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.

All Athens Regional Library System branches’ buildings remain closed to the public at this time. We now offer curbside holds pickup and are accepting returns in our book drops, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at most branches. Please 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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June 2017 Events


Wednesday, June 14 & 28, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.,
Wednesday, June 21 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.

COGS Event - Family Reunion Ideas - With Family History

Saturday, June 10, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room A

Bettina J. ALLRED will be showing us how she made her 7 generation family genealogy chart using Ancestry. Bettina will also be showing some other fun ways to use your Family History at your Family Reunions.

PLEASE BRING YOUR IDEAS to share on how you used Family History at your Family Reunion. Maybe you have a special book, quilt, decorations, traditions, games, etc. Come share your ideas and get new ideas with us.

PLEASE BRING THAT FAVORITE FAMILY RECIEPE to share on our refreshment table. Please write the recipe down and display next to your dish. Thank YOU!

DOOR PRIZES will be given away, that will definitely bring some laughter to your next reunion.

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