Athens-Clarke County Library

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2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

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HOURS:

Computer Use Services (How-to
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (by appointment)
11:00 - 7:00 p.m. (No appointment necessary)
Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (No appointment necessary)

Curbside Services (How-to)
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m

Grab and Go Services (How-to)
Monday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Heritage Room (How-to)
Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Telephone Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 ACCL Board of Trustees meeting, April 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm via  Zoom

Please visit your library branch's website for the latest hours and services. Call us or contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. For more information about the libraries' phased re-entry plans, please click here  

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Message from the Director

message from the directorUPDATED March 20, 2021

Dear Library User,
It is hard to believe that one year ago, we were forced to close our buildings due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We can never express our sincere thanks to our patrons for their understanding and support as we made every attempt to keep our staff, patrons, and community safe from the spread of this deadly virus.
We are so pleased to see the light and the end of the tunnel! While the Vision of the library, “Engaging Communities, Exceeding Expectations” was our North Star for service throughout this year, we will be glad to have our doors open and our hours restored once again. Please read the full Message from the Director here.

Happy National Library Week, April 4-10, 2021

national library weekNational Library Week is a time to highlight the essential role libraries, librarians, library workers and volunteers play in transforming lives and strengthening communities. This year's theme is “Welcome to your library!" Libraries extend far beyond the four walls of a building, and everyone is welcome to use our services.

Whether you visit virtually or in person, libraries are accessible and inclusive places that foster a sense of belonging and community through learning, discovery and exploration. The library needs the support of volunteers to fully serve the community. From helping the Friends of the Library to serving on your county's Board of Trustees, there are many opportunities for you to support your library's mission. This week, we encourage you to explore volunteer options at the library. Contact your local Athens Regional Library System branch to learn more.

Get homework help and more with tutor.com

tutor.comThe library now offers free online tutoring through tutor.com. Library card holders can log on for free one-on-one help with a live tutor for homework help, test prep assistance, cover letter or resume review and more! Tutors will be available seven days a week, 2-9 p.m.
Watch this brief introductory video to learn more https://youtu.be/T9sSAkC4JQ8 and sign up for a free webinar to learn how you can get the most out of tutor.com!

Updated Services

As part of its phased reentry plan, the Athens Regional Library System continues to expand its available services while protecting the health and safety of patrons and staff. Unvented face masks must be worn inside the building. Visits are limited to one hour, and social distancing measures are in place.

Grab and Go: Check your local branch's web page for updated hours.

Curbside Service: Check your local branch's web page for updated hours.

ComputersComputers are available first come, first served during Grab and Go hours, or by appointment during curbside hours. Please note you will be required to wear an unventilated face mask while at the library, and limited staff assistance will be available. Printing services will be available. For more information, click here

Athens-Clarke County Library: Passports:  The Athens-Clarke County Library accepts passport applications by appointment. Please call the library at 706-613-3650 to set up your appointment. Saturday appointments are available!  Please check their website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html for the most current information.

Concierge Service: Not sure what to read next? Do you or your child want to learn more about a particular topic? Want to discover a new favorite author based on books you know you already like? Try our concierge service! Call us, and our friendly, knowledgeable staff will gather titles for you based on your interests for curbside pickup.

Crafts to Go: Stop by your library to pick up everything you need for a fun craft activity designed for children ages 2-11. A new craft is available every two weeks while supplies last, and each branch has different crafts.

Home Safety for Seniors: 10 Easy Steps

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

7:00 pm

We all would like to be independent and stay in our own homes as long as possible. Dana Dollar-Wynn will be showing us 10 Easy Steps to staying safe at home. She will discuss simple, easy and effective things that older people and their families can do around their home to improve safety, focusing on fall prevention. Topics will include staying safe by improving lighting and removing obstacles in our homes, bathroom and kitchen safety, and the products that can help us on a daily basis.

With many years of experience in the interior design field, both retail and self-employed, Dana Dollar-Wynn graduated from the University of Georgia in 1994 with a B.A. in Interior Design, and is the current owner of Sage Key Interiors (founded in 2016) and Wynn Design, 2007-2010. She is also an accredited Certified Aging in Place Specialist (C.A.P.S.) and is an active member of many professional organizations. She resides in Jackson County with her husband and two children.

 The event is sponsored by Reflecting, Sharing, Learning and is free and open to the public. Call (706) 613-3650  ext 343, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. The Athens-Clarke County Library is located at 2025 Baxter Street, Athens.  

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