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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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.

The Athens Regional Library System logo with Georgia Public Library of the Year, 2017.

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...


Baby Time with Little Pookie and Friends

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Saturday, January 13, 2018, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Little Pookie, Snuggle Puppy, and all of their friends want you to come to this special weekend baby storytime celebrating one of our most loved authors, Sandra Boynton. We will share some of Mrs. Lindsay’s favorite Boynton books and make a few adorable keepsake crafts with your little ones. For children ages birth-2 years old and their caregiver.

Book Club: City of Ember

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Thursday, January 11, 2018, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Registration is limited to 10 children.

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. 200 years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will save the city. Can she and her friend Doon decode the message before the lights go out on Ember forever? Stop by the Children’s Desk to register and pick up your copy. Games and snacks provided.

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