How do you get the word out about great library programs in Atlanta? With the Word on the Street Library Bike, of course! The Word on the Street bike is a carbon-neutral mobile library that takes AFPL Pop-Up Libraries and outreach programs to festivals, street markets, block parties and more all over the Atlanta-Fulton area.… Continue Reading Word on the Street Library Bike in the Spotlight!
Did you miss 2018 Georgia Libraries Conference, a particular session, or do you just want to refer back to a really interesting slide? Check out the Georgia Libraries Conference 2018 Slideshare page! A number of presenters have submitted their presentation materials to help create this resource. [If you presented this year and would like your… Continue Reading The Georgia Libraries Conference Slideshare Page Is Live!
The Atlanta Emerging Librarians is pleased to host our annual Mingle with the Admins! When: Saturday, January 12th, from 12pm – 2pm Where: Manuel’s Tavern, 602 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307 Join AEL to meet with library administrators and discuss the current job market and how to make it in the 21st century as… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Mingle with the Admins
Where: Middle Georgia State University, Robert F. Hatcher, Sr. Conference Center, 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206 When: Friday, January 11, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:15 pm Register: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/midwinter-meeting-registration/ Agenda: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration, Networking, & Breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome 9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Installation of 2018 Officers 9:30 a.m. –… Continue Reading GLA Mid-Winter Planning Meeting to be Held on January 11, 2019
A division of GALILEO, Georgia’s virtual library, and housed at The University of Georgia Libraries, the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is the state’s cultural heritage digitization initiative. Active since 1996, DLG partners with libraries, archives, and museums to facilitate online access to resources about Georgia’s history, culture, and life. In addition to its Georgia… Continue Reading Digital Library of Georgia in the Spotlight!
From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter Wednesday, December 5, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2yBB8Xn Description: UGA Law Library’s longstanding newsletter Amicus Briefs first saw circulation in 1984. At that time it was solely in print and included no… Continue Reading From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter
GLASS, Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services, is a network library of the National Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) program, providing talking book and braille materials to Georgians with print impairments since the 1931. As a unit of Georgia Public Library Service, GLASS includes a regional library, a distribution center and a… Continue Reading Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services in the Spotlight
Thank you all for your participation in the recent election for the open officer positions on the GLA Executive Board. We had a wonderful slate of talented candidates running for office this year and substantial membership participation in the election. The results of this year’s election are Vice-President/President Elect Laura Burtle Vice-President for Marketing and… Continue Reading 2018 GLA Executive Board Officer Election Results
Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/9Vgyxc Description: Representatives from Gwinnett County (GA) and Cobb County (GA) Public Libraries will discuss and demonstrate techniques for using the flipped classroom model of educational programming. This method embraces a “learn… Continue Reading Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down – New Date 10/24
The most innovative projects begin with an open mind and the Gwinnett County Public Library’s ‘Social Saturday’ program is no different. The program serves individuals with severe and profound disabilities and began as an effort to provide a monthly social opportunity to a specific group of individuals who had aged out of the public school… Continue Reading Gwinnett County Public Library’s ‘Social Saturday’ in the Spotlight!