It's Summer Book Sale Time!
The dates are Saturday and Sunday, August 16 & 17, during regular library hours: Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 2-6. Location is Multipurpose Rooms A-C. Book prices are $2 or less!
Kroger Plus Community Reward Program
Do you have a Kroger Plus Card? You can help earn money for the Library through their Community Rewards Program! Visit krogercommunityrewards.com to register your card. Our Friends' non-profit organization number is 39034 or search for us by name! Registering for the Friends does not affect your gas rewards either!.
If you have already registered your card, please know that you will have to RENEW your registration starting August 1st! We all have to do this every year, but it is worth it! Each quarter Krogers sends a check to us to help support library programs!
Join the Friends of the Library or Renew Your Membership
Download the Friends of the Library Membership form if you would prefer to join by mailing in a check.
Special Fundraiser: Help PAVE the Way
The Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library invite you to show your support of the new Athens-Clarke County Library by purchasing an engraved paver on our front patio for $100.
Honor or Remember Family, Friends, & Loved Ones
Friends of the Library News & Events
View our latest newsletter online: May 2014 Friends of the Library Newsletter
- February 2014
- October 2013
- July 2013
- April 2013
- January 2013
- October 2012
- May 2012
- February 2012
- November 2011
- April 2011
- October 2010
- June 2010
- December 2009
- September 2009
- Book Sales
Each Spring for 4 days - thousands of books! Treasures for mere pennies! Find your old favorites or "nearly new" titles. A one-day Summer Book Sale is usually held in August.
- Café au Libris SERIES
Throughout the year, join us for periodic author programs. Your purchase of a book that day helps support the library. Enjoy light refreshments and visit with the author.
- World Book Night
Every April 23 we distribute free books in town as part of World Book Night.
- Family Fun Day
Start summer vacation with a bang! This is family fun for all – plus it kicks off the Summer Reading Program at the Library. Crafts, puppet show, storytelling, snakes, bugs, bubbles and more...guaranteed to make you smile!
- Town & Gown evening
Another light-hearted fundraiser event
- Live! at the Library
The Library's free monthly concert series is funded through the Friends. The first Sunday of each month brings a new musical treat ranging from classical to blues.
- Gift Wrapping at Barnes & Noble
Each December we share the holiday spirit, earning tips to help the library!
Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library Board Officers
- President, Del Dunn
- Vice President, Karen Hankins
- Secretary, Ian Thomas
- Treasurer, Sean Boyle (Library Trustee Liaison)
- Membership, Hortense Bates
- Library Staff Liaison, Clare Auwarter
- More Board members...
Would You Like to Serve on the Friends Board?
There will be a new class of seven Board members joining the Friends Board in May. The Board meets monthly, on the first Tuesday evening of each month. This is a working board, and you must have access to email to facilitate communication.