Online Resources Marketing Toolkit

Here are some key messages to use as a framework to help funders, patrons, potential patrons, and the broader community understand the impact and value of public libraries and the online resources they provide:

  • Libraries in Georgia provide many free online resources to empower their communities, support job seekers and provide educational opportunities for all ages. Just sign in from your desktop, laptop or mobile device.
  • Georgia’s public libraries bridge the digital divide, providing crucial high-speed internet and WiFi access.
  • Libraries provide online resources and programs that support lifelong learning, K-12 education, distance learning, workforce skills, and much more.
  • Libraries build the local economy by supporting small businesses, job seekers, and workforce development.
  • Libraries are a trusted and safe place for communities to connect.

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The statements below can be used “as-is” or combine them with messages you are already using. Use them for social media, website, email, and other types of marketing.

GALILEO resources

Many patrons don’t necessarily know what GALILEO is; help them understand the many benefits by highlighting some of the key programs within it, focusing on how GALILEO resources can benefit them.

Learning Express

  • Looking for college prep tests? Your local library can help. Check out Learning Express on @galileolibrary with your GA public library card for easy, online, and free resources. #georgialibraries
  • Learning Express through @galileolibrary has online math and reading skills improvement tests for grades 4 to college. From numbers and operations to Quantitative Comparison and Word Problems, Learning Express Library has your kids covered. Go to and enter your public library password. #georgialibraries
  • Check out the reading & math skills in Learning Express Library through your local library. Go to and enter your public library system password. #georgialibraries
  • Prep for your GED in English and Spanish through Learning Express. Go to and enter your public library system password.
  • Prepare for your Citizenship Exam in English or Spanish through Learning Express  & your local library. Go to and enter your public library system password.

EBSCO Learning Express Job and Career Accelerator

  • Your library card offers the fast track to getting hired! Explore more than 1,000 occupations, search jobs & internships, create a professional resume and cover letter, master interview techniques & more through Learning Express Job and Career Accelerator from your local public library. Check it out here: #georgialibraries
  • Create your resume, search jobs, and master the interview. All you need is your public library card or public library system password to access Learning Express Job and Career Accelerator. #georgialibraries

MANGO Languages

  • Another reason to love your #GeorgiaLibraries card: you get free access to @mangolanguages, which features over 72 foreign language courses. @galileolibrary #georgialibraries
  • Language learning that’s available anytime, anywhere through #georgialibraries Check out @mangolanguages through your local library, online! 


  • Research your family tree with HeritageQuest through @galileolibrary. HeritageQuest Online provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s. #georgialibraries


  • Tackle simple legal tasks with help from Gale Legal Forms Go to enter your public library system password.
  • Legal resources at the ready! Check out Gale Legal Forms through your public library.
  • Address legal affairs with confidence: Gale LegalForms through your public library can help you understand common legal procedures through customizable legal documents that you can easily modify to create accurate, reliable forms without stress. Forms are accessible online, mobile responsive, and downloadable in Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and other formats #georgialibraries

History Reference Center

  • Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center through your public library is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. Check it out through your local library! Go to:
  • Need resources for your next history assignment? Your local Georgia public library offers History Reference Center for FREE online, featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents:


  • ProQuest databases provides a single source for scholarly journals, newspapers, reports, working papers, and datasets along with millions of pages of digitized historical primary sources and more than 450,000 ebooks – all of this for free with your public library card:
  • Use Ebook Central to quickly and easily find relevant ebooks and chapters; read online; search within the ebook; and highlight, take notes and bookmark pages in your online copy, stored on your bookshelf for you. Login today with your public library’s GALILEO password or your library card number:

ProQuest NewsStand

  • Search digital archives that offer full-page images of recent editions of essential and most-requested newspaper titles through ProQuest NewsStand using your Georgia public library card:

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Ancestry Library Edition

  • Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your public library. Check it out with your public library password or PINES card number:
  • Unlock the story of you with Ancestry Library Edition sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. Ask your librarian or access online through your library: #georgialibraries

GALILEO, general

  • Did you know that students of all ages can freely access @galileolibrary from home to find resources not freely available online? #georgialibraries
  • GALILEO is Georgia’s virtual library. You can use it to access articles, eBooks, historical documents and photos, and much more. Go to and enter your public library system password or PINES card number.


eRead Kids

  • Now is the perfect time to get started with eRead Kids! Your library card gives you free access to thousands of electronic and audio books for children from pre-k through fourth grade. #GeorgiaLibraries #KeepGALearning
  • While school is out, keep your kids reading with eRead Kids, a free resource available through all public libraries in GA. You just need your library card number and PIN: #GeorgiaLibraries #KeepGALearning
  • Check out the new ebooks and audiobooks in eRead Kids. Choose from thousands of titles. #GeorgiaLibraries #KeepGALearning

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Summer Reading Program through Beanstack

Find messages, graphics, and more resources to use to raise awareness of your library’s summer reading activities.

Check out our Summer Reading Program marketing toolkit here.

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Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) Toolkit

  • All public libraries in Georgia offer FREE access to Entrepreneurial Mindset Training, an online, self-paced course focused on the attitudes and thinking that lead to entrepreneurial success. #GeorgiaLibraries
  • Discover your business potential with online, self-paced #entrepreneurial mindset training through #georgialibraries. Learn more and get started here:
  • Learn how to identify, evaluate and transform your business ideas into a sustainable success with entrepreneurial mindset training. Keep learning while you’re home through this free resource available through #georgialibraries

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GLS (Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled)

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Archival Services and Digital Initiatives (ASDI)

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