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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

Delayed Opening on August 29, 2014

The Athens-Clarke County Library will open an hour later than usual on Friday, August 29, to accommodate staff training. The library will open at 10:00 a.m.

Afterhours Comic Con @ Your Library!

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Friday, July 25, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

In celebration of the largest Comic Con in the U.S. going on this week in San Diego, CA, the ACC Library teen department will throw our very own mini Comic Con right here @ the library! Join us to celebrate your favorite comic and pop culture characters with face painting, photo booths, and games & activities featuring some of your favorite superheroes, manga characters, & quite possibly even the irrepressible Doctor Who. Teens will also get a chance to vote on their favorite costumes of the night. Bring comics and manga to swap. Pre-registration is required. Please stop by the teen desk or call us at (706) 613-3650, ext.329, to reserve your spot. Open to teens in grades 6-12.

Meat and Three: Athens Food Scene Then and Now

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Thursday, July 24, 7:00 p.m.

Where do you want to go for dinner? There are and were so many great restaurants to choose from in Athens! Milton Leathers, local historian and Lee Epting, food and event master will talk about some of the food and unique restaurants that are now just memories, like chicken mull at the Riverside Café, and Poss' Barbeque. Next, Mary Charles Howard of Georgia Food Tours will describe the newer food trends and the local restaurants available today. Attend in person and register to win a $50 gift certificate for Heirloom Café and an Heirloom Café t-shirt! The program will also be streamed live over the internet and can be watched from a computer, tablet or phone and archived for later viewing on This program is made possible through a leadership grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services called Reflecting, Sharing, Learning awarded to the Athens Regional Library System and Lyndon House Arts Center. For more information please contact Van Burns, 706-613-3650 ext. 343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In Appleton Auditorium.

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Upcoming Events

Morning Computer Tutorial
Thu Aug 21 @ 9:00AM
Kaplan’s Free ACT/SAT Combo Practice Test
Sat Aug 23 @10:00AM
Infant Storytime
Mon Aug 25 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play @ ACC Library
Mon Aug 25 @ 4:00PM
Last Monday Book Group, Adult Book Discussion Group
Mon Aug 25 @ 7:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Aug 25 @ 7:00PM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Aug 26 @ 9:30AM
Windows 8.1 for Beginners
Tue Aug 26 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Aug 26 @10:30AM
This Side Up: Overhead Book Scanner Training
Tue Aug 26 @ 3:00PM