Our 2016 Vacation Reading Program has begun! “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” is our awesome theme! Registration begins Monday, May 23, for ALL ages. The first 50 adults to register will get a FREE tote bag! Remember to pick up your Tic-Tac-Toe Reading sheet (for Adults), Reading Log or BINGO card (for Teens), and Reading Log (for Children) once registration begins. Reading could win you some awesome prizes!
We would like to invite you to see our Black History Exhibit in the Henry O. Flipper Room. Special thanks to Jack Hadley with the Black History Museum for providing this display.
For readers across Georgia, April 15 marks the first day of summer. Beginning today, you can read anywhere, anytime, and virtually anything, because Get Georgia Reading partner myON is delivering more than 10,400 free books to your computer and mobile devices that you can access 24 hours a day—every day—through Aug. 31.
You can search from more than 50 different categories and genres, fiction and nonfiction, picture books, graphic novels, chapter books, titles for struggling and reluctant readers, and Spanish and bilingual titles. It’s like having your own personal library right at your fingertips.
Look and listen to Audio Book Cloud (ABC) which allows you to listen to your favorite audio books with just a click of a button. Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books! There are over 1,160 books in the collection and we're always adding more! These books are always available, never on hold,and no need to download. Browse. Click. Listen. It's that easy!
GALILEO, the state's virtual library, and Georgia Public Library Service now offer residents free access to Mango Languages suite of language- learning resources through their local public libraries.
Mango, can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection, currently offers 63 foreign-language courses for English speakers, as well as 17 English-as-a-second-language courses. All are taught completely in the users native language, with each lesson combining real-life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions.
Glassdoor is a free online career community where job seekers can look through company reviews, salaries, and interview information on over 340,000 companies in over 190 countries – all submitted by actual employees – and search through over 22 million open job postings.
GLASS is a cooperating library of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
For more information about NLS, visit http://www.loc.gov/nls/ or