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Buckhead Library

701c4 Buckhead Library Magnum
Call: (404) 814-3500 or visit www.afpls.org
This eccentric building was known mostly to locals as the place to park when partying in the Village. But to architects, it was an important modernist statement by the prestigious local firm Scogin Elam. Now that it appears to be safe from the bulldozers, you can decide what to make of its fish-scale exterior and angular canopies.

Black Poetry Fest

Thursday February 4, 2021 07:00 PM EST
Categories: Literary

Join us every Thursday in February for a series of virtual readings and conversations on black poetics featuring Ryan J., Jessica Lanay, Dustin Pearson and Malcolm Tariq as we explore themes of family, history, black identity, and black language and music.

This program is part...
Cost: Free

The Loving Story

Wednesday February 20, 2019 05:00 PM EST
Categories: History, Civil Rights, Human Rights, Film

Join us for this special presentation of The Loving Story. A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era.

The film screeni...
Cost: This event is free and open to the public.

Veganism: Diet & Lifestyle

Wednesday February 13, 2019 06:00 PM EST
Categories: Health and Wellness Join us for a healthy discussion on Veganism. We will define the health impact of the diet and how it affects the animals and the environment. We will also discuss other aspects of the vegan lifestyle, including clothing, shoes, accessories, furnishings and entertainm...
Cost: Free

Mommy & Me exhibit reception

Friday May 20, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Illustrations and paintings created by AP Studio Art graduating senior Bella Augard-Durham & her Mom, local Atlanta artist, EE Durham. The exhibit is open from May 10 to June 13, and the reception is held on Saturday May 21.
Cost: Free

Buckhead Writers Group

Sunday May 10, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Join the writers group, and encourage and inspire one another to create from the heart.
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Annual Ida Williams Memorial Poetry Contest

Friday April 17, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
All entries must be submitted by Saturday, April 18. Grades K-8.
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Photographs by Nafisa Valita Sherrif

Wednesday August 27, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Nafisa Valita Sheriff's photographs will be on display in the library courtesy of the Atlanta Art Center. Join her for an opening reception August 2, 2pm-5pm.
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League of Women Voters Legislative Recap

Friday March 28, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
How will the 2014 legislative session affect you? The League of Women Voters of Atlanta Fulton County and its partners invite the public to a free recap of the 2014 Georgia legislative session. The Doris VonGlahn Legislative Review panel of experts will cover budget, healthcare, environment and educ...
Cost: Free

Alicia Etchison

Tuesday October 1, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Alicia Etchison - Fingerstyle Guitar - Songs For Teens - Storysongs To Warm Your Soul
Cost: No Cover

Discovered Country

Thursday March 28, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Recent Works by abstract visual artist Lee Suzanne Jordan. Opening rception from 4-6 p.m. on March 6. Featuring several large works and more than 30 intimate works based on her travels throughout the American West and the Southeast.
Cost: Free

Max Eternity

Wednesday June 27, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Max Eternity, in conjunction with the Atlanta Artist Center, presents an exhibition of computer art. Opening reception on Sat., June 2, from 2-6 p.m.
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269 Buckhead Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 814-3500
Library
Hours

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: Closed