The City of Athens is home to 2 public libraries.

The Athens-Limestone Public Library

The Athens-Limestone Public Library offers many services and programs as well as facilities for rent. For more information, visit the Athens-Limestone Public Library Website.

603 S Jefferson Street
Athens, AL 35611

Phone: 256-232-1233

Library Hours:
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Houston Memorial Library & Museum

Located at:
101 N Houston Street
Athens, AL 35611

The Library and Museum are open Tuesday- Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. This was the home of the late 2-time Alabama Governor George S Houston. Contact them at 256-233-8770. Free admission; donations appreciated.

Athens-Limestone Public Library Entrance
Houston Library grand entrance