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Athens-Clarke County Library


Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Please visit the Heritage Room webpage for their hours.


2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606

BlackPoet Ventures

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Saturday, October 4, 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a spoken-word performance by Phoenix, Arizona based BlackPoet Ventures. Phoenix-based BPV promotes, supports and enhances the oral tradition of poetry and spoken word movements of the African Diaspora. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, BPV conducts a five-day literary residency in Athens, funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and UGA's Institute for African American Studies. In Appleton Auditorium.

Teen Writing Group

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Thursdays in October, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Getting ready for NaNoWriMo? Just like to write? We will have writing prompts and more to help young writers. No registration required, open to teens ages 11 to 18. We'll kick off our new group on Thursday, October 2, with a special "Stage to Page" workout led by Phoenix, Arizona based BlackPoet Ventures. In Multipurpose Room A. Learn more about BlackPoet Ventures online at:

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Upcoming Events

Preschool Storytime
Wed Oct 22 @ 9:30AM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Oct 22 @10:30AM
Morning Computer Tutorial
Thu Oct 23 @ 9:00AM
Baby Music Jam!
Thu Oct 23 @10:30AM
Book Jammers!
Thu Oct 23 @ 4:30PM
Teen Writing Group
Thu Oct 23 @ 4:30PM
*CANCELLED* - Japanese Storytime
Fri Oct 24
Saturday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Oct 25 @10:30AM
Haunted Georgia
Sat Oct 25 @ 2:00PM
Saturday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Oct 25 @ 2:30PM