Ivy Room

The Ivy Room for Genealogy and Local History is located in the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville. This room houses materials related to the history of Watkinsville/Oconee County in particular, and of Georgia in general. The Ivy Room seeks to provide resources on local history and genealogy for any individual conducting research, and to foster both research skills and interest in family history by offering basic genealogy courses. Download the Ivy Room brochure for more information.

All Athens Regional Library System branches’ buildings remain closed to the public at this time. We now offer curbside holds pickup and are accepting returns in our book drops, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at most branches. Please 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 you as more information becomes available.

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Hours & General Information

Monday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Ivy Room is open during normal library hours and is available for anyone researching local history and genealogy. Materials are neither circulated nor available through Interlibrary Loan; however, the Oconee County Library provides photocopiers for public use at the cost of twenty-five cents per page. Resource materials are made available in a variety of formats, including microform, software programs, and Internet access. Printing from the microfilm reader costs fifty cents per page. Computer usage is limited to two hours per person. Printing from computers costs twenty-five cents per page for b/w copies and one dollar per page for color copies.

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