The talking book centers in Rome, Augusta and Macon closed for walk-in customers as of Jan. 1; patron support services for those areas now provided from Atlanta.
The Georgia Center for the Book has selected the works of 22 prizewinning authors and illustrators with Georgia connections to be named to the 2014 lists of "Books All Georgians Should Read" and "Books All Young Georgians Should Read."
Houston County First Grader Awarded $5,529 for College Savings, Centerville Public Library Awarded $1,529
6-year-old Molly Kate McDevitt has been named this year's Path2College 529 Plan Summer Reading Program Sweepstakes winner.
IMLS has awarded GPLS a $249,895 National Leadership Grant to develop a customized early literacy program within libraries to reach parents of young children.
The new issue of Georgia County Government features great coverage of the way public libraries are building better communities through and impacting people's lives.