GLASS supports accessible library services in Georgia by promoting the use of assistive technology and by providing accessible reading materials to those who, due to a disability, are unable to read standard print.

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 Administrative Office:
Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm except holidays

GLASS 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 to 6pm
Wednesday – 10am to 6pm
Thursday – 10am to 6pm
Friday – 10am to 5pm
Saturday – 10am to 5pm

Southwest Georgia Library for Accessible Services (SWGLAS) Readers Advisory:
Phone: 800-795-2680 | 229-248-2680
Fax: 229-248-2670

Patron Walk-In Hours
Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm