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Libraries
  • Buckhead Library
    269 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

    A prize-winning architectural landmark designed by Scrogin, Elam and Bay, the Buckhead branch of the Atlanta-FultonMore County Library system distinguishes the Buckhead scene with its signature metal canopy with a dramatic angular structure pointing forward. Inside, a 20-by-50 foot rear window gives a stunning view of the Atlanta skyline.

    The branch's 100,000 volume collection includes books, large-print books, periodicals, audio- and video-cassettes and compact discs. The separate children's department offers a variety of activities such as storytimes. The reference collection has a strong business component. For community meetings, the branch offers a small conference room and a 100-seat public meeting room.

    The Buckhead Library dates back to the 1920s, when elementary school principal and teacher Ida Williams led efforts to establish it. For years, the library was known as the Ida Williams Libary. In 1989, the current 20,000 square foot building opened, re-named the Buckhead Library. 

  • Cherokee Garden Library
    130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
    Horticulture, botanical art, floral design and ecology enthusiasts will find more than 250,000 manuscripts, books,More photographs, landscape drawings and seed catalogs at the Cherokee Garden Library. It also hosts educational programs and has an inventory of research materials exploring the history of horticulture in the Southeast region. It is located at the Atlanta History Center.
  • Northside Branch Library
    3295 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

    A friendly,  family-oriented branch with a knowledgeable, helpful staff. The branch offers an extensive bank ofMore computers for Internet access along with free Wifi. A children's branch with a strong collection has a full schedule of classes and storytimes. Along with books, including a range of current titles, patrons can check out CDs, DVDs and audio and videotapes.  A sculpture by the artist Ted Chatham greets visitors.

     

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