Roddenbery Memorial Library is a single-site, single-county, rural library serving Grady County in southwest Georgia. Cities and towns served by the library include Cairo, Whigham, Calvary, Reno, and Pine Park. The Roddenbery Memorial Library, first known as the Cairo Public Library, opened in January of 1939. The small library was located on the second floor… Continue Reading Roddenbery Memorial Library in the Spotlight!
Joint SLA-GA, SGA, MALA, GLA-SLD Happy Hour! It’s a veritable alphabet soup of local professional associations! Join us later this month for a Dutch treat happy hour and networking event with your fellow Atlanta-area library, archives, and information professionals. This combined event is sponsored by the Special Libraries Association Georgia Chapter, the Society of Georgia… Continue Reading Joint SLA-GA, SGA, MALA, GLA-SLD Happy Hour- February 23, 2016
Lost in the Stacks, the one-and-only research-library rock’n’roll radio show on WREK Atlanta, is trying something new. After six years of broadcasting, Lost in the Stacks is live on stage for the first time. The theme is “Georgia Blood and Southern Love,” the music is live, and the bar is open. The LITS crew will… Continue Reading See Lost in the Stacks Live! – March 1, 2016
The librarians and staff at Armstrong State University’s Lane Library look forward to hosting the 2nd GLA meet-up on Monday, March 14, 2016, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Learning Commons, the newest library space on campus. This meet-up is for to all library staff and is an opportunity to meet fellow library… Continue Reading Second GLA Savannah Area Meet-up – March 14, 2016
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ONLINE CONFERENCE Feb. 26: Big Talk From Small Libraries – Multiple Programs (Nebraska Library Commission) ADVOCACY Feb. 3: Five Tips to Bring Your Organization’s Story to Life Using Silk (TechSoup) Feb. 11: Why Books… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in February
If you love libraries like we love libraries then get yourself, your family and your coworkers a new 2016 Libraries Are Such a Drag calendar to kick off the New Year.All proceeds are donated to the Beard Scholarship for library school students in Georgia. The Beard Scholarship is made possible by friends and colleagues of… Continue Reading Libraries Are Such a Drag! A 2016 Calendar Fundraiser for the Beard Scholarship
Atlanta Emerging Librarians will be hosting an informal mingle at SweetWater Brewing Company this Sunday, February 7, from 2:30-4:30pm. Please come meet the new planning committee and discuss ideas for future events! 2016 Planning Committee:Rosemary BilelloAshley DayLydia HofstetterAmy Winfrey For more information, see our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1558552721130168/
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