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Libraries support 2020 Census through technology, outreach and information sharing

The 2020 Census will have far-reaching impacts for political representation and government funding.Public libraries across Georgia are supporting a complete count through technology, outreach [...]

By |2020-03-12T05:28:39+00:00March 12th, 2020|Outreach|0 Comments

Next Chapter provides life skills training, and a second chance, for county jail inmates

“I took parenting classes through Next Chapter. I also learned about nutrition and health, and then I started the GED track. I wanted [...]

By |2020-03-12T01:33:36+00:00March 12th, 2020|Outreach|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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, [...]