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!
Located on the west side of the Gordon State College campus sits Hightower Library, which recently re-opened after undergoing a complete renovation. The building was not the only thing to undergo changes. Upon re-opening its doors, the library received a new name which reflects its mission to support individual and collaborative group study. It is… Continue Reading Hightower Library, Gordon State College in the Spotlight!
Registration Form MidWinter Planning Meeting Agenda Dear GLA Member, It is time to register for the Georgia Library Association 2017 MidWinter Planning Meeting. This year’s meeting will he held on December 14-15 at the Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University and the Clayton State University Library in Morrow, Georgia. The MidWinter Planning Meeting… Continue Reading GLA MidWinter Planning Meeting
Metro-Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members Round Table invite you to their 3rd Annual Potluck Party! Every year MALA and NMRT host a potluck party to bring together librarians and library staff from the Atlanta area. Please join in our annual tradition and make some new friends! Party will be followed by a… Continue Reading MALA/NMRT Annual Potluck Party – December 3rd, 2016
Do you need to brush up on your interview skills? Is your resume or CV current and on trend? Do you want to volunteer, but do not know how to get involved? Join Atlanta Emerging Librarians on Saturday, November 12th at 1:00 pm as our guest speakers review vital job search tips and give you… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Presents: Jump Into the Job Market!
The 2017 GLA officers are: Elizabeth McKinney – PresidentFred Smith – Vice President/President ElectMack Freeman – Vice President for MembershipAshley Dupuy – Vice President for Branding and MarketingEli Arnold – TreasurerGeri Mullis – Secretary Congratulations to the new Georgia Library Association leadership!
From Fear to Trust in the Library OrganizationWednesday, November 9, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/PqlQzg Description: Every organization deals with situations related to trust and fear. However, some organizations are more open about these issues, while others are in deep denial. According to Doug Conant, CEO… Continue Reading From Fear to Trust in the Library Organization – New Carterette Webinar
The Georgia Library Association is seeking a vendor to redesign the association’s website. An RFP outlining specific needs is available at http://bit.ly/2dE7olx Responses are due electronically by Monday, November 7, 2016 by 5:00 PM EDT. If you have any questions, please contact Sofia Slutskaya at email@example.com Thank you for your interest.
The Max Brown Family Resource Library services the families, patients, and visitors of Scottish Rite Hospital, part of the award winning Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospitals. The library is centrally located on the first floor of the hospital, and visitors easily see its collections, materials, reading exhibits, and smiling volunteers and staff members through the… Continue Reading Max Brown Family Resource Library in the Spotlight!