Athens-Clarke County Library

Address

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

Hours

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.

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Athens Regional Library System named Georgia Public Library of the Year

The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) has named Athens Regional Library System as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year for 2017. The award is one of five annual Georgia Public Library Awards, honoring the outstanding service and achievements of Georgia’s public libraries, librarians and advocates during the past year. Read more...


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Bling Your Prom

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stop by Athens-Clarke County Library to pick up a FREE outfit to wear to prom! Dresses, suits, shoes, bling, and makeup(while supplies last)!

One (1) outfit per high school student only.

Outlander Knit-a-Long

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Saturday, November 11, 2017, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

You've seen the gorgeous rustic knits on the Outlander show; don't you wish you could have one of your own? In partnership with Revival Yarns, the Athens-Clarke County Library is offering a Claire's Cowl Knit-a-Long leading up to our Outlander Event on December 2nd. If you've never knitted before, there are 10 spots reserved for those who want to learn to knit using the Claire's Cowl pattern. If you are not a beginner, come to socialize with your fellow knitters and Outlander fans. Coffee provided.
We will use a free online pattern: Claire's Cowl, which is available on Ravelry as a free download. Call the library or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

COGS Program - Researching World War I Ancestors

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Saturday, November 11, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room A

Notable Genealogist Rosemary Cantrell will present a brief history of the WWI that will help genealogists understand the context of the war and its effect on different countries. Although the fire at the National Archives in St. Louis destroyed most of the WWI personnel records, there are many sources to help in researching the soldier in order to find his story. The presentation will conclude with a case study about one such soldier and his story.

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Kindle Fire Giveaway

It's Library Lovers Month! To celebrate, we're giving out new Kindle Fire eReaders to 8 lucky patrons.


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Indie Author Fair

Sign up to showcase your books at the Indie Author Fair on Saturday, March 17th.


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