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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

Café au Libris: The Tangible Past in Athens, Georgia

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Sunday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a special Café au Libris with Charlotte Marshall, editor and publisher of The Tangible Past in Athens, Georgia, along with some of the other 12 well-known contributor of this new book! The 656-page book features more than 700 illustrations, 18 essays and eight appendices, all detailing the history and development of the place so many of us call "home." Contributors include: Amelia Andrews, Steven Brown, Patricia Cooper, Gary Doster, Theresa Flynn, Mary Anne Hodgson, Milton Leathers, Hubert McAlexander, Pete McCommons, Samuel Thomas and Mary Warren. Kenneth Storey designed the book and made many of the photographs. Other committee members include Janet Clarke, Marie Koenig, Henry Ramsey and Smith Wilson. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Reception to follow. For more information, call (706) 613-3650. Free and open to the public; co-sponsored by the Heritage Room and Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library. In Appleton Auditorium.

Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library Barnes & Noble Book Fair

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Saturday, December 13, all day

Support the Library while you do your holiday shopping! Portion of sales will go to the Friends of the Library when you present voucher at checkout. Find vouchers at the Library and at Volunteers will wrap gifts, and entertainment will begin at 1 p.m. At Barnes & Noble, 3650 Atlanta Highway, Athens.

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