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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Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library announce online book sale

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Get ready to restock your book shelves for a cozy winter of reading with the Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library’s online book sale! 

Join the Friends for a live Facebook event Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, 3:30-4:30 p.m. where they will sell boxes of books. Tune in to the live sale at the Friends’ Facebook page:

Boxes of books will cost $25 each and contain an average 30 books, sorted by genre. You’ll be able to choose from several different genres: mysteries, children’s picture books, cookbooks, adult fiction, art and architecture, fantasy, history, hobbies and many more. 

Members are invited to reserve their books in advance with the Friends’ pre-sale, October 30-November 13, 2020. Friends members, check your email for a link to a Google form where you can order your books. If you’re not a member and would like to participate in the pre-sale, join the Friends here

Orders will be available for pickup at the library on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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