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Welcome to the Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library System is here to enrich the lives of the residents of Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties. Visit your local branch today to find out what the library can do for you.

We're working on our website!

Due to a hardware failure, the library website was offline for most of Thursday. We have a temporary website in place, however, some pages may be out of date, and some links may be broken. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call your home library if you have any questions about library services or events.


Regional and Local Policies

These policies apply to all branches in the Athens Regional Library System, with some policies specific to a particular branch or county.

Personnel Policies

These policies govern staff within the Athens Regional Library System.


These links provide information about the federal, state, and local laws which shape our policies.

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Renew books and place holds online:
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Children's Area

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