“Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.” Georgia’s public libraries circulate millions of printed books, magazines, DVDs, e-books, and much more! Public libraries provide access to information, programming, computers and the Internet every day. Nothing could be more Georgian than public library service…… Continue Reading Public Library Day at the Capitol Sponsored by Georgia Council of Public Libraries
The Georgia Library Association and Special Libraries Association – Georgia Chapter are pleased to announce a series of library tours being offered during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, January 20-24, 2017. Conference attendees and local library professionals are invited to tour a selection of the city’s new and unique libraries, including the CNN Library,… Continue Reading Experience Atlanta with Local Library Tours and Events During ALA Midwinter
retroTECH is a Georgia Tech Library program in which the campus community can create the future by exploring the past. The vision for the retroTECH Lab entails a highly curated combination of classic, older hardware and software alongside modern tools for digital archiving and emulation, all designed to be accessed and used. This newly piloted… Continue Reading retroTECH at Georgia Tech Library in the Spotlight!
GLA will be at booth #1100 in the Exhibit Hall at ALA Atlanta Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits, Jan. 20-23, 2017.If you’ll be attending ALA, please stop by the booth to learn more about GLA and its activities. There will be free giveaways for those who stop to chat, and also a GLA tumbler will be… Continue Reading GLA will be at booth #1100 in the Exhibit Hall at ALA Atlanta Midwinter Meeting
Call for Papers! Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association Georgia Chapter of ACRL Georgia Libraries 2017 Conference October 4-6, 2017 Columbus, Georgia The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2017… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers – Submit by April 3, 2017
Forest Park Branch The Clayton County Library System’s (CCLS) mission is to contribute to the success of the citizens of our diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in our youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight!
Did you miss GaCOMO16, a particular session, or do you just want to refer back to a really interesting slide? Check out the GaCOMO Slideshare page! A number of presenters have submitted their presentation materials to help create this resource. [If you presented this year and would like your materials to be included on the… Continue Reading GaCOMO Slideshare Page Is Live!
On January 14th, Atlanta Emerging Librarians will be meeting to kick off the new year with our annual “Mingle with the Admins”. As is tradition, we have invited a mix of public, academic and special library administrators to share information about their libraries and any open positions they may have available. This year’s Mingle… Continue Reading AEL Mingle with the Admins – January 14, 2017
The fall 2016 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Read about GLA and COMO conference news, as well as Georgia library news; read an article about the history of the COMO conference; learn about the history of Georgia public libraries; and check out the spotlights, MOPL, and book reviews!
Watercolor by Nancy Muldowney* The City of Brunswick, located on the Georgia Coast, has had a long and rich history dating back to1738 when the first European settler arrived. The city was one of the original five ports of entry during colonial America, and was officially founded in 1771. Today, the Port of Brunswick is… Continue Reading Brunswick-Glynn County Library in the Spotlight!