The Ruth Holder Public Library is the newest branch of the West Georgia Regional Library system. The new branch is located in the old city hall building in Temple, and it was opened to the public on December 19, 2015. With only a month under its belt, this little public library is already bringing the… Continue Reading Ruth Holder Public Library, Temple, GA in the Spotlight!
Register now for another amazing FREE GLA Carterette Series Webinar!****************************** Legislative Update with Georgia’s State Librarian Julie WalkerWednesday, February 3, 20162pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/e6QGFo Description: Georgia’s State Librarian Julie Walker will guide us through the top legislative issues impacting Georgia’s libraries in this live Q&A-style conversation, led by… Continue Reading Legislative Update with Georgia’s State Librarian Julie Walker – Free Webinar
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYJan. 7: Community Engagement: A Case Study (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)Jan. 19: Showcasing Your Library: FDLP Promotional Tools & Tactics (Federal Depository Library Program)Jan. 28: Engaging Your Community in Sustainable Funding (Maine… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in January
Registration form Dear GLA Members, Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the Georgia Library Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Planning Meeting on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. There is a registration fee of $40, which will include a continental breakfast and a hot… Continue Reading Registration is Open for the GLA Mid-Winter Planning Meeting
Each year, the Georgia Library Association presents our legislators with a Debi Davis print. A big thank you to Mumford Books, which generously sponsors this project. This year, we’ll be delivering one print for each elected official and small candy bag for each staff member on Tuesday, February 16th. It’s another chance to talk libraries… Continue Reading GLA Library Day at the Capitol Call for Volunteers
You are invited to the 2nd Annual MALA-NMRT Holiday Potluck! Who – Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) + GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) What – 2nd Annual Joint Holiday Potluck Party! Come meet fellow Atlanta-area library staff and friends over great food! The party will be followed by a short business meeting to elect… Continue Reading Annual MALA-NMRT Holiday Potluck – December 20, 2015
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ASSESSMENT & PLANNINGDec. 10: Project Outcome: An Integral Part of the Planning Process (Public Library Association)BUSINESS SERVICESDec. 9: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Return Reporting Requirements (GPLS) CAREERSDec. 10: Landing Your Ideal Library Job… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in December
Save the Date! On December 10th, Atlanta Emerging Librarians will be meeting for the final time this year for the 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… Continue Reading AEL Mingle with the Admins on December 10th, 2015
By Hallie Pritchett The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) opened its doors in the summer of 2012, making it the newest of the UGA Libraries. Created by the merger of the former Map Library and the University of Georgia Libraries’ extensive government documents collections, the Map and Government Information Library is located in the… Continue Reading Map and Government Information Library of UGA Libraries in the Spotlight!
Privacy in the Surveillance Age: How Librarians Can Fight Back.Wednesday, December 9, 2015 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/6Qelrm Description: In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA and FBI dragnet surveillance, many Americans are concerned that their rights to privacy and intellectual freedom are under threat. But librarians… Continue Reading FREE GLA Carterette Series Webinar – December 9, 2015