Heritage Room

Facebook ButtonThe Heritage Room is the place to research genealogy, local Athens & Georgia history, and more! The Heritage Room is now open! We are open via appointment and drop in hours. All visits are for one hour only per day, as only 4 people can be in the Heritage Room at once. Schedule your research session in the Heritage Room by calling 706-613-3650 ext. 350 or emailing heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org.

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11am-7pm, Friday and Saturday 9am-6pm

Please visit your library branch's website for the latest hours and services. Call us or contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. For more information about the libraries' phased re-entry plans, please click here  

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Discover Your Genes: To DNA or Not to DNA?

Discover Your Genes: To DNA or Not to DNA?

Presenter: Ashley Shull

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Athens-Clarke County Library, Multipurpose Room A

Cost: free and open to the public

 Join the Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room and Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society Saturday, January 19th at 2 p.m. to find out. We will unpack all the jargon to help you make an informed decision. You will learn what the differences are among autosomal, mitochondrial, and Y-DNA tests. We will also discuss which kits are available, the information they offer and how they compare, as well as privacy concerns.

Ashley Shull, Archives and Special Collections Coordinator of the Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room will be presenting.

Book Us! for a Genealogy One-on-One

Thursdays, December 20, 2018  10am – 10:45am

10:00am - 10:45amOld Family Photos

Heritage Room 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! Sign up for a 45-minute one-on-one appointment, please visit the Events Calendar (Register here!)  , or call 706-613-3650, ext. 350. Registration required.

Book Us! for a Genealogy One-on-One

Thursdays, December 13, 2018 from 2pm – 2:45pm

10:00am - 10:45amOld Family Photos

Heritage Room 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! Sign up for a 45-minute one-on-one appointment, please visit the Events Calendar (Register here!)  , or call 706-613-3650, ext. 350. Registration required.

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