For the safety of our patrons and with a continued effort to “flatten the curve," all Athens Regional Library System branches in Athens-Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties will remain closed until such time that it is deemed safe to reopen to the public. Library staff remain on the job  serving our communities virtually.  Please feel free to contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update the community as more information becomes available.

We're still here for you!

Our libraries are adapting to meet your reading needs. We are expanding our digital eBook, e-Magazines, and e-audiobook collection by 80%, including many new releases and in-demand titles. We invite you to visit our online library at  http://athenslibrary.org/online-library to log in to RBDigital and browse our collection!

Don't forget... we also have a digital collection for younger readers through eRead Kids! eRead Kids, offered by Athens Regional Library System and Georgia Public Library Services, has nearly 15,000 ebooks and audiobooks for children from pre-k through fourth grade. Download books straight to your computer or mobile device. Don't have a library card? We've got you covered! Keep calm and read on! 

Virtual Storytimes

virtual story timeNeed to brighten up your morning? Join some of your favorite storytime folks from around the region right here on Facebook! We'll be live streaming from various locations with your favorite songs, rhymes and books! The more we get together...the happier we'll be! Check out the schedule as we share virtual storytimes from all of our regional library facebook pages.

Check out our schedule for the amazing fun we have in store for you! Every day, Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m.

A Message from the Library Director

Valerie Bell HeadshotOn behalf of the entire staff, Boards of Trustees, Friends of the Libraries, and volunteers of the Athens Regional Library System, I would like to thank our many concerned patrons and friends for your years of support to your library and your patience during this last difficult week.  Please read A Message from the Director for the full statement.  

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GALILEO: Georgia's Virtual Library

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