Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Join us in congratulating our own Wendy Cornelisen on the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! From ASGCLA press-release Wendy Cornelisen lives and breathes innovation and collaboration for the public libraries in Georgia. In her role as Assistant State Librarian at the Georgia Public Library Service, she has led efforts to celebrate accomplishments and… Continue Reading Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Georgia Libraries Conference 2020,Wherever You Are!

We’re just over nine weeks away from the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference, so be sure to mark your calendars for October 7 through 9. This year’s conference is easier to attend than ever before with an all-virtual format and free registration for all current GLA and SELA members.Join GLA now starting at just $35, or… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2020,Wherever You Are!

Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

By Samantha Hanchett What could a family love better than a bagful of books from the Library? How about a beautiful story book that gets them outside and encourages them to run and have fun? The Thomas County Public Library has done just that with their recently installed Story Walk®. You may have heard of… Continue Reading Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

RESCHEDULED DATES: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

The Georgia Archives Conservation Department together with the Big River Bindery are excited to present four 3-day workshops in 2020 on the conservation and preservation of books and paper artifacts: • Preservation Management for Cultural Heritage Institutions – July 17 – 19 ($200) • Introduction to Paper Conservation – August 7 – 9 ($350) •… Continue Reading RESCHEDULED DATES: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

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GLA 2020 Scholarship Winners

The Georgia Library Association (GLA) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Hubbard and the Beard scholarships. These awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard ScholarshipDonald “Don” Giacomini is this year’s C. S. Hubbard Scholarship winner.Don has… Continue Reading GLA 2020 Scholarship Winners

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North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!

North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!Learn more by watching this brief video from incoming Chair, Kara Rumble. The North Georgia Associated Libraries quarterly meeting will be virtual.We will begin with a brief business meeting including a discussion of new officers. The informational presentation will follow. WEBINAR: Innovating Services and Workflows During COVID-19DATE: Wednesday, July 22,… Continue Reading North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!

Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

The Clayton County Library System’s (CCLS) mission is to contribute to the success of the citizens of its diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational, and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.Clayton County Library System consists… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

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Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

The Georgia Library Association’s Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to announce a free virtual workshop! July 14th, 2- 3 PM. Customizing the Connexion Client to Work for You More about the Workshop:OCLC’s Connexion Client has a number of built-in tools to help catalogers save time and energy through customizations that provide controlled automation and… Continue Reading Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

On Friday, July 10, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ virtual Lunch and Learn program will be available to the public. Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia will be presented by Georgia Archives’ Collections Manager, Dr. Hendry Miller.This presentation explores migration and settlement patterns in Colonial Georgia, focusing on what brought people to the southeast,… Continue Reading Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

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Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

The Georgia Library Association joins the American Library Association and the Black Caucus of ALA in strongly condemning systemic violence and racism against Black people and People of Color. The Georgia Library Association represents libraries and library employees of all types in Georgia: public, academic, special, and school. Libraries are not neutral. Libraries seek to… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism