Georgia’s Public Libraries: Making an Impact
Highlights from Fiscal 2017 Data
Libraries Impact Communities
Georgia Public Library Service recognized for publication showcasing genealogy and local history resources in state’s public libraries. Georgia Public Library [...]
When Carlos Kanzler, 17, moved with his family to Grantville, Ga, from their home in Venezuela, he was shy and [...]
When Young Adult Librarian Micah Newsome launched the makerspace at Columbia County Library in Evans, Ga, he hoped the monthly [...]
“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.