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.

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Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All libraries in the region will be close early at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22nd and remain closed on Thursday, November 23rd, to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Regular hours resume on Friday, November 24th.

Green Life Expo

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Saturday, January 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Library is proud to partner with ACC Recycling Division to present the 2017 Green Life Expo on Saturday, January 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Come to the library to learn how you can reduce the carbon footprint of your business and family and save natural resources. We'll have exhibits, workshops, kids activities and more!

Request for Proposal - ISP - Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library System is seeking a 1 year contract for Internet Access to begin July 1, 2017 and run through June 30, 2018 or a 1 year contract with two (2) one-year extensions. The reason we are seeking a 1 year contract is that we anticipate joining a statewide consortium beginning for E-Rate funding year 2018.

Our goal is selecting an Internet Service Provider that can provide Internet Access with sufficient speed and bandwidth needed at 11 branch locations for the Athens Regional Library System.

Internet Service Providers should be able to deliver the following features: Managed Internet service, Static IP address allocation for continued access to IP-based library resources, CIPA compliant content filtering, and monitoring and support of the Internet connection.

The Athens Regional Library System (ARLS) invites vendors to submit proposals in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Request for Proposal (RFP). This RFP provides the requirements and evaluative criteria for Internet services and requests a detailed response from all prospective vendors, including pricing and service descriptions, in a specified format.

Click on the button to open the RFP in your browser. Right-click to download.

Request for Proposal - Athens-Clarke County Library

All submissions must be received by 1:00 PM March 15, 2017. Note: Deadline has been extended.

Questions & Answers

Please email questions about the RPF to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Questions and answers will be posted on this page as they are received; please check back often. The deadline for questions is February 23, 2017.

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