Listening in The Dark IV: The Darkening

Evan Michael Bush • Donna O’Kelley Butler

Jacqueline Elsner • Joy Ovington • Eddie Whitlock


Athens-Clarke County Library

2025 Baxter Street • Athens, Georgia • 706 613 3650 x343

Thursday, October 26, 7:00 pm


Creepy stairwells and critters that lurk in the wee hours of the night… It’s finally October. Halloween is right around the corner, and this year it’s not just for kids! The Athens-Clarke County Library invites you to the fourth annual spooky stories program for adults on Thursday, October 26, at 7:00 p.m. The “Listening in the Dark” event is presented by Reflecting, Sharing, Learning. All adults are welcome, so be sure to come and enjoy the thrill of spine-tingling tales performed by your favorite library staff, including Evan Michael Bush, Donna O’Kelly Butler, Jacqueline Elsner, Joy Ovington, and Eddie Whitlock. 

The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (706)613-3650 ext. 343 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


To Your Health: Medicare Explained

Kristi Bates


Athens-Clarke County Library • Appleton Auditorium • 2025 Baxter Street • Athens, Georgia • 706 613 3650 x343

Thursday, September 28 • 7:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, September 28 at the library for an overview of the Medicare program by Kristi Bates from GeorgiaCares, the independent Medicare experts. You will learn about the different parts of Medicare, supplemental insurance & advantage plans, resources to assist in choosing a plan, how to save money on prescriptions, and more. Whether you are just approaching Medicare age or have been using Medicare for years, this program will offer up-to-date information to help you get the most out of your health insurance benefits. After the presentation, there will be time to meet one-on-one with a GeorgiaCares counselor.

Ms Bates grew up in Atlanta, and moved to Athens to attend the University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude in 2013 with a B.S. in Psychology. She works at the Athens Community Council on Aging as the GeorgiaCares Coordinator, a program that offers free, unbiased information about Medicare. She has been with the ACCA since June 2015 and is fluent in Medicare’s complexities. Kristi and a team of volunteers provide one-on-one counseling and group education & outreach to Medicare beneficiaries in twelve counties of Northeast Georgia.


Live at The Library: Outersea

Athens-Clarke County Library • Appleton Auditorium • 2025 Baxter Street • Athens, Georgia • 706 613 3650

Sunday, September 10, 3:00 pm

Indulge your inner surf monster dreams with OUTERSEA at the Athens Regional Library on Sunday September 10, at 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium.

Outersea is psychedelic surf rock from Athens, GA. Born from submarine martial din of countless internecine struggles between the Sahuagin and Kuo Toa, these unclaimed children of Can, The Plugz, and the Mermen lurk deep in the undersea, plotting their next move. Featuring current and former members of Maximum Busy Muscle, Grape Soda, Hot Fudge, and Dark Meat, Outersea weld surf music to space rock and kick it into the dirt.

Thrill to Christina Rowland on synths and vocals, Lydia Brambila on guitar and vocals, Jason Roach on bass, Kris Deason on guitar, and Mat Lewis on drums.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit or call the Athens-Clarke County Library at (706) 613-3650. The Athens-Clarke County Library is located at 2025 Baxter Street, Athens.