Oconee County Library


Monday & Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.


1080 Experiment Station Rd
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 837
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677

Costume Swap

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Bring your gently-used, clean children’s costumes to the library and trade them for new-to-you costumes!  Bring in your costumes now to get your ticket and come back swap for a new one on Swap Weekend. Swap admission with tickets only from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, and after that, you can choose a costume for any donation amount. We also accept costume donations and need costumes for older children. Drop off your costumes by Sept. 29 to get your swap tickets!  For more information, please call 706-769-3950.

Mountain Singer: Byron Herbert Reece: Georgia's Appalachian Poet and Novelist, a Centennial Celebration with a Mountain Berry Dessert Potluck Picnic

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Jackie Elsner will sing Byron Herbert Reece’s poems in the traditional way of the Old Country ballads that Reece heard in North Georgia at the beginning of the twentieth century.  Born 100 years ago, we celebrate award-winning poet Byron Herbert Reece (1917 – 1958) who lived the life of a hill-and-bottomland farmer in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. He called himself  “a farmer first, a writer second.” Plus bring your favorite fruit filled, covered, or smothered cobbler, pie, shortcake or other dessert to join our Mountain Berry Dessert Potluck Picnic. It will be a “sweet” experience for all the senses! All programs are free and open to the public.

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