Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

On Friday, July 10, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ virtual Lunch and Learn program will be available to the public. Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia will be presented by Georgia Archives’ Collections Manager, Dr. Hendry Miller.This presentation explores migration and settlement patterns in Colonial Georgia, focusing on what brought people to the southeast,… Continue Reading Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

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GLA Vice-President/President-Elect Appointment

Laura Burtle, GLA President, announced today that Wendy Cornelisen will assume the Vice President/President-Elect position for the remainder of 2020, and serve as GLA President in 2021.  Oscar Gittemeier, GLA’s current VP/President-Elect, accepted a fantastic opportunity as the new director of library services at the Teton County Library in Jackson, WY. We will certainly miss him! Janice Shipp, GLA’s… Continue Reading GLA Vice-President/President-Elect Appointment

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Interest Group Spotlight: Gender and Sexuality Diversities Interest Group

Georgia Library Association Interest Groups are a great way to network with librarians with similar interests, advocate for causes near to your heart, and develop professionally. Today, we’re sharing an interview with Robert J. Taylor, Chair of the Gender and Sexuality Diversities Interest Group and Acquisitions/Cataloging Librarian at Valdosta State University. Robert tells us more… Continue Reading Interest Group Spotlight: Gender and Sexuality Diversities Interest Group

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Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

The Georgia Library Association joins the American Library Association and the Black Caucus of ALA in strongly condemning systemic violence and racism against Black people and People of Color. The Georgia Library Association represents libraries and library employees of all types in Georgia: public, academic, special, and school. Libraries are not neutral. Libraries seek to… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

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Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

By Ebonie Thompson The vision for the Freedom Middle School Media Center, located in Stone Mountain, Georgia, is for it to be truly the heart of the school. A warm and welcoming place for every student, staff member and parent everyday- to the best of their abilities. To achieve this, S.N.A.I.L.S (Special Needs and Inclusive… Continue Reading Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!