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Got Fandom?: How Mini-Cons Can Transform Libraries and Communities – Free Webinar on February 25, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 20152pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  http://goo.gl/qf2CSZ Fandoms and libraries go together like Sherlock and Watson. Megan Aarant and Natalie Couch from Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in Columbus, GA will share their best practices on how to tap into the power of fandom to promote multiple literacies and attract… Continue Reading Got Fandom?: How Mini-Cons Can Transform Libraries and Communities – Free Webinar on February 25, 2015

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Professional Development Events in February

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. The GPLS CE calendar has been updated with free, online continuing education events for February. Some highlights include: Wednesday, Feb. 11 (1–2 PM)Creative Ways to Get More Facebook Engagement in 2015 (4Good)You see the potential that Facebook offers for engaging supporters and creating more exposure for… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in February

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Foundation Center – Atlanta in the Spotlight!

For more than 20 years, Foundation Center’s Atlanta library/learning center has been connecting those who want to change the world with the resources they need to succeed. The Atlanta office is one of five library/learning centers in the U.S. operated by Foundation Center, all offering access to vital resources for nonprofit organizations and individual grantseekers.… Continue Reading Foundation Center – Atlanta in the Spotlight!

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GLA Committees and Interest Groups in the Spotlight!

Join us at GLA Midwinter, select a committee or interest group to participate, and you can make a difference in the future of Georgia librarianship!  Keep reading if you want to learn more … Interested in recruiting new GLA members? The Membership Committee‘s purpose is to suggest and foster plans designed to solicit new memberships… Continue Reading GLA Committees and Interest Groups in the Spotlight!

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Carnegie Branch Library in Savannah in the Spotlight!

The Carnegie Branch Library in Savannah, Georgia celebrated its Centennial Anniversary with a Georgia Historical Marker dedication ceremony held on August 13, 2014. Nestled majestically amongst a tree line belt on East Henry Street the Carnegie Branch Library is part of Live Oak Public Libraries. Carnegie Library has rich roots embedded in the African American… Continue Reading Carnegie Branch Library in Savannah in the Spotlight!

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GLQ Fall 2014 Issue Now Available

The fall 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ This issue includes lots of great columns, news, books reviews, and a peer-reviewed article: The Effects of Library Instruction on the Legal Information Research Skills of Students Enrolled in a Legal Assistant Studies Program If you weren’t able to make it… Continue Reading GLQ Fall 2014 Issue Now Available

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Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) Holiday Potluck Party

Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) invite everybody to  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 MALA officers and discuss and plan the coming year.  Bring a dish or… Continue Reading Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) Holiday Potluck Party

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Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

The Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in Bremen, Georgia was founded in 1973. Today, we are a member of the West Georgia Regional Library system and the PINES consortium. We’ve come a long way from our humble origins. In the late 1980’s, our original 3,500 square foot building expanded to 7,500 feet. Most recently, we… Continue Reading Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

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Save the Date! Mingle with the Admins – Saturday, Dec. 6

Date: Saturday, December 6Time: 12-2 p.m. Location: Manuel’s Tavern, 602 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 Register for this event  The GLA Atlanta Emerging Librarians planning committee proudly presents the 2014 installation of Mingle with the Admins, a luncheon for new librarians, MLIS students and recent grads to meet and greet with administrators from… Continue Reading Save the Date! Mingle with the Admins – Saturday, Dec. 6

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GLA 2015 MidWinter Planning Meeting Registration is Now Open

Registration Form Committee Preference Form (online)Committee Preference Form (paper) Dear GLA Member, It is time to register for the Georgia Library Association 2015 MidWinter Planning Meeting.This year’s meeting will he held on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 9:00 am-2:15 pm at the Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. The MidWinter… Continue Reading GLA 2015 MidWinter Planning Meeting Registration is Now Open