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children's area at Athens Clarke County Library

Welcome to Athens-Clarke County Library  Children's Area! We are here to help you and your family discover a love of reading and learning.

We invite you to explore our collections of books and other materials for children of all ages. Join us for engaging programs, including storytimes and crafts.

Follow us on Facebook for our virtual programming, events, photos, and other fun. 

Looking for recommendations or additional assistance? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help! Please contact us for more information.

Need a new book but aren’t sure what to read next?

conceirgeDoes your child want to learn about a particular topic, like dinosaurs, space or super heroes? Has your child read every book by their favorite author and now needs something new? We can help! Call your library and our friendly, knowledgeable staff will pick out some books just for you based on your interests.

Have fun with our Crafts to Go

Stop by your Athens Regional Library System branch during curbside service hours to pick up a free kit with everything you need for a fun craft activity designed for children ages 2-11. A new craft is available every two weeks while supplies last. Each branch offers a different craft. Simply call the library when you arrive and let us know how many kits you need. Happy crafting!

Family computer sessions available by appointment

family computersThe library now offers one-hour family computer sessions in our Children's Area. These sessions include an internet PC for an adult caregiver paired with a touchscreen computer for an accompanying child, ages 2-11, loaded with educational games. Unvented face masks are required, and limited staff assistance is available. Please call the library to reserve your session!

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Contact Us: 
Evan Michael Bush, Children's Services Coordinator, ebush@athenslibrary.org
Trudi Green, Assistant Library Director, tgreen@athenslibrary.org