Athens-Clarke County Library


2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606


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.

Photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, taken March 26, 1964 by Marion S. Trikosko.  Retrieved from

Closed to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 20

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed Monday, January 20 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 21.

The ARLS Staff Art Show

Sharing Our Vision
Librarians as Artists/Artists as Librarians: The ARLS Staff Art Show

Athens-Clarke County Library
Quiet Gallery
2025 Baxter Street
Athens, Georgia
706 613 3650 x343

December 1, 2019—January 26, 2020
Reception Sunday, December 8 • 3:00 pm (Multipurpose Room C)

Athens-Clarke County Library is proud to present the work of our talented staff members from around the region during the months of December and January. The works on display will include paintings, drawings, collages, photographs, fiber pieces, sculptures, conceptual art and other media.

Librarians/Artists showing their work are Susan Best, Celia Brooks, Van Burns, Lynette Caseman, Claire Clements, Robert Clements, Olivia Conti, Jennie Evans, Robin Fay, Destiny Ferguson, Racheal Griffin-Jackson, Ashley Hardigree, Frank Jackson, Martha Kapelewski, Sarah List, Jean Mead, Jamie Mendenhall, Lisa Moncrief, Deirdre Murray, Dan Ragogna, Theresa Rice, Aleta Turner, Tatiana Veneruso, and Eddie Whitlock.

A reception with light refreshments will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, December 8. Everyone is invited!

The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.


Teen Social Justice Club

social justice graphicDec. 4, 2019 MPR-A

Time: 4:00pm

Want to make a difference? Join the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement's Teen Social Justice Club. With a variety of teen projects this year, you are sure to find something fun and engaging including poetry and performing arts, cultural travel, beauty and self-care and financial literacy. This program is designed to cultivate future leaders, encourage youth activism, build students' self-confidence through travel, performing arts, and history lessons. To dismantle the school to prison pipeline system and provide a safe space for students' after-school. Grades 6th-12th only, please.

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