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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Attend an RBDigital Webinar This Week!

Please join us for a webinar to learn more about RBdigital and to discover all the great content and features your library offers through your RBdigital audiobook, magazine and eBook service.

Webinar Dates and Times:

  • February 14, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • February 15, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Register at this link: RBDigital Webinar Registration

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BLING YOUR PROM - Donations Accepted Now!

Bling Your Prom is coming on Saturday, March 3! Help us ease the financial burden of preparing for prom, so all teens in our community can have the amazing experience they deserve! We are accepting donations of:

  • New or gently used (CLEAN) formal wear for
  • both girls and guys.
  • Costume jewelry
  • Dress shoes (girls and guys)
  • Men's ties
  • New and unopened cosmetics
  • We are also looking for cosmetologists and hair stylists to offer makeup and hair tutorials, plus vouchers for services. Call Devera Chandler at (706) 613-3650, ext. 323!

    All donations accepted through February 26, 2018.

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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...


Book Club: The Indian in the Cupboard

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Thursday, November 9, 2017, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Registration is limited to 10 children.

Omri is disappointed when the only thing his best friend gives him for his birthday is a tiny plastic Indian brave. Little does he know that when he locks the toy in a special cupboard with a mysterious skeleton key, the tiny Indian will come to life. Will Omri be able to keep his secret without anyone finding out? Stop by the children’s desk to register and pick up your copy. Games and snacks provided.

UGA Eco Reach

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Come join UGA EcoReach as they investigate mysteries in nature. Teens will get a chance learn about some of the most intriguing members of our ecosystem and participate in interactive environmental-based activities. Grades 6-12 only, please.

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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.


Enter to Win!

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Indie Author Fair

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


Register Now!

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