The GLA Executive Board Officers for 2014 are:President: Susan Morris, University of Georgia1st Vice President/President Elect: Lace Keaton, Newton County Library System2nd Vice President/Membership Chair: Jay Turner, Georgia Public Library ServiceSecretary: Sandra E. Riggs, University of GeorgiaTreasurer: Ashley Dupuy, Kennesaw State University The GLA Academic Division Officers for 2014 are: Chair: Rhonda McCoy, Paine College… Continue Reading GLA 2014 Election Results
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
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!
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
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
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