Carolyn Fuller named a GLA Honorary Member

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

The Sequoyah Regional Library System’s DIY Toddler-Safe Sensory Slime Program in the Spotlight

The Sequoyah Regional Library System strives to be the “Dynamic Destination for Discovery” for their community. When the news of COVID-19 hit and SRLS worked to adapt their services to be available virtually, many of the librarians explored ways they could support families who had to quickly pivot to having their kids at home full… Continue Reading The Sequoyah Regional Library System’s DIY Toddler-Safe Sensory Slime Program in the Spotlight

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Gittemeier, Long, Harkness win awards for career achievement

McJenkin-Rheay Award The McJenkin-Rheay Award was established by an anonymous donor and approved by the Executive Board on July 17, 1981. It is given to recognize a librarian early in his/her career who has made outstanding contributions to the Georgia Library Association, to leadership as exemplified by the careers of Virginia McJenkin (school libraries) and… Continue Reading Gittemeier, Long, Harkness win awards for career achievement

GLA Presidential Commendation

by Tim Wojcik At the recent Georgia Libraries Conference 2020, Laura Burtle recognized the efforts of Ashley Dupuy with the annual GLA Presidential Commendation.    The commendation is described, in part, in this quote from the award announcement:  This year has been challenging, as you all know. Ashley has worked tirelessly, moving our administration to Impact,… Continue Reading GLA Presidential Commendation

Feher, Adult-a-Palooza win awards for service to GLA

Bob Richardson Memorial Award The Bob Richardson Memorial Award was established by the Executive Board in 1999 in recognition of Bob Richardson’s dedicated service to the Georgia Library Association. It honors those who have given outstanding service to the Georgia Library Association. This year’s winner is Virginia Feher, Head Librarian of the Oconee Campus of… Continue Reading Feher, Adult-a-Palooza win awards for service to GLA

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GLC with SELA 2020 – Content Online

The 2020 GLC with SELA content remains available. The programs, poster sessions and quick takes are available via the Whova platform. This platform will be up and running for another 3 months. whova.com/portal/webapp/glcft_202011/Agenda GLA will be transitioning content to the GLC Archive by the end of October, where you’ll be able to find videos and… Continue Reading GLC with SELA 2020 – Content Online

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GLA Executive Board 2021 Election Results

The election results are in! The newly elected officers for the 2021 GLA Executive Board are • Vice President/President-Elect: Karen Manning• Vice-President for Marketing & Branding: Marquita Gooch• Secretary: Jean Mead• ALA Councilor: Angela Glowcheski Thank you to all who ran for office, and all who participated in the election process! The changes to the… Continue Reading GLA Executive Board 2021 Election Results

GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award

The Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award was originally called the Library Advocacy Award. It was renamed in 2003 to honor Charles Beard, Georgia’s strongest library advocate. The Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award is given each year to recognize someone not employed in or by a library who has made outstanding contributions to libraries. This year’s… Continue Reading GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award

GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Library Support Services Award

The Library Support Services Award is given each year to recognize someone employed in a library support profession who has furthered library development or who has made outstanding contributions to Georgia libraries as part of his or her job or business. The award winner could be a vendor employee, an employee of an office or… Continue Reading GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Library Support Services Award