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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Getting Started with Genealogy

Saturday, January 11, 2020

2 pm-3:30 pm

Multipurpose Room C

Did you just get a Genealogy DNA kit this holiday season? Not sure how to research records to search for family members?

The Athens-Clarke County Heritage Room welcomes you to this free, informal session. Getting started with Genealogy will introduce you to the many resources available to you when researching your family history, no matter where your family might have originated or be today. Heritage Room staff will introduce the basics of genealogical research, the resources available, and how to start your family tree project!

All attendees receive an information packet with resources and opportunities to ask questions during the session. Be sure to bring a pencil!

Book Us! for a Scanning One-on-One

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2:00pm - 2:45pm

Heritage Room Conference Room

Get help digitizing those family heirlooms for lifelong preservation! Not to replace paid digitization services, this free program will have Library staff set aside time to spend with one person, working with select documents, photos and slides for family history preservation. Registrar at the Events Calendar

Please visit our Book Us! for a One-on-One FAQ page for information about lateness and cancellation procedures.

Book Us! Genealogy One-on-One

Book Us! Genealogy One-on-One

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As the local history and genealogy arm of the Athens Regional Library System, the Heritage Room offers free 45-minute personal consultations with one of our Heritage Room Specialists for novice patrons, genealogists and researchers in need of individualized assistance.

To register for a 45-minute Genealogy One-on-One session with one of our Specialists, please visit the Events Calendar, click on the tutorial of interest, and complete the registration form. You may also register by phone by calling (706) 613-3650 x352, or in person by visiting the Heritage Room during our regular hours of operation.


Please visit the Book Us! FAQ  for more information.

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