OpenAthens – A new way to access Galileo

There is a new way to access Galileo outside the library.

When you click on you will now be directed to login using your PINES Library Card and password instead of the old method of using a password.

After logging into PINES, you’ll then see the familiar Galileo Start Here: Find your School or Library page.

The old method of accessing Galileo, using the password, will still work for now, but that method of access is being phased out.

If you have questions or need help with your PINES account, please contact your local library

PINES e-Card

PINES e-card provides immediate access to all digital resources offered at your local public library, such as eRead Kids, Mango Languages, Learning Express, and much more. 

As an added incentive, you can also receive information about how to register to vote using the e-card application.

Anyone in Georgia can register for a PINES e-card regardless of whether their local library is a part of the PINES network.

To apply, visit

Those who want to upgrade their PINES e-card to a full library PINES card to check out books and other materials can bring their e-card account number and photo ID to any PINES library.

If you have any questions, please call your local library for assistance.