Athens-Clarke County Library

Address

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m
Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Please visit the Heritage Room webpage for their hours.

Volunteers needed for FOTL Book Sale - August 20-28

The Friends of the Library needs volunteers to set up tables, move boxes of books, run check-out at the sale, and move leftover books after the sale. Please visit the Sign-up Page to volunteer for a spot.

Last Monday Book Group - Hillbilly Elegy

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us to discuss Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance. To join the group or if you have any questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck. Vance's grandparents, aunt, uncle, sister, and, most of all, his mother, struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life, and were never able to fully escape the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty, and trauma so characteristic of their part of America. - Publisher

Summer Book Sale

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Get ready to restock your book shelves at the Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library's Summer Book Sale, August 23-26! Thousands of titles will be available, admission to the sale is free, and all proceeds benefit the library! The sale takes place in the library's Multipurpose Rooms:

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2-6 p.m. (Members Only; Join at the door for $25!)
  • Wednesday, August 23, 6-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 24, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday, August 25, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 26, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Fill a Bag for $10 all day!)
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