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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

Film Screening & Discussion: The New Black

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Wednesday, September 10, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary, The New Black. This film tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. The film is 74 minutes long, and a brief discussion will follow. Co-sponsored by Athens PRIDE, Atlanta Pride and Athens-Clarke County Library. Free and open to the public. In Appleton Auditorium.

Thomas B. Moss: Professor and Map Maker

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Tuesday, September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Thomas B. Moss was a remarkable educator and surveyor in Oglethorpe County throughout the second half of the 19th century. Educated at the University of Georgia, he returned home to teach at the renowned Meson Academy in Lexington. He taught or was headmaster for 41 consecutive years. Later in life he became a surveyor and drew dozens of plats for land transactions. His grand achievement was the production of a very accurate, detailed map of Oglethorpe County that was published in 1894. Presenter Tom Gresham is co-founder and president of an Athens-based archaeological consulting firm and president of the Oglethorpe County Historical Society. In Multipurpose Room A.

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Upcoming Events

Infant Storytime
Mon Oct 20 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play @ ACC Library
Mon Oct 20 @ 4:00PM
Open Chess Play @ ACC Library
Mon Oct 20 @ 4:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Oct 20 @ 7:00PM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Oct 21 @ 9:30AM
Free eBooks and Audiobooks: GADD Basics
Tue Oct 21 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Oct 21 @10:30AM
Lego Club
Tue Oct 21 @ 4:30PM
Lego Club
Tue Oct 21 @ 4:30PM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Oct 22 @ 9:30AM