By Clancey Cheeley When the pandemic began, libraries across Georgia found themselves faced with the conundrum of how to continue community engagement, host programs, and provide service during a time when limiting exposure to others was paramount to public health and safety. The Greene County Library, located in Greensboro, Georgia and a unit of the… Continue Reading Greene County Library in the Spotlight
Need to change your GLA membership level? We’ve made it easier to do. First, use the Sign In link at the top of the GLA Homepage. Next, sign in to your account. This will take you to the “My Profile” area. Your membership details are displayed. Here, you have the option to change your membership level. Once you click… Continue Reading Your GLA Membership – in Transition?
The new GLA forums that you’ve been asking for are now live! Please visit the GLA Membership Portal to access them. Forums may be used by Division and Interest Group members to discuss topics of interest, get clarification on questions, or talk about the activities of your group. You may also subscribe to a specific forum so that… Continue Reading New GLA Forums – Now Live
Here’s an opportunity to express yourself regarding worklife during Covid-19. The survey includes three open ended questions. www.surveyking.com/w/5dzb9bj Results will be posted. Thanks! Tim Wojcik
Did you miss 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference, a particular session, or do you just want to refer back to a really interesting presentation or slide? This year we offer multiple ways to revisit the conference experience! Visit GLC Youtube channel for recordings of the presentations and lighting talks at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzSFWoZ0MbMh5xE-pvJ55rQ Check out the Georgia Libraries… Continue Reading The 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference Archive Is Live!
By Danielle Costello Odum library has a board game collection of over 125 games that range from familiar titles like Clue and Uno to contemporary classics like Catan and Ticket to Ride. Our collection supports not only relaxation but collaborative and creative play with games like Dungeons & Dragons. We also work to find and… Continue Reading Odum Library’s Board Game Collection & Gaming Program in the Spotlight!
Galileo recently completed phase 1 of a redesign. This year’s annual Galileo Survey seeks patron/customer feedback for the next phase of the redesign. The survey includes quantitative questions as well as opportunities for qualitative feedback. And, a chance at a $50 Amazon gift card. The survey will run until November 20th. Take the Survey! The… Continue Reading Galileo – Take the Survey!
by Tim Wojcik In person and virtual book talks – how are librarians managing the new, if temporary, normal? I spoke with Public Services Librarian Sarah Trowbridge about book talks at the Fayette County Public Library. TW – I attended a couple of your book talks before Covid-19. Both times, there were about 20-25 people… Continue Reading Book Talks: Then and Now
Open Access Week is an annual event advocating for free and immediate online access to research articles worldwide. Recordings of all the Kennesaw State University Open Access Week 2020 events are now available. These virtual events took place during the week of October 19-25, 2020. Links to each recording, along with presentation slides, can be… Continue Reading Open Access Week
GLA Honorary Membership This year, Carolyn Thomas Fuller has been awarded a GLA Honorary Membership. Honorary Memberships are given to retired members of the Georgia Library Association who have contributed significantly to the work of the Association over a period of years. No more than three Honorary Memberships will be presented during any year. Carolyn… Continue Reading Carolyn Fuller named a GLA Honorary Member