A one-stop website for CDs, vinyl, T-shirts and more from Athens’ past and present.
Athens Regional Library System
2025 Baxter St. • 706-613-3650 • athenslibrary.org
Hours: Mon–Thu, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Fri– Sat, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun, 2–6 p.m.
The system serves Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties. In addition to housing the main library, the Baxter location carries a wide selection of used books for cheap.
260 W. Clayton St. • 706-316-0130 • facebook.com/atomicathens
Hours: Mon–Sat, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sun, 1–5 p.m.
Used vinyl at dirt-cheap prices, among lots of other vintage-type stuff.
493 Prince Ave. • 706-352-2060 • avidbookshop.com
Hours: Tue–Sat, 10 a.m.–8 p.m; Sun–Mon, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
1662 S. Lumpkin St. • 706-850-2843 • avidbookshop.com
Hours: Tue–Sat, 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sun–Mon, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Our indie bookstore has two warm and welcoming locations in walkable neighborhoods. Browse, buy, attend readings and signings.
Bizarro Wuxtry Comics & Stuff
225 College Ave. • 706-353-7938 • bizarrowuxtry.com
Hours: Tue–Sat, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sun–Mon, 12–6 p.m.
Chaos in the form of comics. Stocked to the rafters with new and used books, zines and toys.
Front Porch Bookstore
115 Marigold Lane, Winterville • 706-372-1236 • cityofwinterville.com/front-porch-bookstore
Hours: Mon–Tue, Thu, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Wed, 9 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Front Porch sells lots of used books and hosts readings, live music and other events.
Hip Vintage & Handmade
215 Commerce Blvd. • 706-215-9585 • hipvintagehandmade.com
Hours: Wed, Thu and Sat, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Fri, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Used books and a lotta other neat stuff at this westside vintage market that’s also home base for Secret Sounds Records, which does pop-up swaps and other events throughout the year.
Low Yo Yo Stuff Records
261 W. Washington St. • 706-389-4757 • facebook.com/lowyoyostuff
Hours: Mon–Thu, 12–7 p.m.; Fri–Sat, 12–9 p.m.; Sun, 11 a.m.–6 p.m
Friendly music nerds stock hard-to-find LPs, plus tapes, CDs and more in a cozy downtown storefront.
Mr. Comic Shop
1860 Barnett Shoals Road, Ste. 403 • 706-850-3650 • facebook.com/mr.comicshop
Hours: Tue–Sat, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
From current releases to old faves, this Eastside gathering spot for comic-book diehards and newbies alike has exactly what you need.
1238 Prince Ave. • 706-850-6225 • facebook.com/normalbooksathens
Hours: Tue–Sat, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun, 12–5 p.m.
This new-ish spot in—where else?—Normaltown features a large selection of remaindered books for highly discounted prices.
The Record Booth
1743 Lexington Road • 706-227-6867 • therecordbooth.com
Hours: Tue–Fri, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Vintage music, equipment and memorabilia inside Lexington Vintage.
160 Tracy St. • 706-614-3835 • shadebeast.com
Hours: Sat–Sun, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Athens’ newest record store is a specialty operation focusing solely on metal, psych and other mega-heavy sounds.
Walls of Books
1971 Hog Mountain Road • 706-850-4776 • wallsofbookswatkinsville.net
Hours: Mon–Fri, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
New and used books, including textbooks, plus educational toys.
197 E. Clayton St. • 706-369-9428 • wuxtry-records.com
Hours: Mon–Tue, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Wed–Sat 10 a.m.–10 p.m.; Sun, 12–6 p.m.
For over 40 years, Wuxtry has been at the nucleus of Athens music, with new and used vinyl, CDs, T-shirts, record players and more.