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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

Henry Grady and the New South

Image of Henry Grady depicted as an angel and a demon.

Thursday, January 28, 7:00 p.m.
Taylor-Grady House, 634 Prince Ave., Athens

Join us for a lecture by E. Culpepper "Cully" Clark, retired dean of University of Georgia's Grady College about Georgia journalist and orator Henry Grady and his involvement in the "New South" movement following the Civil War. Clark will talk about how assessments of the New South movement have changed over time and also how Grady became the movement's principal champion. Clark will also speak about his work on his upcoming book, William Tecumseh Sherman, Henry Woodfin Grady and the Making of Atlanta. For information, call (706) 613-3650, ext. 343.

It's a Penguin Party!

Image of penguins.

Thursday, January 28, 3:30 p.m.

Celebrate these amazing creatures with penguin stories, crafts and animated version of Antarctic Antics by Judy Sierra! For children ages 3-7 and their caregivers.

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