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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

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:

Open Position: Library Director - Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library Board is seeking a Director for the Athens Regional Library System. Please read the full description and instructions for applying on the Library Director Job webpage.

Lunchtime Learning @ Your Library: Estate Planning

Thursday, April 24, 12:15 p.m.

Mr. Kim Kimbrough of Kimbrough Consulting will present a program on estate planning, elder care and other vital issues for a sound future. Feel free to bring your lunch! Complimentary beverages will be available. In Multipurpose Room B.

Celebrate Earth Day with Puppet Show

Image of the earth with animals.

Tuesday, April 22, 4:30 p.m.

Join us for a puppet show presented by Athens-Clarke County Stormwater. Families will meet Odell the otter as he takes you on a journey to protect the stream he lives in from stormwater pollution. Fun for children of all ages. In Appleton Auditorium.

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Upcoming Events

Open Playtime
Mon Apr 21 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play
Mon Apr 21 @ 4:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Apr 21 @ 7:00PM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @ 9:30AM
Intro to the Internet
Tue Apr 22 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @10:30AM
Celebrate Earth Day with Puppet Show
Tue Apr 22 @ 4:30PM
Spanish Language Classes for Adults
Tue Apr 22 @ 6:30PM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Apr 23 @ 9:30AM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Apr 23 @10:30AM