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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Athens Mayoral Debate

Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.

The library is proud to present WUGA’s Athens Mayoral Debate, moderated by WUGA News Anchor Alexia Ridley. Mayoral candidates Kelly Girtz, Richie Knight and Harry Sims will answer questions. Email your questions for the candidates in advance to wuga@uga.edu. Join us as part of the live audience, or tune in to WUGA 91.7 or 94.5 FM at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27 or 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, to listen. In Appleton Auditorium.

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GALILEO Focus Group volunteers needed!

Thursday, April 26, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Are you a GALILEO user? We need your opinion! The library is a host site for a GALILEO focus group on Thursday, April 26 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. GALILEO plans to make some changes this year to make the site more accessible, and this focus group is your chance to give feedback on user experience and the proposed changes. The focus group will be held in the 2nd floor computer classroom. Twelve spots are available on a first come, first served basis. Volunteers will receive free library and GALILEO gifts, including our exclusive Athens Regional Library System mug!

Café au Libris: Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee

Friday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.

The Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library present a special afterhours Cafe au Libris with Georgia Public Broadcasting's Celeste Headlee! Celeste will be here to talk about her new book, We Have to Talk: How to Have Conversations that Matter. Books will be available for purchase and signing. A reception will follow the program.

Celeste is an award-winning journalist who has been on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other networks, She hosts Georgia Public Broadcasting's On Second Thought. Her 2015 TED Talk, 10 Ways to Have Better Conversations, went viral and is one of the most-watched TED Talks. She speaks to groups all over the world on the art of conversation, music, journalism and more. Learn more at her website, www.celesteheadlee.com

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