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The Friends is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that supports the library in numerous ways - hosting Café au Libris author events, Live@the Library concert series, and book sales at the Athens-Clarke Library. Additionally, they provide supplemental funding for a wide array of programs such as the Summer Reading program.  Interested in joining the Friends? Need to know more about a Friends' sponsored program? Call the library at (706) 613-3650.

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Live at the Library - Dixieland Five

Dixieland Five

Sunday, June 2, 2019  3:00pm - 4:00pm

This is a monthly concert series sponsored by the Friends of the Library. This month will be a performance by Dixieland Five!

Cafe au Libris - Marie Benedict

Friday, April 5, 2019Cafe au Libris - Marie Benedict

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Bring a lunch and listen to New York Time's best-selling author Marie Benedict, who will discuss her latest work, The Only Woman in the Room, a novel based on the life of actress Hedy Lamar. 

"A fascinating look at a famous movie star with an unexpected past: Hedy Lamarr, the  Austria-born screen siren who was also a brilliant inventor. Brisk pacing and atmospheric scenes of pre-World War II Europe round out this intriguing work of historical fiction. -- Alissa Williams, Morton Public Library, Morton, IL. (LibraryReads, January 2019)"

Sponsored by Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library. Books will be avaiable for purchase and signing.

In Multipurpose Room A.

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