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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, expertise, and advocacy that advances and sustains library services throughout the state of Georgia.

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GLA Events Listing

June 23, 2021
  • Georgia Library Conference Office Hours

    June 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Hosted by the GLC Conference Committee

    Drop-in anytime between 11 AM and 12 PM to ask your questionsregarding proposals, registration, format, and more. If we do not have the answer to your question,your question and email address will be noted so we can follow up with you. 

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    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 929-324-2357 PIN: ‪373 932 169#
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  • The Great Pivot: Getting Hired After COVID

    June 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Bring all your job hunting questions to AEL’s first event of the year: The Great Pivot: Getting Hired After COVID.
    Experts in the field of librarianship will share tips to help you craft the perfect resume and cover letter and help you match your skills to job opportunities. They will also answer general job-related questions.
    The workshop will have two components: the first 40 minutes will be devoted to the experts and the rest will be divided into breakout rooms to address different topics. Participants can also stay in the main room for general job-related questions.
    Use the link below to register for the event. Registration will close on June 21, 2021. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting room 2 days prior to the event. Spread the word! You don’t want to miss this!

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June 30, 2021
  • PLD Lunch with an Author--GLA Zoom Account

    June 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Bring your lunch and log-in with us to hear from Georgia author, William Rawlings who will be discussing his book, Lighthouses of the Georgia Coast. He will be sharing pictures and information about these historic relics. Who knows, this might spark your next beach getaway.

    Public Library Division ( Noon event. Admin Liaison Account

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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.