Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts

Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts Wednesday December 11, 2019  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)  Register:  https://bit.ly/2NmwHrn  Description: In this era of podcasting, libraries should be considering podcasts not just as potential outreach projects but as an essential and unavoidable piece of the information world. Our patrons…

Georgia Library Association

2020 GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division Election Results

Thank you all for your participation in the recent election for the open officer positions on the GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division. We had a wonderful slate of talented candidates running for office this year and substantial membership participation in the election. The results of this year’s election are Vice-President/President Elect Oscar Gittemeier…

Hancock Branch of the Twin Lakes Library System in the Spotlight!

By  Stephen Houser The newly opened Hancock Branch, part of the Twin Lakes Library System, is located in the heart of downtown Milledgeville, Georgia. A collaborative project between the City of Milledgeville, TLLS, and architecture firm Arcollab, this branch is housed in an historic building on Milledgeville’s mainstreet. Originally a car dealership built in 1919, the…

We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library

We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library Wednesday, October 30, 2019   2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2lRzSMn Description: Research of family habits indicates that the vast majority of white families rarely, if ever, talk about race at home. At the same time, many library patrons from…

Still Time to Register for Georgia Libraries Conference 2019

There are many good reasons to register for this year’s Georgia Libraries Conference! 1. Libraries can opt for organizational registration and have a different conference attendee each day. 2. There is a conference app to help you plan which sessions to attend. 3. The all-conference lunch included with registration will feature Macon’s rich musical history…

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZZoCge Description: As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. With a…