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Sparta-Hancock County Library Honey Bee Observatory

By Kathy Ransom Sparta-Hancock County Library is all abuzz as a result of its in-house Honey Bee Observatory! Local beekeepers with the Lake Country Beekeepers Association (LCBA), who held their monthly meetings at the library, realized that the library was a perfect place for an observatory to teach about the importance of bees to a community… Continue Reading Sparta-Hancock County Library Honey Bee Observatory

GLA honors the late John Lewis

By Michele Nicole Johnson The winner of this year’s Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award is the late Honorable John Lewis, a former member of Congress, award-winning author, and icon of the Civil Rights Movement. Lewis was honored today at GLA’s annual awards ceremony during the virtual Georgia Libraries Conference 2021. The Charles Beard Library Advocacy… Continue Reading GLA honors the late John Lewis

GLC 2021 Kicks Off

By Michele Nicole Johnson Georgia Libraries Conference 2021 kicked off today with a warm virtual welcome from GLA President Wendy Cornelisen and Conference Chair Kara Rumble. This is GLA’s second virtual conference, but the virtual event was not what the planning committee originally envisioned. “There were plans to be in Macon right now,” Cornelisen explained.… Continue Reading GLC 2021 Kicks Off

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GLA Constitution and Bylaw Amendments

The Executive Board and Constitution and Bylaws Committee will offer three amendments for voting on the November ballot. Click here to access a PDF of the proposed changes, or read them below. Proposed amendments that will appear on the ballot in November appear in blue text. Verbiage changes that reflect the amendments in existing documents… Continue Reading GLA Constitution and Bylaw Amendments

GLC 2021 – Information and Registration

By Melissa N. Thompson This year’s Georgia Libraries Conference is near! Read on to find out more information about guest speakers, registration, and other event information. Quick Info Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC): Enduring and Evolving October 6-8, 2021 Virtual (via Whova App) Keynote Speaker: Tracie D. Hall, Executive Director of the American Library Association Registration… Continue Reading GLC 2021 – Information and Registration