Georgia’s Public Libraries: Making an Impact
Highlights from Fiscal 2017 Data
Libraries Impact Communities
Reading is an early indicator of academic success, and Georgia’s public libraries are a place for children and families to [...]
As baby boomers experience declining physical, hearing and vision capabilities, public libraries can be a source of accessible programming and [...]
Library aims to create supportive environment for all and empower girls through peer mentoring. Those who have experienced traumatic events, [...]
“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.