will be in the garden talking about the art of writing. Each will also read from, sell and sign their books.