By: Sarah Freeman Timothy A. Hand and Juana Farfán perform in HIDDEN AWAY, created by Nicole Livieratos and Phillip DePoy. Photo by Jamie Hopper courtesy of The Lucky Penny. For most of us the public library is a place of reverence and mystique. We visit by day, creeping through the stacks until we find an… Continue Reading HIDDEN AWAY Performance Explores the Library at Night
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!
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
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!
The GLA scholarship committee is pleased to announce the 2013 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 science. This year’s C.S. Hubbard scholarship winner is Asele Mack. Originally from Russia, she holds a degree in… Continue Reading 2013 GLA Scholarship Winners
Join the GLA Summer Picnic at ELIJAH CLARK STATE PARK, GAhttp://www.gastateparks.org/ElijahClark ELIJAH CLARK GROUP SHELTER # 2 is reserved for Saturday, July 20, 2013, 7am-10:00pm Plan for the Day8:00 to 10:00 Arrive and set up for the day10:00 to 11:30 Executive Board Meeting11:30 to 12:30 Food Prep and setting up tables12:30 to 1:30 Lunch1:30 to… Continue Reading GLA Summer Picnic – July 20, 2013
The Fannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room in the library on Selman Drive is named in honor of Douglasville’s Head Librarian from 1961 until 1981, when the library was in the Bowden Street location. Fannie Mae Davis wrote a book on the history of our county entitled “Douglas County, Georgia: From Indian Trail to Interstate… Continue Reading Fannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room, Douglas County Public Library in the Spotlight!
The Spring 2013 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq. Georgia Library Spotlight: Clayton County Library System, Forest Park Branch, Forest Park, GeorgiaTerran McCanna East Georgia State College Library, Swainsboro, GeorgiaAmanda McKenzie Riverside Library, Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville, GeorgiaJanie Halliley and Julie A. Smith From the President by Diana J. Very My… Continue Reading GLQ Spring 2013 Is Available
In 2009, the College of Coastal Georgia became the state’s newest four-year facility. Under the dynamic leadership of President Dr. Valerie Hepburn, the campus seemed to blossom overnight, with new buildings such as a dorm, a nursing center, an education center, and a campus center complete with a cafeteria and state of the art movie… Continue Reading Gould Memorial Library in the Spotlight!
RDA Has Arrived: Essentials of RDA for Public ServicesPresented by Susan WynneWednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Eastern Time Register After years of buzz, the Library of Congress implemented the new cataloging standard RDA (Resource Description and Access) on March 31, 2013. What is RDA and why should I care? RDA is part of… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar – RDA Has Arrived: Essentials of RDA for Public Services – June 19, 2013