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.

For the safety of our patrons and with a continued effort to “flatten the curve," all Athens Regional Library System branches in Athens-Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties will remain closed until such time that it is deemed safe to reopen to the public. Library staff remain on the job  serving our communities virtually.  Please feel free to contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update the community as more information becomes available.

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Help! I Can't Find a Grave!

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Learning to use Find A Grave and BillionGraves after their website revisions.

Please join us on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. for Beth Whitlock's presentation- Help! I Can't Find a Grave!

Have you noticed that Find A Grave and BillionGraves have changed their websites? This session will provide an overview of the new websites and how to navigate them. Beth Whitlock is a Librarian/Archivist with the Heritage Room of the Athens-Clarke County Library. She has worked at the library for 10 years and previously was a school media specialist in Middle Georgia.

This presentation is FREE and open to the public and will take place in Multipurpose Room A at the Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Athens, GA. Invite a friend and share this opportunity with everyone that you think might be interested! We hope to see you on Saturday, July 14th!

Co-sponsored by the Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society and the Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room.

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