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.

winter holidays

Closed for Winter Holidays: December 24-26

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed December 24 through December 26, for the holidays. Regular hours resume on December 27. Happy Holidays from everyone at the library!

Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs

Mike Lowery Author Signing Event: Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs

Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:00 a.m.

ACC Library and Avid Bookshop proudly present New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Mike Lowery, as he shares his latest amazingly zany book Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Beasts. Discover a wealth of weird, wacky, and wild facts about dinosaurs, told in Lowery’s distinctive comic book style. Books will be available for purchase. Dinosaur costumes are encouraged. For children ages 4-11 and their caregiver. In Storyroom.

Athens Rising 2: Transmittance Film Screening

Athens Rising 2: Transmittance (Trailer) from Brimms & Riggs on Vimeo.

Wednesday, October 22, 2019 7:00 pm

Athens Rising 2: Transmittance Film Screening
Not Rated but PG equivalent: Contains mild language
Runtime: 102 minutesJames Preston

Athens-Clarke County Library
Appleton Auditorium
2025 Baxter Street
Athens, Georgia
706 613 3650 x343

"We will transmit this City, not only not less, but greater and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us." - The Athenian Oath  

Athens-Clarke County Library presents a special FREE showing of the new film Athens Rising 2: Transmittance on October 22 at 7:00 pm. Local filmmaker James Preston will be on hand to introduce the film and take questions from the audience afterwards.

In his second Athens Rising documentary, Preston looks at the creative class in Athens,GA through the lens of our unique organizations & institutions, the artists they inspire, the community we build, and our collective potential.  Athens Rising 2: Transmittance "captures the hope, the drive, the power, and the love of this fault-line riven, beautiful, and flawed city." - Brent Temple

Subjects include ATHICA, Avid Bookshops, Canopy Studio, The Lyndon House, Nuci's Space, The Wild Rumpus, Chef Peter Dale (Condor Chocolate, Maepole, The National, Seabear), and the work of Mokah & Knowa Johnson (AADM, Athens in Harmony, Athens Hip Hop Awards). The film features music from Claire Campbell, Murk Daddy Flex, White Rabbit Collective, Foreign, and Annie Leeth.

The film is free and open to the public. For more information call (706)613-3650 or visit The Athens-Clarke County Library is located at 2025 Baxter Street, Athens.

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