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.

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Athens Mayoral Debate

Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.

The library is proud to present WUGA’s Athens Mayoral Debate, moderated by WUGA News Anchor Alexia Ridley. Mayoral candidates Kelly Girtz, Richie Knight and Harry Sims will answer questions. Email your questions for the candidates in advance to wuga@uga.edu. Join us as part of the live audience, or tune in to WUGA 91.7 or 94.5 FM at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27 or 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, to listen. In Appleton Auditorium.

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GALILEO Focus Group volunteers needed!

Thursday, April 26, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Are you a GALILEO user? We need your opinion! The library is a host site for a GALILEO focus group on Thursday, April 26 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. GALILEO plans to make some changes this year to make the site more accessible, and this focus group is your chance to give feedback on user experience and the proposed changes. The focus group will be held in the 2nd floor computer classroom. Twelve spots are available on a first come, first served basis. Volunteers will receive free library and GALILEO gifts, including our exclusive Athens Regional Library System mug!

Aging with Dignity

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Thursday, March 30, 7:00 p.m.
Appleton Auditorium

Our population is living longer than ever, and the challenge is how to enable these people to live independently and stay actively engaged in their communities for as long as possible. Randy Christian of the Elder Care Planning Council of Northeast Georgia, will discuss access to services for services for seniors to help them do just that. including Medicare and Social Security and other topics related to aging with dignity. Sponsored by Reflecting, Sharing, Learning. Free and open to the public. Call (706) 613-3650, ext. 343, for information.

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