Georgia’s Public Libraries: Making an Impact
Highlights from Fiscal Year 2022 Data
Libraries Impact Communities
Pickens County Library Celebrates Grand OpeningFabian Munive
“People invest in libraries because it is an investment in their community.” As you make your way [...]
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Chromebooks and learning tablets now available for checkoutgeorgialibraries.org
Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) has provided more than 7,000 Chromebooks and 2,800 Launchpad learning tablets for children to [...]
Georgia libraries: Big Impact, Big Returns on Investment
Georgians own library cards!
“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!
Total Materials Circulation
Youth Materials Circulation
GALILEO Usage via Public Libraries
Talking Book Circulations
Technology in Libraries
Internet access is essential to thrive in the 21st century. From employment to health to recreational learning, the web allows people to lead productive lives. Through public libraries, Georgians have access to over 9,500 public-access Internet computers in every county across the state.
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.