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Closed for Winter Holidays: December 24-26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed Monday, December 24, through Wednesday, December 26, for the holidays. Regular hours resume on Thursday, December 27.

Happy Holidays from everyone at the library!


Heritage Room Announces New Database: Find My Past

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The Heritage Room is pleased to present our new subscription to the database FindMyPast.com. FindMyPast provides access to:

  • British newspaper archives from England, Wales and Scotland
  • Parish records from across England and Wales dating back to 1538
  • Passenger lists of ships leaving the UK 1890-1960 to the U.S., Canada and Australia
  • British Army records 1760-1915
  • English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish records dating back to 1700, including school admissions, workhouse registers and apprenticeships records
  • Irish court records
  • Canadian records and newspaper archives
  • Extensive records from Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.

There are over 1.5 billion historical records on findmypast.com and you have access to them ONLY at your local branch of the Athens Regional Library System.

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