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Solar grants ensure sunny days ahead for Athens, Augusta public libraries
Solar grants ensure sunny days ahead for Athens, Augusta public libraries
Following two recent grant awards, the future of two Georgia public libraries looks sunnier than ever.

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Public libraries distribute free solar eclipse glasses

The first total eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in nearly a century will have Georgians looking skyward on Monday, Aug. 21. Beginning around 1 p.m. and lasting for about three hours, several northeastern Georgia counties will fall within the 70-mile-wide path of total eclipse, with residents elsewhere in the state enjoying a partial eclipse.

NBA star Dwight Howard encourages children to read

In addition to his role as a basketball superstar, Dwight Howard plays a lesser-known role in another important local arena – championing literacy for the state’s youngest kids.

Dream Comes True for Retired Librarian

For years, 94-year-old Lillian Taylor has dreamed of returning to work at a Georgia public library. Thanks to the Cobb County Public Library System (CCPLS) and Second Wind Dreams, a Roswell-based nonprofit, Taylor’s dream became a reality on June 2.

GPLS names 10 Most Beautiful Libraries in Georgia

From a 130-year-old English Baroque library with stained glass crafted by Tiffany to a seaside casino turned National Literary Landmark to a contemporary Atlanta architectural icon, Georgia Public Library Service’s newly recognized list of the state’s 10 Most Beautiful Public Libraries offers a treasure trove of charms waiting to be discovered.

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