Closed for Independence Day

 July 3rd and 4th 2020

All libraries in the region will be closed on July 3rd and July 4th, for Independence Day. 

All Athens Regional Library System branches’ buildings remain closed to the public at this time. We now offer curbside holds pickup and are accepting returns in our book drops, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at most branches. Please contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update you as more information becomes available.

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RB Digital

rbDigital is a free service  from the library that provides access to thousands of ebook and audiobooks and hundreds of digital magazines. rbDigital is compatible with most computers, color tablets, and smartphones.

Registering for an rbDigital Account
  • To register, go to athensga.rbdigital.com/ 
  • When the rbDigital site loads, click “Register”.
  • Enter your library card number (no spaces).
  • Fill out the remainder of the form and click “Register”.

Downloading the rbDigital App

  • Open the app store on your device.
  • Search for “rbDigital”.
  • Download the RBdigital app.
  • Open the rbDigital app.
  • Login to the rbDigital app with your rbDigital username and password.

Checking out a title

  • Login to the rbDigital app.
  • Tap the ☰ button to open the menu.
  • Tap “Books”. Choose ebooks or audiobooks.
  • To search for books, tap the magnifying glass icon.
  • To browse for books, tap the “View All” button.
  • Books marked “Checkout” are available immediately. Books marked “Hold” are not currently available but can be placed on hold.
  • To checkout an available book, tap a book marked “Checkout”. 
  • Tap the “Checkout” button.
  • Tap “Read” or “Play”.
  • To see all of your checked out books, tap the ☰ button and then tap “Home”.