Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), the Regional Library for Georgians with print impairments and cooperating local libraries, Georgians have access to a free national library program that lends talking books on cassettes, digital cartridges or in Braille and lends magazines on digital cartridge or in braille.

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
Fax: 404-657-1459

Telephone Hours
Monday – 8am to 5pm
Tuesday – 8am to 6pm
Wednesday – 8am to 6pm
Thursday – 8am to 6pm
Friday – 8am to 5pm
Saturday – 8am to 5pm

Patron Walk-In Hours
Monday – 10am to 5pm
Tuesday – 10am -6pm
Wednesday – 12-6pm
Thursday – 12-6pm
Friday – 1-5pm
Saturday – 1-5pm