St. Simons Island is one of the four barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles on the Georgia Coast. It is known for beautiful beaches, golf, and tons of fun filled entertainment. One of the precious spots to visit is the St. Simons Island Public Library. It occupies a little over 4,000 square feet… Continue Reading St. Simons Island Public Library in the Spotlight!
Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Georgia Library Association for 2016! First Vice-President Elect: Elizabeth McKinney, Georgia Public Library ServiceSecond Vice President/Membership Chair: Mack Freeman, West Georgia Regional LibrarySecretary: Casey Long, Agnes Scott CollegeTreasurer: Eli Arnold, Oglethorpe University*President: Cathy Jeffrey, Clayton State University (Currently serving Vice President/President Elect-elected in 2014)
Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents “Library Tech Notes: Updates in the Field” Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2015Time: 10:30am – 12:30pmLocation: Buckhead Public Library Auditorium (269 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305)Register at http://bit.ly/1L8onWI The event will have several presenters who will be talking about a variety of technology topics ranging from library marketing tools to accessibility.… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents “Library Tech Notes: Updates in the Field”
It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services Collaborations – Next GLA Carterette Series Webinar
It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services CollaborationsWednesday, October 21, 20152pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/Bd5Dul Description: In many libraries, Technical Services and Public Services are seen as two distinct functional areas with little opportunity for cross-departmental collaboration. Both functional areas possess specialized knowledge and increased communication between Technical Services… Continue Reading It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services Collaborations – Next GLA Carterette Series Webinar
Let it never be said that a small library can’t be mighty. This month, GLA’s Library Spotlight is focused on the Ephesus Public Library in Ephesus, GA (a member of the West Georgia Regional Library). The library building was completed in April 2009, and it has been providing excellent library services to the citizens of… Continue Reading Ephesus Public Library in the Spotlight!
GLAis conducting a survey in preparation for a GLA Executive Board strategic planning meeting in Nov 2015. We really would like your feedback about GLA and your help in determinung the future direction of the Association. The online survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ga-lib-assoc It will be available until October 15.
REGISTER TODAY! The 2015 GaCOMO Conference Registration Form is online now. You may register online or mail in the printable registration form located at the bottom of the registration page. GaCOMO is a joint venture between the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. The 2015 GaCOMO Conference will be held Wednesday,… Continue Reading GaCOMO 2015 Registration
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
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
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