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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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March 6, 2018
  • Engaging the Senses and Information Literacy in Effective Library Displays

    March 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Garden City Library, 104 Sunshine Rd, Garden City, GA 31405, USA

    CoastalGeorgia Library Collaborative (CGLC) invites you to a workshop!

    With thought and a little extra planning, a library display can provide the gateway to constructive conversation and valuable information literacy teaching.

    Join us as Nikki Cannon-Rech (GaSou) and Autumn Johnson (SSU) provide specific examples of Information Literacy displays and share the learning outcomes attached, methods of assessment, and ideas for expanding your reach to a greater audience. Be prepared to create a unique display plan for your library!

    This workshop is appropriate for all library types and all library staff. Participants will earn a certificate for their attendance. RSVP at https://glacoastal.wordpress.com/2018/02/13/look-touch-hear-library-workshop-march-6/

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March 19, 2018
  • KSU Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults

    March 19, 2018-March 20, 2018 @ 
    KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive Northwest, Kennesaw, GA, United States

    Register and read more at http://lcya.kennesaw.edu/

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March 20, 2018
  • KSU Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults

    March 19, 2018-March 20, 2018 @ 
    KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive Northwest, Kennesaw, GA, United States

    Register and read more at http://lcya.kennesaw.edu/

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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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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.