For the safety of our patrons and with a continued effort to “flatten the curve," all Athens Regional Library System branches in Athens-Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties will remain closed until such time that it is deemed safe to reopen to the public. Library staff remain on the job  serving our communities virtually.  Please feel free to contact us at http://athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/contact-us if you have any questions regarding library service during this time. We will update the community as more information becomes available.

Friends of the Library

What do the Friends of the Madison County Library do?

  • Buy new, in-demand items for adults, teens and children
  • Provide quality programming to keep kids reading
  • Fund entertaining and educational events throughout the year
  • Lobby for funding for enhanced and expanded library services
  • Keep the community informed on library activities through a monthly online and print calendar
  • Accept, sort and process donated books for adding to the collection or selling in the semi-annual book sales
  • Provide refreshments for all public programming
  • Run a booth at county festivities
  • Fund an additional 800 miles of travel for librarian visits to day cares and schools
  • Purchase additional equipment and necessary tools for staff

Friends of the Madison County Library By Laws

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GALILEO: Georgia's Virtual Library

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