Oglethorpe County Library

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858 Athens Rd. (Hwy 78)
Lexington, Georgia 30648
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Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

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Find your local library branch and its hours to visit us in-person,chat with us using our Ask a Librarian service or contact us for help!

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COVID Vaccination Clinics at the library!

Athens Regional Library System is partnering with the Georgia Department of Public Health to offer free COVID-19 vaccination clinics. 
Here are the clinic details:
  • Vaccination is free! 
  • No ID or insurance is required
  • Walk-ins are 100% welcome
  • If an eligible child (age 12yrs – 17yrs) comes in for a vaccine they must have an adult accompanying them
  • Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines will be available.
  • To learn more, visit PublicHealthIsForEveryone.com
Oglethorpe County Library
858 Athens Road
Friday, June 11, 2021
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

tutor.com Career Center: Help for job seekers is just a click away!


Looking for a career change? Need to dust off your resume? You don’t have to face it alone. Athens Regional Library System can help you reach your goals with the Tutor.com Career Center—absolutely FREE to you. 
Get anonymous, private, online career coaching and job search assistance. All you need is your library card and an Internet connection!  Work one-to-one with professional career coaches in a private, supportive environment for help with job searching, resume writing, interview preparation, and more. Drop off your cover letter or resume any time, 24/7 for an overnight review. There's even a Tutor.com SkillsCenter™ Resource Library, where you'll find helpful resources for your job search, including resume and cover letter templates and samples. 

Tutors are available every day from 2 - 9 p.m. Getting help is easy. Just click on the tutor.com logo on the right side of this page. To learn more, visit your library or ask your Tutor.com tutor for a tour of the online classroom during your first session. Log in today!   learn how you can get the most out of tutor.com!

Explore Heritage Room’s new online archival catalog

Through a partnership with the Digital Library of Georgia, many items in the Heritage Room’s collection are now viewable and searchable in our new archival catalog! Since 1992, the Heritage Room has collected archival material related to the Athens-Clarke County area, such as Civil War era photos of soldiers, city engineering records related to the emergence of local sewer and water systems, photos of downtown homes taken by Charles Rowland (owner of the Beechhaven property) and many, many more! Enjoy exploring our physical collections and our digitized materials in the archival catalog. Need help finding something? Email heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org or give us a call at (706) 613-3650 ext. 350. 
Photo from the Georgia Postcard collection held at the Athens-Clarke County Library. 

Chromebooks now available for check out!

chromebookLibrary card holders ages 18 and up can now check out a Chromebook for seven days at Athens Regional Library System branches. The Chromebooks must be returned in person inside the library at the end of the lending period. For patrons who may not have reliable internet access at home, our libraries also offer free wi-fi access available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in our parking lots and in our buildings. The Chromebook lending program is partially assisted with funds from the Library Services and Technology Act through the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Book Us! Computer Skills One-on-One

Saturday, June 08, 2019, 12:00pm - 01:30pmComputer

Please join us for a computer class session on a topic of your choice! Register for one of three 30-minute one-on-one sessions where you can ask about how to use your mobile device or Windows laptop.

In these classes you can bring your own device, or you can use the library's computers.

Registration is required to attend. Click here to register, or call the library at 706-743-8817.

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Summer Reading Kick-Off: S’More Fun with Scout

SmoreWednesday, June 05, 2019, 10:30am

Kick-off the summer by having S’more Fun with Scout, the mascot of our Georgia State Parks. Join us at the library as we read stories around the campfire, meet and greet with Scout, and make s'mores together!

This free program is great for children of all ages with their caregiver.

This program is a part of our Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories." All programs in our Summer Reading Program are sponsored by the Friends of the Oglethorpe County Library.

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