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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BLING YOUR PROM - Donations Accepted Now!

Bling Your Prom is coming on Saturday, March 3! Help us ease the financial burden of preparing for prom, so all teens in our community can have the amazing experience they deserve! We are accepting donations of:

  • New or gently used (CLEAN) formal wear for
  • both girls and guys.
  • Costume jewelry
  • Dress shoes (girls and guys)
  • Men's ties
  • New and unopened cosmetics
  • We are also looking for cosmetologists and hair stylists to offer makeup and hair tutorials, plus vouchers for services. Call Devera Chandler at (706) 613-3650, ext. 323!

    All donations accepted through February 26, 2018.

The Athens Regional Library System logo with Georgia Public Library of the Year, 2017.

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...


Elf Training

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Thursday, December 8, 3:30 p.m.
In Storyroom

Christmas is around the corner, and Santa is looking for a few new elves to help him prep for the big day! Our certified Elf-Training Workshop will get you into tip-top shape. Make your own elf hat, stockings, ornaments, and wrapping paper. Enjoy holiday treats and sing in our Elfin Choir. Children will graduate from the program with a certificate from Santa himself! For children ages 4-8 and their caregiver.

Santa's Missing Mail

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Wednesday, December 7, 6:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Rooms

Someone is trying stop Christmas from coming by stealing Santa’s Mail! Can Master puppeteer David Stephens, and a host of elves, reindeer and other zany holiday puppets save the day? Join us for this special family evening performance. Bring your own letter for Santa’s mailbox and get a free sticker! For children ages 2-11 and their caregiver. Visit David and his puppets here!

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