The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2016 COMO conference. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers – Proposals submission deadline April 4, 2016
Join Carterette Series team for another great free webinar – Instructional Design: An Introduction for LibrariansDate: March 2, 2016 — 2PM EST (1PM CST | 12PM MST | 11AM PST)Register at https://goo.gl/LsTXyH Description: Many librarians find that teaching patrons, colleagues, and other stakeholders is a significant part of their work, regardless of their role in… Continue Reading Instructional Design: An Introduction for Librarians – Free Webinar
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!