Oglethorpe County Library

Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Address

858 Athens Rd. (Hwy 78)
Lexington, Georgia 30648
706-743-8817

The Athens Regional Library System logo with Georgia Public Library of the Year, 2017.

Athens Regional Library System named Georgia Public Library of the Year

The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) has named Athens Regional Library System as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year for 2017. The award is one of five annual Georgia Public Library Awards, honoring the outstanding service and achievements of Georgia’s public libraries, librarians and advocates during the past year. Read more...


Free Summer Lunch

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Monday to Friday, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

In partnership with Athens Housing Authority, we will be providing free hot lunches to children under 18. The program runs Monday through Friday from May 30 to July 14th.

Children must be able to eat alone, without the assistance of parents, etc. Lunches will only be served to children up to 18 years old; adults are not eligible to participate.

Oglethorpe County Library is one of two Summer Food Service Program sites in Oglethorpe County for lunch.

  • Breakfast will be held at the cafeteria in the Oglethorpe County High School.
  • Lunch will also be served at the Oglethorpe County Parks & Rec. Department at 11:30 a.m.
  • Please note that lunch held at the library begins at 12:00 p.m.

Saturday @ the Movies

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Saturday, July 1, 11:30 a.m.

Nothing to do on a Saturday? Come to the free Saturday matinee! This month, we're showing 2016's Pete's Dragon, starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, and Oakes Fegley (rated PG). This event is great for all ages.

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