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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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GLA Events Listing

November 16, 2018
December 4, 2018
  • ALLA-SLA Holiday Party

    December 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Fado Irish Peach, 933 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

    Join us on Tuesday, December 4th, for delicious food, drinks, good fun, and an opportunity to catch up with your colleagues from the Atlanta Law Libraries Association and Special Libraries Association - Georgia Chapter. 
    The 2018 holiday party will be hosted at Fado Irish Pub in Midtown, from 6:00-8:00pm. Thank you for a wonderful year, and we look forward to celebrating with you on December 4th!


    Registration begins at 5:45 PM, party ends (but the fun never stops) at 8:00 PM 

    Heavy hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks, beer, wine, games, enough fun to keep you joyful through all of 2019

    Fado Irish Peach, 933 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

    Two-hour parking validation will be available for the parking deck for the Metropolis located behind the building, which can be accessed from 8th Street.

    ALLA/SLA Members ($15) and friends ($20); Instructions for PayPal payments are on the registration form below. Checks will also be accepted at the event.

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December 5, 2018
  • From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter

    December 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Register for this Carterette Series webinar about  UGA Law Library’s longstanding newsletter at

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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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