Athens-Clarke County Library

Address

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

Hours

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.

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Delayed Opening due to Winter Weather

Thursday January 18, 1:00 p.m.

Due to the winter weather, our branches will delay opening on Thursday, January 18, until 1:00 p.m. This includes Athens Regional Library System branches in Athens-Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties. Stay warm and safe, friends!

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BLING YOUR PROM - Donations Accepted Now!

Bling Your Prom is coming on Saturday, March 3! Help us ease the financial burden of preparing for prom, so all teens in our community can have the amazing experience they deserve! We are accepting donations of:

  • New or gently used (CLEAN) formal wear for
  • both girls and guys.
  • Costume jewelry
  • Dress shoes (girls and guys)
  • Men's ties
  • New and unopened cosmetics
  • We are also looking for cosmetologists and hair stylists to offer makeup and hair tutorials, plus vouchers for services. Call Devera Chandler at (706) 613-3650, ext. 323!

    All donations accepted through February 26, 2018.

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Athens Regional Library System named Georgia Public Library of the Year

The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) has named Athens Regional Library System as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year for 2017. The award is one of five annual Georgia Public Library Awards, honoring the outstanding service and achievements of Georgia’s public libraries, librarians and advocates during the past year. Read more...


Dr. Snook Eclipse Talk

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Thursday, August 3, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
In Appleton Auditorium

Dr. Maurice Snook, local scientist and amateur astronomer, will present an informative program about solar eclipses, including how to view the upcoming August 21 total solar eclipse safely!

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