Georgia Library Association

2016 Paraprofessional Grants – Applications Due June 17, 2016

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2016 Paraprofessional Grants.   Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2016 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Athens, Georgia October 5-7, 2016.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which…

Georgia Library Association

COMO 2016 Call for Proposals – Submit by May 30, 2016

The Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instructional Technology, and Southeastern Library Association invite proposals for panels, workshops, and meetings for the 2016 Georgia COMO/SELA Joint conference. Please submit your proposals on GA COMO website. This year, the conference will be held at the Classic Center in Athens, GA on October 5-7, 2016. Our theme…

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Cobb County Public Library System’s Falls Prevention Awareness Initiative in the Spotlight!

Cobb County librarians Susan Irvin, left, and Sherry Blomeley  By Tom Brooks Cobb County Public Library System‘s Sherry Blomeley and Susan Irvin are engaged in a unique public health initiative. Blomeley, a Cobb library Region Manager, and Irvin, an Adult Services librarian, are “Coaches” leading an evidence-based class designed to assist seniors in reducing the…

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Professional Development Events in May

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.  Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYMay 4: Listen Up! Turning Library Agnostics into True Believers (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)May 12: Early Literacy Outreach for Teen Parents: Engage and Inspire with ECRR 2.0 (Texas State Library & Archives…