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.

Athens-Clarke County Library chosen as a 2014 finalist for a National Medal

2014 Finalist National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Athens-Clarke County Library has been chosen as a 2014 finalist for a National Medal for Museum and Library Service by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Now in its 20th year, this award is the nation’s highest honor for extraordinary public service, recognizing institutions that are valuable community anchors. As a member of our community, we ask you to share your own stories about Athens-Clarke County Library here: www.facebook.com/USIMLS.

This video highlights a few of the ways in which the Athens-Clarke County Library serves its community.

Visit our New PINES Catalog for Kids!

  • Simple child-friendly design
  • Search ONLY materials for and of interest to children
  • Popular, seasonal subject ideas

Screenshot of the new Children's Catalog: www.gapines.org/kpac

Artwork by Michael P. White, award winning illustrator of The Library Dragon!

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