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.

Athens Clarke Co. Library's African American Family Scan Day

Help preserve the story of the African American experience in Athens by bringing your family's historical documents (photos, letters, family Bibles, recipes, etc.) to be digitally scanned and preserved! The first Scan Day will take place at the First AME Church on June 3rd. Sign up for a scan appointment on our online calendar, or call for an appointment (706-613-3650 ext. 350).

This initiative is part of the National Endowment for Humanities' Common Heritage Grant. The goal of the grant is to preserve African American families' histories, which are often underdocumented. By helping families protect and preserve their heirloom documents, we hope to ensure that everyone's story is remembered.

Summer Reading Kickoff for Teens

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Friday, May 19, 6:00 - 9:00 pm.

It's that time of year again... SUMMER READING! Come get your reading logs, learn about all the prizes you could win and then create and build some cities for a better world! Open to teens 11-18.

Solar Eclipse!

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Wednesday, May 17, 7:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room A

Dr. Maurice Snook, local scientist and amateur astronomer, will present an informative program about solar eclipses, including how to view the upcoming August 21 total solar eclipse safely! Stop by the Library Store to pick up your very own pair of eclipse viewing glasses for just $2.00/pair!

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