Special Collections Libraries open for visitors July 5

July 1, 2014 – 11:59 AM

The Russell Special Collections Libraries will be closed for research July 5.

The building will be open during its regular Saturday hours, 1-5 p.m. and visitors are welcome to spend time in the three galleries on the second floor: The Walter J. Brown and Media Archives, currently featuring an exhibit from Art Rocks Athens about the music scene of the 70s and 80s; , the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library which currently has an exhibit on the Civil War in 1865, which included the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain and the Battle of Atlanta; and the Richard Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, an exhibit on choosing to participate in our political system.

Friends and family visiting this summer? Don’t forget to include the Russell Special Collections Libraries in your plans! We’re open 8-5 M-F and 1-5 Saturdays. Guided tours every Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Summer Special: Each visitor gets FREE AC and cold water!

Interactive kiosks, macabre artifacts and three galleries full of rare and unique materials from Georgia’s history and culture.

Come visit!

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