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

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GLA Events Listing

April 3, 2020
  • GLA Executive Board Meeting

    April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Trustee Library at Brenau University, 500 Washington St. Gainesville, GA 30501

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April 4, 2020
  • Georgia Archives April Symposium

    April 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Rd, Morrow, GA 30260, USA

    Thisyear’s topic, From Field to Mill Town:Cotton and Textile Culture in Georgia, will feature a variety of presentationsand a lunchtime slideshow of images from collections at the Georgia Archives.

    Thesymposium is from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Noregistration is required.

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April 7, 2020


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.