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 [...]

GUYS READ builds confidence and skills for boys

Johnny Rodriguez is a volunteer of the GUYS READ program through Chattahoochee Valley Libraries. He has participated since the program launched in 2013. Ten fourth-grade [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Zoo Atlanta ZooMobile visits the Cumming Library!

The Zoo Atlanta Education Team packed up its ZooMobile and visited the Cumming branch of the Forsyth County Public Library! Little explorers got a chance [...]

Hawks Check It Out Reading Challenge Kickoff

GPLS, the Atlanta Hawks, and Hawks center Dwight Howard and his D12 Foundation welcomed children to the kickoff of the Hawks Check It Out Reading [...]