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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.

2015 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

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2014 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2014 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Her

2014 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him

2013 Flagpole Winner: Local Business

2013 Flagpole Runner-Up: Favorite Store to Buy a Gift for Him


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

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

Meet Author Kristy Woodson Harvey: DEAR CAROLINA

    From: May 12, 2015 - May 12, 2015
Avid Bookshop is thrilled to host author Kristy Woodson Harvey in celebration of her debut novel, DEAR CAROLINA, on Tuesday, May 12, from 6:30pm-7:30... View Details

Multi-Author Event: Michael K. Brown, Lynda Fitzgerald, and Kerry Denney

    From: May 23, 2015 - May 23, 2015
Join friends and come to Avid Bookshop on Saturday, May 23, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and meet three authors: Michael K. Brown, Lynda Fitzgera... View Details