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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

The JFK Assassination Fifty Years Later: What We Know Now

Drawing of President KennedyThursday, November 21, 7:00 p.m.

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, join us as Donald E. Wilkes, Jr., UGA Professor of Law Emeritus, discusses some of the circumstances he has researched, the facts we know today, and some yet unanswered questions. Wilkes was a professor at UGA’s School of Law for over 40 years. He has written five books and more than 250 other published scholarly works, including 34 JFK assassination articles. This program is made possible by the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through a leadership grant, The Boomers: Reflecting, Sharing, Learning awarded to the Athens Regional Library System and Lyndon House Arts Center. The program will be recorded and archived on the project’s website For more information, contact Madeline Darnell at (706) 613-3650, ext. 343, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Free and open to the public. In Appleton Auditorium.

Lunchtime Learning @ Your Library: Cyber Safety

Thursday, November 21, 12:15 p.m.

Virgil Stevens of the University of Georgia’s Crime Prevention Department will speak on how to stay protected from online scams, hackers and malware. This event is the conclusion of library’s three-part series on personal safety. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch. Beverages are provided. Free and open to the public. In Multipurpose Room B.

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The 2014 Summer Reading Programs Are Here!

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We have programs for all ages! Visit our Summer Reading Program webpage for more information!

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Upcoming Events

Preschool Storytime
Wed Jul 23 @ 9:30AM
Preschool Storytime
Wed Jul 23 @10:30AM
Morning Computer Tutorial
Thu Jul 24 @ 9:00AM
Silly Sock Hop!
Thu Jul 24 @10:30AM
Meat and Three: Athens Food Scene Then and Now
Thu Jul 24 @ 7:00PM
Afterhours event: Comic Con @ Your Library!
Fri Jul 25 @ 6:00PM
Open Playtime
Mon Jul 28 @10:30AM
Open Chess Play @ ACC Library
Mon Jul 28 @ 4:00PM
Bedtime Stories
Mon Jul 28 @ 7:00PM
Last Monday Book Group, Adult Book Discussion Group
Mon Jul 28 @ 7:00PM