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Lay Park Resource Center

Open Hours

Monday - Friday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed


297 Hoyt Street
Athens, Georgia 30601

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Library closed for Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will close for Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 26. Libraries which are usually open late on Wednesdays will close early at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25. Regular hours resume on Friday, November 27.

Let's "Spring" into a New Book! Storytime

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Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
April 7th - May 15th
Ages 6 and up

We will welcome Springtime by enjoying the great "crop" of new books generously supplied by the Friends of the Library and other library supporters. Thank you, Friends!

The Center is located on the 3rd floor of the Lay Park Community Center. This Resource Center was established with SPLOST 2000 funds and is staffed by the Athens-Clarke County Library.

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Upcoming Events at the Lay Park Resource Center

Closing Early for Thanksgiving Day
Wed Nov 25, 2015 @ 6:00PM -
Closed for Thanksgiving Day
Thu Nov 26, 2015 @12:00AM
Holiday Closing
Thu Dec 24, 2015 @12:00AM
Holiday Closing
Fri Dec 25, 2015 @12:00AM
Holiday Closing
Sat Dec 26, 2015 @12:00AM
Closing Early for New Year's Eve
Thu Dec 31, 2015 @ 6:00PM -
Closed for New Year's Day
Fri Jan 01, 2016 @12:00AM
Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Mon Jan 18, 2016 @12:00AM