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Libraries empower children to become lifelong learners

Reading is an early indicator of academic success, and Georgia’s public libraries are a place for children and families to build a foundation for early [...]

By |2018-11-29T19:55:31+00:00November 29th, 2018|Children’s Services, Literacy, Reading|0 Comments

Accessible library resources give tools for everyone to reach goals

As baby boomers experience declining physical, hearing and vision capabilities, public libraries can be a source of accessible programming and technology to encourage independence. In [...]

By |2018-11-29T15:53:28+00:00November 29th, 2018|Adult Services, Advocacy, GLASS, Reading|0 Comments

Athens-Clarke County Library to become first trauma-informed library in Georgia

Library aims to create supportive environment for all and empower girls through peer mentoring. Those who have experienced traumatic events, such as bullying at school, [...]

East Cobb Library builds confidence in its senior patrons to reduce their risk of falls

Public libraries can effectively keep pace with the needs of older adults by providing meaningful programs and services. Benay Gunby, 74, regularly walks her dogs [...]

By |2018-11-29T06:39:47+00:00November 29th, 2018|Adult Services, feature, Outreach|0 Comments

Georgia Public Library Service recognized for genealogy publication

Georgia Public Library Service recognized for publication showcasing genealogy and local history resources in state’s public libraries. Georgia Public Library Service has been awarded the [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:08:56+00:00October 30th, 2018|Awards, Genealogy|0 Comments

Volunteers share time and talent, as libraries develop new advocates

When Carlos Kanzler, 17, moved with his family to Grantville, Ga, from their home in Venezuela, he was shy and didn’t speak much English. But [...]

By |2018-11-29T15:51:21+00:00August 14th, 2018|Advocacy, feature, Outreach, volunteers|0 Comments

Makerspaces help kids gain confidence, learn skills and expand possibilities

When Young Adult Librarian Micah Newsome launched the makerspace at Columbia County Library in Evans, Ga, he hoped the monthly programming would give teenagers a [...]

Early, Montgomery, Toombs County Newspapers Added to Georgia Historic Newspapers Site

ATLANTA, Ga -- Georgia HomePLACE and the Digital Library of Georgia are pleased to announce the addition of nearly 27,000 pages of South Georgia newspapers [...]