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Visitors Guide
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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

Athens Travel Blog
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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, author readings, poetry nights, book signings, and more! Located on Prince Avenue, between The Daily Co-op and the historic Fire Hall No. 2.

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

Monday: closed 

Author Visit for UGA Homecoming: THIS LITTLE DAWG

    From: October 04, 2014 - October 04, 2014
Avid Bookshop presents a very special story time for UGA's Homecoming Weekend. Grab your littlest dawg fan and come to Avid Bookshop on Saturday, Oct... View Details

Avid Poetry Series

    From: October 11, 2014 - October 11, 2014
The next installment of the Avid Poetry Series will take place on October 11, 2014, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Avid Bookshop featuring Ada Limón... View Details