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Oglethorpe County Library


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


858 Athens Rd. (Hwy 78)
Lexington, Georgia 30648

Delayed Opening on August 29, 2014

The Oglethorpe County Library will open an hour later than usual on Friday, August 29, to accommodate staff training. The library will open at 11:00 a.m.

Statewide PINES library catalog system will be down for maintenance, August 28-29

The PINES library catalog system -- which manages the catalogs and patron cards of numerous libraries, including those in the Athens Regional Library System -- will be unavailable starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 28, and should be back up by 6 p.m. Friday, August 29. It is possible, however, that the system may be down through the weekend.

During this time, library staff will not be able to issue new library cards or renew expired cards, place holds on books, search the PINES catalog or collect fines. Patrons also will not be able to renew books on our website from home.

Magic Show with Keith Karnok

Photo of Keith Karnok and friends.

Tuesday, July 8, 10:30 a.m.

Join magician and ventriloquist, Keith Karnok and his wacky sidekick Vern, the singing and talking bird as they perform a slew of magic tricks to dig up lots of good fun. This magic show entertains all age groups so grab your family and friends and meet us for a morning full of fun, magic tricks, and more. Check out Keith and Vern on his website at

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Upcoming Events at the Oglethorpe County Library

Story Time - I Like to Share
Wed Aug 27, 2014 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Delayed Opening
Fri Aug 29, 2014 @11:00AM - 06:00PM
Holiday Closing
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Story Time - Grandparents are Amazing!
Wed Sep 03, 2014 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Story Time - Moving Along
Wed Sep 10, 2014 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Story Time - What's In My Pocket?
Wed Sep 17, 2014 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Story Time - Who Loves Fall?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Open Book
Tue Sep 30, 2014 @11:30AM - 01:00PM