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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

Delayed Opening on August 29, 2014

The Athens-Clarke County Library will open an hour later than usual on Friday, August 29, to accommodate staff training. The library will open at 10:00 a.m.

Statewide PINES library catalog system will be down for maintenance, August 28-29

The PINES library catalog system -- which manages the catalogs and patron cards of numerous libraries, including those in the Athens Regional Library System -- will be unavailable starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 28, and should be back up by 6 p.m. Friday, August 29. It is possible, however, that the system may be down through the weekend.

During this time, library staff will not be able to issue new library cards or renew expired cards, place holds on books, search the PINES catalog or collect fines. Patrons also will not be able to renew books on our website from home.

Celebrate Summer's End with a Puppet Show!

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Saturday, August 9, 2:30 p.m.

Join David Stephens of All Hands Productions for his show, "The New Adventures of Br'er Rabbit," which combines classic characters with new, original stories, music and lots of laughs. Visit David and his puppets at In Multipurpose Rooms.

After Hours End of the Summer Party: MythBusters Program

Spark a Reaction!

Friday, August 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Join us to celebrate all of the amazing reading & teen program-attending you've done all summer long. Get a chance to turn in your challenge logs, bid on prize packages, & receive other fun rewards. Teens will be voting on a winner for the summer's alternative book cover art contest and the short story contest winner will also be announced. For the MythBusters portion of the evening, teens will get a chance to test out theories & bust open some crazy myths using science. Sponsored by the UGA Chemistry Grad Students Association. Space is limited & pre-registration is required. Stop by the teen desk or call us at (706) 613-3650, ext. 329, to reserve your spot. Open to teens in grades 6-12.

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Upcoming Events

Preschool Storytime
Wed Aug 27 @ 9:30AM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Aug 27 @10:30AM
ACCL Teen Council Meeting
Wed Aug 27 @ 4:00PM
Baby Music Jam!
Thu Aug 28 @10:30AM
Book Bites: Georgia Women, Volume II
Thu Aug 28 @12:00PM
Lunchtime Learning @ Your Library: Mindfulness
Thu Aug 28 @12:15PM
Book Jammers
Thu Aug 28 @ 4:30PM
Japanese Storytime
Fri Aug 29 @ 5:00PM
Holiday Closing
Mon Sep 01
Preschool Storytime
Tue Sep 02 @ 9:30AM