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Athens-Clarke County Library


Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Please visit the Heritage Room webpage for their hours.


2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606

Harry Potter's Birthday!

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Children’s Area: Thursday, July 31, 10:30 a.m.
Teen Department: Thursday, July 31, 4:00 p.m.

Children and their families are invited to join the Children’s Staff for a trivia contest and fun Harry Potter activities in honor of “The Boy Who Lived” at 10:30 a.m. Activities will take place in the Appleton Auditorium and Storyroom.

Teens are invited to celebrate the day at 4:00 p.m. in Multipurpose Room A: Dress up as your favorite character for a chance to win prizes. We’ll have trivia, wand-making crafts, Potter-themed snacks, & more. Pre-registration is required. Please stop by the teen desk or call us at 706.613.3650 ext.329 to reserve your spot. Open to teens in grades 6-12.

The World at Your Fingertips: Ordering Microfilm through FamilySearch

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Tuesday, July 29, 6:00 p.m.

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, possesses one of the world's largest genealogical collections, boasting over 2.4 million rolls and 727,000 microfiche of microfilmed genealogical records spanning the globe. These microforms can be mailed to you through The digitized records available freely online are only a tiny fraction of the total number of microfilmed records available to genealogists. In this class we will learn how to take advantage of this fantastic resource by using the FamilySearch catalog, setting up a free account, and learning how to order microfilm online to have it sent directly to the Heritage Room. Participants should have working familiarity with a computer and the internet. Call the Heritage Room at (706) 613-3650, ext. 350, or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot. In 2nd floor Computer Training Room.

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The 2014 Summer Reading Programs Are Here!

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We have programs for all ages! Visit our Summer Reading Program webpage for more information!

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