Georgia Library Association

Keeping Your Cool When the Heat Is On – Free Workshop on July 25th, 2015

Keeping Your Cool When the Heat Is On Join presenters Tamika Barnes and Pat Ziebart leading an informative and interactive workshop designed to help you better assist the challenging library patrons. Learn how to:•    Identify common patron issues and the associated emotions•    Try different techniques to resolve problems•    Plan to use follow-up to improve patron…

Georgia Library Association

ACRL & Information Literacy: Bringing the “Framework” Into Focus – Free Workshop on July 10, 2015

The Georgia Library Association Presents: ACRL and Information Literacy: Bringing the “Framework” Into Focus Sponsored by the GLA’s Academic Library Division & the Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group Date & Time:July 10, 2015 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Speaker:Joelle Pitts, Kansas State University Library Locations:Albany Technical CollegeCentral Georgia Technical College – MaconCollege of…

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2015 GLA Paraprofessional Awards – Application deadline is July 15!

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2015 Paraprofessional Grants. Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2015 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Athens, Georgia October 7-9, 2015.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which will…

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Professional Development Events in June

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the latest and greatest in library continuing education. Some selections include:Tuesday, June 9 (3—4 PM)From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest Graphic Novels and Manga of 2015 (School Library Journal) Join Brigid Alverson, editor of SLJ’s “Good Comics for Kids,” along with…

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Master of Library Science Programs Fair in Atlanta – June 13, 2015

The Metro Atlanta Library Association and the Georgia Library Association New Members’ Round Table are co-sponsoring a Master of Library Science Programs Fair in Atlanta. When: Saturday, June 13th from 2-4 PMWhere: Oglethorpe University, Turner Lynch Campus Center, Trustee Room (4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319)Who: Florida State University, University of Kentucky, University of…

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Little Old Ladies and Rock Star Librarians: Genderizing the Librarian Stereotype – Free Webinar June 17, 2015

Little Old Ladies and Rock Star Librarians: Genderizing the Librarian StereotypeWednesday, June 17, 20152pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/EnQYiT Ayanna Gaines will discuss how the stereotyping of librarianship not only harms the profession with regards to status and pay equity, but is also detrimental to both genders.  Her presentation will…

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New to GLA: Informal Meetups in YOUR Area!

Are you interested in meeting new people in the library profession?Do you want to see more GLA events in your city?Do you enjoy discussing the finer points of library work over coffee? If you answered yes to these questions, please consider coordinating an informal meetup in your area. In an effort to expand the impact…