All Athens Regional Library System branches’ buildings remain closed to the public at this time. We now offer curbside holds pickup and are accepting returns in our book drops, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at most branches. Please contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update you as more information becomes available.

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Athens Regional Library System Board

The Athens Regional Library System Board consists of 4 Athens-Clarke County Representatives and 3 Representatives from Franklin, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe Counties. Representatives are chosen from the local library boards.

Meetings:

The Athens Regional Library System Board meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. The location varies.

2020 Meeting Schedule:

    January 16, 3:30 p.m. in Athens-Clarke County Board Room
    April 16, 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
    July 16, 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
    October 15, 3:30 p.m. in Athens-Clarke County Board Room

Athens-Clarke County Library Board

Appointed by:

  • Athens-Clarke County Board of Commissioners
  • Winterville City Council

Meetings:

The Athens-Clarke County Library Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Library.

2020 Meeting Schedule:

    January 14, 4:00 p.m. in Athens-Clarke County Board Room
    April 14, 4:00 p.m. via Zoom
    July 14, 4:00 p.m. via Zoom
    October 13, 4:00 p.m. in Athens-Clarke County Board Room 

Franklin County Library Board

Appointed by:

  • Franklin County Commission
  • Franklin County Board of Education
  • Towns of Royston, Lavonia, Franklin Springs, Canon and Carnesville
  • Lavonia-Carnegie Library
  • Royston Public Library

Meetings:

The Franklin County Library Board meets quarterly at 10:00 am on the 2nd Monday of January, April, July, and October.

  • January and June - Royston Public Library
  • April 2020 via Zoom
  • July 13 at 10 a.m. - Royston Public Library
  • October - Lavonia-Carnegie Library 

Madison County Library Board

Appointed by:

  • Madison County Commission
  • Madison County Library

Meetings:

The Madison County Library Board meets quarterly at 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of January, April, July, and October at the Madison County Library.

Oconee County Library Board

Appointed by:

  • Oconee County Commission
  • Towns of Watkinsville and Bogart
  • Oconee County Library
  • Bogart Library

Meetings:

The Oconee County Library Board meets quarterly on the 2nd Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

  • January and July - Oconee County Library
  • April 2020 via Zoom
  • July 13 at 4:30 p.m. - Oconee County Library
  • October- Bogart Library

Oglethorpe County Library Board

Appointed by:

  • Oglethorpe County Commission
  • Oglethorpe County Board of Education
  • Towns of Maxeys, Crawford, Arnoldsville and Lexington
  • Oglethorpe County Library

Meetings:

The Oglethorpe County Library Board meets quarterly at 4:00 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of January, April, July, and October at the Oglethorpe County Library.

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