Photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, taken March 26, 1964 by Marion S. Trikosko.  Retrieved from loc.gov

Closed to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed Monday, January 16 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 17.


PINES Catalog will be Offline - January 14 - 17

The PINES System Administration team will be performing system upgrades starting at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14th and continuing until Tuesday, January 17th at 6:00 a.m. All PINES services, including the online catalog will be unavailable during this maintenance window. GADD and Zinio can still be accessed, along with GALILEO.

This upgrade will add new features to the PINES catalog including a Spanish edition of the catalog. View all new features in the PINES Upgrades video.

Resources and Collections - African American

Print

  • A list of other print resources in the Heritage Room can be found here in the PINES catalog.
  • The American Slave
  • Black Genesis
  • Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina from the Colonial Period to About 1820
  • Free Negro Owners of Slaves in the United States in 1830 Together With Absentee Ownership of Slaves in the United States in 1830
  • An Index of African Americans Identified in Selected Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
  • Slave Bills of Sale Project (Georgia)

Microform

  • Indexes to Deposit Ledgers in Branches of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, 1865-1874
  • Marriage Records of the Office of the Commissioner, Washington Headquarters of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870
  • Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869
  • Records of the Field Offices for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872
  • Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870
  • Registers of Signatures of Depositions in Branches of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, 1865-1874

Miscellaneous

  • AAHGS News and Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (May, 2008 - 2012)

Request for Proposal - CMR - Bogart Library

Athens Regional Library System Board of Trustees is requesting interested firms to submit proposals to provide pre-construction and construction services as a Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) for the Bogart Branch Library Expansion & Renovation.


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