Athens-Clarke County Library

Address

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

Hours

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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Athens Regional Library System named Georgia Public Library of the Year

The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) has named Athens Regional Library System as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year for 2017. The award is one of five annual Georgia Public Library Awards, honoring the outstanding service and achievements of Georgia’s public libraries, librarians and advocates during the past year. Read more...


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Bling Your Prom

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stop by Athens-Clarke County Library to pick up a FREE outfit to wear to prom! Dresses, suits, shoes, bling, and makeup(while supplies last)!

One (1) outfit per high school student only.

Metal Visions: The Work of Harold Rittenberry

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Sunday, July 16, 2:30 p.m.
Appleton Auditorium & Quiet Gallery

Celebrate the life and work of renowned Athens sculptor Harold Rittenberry! With lecture by the artist and an opening reception. Exhibition will be on view July 16-Sept. 17.

Build a Better World: Open Mic Showcase

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Thursday, July 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room A

Back by popular demand! Get ready for an entertaining evening! We'll have snacks, drinks and prizes! Free and open for the audience, but please sign up here if you'd like to perform!

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Kindle Fire Giveaway

It's Library Lovers Month! To celebrate, we're giving out new Kindle Fire eReaders to 8 lucky patrons.


Enter to Win!

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Indie Author Fair

Sign up to showcase your books at the Indie Author Fair on Saturday, March 17th.


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