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On March 4, 1902, the first patrons of what we now call the Fulton County Public Library System entered the Carnegie Library, located on the same ground as today's Central Library. The origins of the library system, however, late in the nineteenth century, with the efforts of members of the Young Men's Library Association to raise money for a free public library in Atlanta. Read more.

Remembering Congressman John Lewis

John Lewis was a politician and civil rights leader who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 until his death in 2020.

Remembering Chadwick Boseman!

Remembering Chadwick Boseman - American actor who was known for portraying T'Challa / Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Tail Tales: Picture Books about Fabulous Felines

Here is a list of fun read-aloud stories about tigers, for the youngest listener all the way up to second graders.


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