Athens-Clarke County Library

Address

2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-613-3650

Hours

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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BLING YOUR PROM - Donations Accepted Now!

Bling Your Prom is coming on Saturday, March 3! Help us ease the financial burden of preparing for prom, so all teens in our community can have the amazing experience they deserve! We are accepting donations of:

  • New or gently used (CLEAN) formal wear for
  • both girls and guys.
  • Costume jewelry
  • Dress shoes (girls and guys)
  • Men's ties
  • New and unopened cosmetics
  • We are also looking for cosmetologists and hair stylists to offer makeup and hair tutorials, plus vouchers for services. Call Devera Chandler at (706) 613-3650, ext. 323!

    All donations accepted through February 26, 2018.

The Athens Regional Library System logo with Georgia Public Library of the Year, 2017.

Athens Regional Library System named Georgia Public Library of the Year

The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) has named Athens Regional Library System as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year for 2017. The award is one of five annual Georgia Public Library Awards, honoring the outstanding service and achievements of Georgia’s public libraries, librarians and advocates during the past year. Read more...


Join Together: A Multiethnic Afternoon of Music, Peace and Holiday Crafts

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Saturday, December 10, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Appleton Auditorium & Multipurpose Rooms

Join us for a two-hour concert in the Appleton Auditorium featuring the seasonal music of Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe. In Multipurpose Rooms B & C, we will have demonstrations of crafts you can learn and create on the spot. Enjoy a complimentary beverage and snack with us, and observe the holiday of your choice - or all of them! Sponsored by Reflecting, Sharing, Learning. Call (706) 613-3650, extension 343, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

Know Your Rights for Teens

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Thursday, December 8, 4:30 p.m.

Join the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement for an afternoon of social justice and empowerment for teens! Designed to empower and encourage students to become more actively engaged citizens and teach children/teens their legal rights and responsibilities. Students will also learn how to make a practical difference in their community in areas of activism and social justice. Featuring Attorney Ryan Heron, Civics & Government Educator Jesse Evan and Activist Mokah-Jasmine Johnson. Great for middle and high school student ages 12-17.

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