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Library

"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."  - Henry Ward Beecher

We couldn't agree more.  Come visit your local library.  A quiet place to study, relax, work or simply escape in a good book.  It's fun, the old fashioned way.

Open Weekly

Open Weekly

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the library located and how can I contact them?

The Athens Municipal Library is located at 410 E. Hargrave St. right here in Athens. Their phone number is 217-636-8047. You can find more information on their website here.

How long does it take to get a library card?

Our librarian will be able to supply you with a new library card the same day you apply.

Are electronic books available?

Yes, we do have electronic books.