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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

BlackPoet Ventures

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Saturday, October 4, 4:00 p.m.

Join us for a spoken-word performance by Phoenix, Arizona based BlackPoet Ventures. Phoenix-based BPV promotes, supports and enhances the oral tradition of poetry and spoken word movements of the African Diaspora. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, BPV conducts a five-day literary residency in Athens, funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and UGA's Institute for African American Studies. In Appleton Auditorium.

Teen Writing Group

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Thursdays in October, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Getting ready for NaNoWriMo? Just like to write? We will have writing prompts and more to help young writers. No registration required, open to teens ages 11 to 18. We'll kick off our new group on Thursday, October 2, with a special "Stage to Page" workout led by Phoenix, Arizona based BlackPoet Ventures. In Multipurpose Room A. Learn more about BlackPoet Ventures online at:

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