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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

It's our birthday party, and YOU'RE invited!

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Saturday, April 16, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate National Library Week AND our library's 103rd birthday with a party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. Join us for a life-sized game of Candy Land in our Multipurpose Rooms! Plus, we'll have music from Outer Sea, fun activities for all ages throughout the library, and much more! Play our scavenger hunt game for a chance to be the star of our next READ poster!

The Big Read: Robinson Jeffers' Observations in Nature: Eco-poetry and Sustainability in Today's Georgia

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Tuesday, April 12, 6:30 p.m.
Appleton Auditorium

Hosted by UGA professor Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor and featuring Anne Meyers DeVine, Sujata Iynegar, Rebecca Baggett, Patricia Yager and Lee Ann Pingle. Join us for an evening that delves into the natural world of books and poetry, nature poet Robinson Jeffers, and an open mic event. A Big Read National Endowment for the Arts program.

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