Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or GLA should be recognized with a GLA award? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual today. Each year the Georgia Library Association seeks to honor outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson AwardCharles Beard Library Advocacy AwardHonorary… Continue Reading GLA Awards – deadline for nominations is extended to May 31, 2013
Reminder: The website for the annual Georgia Conference of Media Organizations is now available. COMO 2013 will be held on October 9 – 11, 2013 Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, Georgia. The conference is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instruction Technology, and the Georgia Library Media Association. COMO 2013… Continue Reading COMO Presentation Proposals are due on June 15!
The Georgia Room is the Cobb County Public Library System’s genealogical and historical collection. Located in the Central Library near the downtown Marietta Square, the Georgia Room serves informational and educational pursuits of a wide range of users. Demand for the Georgia Room has grown steadily as its holdings and physical space have increased since… Continue Reading The Georgia Room in the Spotlight!
Deadline to receive photos, releases, captions is June 20, 2013. The library photos from all types of libraries in Georgia are eligible. We will not accept any photos of animals, not matter how cute, even if they live at the library, unless they are part of a library program. Photos of programs, readers, displays, structures,… Continue Reading GLA Library Photo Contest and 2014 Calendar
ATTENTION SUPPORT STAFF AND PARAPROFESSIONALS in GEORGIA LIBRARIES The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2013 Paraprofessional Grants. Three (3) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2013 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Macon, Georgia October 9-11, 2013. In addition, each winner… Continue Reading 2013 GLA Paraprofessional Award Grants
The Athens-Clarke County Library is celebrating two major milestones this April with a whole month of special programs and events. Not only does April mark the end of the library’s long-running construction project, but this year is also the Library’s 100th anniversary. In 1913, the Athens Library Association received its charter. For 1 cent per… Continue Reading Athens-Clarke County Library celebrates 100 years in April
March was a slow month for GLA. We had an Executive Board Meeting on March 22, 2013 which was hosted by Elizabeth Bagley at Agnes Scott College. Minutes are available on GLA website. We voted to change the name of the School Librarian Division to Georgia Association of School Librarians, a division of Georgia Library… Continue Reading March Monthly Recap for GLA 2013
In 2013, the Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and the Georgia Library Association (GLA) will recognize and honor three exemplary and three exceptional library media programs. In order to identify and highlight these programs, GLMA and GLA are soliciting applications from schools. Library media programs in three schools (elementary, middle and high) will be selected… Continue Reading GLMA and GLA invite applications for 2013 Exemplary Library Awards
The Simon Schwob Memorial Library at Columbus State University was opened on the main campus in March 1975 and the Music Library was established on the RiverPark Campus in 2001. The look of Simon Schwob Memorial Library has changed over the years in keeping with its mission to provide library and information resources, instruction and… Continue Reading Columbus State University Libraries in the Spotlight!
Hope you had a nice February. I love February because the first spring flowers start blooming in Georgia, but mostly because it’s my birthday month. I turned 40 for the umpteenth time and, yes, I do celebrate all month. Besides that important event, we had a great time at the Capitol on Valentine’s Day, February… Continue Reading February Recap for GLA 2013