Welcome to the Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library System is here to enrich the lives of the residents of Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties. Visit your local branch today to find out what the library can do for you.

Summer Reading Programs are Here!

Fizz, Boom, Read!

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System are particpating in the Fizz, Boom, Read! Summer Reading Program. Some branches also have programs for teen and adults. Click on your branch in the list below to see the details of that branch's Summer Reading Program:

Athens Regional Library System Now Offers Digital Magazines for Download

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The Athens Regional Library System is pleased to announce that patrons can now check out downloadable digital magazines through Zinio for Libraries.

Through www.athenslibrary.org, Athens Regional Library System patrons now have access to complete digital magazines, which can be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video.

A wide range of titles is available, including “Seventeen,” “Car and Driver,” “Newsweek,” and many others. You can check out as many magazines as you would like. There are no due dates, no need for holds and no expiration dates! Current issues are always available.

To use this service, you must have an Athens Regional Library System card in good standing. Create a free account with RBDigital.com to check out magazines using your library card, then create a free Zinio.com account to read the issues in your web browser or the Zinio app, which is available on both Apple and Android devices. Please note: You can only check out magazines for free through RBdigital.com via the link on the library’s website; you will not be able to check out magazines through Zinio.com or the Zinio App.
Please see a library staff member at your local Athens Regional Library System branch for more information on how to access this service, or visit www.athenslibrary.org/services/library-card-services/zinio-for-libraries to learn more.

A sample of available magazine titles.

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