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2020 Georgia Public Library Awards

Georgia Public Library Service is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Georgia Public Library Awards, which honor the people and places that have made a profound difference in their communities through public libraries. The Cherokee Regional Library System has been awarded Library of the Year. Marquita Gooch-Voyd, assistant director of Clayton County Library System is Librarian…

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Starring a Dictionary – Sort of

Even today, one of the largest physical books in a library is the all-purpose reference dictionary. Often out of date, it sits open to the page of the last user’s search.  At one library I managed, this dictionary was vintage enough that the word “internet” didn’t exist.  However, the words “perspicacious” and “femur” (with line…

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GLA Midwinter 2021

The Georgia Library Association’s mission is to provide leadership in empowering and supporting library and information professionals, and the diverse library community. GLA promotes professional growth, fosters innovation, creativity, expertise, and advocacy that advances and sustains library services throughout the state of Georgia. And this works because of you, and the time you put into…