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...


Teen Photography Club

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Multipurpose Room B

Facilitated by Ms. Jessica, in this programming series teens will learn the fundamental of digital photography. Topics covered: how to use a camera, utilizing camera settings, the importance of framing and composition, techniques to create the best photos possible, and how to use photo editing software. Teens will receive basic instruction, demonstration, and view photography samples. At the end of the courses, students will be able to showcase their art in a photo exhibit. Photography club will meet every 2nd Tuesday of each month starting January 9th from 4:30 -5:30 PM. This program is only available for teens in grades 6-12.

UGA EcoReach

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Monday, January 8, 4:30 p.m. Multipurpose Room A.

Join UGA Eco-Reach for a monthly series aimed to educate teens about the environment. Teens will get an opportunity to participate in hands-on activities as well as other interactive learning styles. This program is only available for teens in grades 6-12.

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