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.

An FDR Afternoon

Official Presidential portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Sunday, October 16, 3:00 p.m.
In Appleton Auditorium

Join us for an afternoon delving into the story of our nation's 32nd president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Kate Lanning Minchew is the author of A President in Our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia, and Kathryn Smith wrote The Gatekeeper: Missy Lehand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency. Both authors will be at the library to discuss their books. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Co-sponsored by the Library and Avid Bookshop. Find information about Minchew's book here, and about Smith's book here.

Poetober Juried Art Exhibition Reception

Poe-Tober, A month of Edgar Allan Poe programming in Athens.

Saturday, October 15, 3:30 p.m.

Join us for the special awards ceremony and reception in honor of the esteemed winners of our Juried Poetober Art Contest. Prizes will be awarded in all categories, and we will be treated to a rare visit from Edgar Allan Poe! Do come and celebrate with us!

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