Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), Georgia Public Library Service provides library services for the blind and others whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille. Services are delivered through a network of three subregional libraries and a central distribution center.
Who Is Eligible for the Service?
- Anyone who is unable to read or handle standard printed materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical disability.
- Persons who are legally blind or cannot see well enough or focus long enough to read standard print, even with glasses.
- Persons who are unable to hold or turn pages of print books.
- Persons who are certified by a medical doctor as having a reading disability.
Application for Service (PDF)
Hours of Operation
GLASS Distribution Center:
Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm except holidays
GLASS Administrative Office:
Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm except holidays
GLASS (AMLAS) Readers Advisory
Phone: 1-800-248-6701 | 404-657-1452
Monday – 8am to 5pm
Tuesday – 8am to 7pm
Wednesday – 8am to 7pm
Thursday – 8am to 7pm
Friday – 8am to 5pm
Saturday – 8am to 5pm
Patron Walk-In Hours
Monday – 10am to 5pm
Tuesday – 10am to 7pm
Wednesday – 10am to 7pm
Thursday – 10am to 7pm
Friday – 10am to 5pm
Saturday – 10am to 5pm