16th century liturgical codex displayed in Brunswick Library now available through Digital Library of Georgia

Public libraries preserve their community’s history through unique local collections. They are a great place for ordinary people as well as researchers to gain insights. [...]

A Library of Things: public libraries provide access to sewing machines, cooking pans and more

As the role of libraries in our communities evolves, many are investing in items for checkout that meet a local need - surveying patrons [...]

Strengthening bonds between public libraries and prison populations

Access to information and books is critically important in the rehabilitative process for residents of correctional facilities. As inmates prepare for life outside prison [...]

By |2019-08-06T05:22:40+00:00July 19th, 2019|Adult Services, Outreach, Partnerships|0 Comments

Five Facts About Georgia’s Public Libraries

Five facts about Georgia public libraries that you may not know Libraries are places to connect as a community; they are innovative places that [...]

Rural libraries are essential to their communities

The front door of the Ambrose Library welcomes all. The front door to the Ambrose Library is always open during business hours, red and silver [...]

Libraries boost economic development and local workforce skills

SCORE mentor Leo Cortjens shares tips with business owners attend a marketing workshop at Hall County's Blackshear Place Library The value of public libraries [...]

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 |2019-01-08T17:46:21+00:00November 29th, 2018|Adult Services, Advocacy, GLASS, Reading|0 Comments

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 |2019-01-08T18:21:50+00:00November 29th, 2018|Adult Services, feature, Outreach|0 Comments