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.

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Closed to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 21

All libraries in the Athens Regional Library System will be closed Monday, January 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, January 22.

Image result for pines logo Catalog will be Offline Saturday, January 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m. and is expected to be back Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Some library services will be unavailable during the upgrade period.

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Browse the local collection

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Place holds on materials
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We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

Make it and Take it: Lunar New Year Paper Lanterns

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Monday, February 12, 2018, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Lunar New Year is February 16th, and we're entering the Year of the Dog! Many Asian cultures decorate for the new year by hanging paper lanterns. Make a paper lantern of your own! In the Lobby, all ages.

Community Involvement for Teens

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Friday, February 9, 2018, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Multipurpose Room B.

Join students from LeadershipUGA to participate in activities aimed to increase teen involvement in the community on February 9th from 4:30-5:30. Teens will get an opportunity to learn how they can contribute towards creating positive community change as well as tips on how to become leaders within their community. Teens will also get a chance to learn about and experience public decision making through scenario-based activities. This program is only available for teens grades 6-12.

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