Heritage Room

Visit the Heritage Room to research genealogy, local & Georgia history, and more!

Heritage Room Hours

  • Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Please call (706-613-3650 ext 350) or email the heritage staff (heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org) if you have any questions.

May 2017 Events

One-on-Ones

Wednesday, May 3 & 17, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.,
Wednesday, May 10 & 24, 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Heritage Conference Room

Do you have a genealogical "brick wall" you'd like to smash? Are you conducting local history research for a class and need help figuring out where to begin? Did you buy a new house recently want to research its history? Get help solving these and other research quandaries by registering for a Genealogy One-on-One! Registration required.

Family Fun Day – Superhero Photo Booth

Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Heritage Conference Room

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero and save the day? Stop by the Superhero photo booth and have your picture taken dressed as DC’s WWI heroes Wonder Woman or flying ace, Steve “Balloon Buster” Savage.

March 2017 Events and Classes

One-on-Ones

Wednesday, March 1 & 22, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.,
Wednesday, March 8, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. or
Wednesday, March 8, 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Heritage Conference Room

Do you have a genealogical "brick wall" you'd like to smash? Are you conducting local history research for a class and need help figuring out where to begin? Did you buy a new house recently want to research its history? Get help solving these and other research quandaries by registering for a Genealogy One-on-One! Registration required.

Boy Scout/Girl Scout Genealogy Exploration

Saturday, March 18, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Story Time Room

The ACCL Heritage Room and the Children's Department are joining forces to provide an opportunity for current and future scouts to learn about genealogy. Not a Scout? No worries. Everyone is welcome. Learn more about families, your community and preservation techniques. For children ages 5-11 and their caregiver.

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