Georgia Library Association

GLQ Summer 2015 Issue Now Available

The summer 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Learn about how the Carterette webinar series began: Making a Difference in Georgia: How the Carterette Webinar Series Began Read a peer-reviewed article:  Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysis Check out the GLA 2016 officer candidates:  GLA Officer… Continue Reading GLQ Summer 2015 Issue Now Available

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Professional Development Events in September

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. Tuesday, Sept. 8 (12–1 PM)Strategies for Managing Patron Behavior (Washington State Library)Libraries reflect the communities we serve and like those communities we sometimes navigate disruptive and unsafe patron behaviors. Join the Community Conduct Coordinator for… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in September

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GLA Scholarship Winners 2015

The GLA scholarship committee is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of the Beard and Hubbard scholarships.  These two awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a master’s degree in library and information science. Karen Manning – Beard Scholarship winner: Karen Manning has progressive experience working in libraries in… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Winners 2015

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Zell and Shirley Miller Library in the Spotlight!

In October 2014, Young Harris College opened the Rollins Campus Center, a transformative structure on the 129-year-old campus. Named for its $22 million lead gift from the O. Wayne Rollins Foundation, the Rollins Campus Center is the signature facility at YHC—the social and intellectual heart of campus. The Rollins Campus Center connects four distinct areas… Continue Reading Zell and Shirley Miller Library in the Spotlight!

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Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle – Next GLA Carterette Series Webinar

Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle: Getting the Most from Your Library’s Relationship with Genealogists Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015Time: 3pm Eastern (12pm Pacific | 1pm Mountain | 2pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/oLPovy A love-hate relationship often exists between libraries and genealogy. Many libraries acknowledge that genealogists account for a sizeable portion of their visitors, but… Continue Reading Letting the Genie Out of the Bottle – Next GLA Carterette Series Webinar

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Conyers-Rockdale Area Library Meetup – August 22, 2015

The Membership Committee is pleased to announce a meetup at the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library of the Conyers-Rockdale Library System. This event will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, August 22.  If you are near Rockdale, Newton, South Dekalb, Henry, or Walton counties, this is for you! Location:Nancy Guinn Memorial Library864 Green St.Conyers, GA… Continue Reading Conyers-Rockdale Area Library Meetup – August 22, 2015

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Professional Development Events in August

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYAug. 13: Because Advocacy Never Stops: New Tools for Taking Action (WebJunction) CHILDREN & TEENSAug. 4: The kids are not all white (Washington State Library)Aug. 18: YA Announcements: Fall Titles to Know (Booklist)Aug. 19: Meeting… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in August

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Hog Hammock Public Library in the Spotlight!

Hog Hammock Public Library is on Sapelo Island, a Georgia barrier island accessible only by a state-run passenger ferry or private boat. The library is in the Historic Hog Hammock Community, one of the last intact, island-based Gullah-Geechee communities in America. Our island has a rich history as well as beautiful beaches, marshes and forests.… Continue Reading Hog Hammock Public Library in the Spotlight!