Athens-Clarke County Library


2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606


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.

Thank you, Friends of the Library!

It's National Friends of Libraries Week, and we'd like to share this video we made to thank our Friends for all of their support!

Open Your World to the Athens-Clarke County Library: Imagine, Discover, Connect

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Wednesday, September 28, 6:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room C

Amazing activities and programs lie ahead at Athens-Clarke County Library. Knowledgeable staff will guide you through events, classes and exhibits for Fall, Winter and Spring. Discover even more of what your public library has to offer. We'll present information about free e-books and audiobooks. PINES, GALILEO, book discussion groups, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to get to know your library!

Fifty Years of FOIA: Should We Start Over?

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Tuesday, September 27, 7:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room A

Fifty years after its passage, the federal Freedom of Information Act offers a textbook case of legislative history. It has served the public well in places but also maddened journalists, historians and other researchers with its byzantine processes and glacial speed. Charles N. Davis, who has spent his academic career studying the law, will walk us through one particular section of the law to illustrate its promise -- and its peril.

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