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Every free thing you can get at Gwinnett libraries that isn’t a book

You can stretch your Gwinnett County Public Library card far beyond your favorite books.

The countywide library system offers everything from self-paced language learning to passes to some of Atlanta’s most popular attractions. 


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These are all the free things you can get with your Gwinnett County library card that aren’t strictly books:

• Book a one-on-one session with a librarian to help you with a variety of topics, including research, resume writing and learning computer skills

• Trace your genealogical roots for free with Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest

• Use the Atlanta Regional Workforce Board’s Mobile Career Lab to find a new job (check when it will be at your library here)

• Learn a new skill, have storytime with your toddler, meet an author or work on your own book at one of the library’s many events, workshops and talks

• Teach yourself new skills and learn how to use computer software with free access to Lynda.com

• Use Mango Languages to teach yourself one (or more) of 70 available languages

• Schedule time in one of the library system’s Learning Labs, which allow you to use audio, video and photography technology

• Get free entry to Georgia state parks and historic sites

• Get free entry for a group of four to Zoo Atlanta, the Hudgens Center for the Arts and multiple museums 

• Access encyclopedias (remember those?), databases and other research tools at no charge

• Get resources to polish your English skills if it’s your second language

• Get homework help for elementarymiddle and high school students

• Access a variety of tools to help you file your taxes

Now, brush off that library card and pay your local branch a visit. Don’t know which one is nearest to you? Check here.


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