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.

LOVE: Author & Illustrator Book Signing Event

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Join us for a heartfelt celebration of LOVE with Newbery Award-winning author Matt De La Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long, as they share their latest book about the strongest bond there is and the diverse and powerful ways it connects us all. Brought to you by the ACC Library and Avid Bookshop.

Teen Bookmark Challenge

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Do you have great artistic skills to show off? Do you really like a Young Adult novel and want to tell others about it? Join the Athens-Clarke County YA Department in our Bookmark Competition! Compete to design the best bookmark. Our YA librarians will judge and the winner gets to display their bookmark proudly at our library as well as take home their own copies! Meet in the Teen Section of the library for all the details. (Grades 6-12 only, please.)

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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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