Georgia’s Public Libraries: Making an Impact
Highlights from Fiscal 2017 Data
Libraries Impact Communities
Annual awards honor the outstanding service and achievements of Georgia’s public libraries, librarians and advocates. Read the press release: [...]
Local and state funding provides critical support for projects It was two weeks before the Harris County Public Library opened [...]
Reading is an early indicator of academic success, and Georgia’s public libraries are a place for children and families to [...]
“We love our library. The people who work here are nice and there is so much to do. They have lots of activities for everyone in our family. We enjoy coming here.”
Libraries make communities better
Georgia’s public libraries provide access to movies, music, books, foreign language lessons, career readiness tools, college test prep materials… and a whole lot more. Millions of Georgians enjoy these resources every year, in-person and virtually!
Libraries Impact Families
Through programs such as Prime Time Family Reading Time, Get Georgia Reading, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and an annual Summer Reading Program, public libraries help prepare young Georgians for a lifetime of learning.