Oconee County Library

Hours

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

Address

1080 Experiment Station Rd
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677
706-769-3950
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 837
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677

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.

We're Still Here for You! 


Our libraries are adapting to meet your reading needs. reading on the porchWe are expanding our digital eBook, e-Magazines, and e-audiobook collection by 80%, including many new eleases and in-demand titles. We invite you to visit our online library to log in to
 RBDigital and browse our collection! Don't forget... we also have a digital collection for younger readers through eRead Kids! eRead Kids, offered by Athens Regional Library System and Georgia Public Library Services, has nearly 15,000 ebooks and audiobooks for children from pre-k through fourth grade. Download books straight to your computer or mobile device. Don't have a library card? We've got you covered! Keep calm and read on!

virtual library cardNeed a Library Card to Use Our Online Resources? 

Sign up now for a digital-only library card and take advantage of everything on our website, including our downloadable collection of digital eBooks, audiobooks and magazines. It’s easy! Remember you must include your email address on the online form!

Virtual Storytime! virtual story timeCheck out our schedule for the amazing fun we have in store for you! Every day, Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Need to brighten up your morning? Join some of your favorite storytime folks from around the region right here on Facebook! We'll be live streaming from various locations with your favorite songs, rhymes and books! The more we get together...the happier we'll be! Check out the schedule as we share virtual storytimes from all of our regional library facebook pages.

A Message from the Director


Valerie Bell HeadshotOn behalf of the entire staff, Boards of Trustees, Friends of the Libraries, and volunteers of the Athens Regional Library System, I would like to thank our many concerned patrons and friends for your years of support to your library and your patience during this last difficult week.  Please read A Message from the Director for the full statement.  

Basics of Water Bath and Pressure Canning

image of canningMonday, August 28, 2017, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

You CAN do it! Learn how to preserve your own food in this fall food preservation series presented by the Oconee County Library and Oconee County Cooperative Extension. This first class will teach the basics of canning. Learn the benefits of doing it yourself! Registration is required.  All programs are free and open to the public.

African American Family Scan Day

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Help preserve the story of the African American experience by bringing your family's historical documents (photos, letters, family Bibles, recipes, etc.) to be digitally scanned and preserved!
This initiative is part of the National Endowment for Humanities' Common Heritage Grant. The goal of the grant is to preserve African American families' histories, which are often underdocumented. By helping families protect and preserve their heirloom documents, we hope to ensure that everyone's story is remembered. Registration for appointment times required. To register go to the online Athens-Clarke County Library Adult Calendar or call 706-769-3950. All programs are free and open to the public.

Virtual Storytime

Sesame Street eBooks

Sesame Street eBooks!

Read Sesame Street eBooks for free with your library card!

ABCmouse.com: Now available FREE at our library

GALILEO: Georgia's Virtual Library

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