Georgia Library Association. Empowering libraries for more than 100 years.

The Georgia Library Association’s (GLA) mission is to provide leadership in empowering and supporting library and information professionals, and the diverse library community. GLA promotes professional growth, fosters innovation, creativity, and expertise, and advocacy that advances and sustains library services throughout the state of Georgia.

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GLA Events Listing

October 18, 2017
  • More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon - Free Webinar

    October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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November 10, 2017
  • ILL Overview Workshop

    November 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    University of West Georgia, Campus Center Ballroom, 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118

    The GLA ILL Interest Group is proud to present an ILL Overview Workshop. Limited to 50 seats! Reserve your seat today!
    Registration deadline is October 6, 2017. Register at

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November 13, 2017
  • Southeastern Library Assessment Conference

    November 13, 2017-November 14, 2017 @ 
    Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, 800 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30354, USA

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GLA Member Resources

Georgia Library Quarterly“Georgia Library Quarterly”
As the official journal of GLA, GLQ is a refereed, open-access journal focusing on library and information science…
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Georgia Library Association Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development
Atlanta Emerging Librarians (GLA) meets 4 times a year for networking events and professional development presentations…
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American Library AssociationAdvocacy for Libraries
Library advocates play a key role in educating our communities about why libraries are essential in an information society.
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Why Join GLA?

During its rich 100-year history, Georgia Library Association (GLA) members have united to discuss common interests and to meet the challenges facing libraries. To this day, these talented individuals continue to contribute their hard work, diverse talents, and strong leadership in shaping the future of Georgia’s libraries.

GLA’s strength has been built on its membership, which now includes more than 800 librarians, trustees, paraprofessionals and friends representing school, public, academic and special libraries across the state of Georgia. Joining GLA means becoming part of the tradition of innovative librarianship. GLA welcomes additional members to bring fresh ideas, new energy, and their own rich histories of library experience.