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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

Meat and Three: Athens Food Scene Then and Now

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Thursday, July 24, 7:00 p.m.

Where do you want to go for dinner? There are and were so many great restaurants to choose from in Athens! Milton Leathers, local historian and Lee Epting, food and event master will talk about some of the food and unique restaurants that are now just memories, like chicken mull at the Riverside Café, and Poss' Barbeque. Next, Mary Charles Howard of Georgia Food Tours will describe the newer food trends and the local restaurants available today. Attend in person and register to win a $50 gift certificate for Heirloom Café and an Heirloom Café t-shirt! The program will also be streamed live over the internet and can be watched from a computer, tablet or phone and archived for later viewing on This program is made possible through a leadership grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services called Reflecting, Sharing, Learning awarded to the Athens Regional Library System and Lyndon House Arts Center. For more information please contact Van Burns, 706-613-3650 ext. 343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In Appleton Auditorium.

Silly Sock Hop!

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Thursday, July 24, 10:30 a.m.

Join the Children’s Staff for a Sock Hop Dance and Party! Wear your silliest socks, and we'll dance, play games and have a "hopping good time!" In Multipurpose Rooms.

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Upcoming Events

Preschool Storytime
Tue Sep 02 @ 9:30AM
Intro to Computers
Tue Sep 02 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Sep 02 @10:30AM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Sep 03 @ 9:30AM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Sep 03 @10:30AM
Morning Computer Tutorial
Thu Sep 04 @ 9:00AM
Anime Club
Fri Sep 05 @ 4:00PM
Saturday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Sep 06 @10:30AM
Back to School Carnival
Sat Sep 06 @ 2:00PM
Saturday Movies in the Storyroom
Sat Sep 06 @ 2:30PM