GLC 2022 Keynote Speaker: Cicely Lewis

GLA is thrilled to announce this year’s GLC Keynote Speaker: Cicely Lewis! Meet Cicely Lewis Named the 2020 National Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal and Scholastic, a 2019 Library Journal Mover and Shaker and the 2019 National Teacher Award for Lifelong Readers by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and… Continue Reading GLC 2022 Keynote Speaker: Cicely Lewis

UGA Law Librarry

UGA Law Library Expands Partnership with the Digital Library of Georgia, including the Historical Georgia Treatises Special Collection

By: Rachel Evans and Mandy Mastrovita The Alexander Campbell King Law Library is unique among library collections at the University of Georgia (UGA). In addition to managing its holdings in a separate ILS (integrated library system), it has also hosted its own institutional repository on a digital commons site since 2008, where it has continued… Continue Reading UGA Law Library Expands Partnership with the Digital Library of Georgia, including the Historical Georgia Treatises Special Collection

GLC Georgia Libraries Conference You Belong: Because We're Better Together

Georgia Library Conference 2022 Logo!

The GLA Conference Committee is pleased to share the GLC 2022 logo! The Georgia Libraries Conference 2022 will be October 12th to 14th at the Macon City Center in Macon, GA. This year’s theme is “You Belong: Because We’re Better Together.” After being apart for two years, it is time to reunite and connect in-person… Continue Reading Georgia Library Conference 2022 Logo!

Azalea Regional Library System’s Underground Railroad Quilt

By: Ashley Pearson A unique piece of history has been added to Greene County Library in the form of a replica of an Underground Railroad quilt. Underground Railroad quilts were used to communicate information to enslaved people about how to escape lives of exploitation and servitude. These quilts were used by those who supported the… Continue Reading Azalea Regional Library System’s Underground Railroad Quilt

GLS (Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled)

Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (GLS)

By: Brandi Robertson and Sarah Trowbridge Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (GLS) (formerly known as GLASS) is Georgia’s free talking book and braille library, tailored to the needs of Georgians of all ages who cannot use standard print materials and require alternative, accessible formats. Beyond people with blindness or low vision,… Continue Reading Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (GLS)

Georgia Library Association

Georgia Libraries Conference 2022: Proposal Deadline Extended (June 17,2022)

The Georgia Libraries Conference 2022 will be October 12th to 14th at the Macon City Center in Macon, GA. The proposal deadline has been extended to June 17, 2022. This year’s theme is “You Belong: Because We’re Better Together.” After being apart for two years, it is time to reunite and connect in-person at the… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2022: Proposal Deadline Extended (June 17,2022)

Bookish Trailblazers at the Forsyth County Public Library

By: Jessica Doss  Take a walk in the woods with the Forsyth County Public Library (FCPL)! Bookish Trailblazers is an outdoor book club dedicated to bringing nature and adventure to library patrons.  Bookish Trailblazers was created by Jessica Doss, an information specialist at the Sharon Forks branch with a passion for the outdoors and nature… Continue Reading Bookish Trailblazers at the Forsyth County Public Library