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.

winter holidays

Closed for Winter Holidays: December 24-26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed December 24 through December 26, for the holidays. Regular hours resume on December 27. Happy Holidays from everyone at the library!

January Events 2018

Genealogy One-on-Ones

Wednesdays, January 3, 10, 17, & 24, 5:30 – 6:15 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 and want to research its history? Get help solving these and other research quandaries by registering for a Genealogy One-on-One! Registration required.

Sign up for your appointment through the library’s online events calendar or call the library’s Heritage Room at 706-613-3650, extension 350.

Book Us: For a Scanning One-on-One

Thursdays, January 4, 11, & 25, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 18, 4-5 p.m.

Sign up for a 60-minute one-on-one appointment to scan your family treasures including photos, scrapbooks, family letters, family Bibles, recipe cards, etc. Registration required.

What to bring: Please bring a flash drive.

Each family has treasures that link them to their past and will, if preserved, link them to their future. Preserve your family's history today!

Sign up for your appointment through the library's online events calendar or call the library’s Heritage Room at 706-613-3650, extension 350.

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