Bogart Library

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200 South Burson Avenue
Bogart, GA 30622
706-310-3515
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HOURS:

Computer Use Services by Appointment (How-to
Tuesday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Curbside Services (How-to)
Monday, Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 [.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Grab and Go Services (How-to)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Telephone Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Oconee County Board of Trustees Meeting

April 12, 2021 at 4:30 pm at the Bogart Library or via Zoom

Recording of Board Meeting held January 11, 2021, at 4:30 pm (Oconee County & Wirepark presentations

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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April 12 is National DEAR Day -- DROP EVERYTHING AND READ!

Celebrated each year on beloved children's author Beverly Cleary's birthday, DEAR Day reminds and encourages families to take time to read together every day. This year's DEAR Day is especially meaningful, as Cleary passed away on March 25, 2021 at the age of 104. Honor her legacy by celebrating DEAR Day with us today. We created this fun video featuring many notable Athenians demonstrating how they DROP EVERYTHING AND READ.

Chromebooks now available for check out!

chromebookLibrary card holders ages 18 and up can now check out a Chromebook for seven days at Athens Regional Library System branches. The Chromebooks must be returned in person inside the library at the end of the lending period. For patrons who may not have reliable internet access at home, our libraries also offer free wi-fi access available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in our parking lots and in our buildings during our Grab and Go hours. The Chromebook lending program is partially assisted with funds from the Library Services and Technology Act through the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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.

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.

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!

We're Still Here for You!

Our libraries are adapting to meet your reading needs.We are expanding our digital eBook, e-Magazines, and e-audiobook collection by 80%, including many new eleases and in-demand titles. We invite you to visit our online library to log in to RBDigital and browse our collection! Don't forget... we also have a digital collection for younger readers through eRead Kids! eRead Kids, offered by Athens Regional Library System and Georgia Public Library Services, has nearly 15,000 ebooks and audiobooks for children from pre-k through fourth grade. Download books straight to your computer or mobile device. Don't have a library card? We've got you covered! Keep calm and read on!

Library Bingo

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Play Library Bingo with us!

Looking for something fun to do? Explore the library website and beyond with our interactive Bingo card! How many squares can you fill in? (No prizes... it's just for fun!)

Click here to play Library Bingo!

KnitLits

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 06:00pm - 08:00pm

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas, and knit, knit, knit! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 706-310-3515 or visit www.athenslibrary.org/bogart.

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