The Fannin County Public Library (FCPL) is a branch of the Mountain Regional Library System (MRLS). Nestled in beautiful downtown Blue Ridge, FCPL has no shortage of attractions nearby. From Mercier Orchards to the charming local restaurants and craft breweries to the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and the beautiful hiking trails, Blue Ridge is a… Continue Reading Fannin County Public Library in the Spotlight!
There are several upcoming opportunities to advocate for Georgia’s libraries: • Tuesday, January 30th: Public Library Day at the Capitol. Join the Georgia Council of Public Libraries to talk about the role and value of public libraries at their annual Varsity hot dog give-away. GPLS annual awards will also be presented during a Noon (-ish)… Continue Reading Advocate for Libraries!
The Atlanta Emerging Librarians kick off the new year with our annual Mingle with the Admins event! 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 will be held on Saturday, January… Continue Reading AEL’s Annual Mingle with the Admins
The mission of CAREing Paws, Inc. is to enrich the lives of others by embracing the power of the human-animal bond. One of the ways this is accomplished is by improving the literacy skills of children with animals assisting as reading companions. CAREing Paws began operations in Georgia in 2012 with nationally registered therapy dog… Continue Reading CAREing Paws in the Spotlight!
Ever wanted to know how long it would take a group of librarians to escape a room? Let’s find out Friday, December 15th as we head over to Big Escape Rooms and take a shot at their Pharaoh room! Afterwards, we will stay for some refreshments and mingling. Come enjoy a photo booth, food, and… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Holiday Party
MidWinter Planning Meeting Middle Georgia State University Professional Science Center 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206 Friday, January 19, 2018 8:30 am – 4:15 pm Directions, campus map, lodging and parking information of Middle Georgia State University: https://www.mga.edu/conference-center/directions.php A parking pass is required for this event and will be shared in your confirmation email. REGISTER… Continue Reading GLA MidWinter Planning Meeting – Deadline to Register Extended to 12/19/2017
Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative (CGLC) is holding their first annual Holiday Hoopla on Wednesday, December 13, from 6-8pm, at Armstrong State University’s Learning Commons. Come join us for wonderful food and festive drinks! Learn about upcoming professional development opportunities and get-togethers in the Southeast Georgia area. CGLC offers unrivaled local networking, and all events are… Continue Reading Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative (CGLC) Holiday Hoopla
The fall 2017 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Read about GLA and Georgia library news, as well as news from the Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC); find out who the new officers are for GLA, ALD, NMRT, and RAIG; congratulate our award and grant winners; read our outgoing president’s last… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly Fall 2017 Issue Available
Did you miss the inaugural Georgia Libraries Conference, a particular session, or do you just want to refer back to a really interesting slide? Check out the Georgia Libraries Conference 2017 Slideshare page! A number of presenters have submitted their presentation materials to help create this resource. [If you presented this year and would like… Continue Reading The Georgia Libraries Conference Slideshare Page Is Live!
Past the Language Barrier: Improving Communication Skills with Patrons Learning English as a Second Language Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/ZFaj5L Description: Whether you are an academic librarian, school librarian, or public librarian, it is likely that you encounter individuals who are in the… Continue Reading Past the Language Barrier – Free Carterette Series Webinar