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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

2014 Finalist National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Athens-Clarke County Library has been chosen as a 2014 finalist for a National Medal for Museum and Library Service by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Now in its 20th year, this award is the nation’s highest honor for extraordinary public service, recognizing institutions that are valuable community anchors. As a member of our community, we ask you to share your own stories about Athens-Clarke County Library here:

Open Position: Library Director - Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library Board is seeking a Director for the Athens Regional Library System. Please read the full description and instructions for applying on the Library Director Job webpage.

Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders: Film screening and discussion

Muslim Journeys: Points of View

Sunday, March 23, 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary about the women who bravely faced adversity and became grassroots leaders during the Civil Rights era in Mississippi. Stay for a discussion after the film. For information about the film, visit In Appleton Auditorium.

Baklava Demonstration

Muslim Journeys: Points of View

Saturday, March 22, 2:00 p.m.

Turkish native Fatma Kazanci will show you how to make this delicious Middle Eastern dessert. Pre-registration is required; space is limited. Call (706) 613- 3650, ext. 356, to register. In Multipurpose Room A. Age 18 and up.

Part of the Muslim Journeys: Points of View program.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Apr 19 @10:30AM
Satruday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Apr 19 @ 2:30PM
Holiday Closing
Sun Apr 20
Open Playtime
Mon Apr 21 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play
Mon Apr 21 @ 4:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Apr 21 @ 7:00PM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @ 9:30AM
Intro to the Internet
Tue Apr 22 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @10:30AM
Celebrate Earth Day with Puppet Show
Tue Apr 22 @ 4:30PM