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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 if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. For more information about the libraries' phased re-entry plans, please click here

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Summer Reading Program

On Your Mark, Get Set…Back to School!

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August is here and the Summer Reading Program is officially over. From pirates and mermaids to live parrots and Curious George, we had a wonderful time sharing a summer chock-full of fantastic books and programs. Whether you were exploring Timeless Tales of Thor, Little House on the Prairie or Finding Winnie the Pooh, the library has been the place to jump into the life-long adventure of reading. Participants in the reading program moved their nametags through five famous storybook places on their journey to 50 books or 25 hours. We even had 54 children become Super Summer Readers by reading 100 books or 50 hours! If you haven’t brought in your reading log yet, the final day to get your prizes is August 12th. For those of you heading into Pre-K or Kindergarten, be sure to check out our display of “Back to School” books! Please note that Storytime is on vacation and will be back in September with lots of great surprises for the fall.

Photo of superhero performers! Photo of Curious George and the man in the yellow hat Photo of a girl holding a parrot Photo of Miss Keir in a tutu! Photo of Summer artwork hanging on the wall Photo of Summer Fun! Photo of a boy holding Thor's hammer! Photo of a musician! Photo of everyone who came to see Curious George! Photo of car mazes!

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Virtual Storytime

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Muzzy Club Language!

Available on your computer (sign in with your library card number)

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Now available FREE at our library

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Ereads Kids - Ebooks for Kids

GALILEO: Georgia's Virtual Library

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