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The Auburn Avenue Research Library provides a variety of services for library patrons. Please visit the AFPLS website for information on other AFPLS services.



NOTE:  The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (AARL) is currently accepting applications for the use of its meeting rooms.  Please contact Gloria Strong @ 404-613-4010alt for information on reserving meeting room space. 


Please visit the Atlanta- Fulton Public Library's website at www.afpls.org for meeting room space at other library locations.



Non-Circulating Materials | Traveling Exhibit

  Non-Circulating Materials


The Auburn Avenue Research Library features a non-circulating library of materials related to the world heritage of peoples of African descent. Due to the non-circulating policy of AARL, Inter-Library loan and materials from AFPLS libraries are not returned at the Auburn location. Patrons may return materials at nearby Central Library or the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library at 409 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.


Traveling Exhibit





Auburn Avenue Research Library Traveling Exhibit
The AARL traveling exhibit is now available for scheduled display in Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System branch libraries. Simply complete the Exhibit Request Form and email to the Reference and Research Division ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Contact Sharon Robinson at 404-613-4009alt for confirmation.