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Closed to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 21

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed Monday, January 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 22.

Image result for pines logo Catalog will be Offline Saturday, January 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m. and is expected to be back Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Some library services will be unavailable during the upgrade period.

You CAN:
Check out materials
Download titles from Georgia Download Destination and RBDigital
Browse the local collection

Pay fines or fees
Register for a new library card
Search the online catalog
Place holds on materials
Renew materials from home

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

How to Help After Irma


How to help people affected by the storm:
Check this page for a list of trusted organizations:

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Tips from FEMA for after the hurricane:


National Center for Disaster Fraud at (866) 720-5721 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


To find temporary housing after a hurricane:


National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Check to see if you are eligible for reimbursement of actions taken to protect your property.


Use the Hurricane Irma pet resources on this page to look for a lost dog or cat or post a found stranded animal.


Information on power outages or to report an outage:


Report Price Gouging
Call: 1-866-966-7226



Getting financial assistance for small businesses affected by the storms: Allan Adams, director of the UGA Small Business Development Center, 706-542-6626, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., can speak to the availability of business disaster loans offered through the U.S. Small Business Administration.


How to replace vital documents destroyed by the hurricane:

Georgia Public Library of the Year - 2017

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