Open Position: Library Director - Athens Regional Library System
The Athens Regional Library Board is seeking a Director for the Athens Regional Library System. Please read the full description and instructions for applying on the Library Director Job webpage.
A New Tool in Your Toolbox: Using the Digital Public Library of America to Discover Local and Family History
Wednesday, February 19, 6:00 p.m.
Ever thought about using the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) for your family history research? Greer Martin, Metadata Librarian and Archivist for the DPLA, will lead an interactive class on using the portal/platform for your searches, and will explain the exciting partnership between DPLA and the Digital Library of Georgia. This is a class you won't want to miss! Call (706) 613-3650, ext. 350, to register. Limited to 12 participants. In 2nd floor computer lab.
Walking Oconee Hill Cemetery: A Victorian Natural Landscape Cemetery and Looking Beyond the Inscriptions
Saturday, February 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Join noted local historian and author Charlotte Thomas Marshall and other Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society members for a walk through the historic Oconee Hill Cemetery. The tour will include an explanation of the meanings of the various carvings, symbols, icons and other funerary art found there. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Call (706) 613-3650, ext. 350, to register. Co-sponsored by the Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society and the Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room. Rain location is Multipurpose Room A.