Georgia Library Association

Librarians Build Communities In Macon

Georgia’s second Librarians Build Communities project will take place in Macon October 9-11 during the annual conference of the Georgia Council of Media Organizations. Food and donations will be collected for Loaves and Fishes, a local non-profit organization that assists community members  with food, clothing, and other necessities. Libraries Build Communities began at ALA’s Annual… Continue Reading Librarians Build Communities In Macon

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Cobb County School District and Cobb County Public Library Collaborative Summer Reading Programs in the Spotlight!

by Janell McClure Knowing the power in partnerships between school systems and public libraries, as well as the impact of summer reading programs on avoiding the “summer slide,” Janell McClure, Library Media Education Supervisor for the Cobb County School District (CCSD), contacted Patty Latch, Manager of the Youth and Media Department at the Cobb County… Continue Reading Cobb County School District and Cobb County Public Library Collaborative Summer Reading Programs in the Spotlight!

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Leveraging Visual Literacy for Communication: Free Webinar, October 3, 2013

The Georgia Library Association is pleased to announce the October 2013 session of the Carterette Series Webinars. Leveraging Visual Literacy for CommunicationPresented by Nicole BrownThursday, October 3rd, 2013 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern TimeREGISTER The ability to critically engage with and communicate through visual materials is becoming a core competency for participation in today’s highly visual… Continue Reading Leveraging Visual Literacy for Communication: Free Webinar, October 3, 2013

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2014 Candidates for GLA Office

Been wondering who will lead GLA in 2014?  Check out the candidates before the ballot arrives! First Vice President / President-Elect Lace KeatonDirector, Newton County Library System Lace Keaton is currently the Director for Newton County Library System in Covington, GA. She holds an undergraduate BA in Humanities from George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL… Continue Reading 2014 Candidates for GLA Office

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Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in the Spotlight!

Anchored at the Robert A. M. Stern-designed Columbus Public Library, the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries continue to provide successful programming, outreach and service to all residents of Columbus GA and the surrounding West Georgia counties of Cusseta-Chattahoochee, Marion and Stewart. A vital addition in recent years has been our two new Bookmobiles. One is a complete… Continue Reading Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in the Spotlight!

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Don’t miss early bird registration rates for the American Association of School Librarians national conference

The American Association of School Librarians national conference, themed “Rising to the Challenge,” will be held Nov. 14-17, 2013, in Hartford, Conn. and is the only national conference dedicated solely to the needs of school librarians and their roles as educational leaders. Early Bird Registration Deadline for AASL’s national conference is August 22. The conference… Continue Reading Don’t miss early bird registration rates for the American Association of School Librarians national conference

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Paine College Collins-Callaway Library in the Spotlight!

The Family Room, located on the library’s first floor, was created in order to address the diverse student population at Paine College.  One of our current and growing populations is the student with a family including small children.   This room is the library’s way of partnering with these students by providing a safe and happy… Continue Reading Paine College Collins-Callaway Library in the Spotlight!