Welcome to the Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library System is here to enrich the lives of the residents of Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties. Visit your local branch today to find out what the library can do for you.

Some Athens Regional Library System branches to delay opening August 29

The following Athens Regional Library System branches will open an hour later than usual on Friday, Aug. 29, to accommodate staff training:

The Athens-Clarke County Library, located at 2025 Baxter Street, Athens, will open at 10 a.m.

The Bogart Library, located at 200 South Burson Avenue, Bogart, will open at 11 a.m.

The Oconee County Library, located at 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville, will open at 11 a.m.

The Oglethorpe County Library, located at 858 Athens Road, Lexington, will open at 11 a.m.

Download eBooks, Audiobooks & Magazines!

Read on your portable device or on your home computer. All you need is your library card!

Georgia Download Destination

Georgia Download Destination

Members of the Athens Regional Library System can download audiobooks and ebooks through Georgia Download Destination. Check out up to five digital books at a time.

Zinio for Libraries

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Check out your favorite magazines in digital format for free!

  • Check out an unlimited number of issues
  • No due dates, issues never expire
  • No holds or wait periods, current issues are always available
  • Issues can be read in your web browser or on a mobile device

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Renew books and place holds online:
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