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.


Closed on Thanksgiving Day

All libraries in the region will be close early at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27 and remain closed on Thursday, November 28, to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Regular hours resume on Friday.


The 2019 GALILEO Annual Survey is live! It runs Nov. 8 – 22. We would like to hear from users in different library communities. This year, one end-user who submits a completed survey will win a $50 Amazon gift card.

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Diwali: Festival of Lights

multicolor lightsDiwali: Festival of Lights at Athens-Clarke County Library, November 9, 2019

ATHENS, Ga. — The Children’s Department of the Athens-Clarke County Library invites families to experience Indian culture at the library’s Diwali: Festival of Lights program on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11:00 a.m.
Families who come to the library’s program will enjoy Indian food and dance. We will also create our own rangoli art! Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights and one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism. It lasts for five days and symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.
This free event is co-hosted by IAGA, the Indian Association of Greater Athens and is designed for children ages 4 to 11 with their caregivers. For more information, call the library at (706) 613-3650 or visit The Athens-Clarke County Library is located at 2025 Baxter Street, Athens.

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