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Athens-Clarke County Library

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

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HOURS:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m
Sunday 2:00 p.m - 6 p.m.

Heritage Room 
Wednesday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m - 6 p.m.

Curbside services by request

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Tutor.com Career Center: Help for job seekers is just a click away!

tutor.comLooking for a career change? Need to dust off your resume? You don’t have to face it alone. Athens Regional Library System can help you reach your goals with the Tutor.com Career Center—absolutely FREE to you. 
Get anonymous, private, online career coaching and job search assistance. All you need is your library card and an Internet connection!  Work one-to-one with professional career coaches in a private, supportive environment for help with job searching, resume writing, interview preparation, and more. Drop off your cover letter or resume any time, 24/7 for an overnight review. There's even a Tutor.com SkillsCenter™ Resource Library, where you'll find helpful resources for your job search, including resume and cover letter templates and samples. 
Tutors are available every day from 2 - 9 p.m. Getting help is easy. Just click the tutor.com logo on the right side of this page.To learn more, visit your library or ask your Tutor.com tutor for a tour of the online classroom during your first session. Log in today!  

Explore Heritage Room’s new online archival catalog

Through a partnership with the Digital Library of Georgia, many items in the Heritage Room’s collection are now viewable and searchable in our new archival catalog! Since 1992, the Heritage Room has collected archival material related to the Athens-Clarke County area, such as Civil War era photos of soldiers, city engineering records related to the emergence of local sewer and water systems, photos of downtown homes taken by Charles Rowland (owner of the Beechhaven property) and many, many more! Enjoy exploring our physical collections and our digitized materials in the archival catalog. Need help finding something? Email heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org or give us a call at (706) 613-3650 ext. 350. We’ll offer a free class on navigating the catalog at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Mark your calendar and reserve your spot here.
Photo from the Georgia Postcard collection held at the Athens-Clarke County Library. 

Chromebooks now available for check out!

chromebookLibrary card holders ages 18 and up can now check out a Chromebook for seven days at Athens Regional Library System branches. The Chromebooks must be returned in person inside the library at the end of the lending period. For patrons who may not have reliable internet access at home, our libraries also offer free wi-fi access available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in our parking lots and in our buildings. The Chromebook lending program is partially assisted with funds from the Library Services and Technology Act through the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Message from the Director

message from the directorUPDATED May 11, 2021

Dear Library Patron,
On behalf of the Boards of Trustees, The Library Staff and myself, we are pleased to announce that all Athens Regional Library Branches will open to the public our regular (pre-pandemic) hours beginning Monday May 17, 2021.  We appreciate all the patience and support that we have received as we tried to serve you in the safest and most efficient way as possible. Please read the full Message from the Director here.

We're Still Here for You!

Our libraries are adapting to meet your reading needs.We are expanding our digital eBook, e-Magazines, and e-audiobook collection by 80%, including many new eleases and in-demand titles. We invite you to visit our online library to log in to RBDigital and browse our collection! Don't forget... we also have a digital collection for younger readers through eRead Kids! eRead Kids, offered by Athens Regional Library System and Georgia Public Library Services, has nearly 15,000 ebooks and audiobooks for children from pre-k through fourth grade. Download books straight to your computer or mobile device. Don't have a library card? We've got you covered! Keep calm and read on!

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