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The Official Athens Visitors Guide is a must-have for your visit! Page after page of hip spots and travel ideas, at your fingertips. more

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Keep up with the latest performances, openings, tours, restaurants, and everything else you need to experience Athens GA like a local! more

Avid Bookshop

Avid Bookshop is a community-focused independent seller of mostly new and some used books. Stop by for a new read plus special programming including book clubs, local author readings, poetry nights, national author book signings, and more! Located on Prince Avenue, between The Daily Co-op and the historic Fire Hall No. 2.

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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday: closed 

Community Service Celebration: Learn How to BE A CHANGEMAKER and Start Something That Matters

    From: January 10, 2015 - January 10, 2015
In celebration of our national Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday and the national Day of Service, Avid Bookshop welcomes Charles Orgbon, a UGA student w... View Details

Meet Atlanta Author Colleen Oakley

    From: January 13, 2015 - January 13, 2015
Avid Bookshop presents Atlanta author Colleen Oakley in celebration of her novel Before I Go on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Ther... View Details

Meet Author Jennifer Niven

    From: January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015
Avid Bookshop is over the moon to host author Jennifer Niven in celebration of her young adult book All the Bright Places on January 14, 2015, from 6... View Details