General Information


The Atlanta Public Library owes its origin to two primary things: a love of books by its earliest citizens    and a connection with the Chicago and Mississippi railroad built in 1853 to connect St. Louis and Chicago.

Want to learn more about the history of the Library and Museum?  Would you like to become involved as a volunteer?  Do you need to know when the Library and Museum are open?  Click on the links to the left and explore.  You can also find a list of the Library Board and staff, see the schedule of upcoming meetings, and read agendas and minutes of past Board meetings.

Board & Staff
Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes