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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All Libraries will be Closed on May 29

The library will be closed on Monday, May 29th to celebrate Memorial Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, May 30th.

Athens-Clarke Co. Library's African American Family Scan Day

Help preserve the story of the African American experience in Athens by bringing your family's historical documents (photos, letters, family Bibles, recipes, etc.) to be digitally scanned and preserved! The first Scan Day will take place at the Athens-Clarke County Library on June 3rd. Sign up for a scan appointment on our online calendar, or call for an appointment (706-613-3650 ext. 350).

This initiative is part of the National Endowment for Humanities' Common Heritage Grant. The goal of the grant is to preserve African American families' histories, which are often underdocumented. By helping families protect and preserve their heirloom documents, we hope to ensure that everyone's story is remembered.

In Dreams We Fly

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Saturday, April 29, 11:00 a.m.
In Storyroom

Join us for this special bi-lingual storytime as we celebrate Día: Day of the Book – Day of the Child! We’ll share amazing stories from different cultures about children flying. Help us make a giant mural of children flying over Athens. For ages 3-11 with caregiver.

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