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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

2014 Finalist National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Athens-Clarke County Library has been chosen as a 2014 finalist for a National Medal for Museum and Library Service by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Now in its 20th year, this award is the nation’s highest honor for extraordinary public service, recognizing institutions that are valuable community anchors. As a member of our community, we ask you to share your own stories about Athens-Clarke County Library here:

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.

Friends of the Library Fundraiser: Oklahoma!

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Thursday, April 3, 8:00 p.m.

The Friends will repeat their popular fundraiser by hosting the Town & Gown's dress rehearsal production of the fabulous musical “Oklahoma!” on Thursday, April 3, at 8:00 pm.

The performance features a new acoustic revitalization of this musical theatre classic with fresh orchestration requiring no electronic amplification. The gorgeous music of Rodgers and Hammerstein will feel brand new, but the delight is timeless!

Make your arrangements to join in the fun by making your voucher donations at the Library Store or by contacting Friends' President Marilynn Smith at 706.354.1028. Members are asked for $15 donations, and non-members $20. This is a great opportunity to have a delightful evening out, plus enjoy light refreshments during intermission, all while making a contribution to the Library in support of its’ many programs and services.

Curiosity Shop: Screen Printing Workshop

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Friday, March 28, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of screen printing and then create your own tote bag and/or poster with the awesome artists from Double Dutch Press. Pre-registration is required & space is limited. Please stop by the teen desk or call (706) 613-3650, ext.329, to register. Open to teens ages 11-18.

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Upcoming Events

Shred Day
Sat Apr 19 @ 9:00AM
Saturday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Apr 19 @10:30AM
Satruday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Apr 19 @ 2:30PM
Holiday Closing
Sun Apr 20
Open Playtime
Mon Apr 21 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play
Mon Apr 21 @ 4:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Apr 21 @ 7:00PM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @ 9:30AM
Intro to the Internet
Tue Apr 22 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @10:30AM