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Athens-Clarke County Library


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.


2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606

2014 Finalist National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Athens-Clarke County Library has been chosen as a 2014 finalist for a National Medal for Museum and Library Service by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Now in its 20th year, this award is the nation’s highest honor for extraordinary public service, recognizing institutions that are valuable community anchors. As a member of our community, we ask you to share your own stories about Athens-Clarke County Library here:

Open Position: Library Director - Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library Board is seeking a Director for the Athens Regional Library System. Please read the full description and instructions for applying on the Library Director Job webpage.

Baby Music Jam

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Thursday, April 17, 10:30 a.m.

Why rock-a-bye when you can rock, Baby? Join us for a sing-a-long and lots of fun! Children ages 1-3 and their caregivers get to play instruments, sing and dance together. In Storyroom.

Café au Libris: Michelle Castleberry

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Sunday, April 13, 3:00 p.m.

The Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library present poet Michelle Castleberry, who will read from her latest book, Dissecting the Angel and Other Poems. Books available for purchase and signing. In Appleton Auditorium. Reception to follow.

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Upcoming Events

Holiday Closing
Sun Apr 20
Open Playtime
Mon Apr 21 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play
Mon Apr 21 @ 4:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Apr 21 @ 7:00PM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @ 9:30AM
Intro to the Internet
Tue Apr 22 @10:00AM
Preschool Storytime
Tue Apr 22 @10:30AM
Celebrate Earth Day with Puppet Show
Tue Apr 22 @ 4:30PM
Spanish Language Classes for Adults
Tue Apr 22 @ 6:30PM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Apr 23 @ 9:30AM