Use the Library from Home! Initiative from Cobb County Public Library

By Shannon Tyner, Virtual Librarian, Cobb Library Cobb County Library system is using social media to push their digital and online resources. The day librarians got word that the libraries would be closing to the public, they created their “Use the Library from Home!” initiative. It includes graphics to share on social media, a dedicated… Continue Reading Use the Library from Home! Initiative from Cobb County Public Library

GLA Technical Services Interest Group Call for Proposals – New Deadline

The Technical Services Interest Group (TSIG) of the Georgia Library Association (GLA) will sponsor and provide complimentary registration to the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC) for one selected proposal. The presenter must be a member of GLA and the presentation should be 45 minutes total, including 10 minutes for Q&A. Potential presentation topics include, but are… Continue Reading GLA Technical Services Interest Group Call for Proposals – New Deadline

2020 Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting – Call for Proposals

The Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting Program Committee proudly presents the theme for the 2020 conference: Building Partnerships and Dismantling Barriers. The Committee invites you to attend the meeting, to be held in Jekyll Island, Georgia, November 11 – 13. As we move into a new decade, our 2020 program will focus on how… Continue Reading 2020 Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting – Call for Proposals

Fulton County Library System Innovation Stations in the Spotlight

By Minna Pritchard Have you heard the Word on the Street? Fulton County Library System is now serving Fulton citizens on brand new wheels—14 of them. Two 24-Foot Techmobiles, aptly coined the Innovation Stations, and an electric Word on the Street Bike has joined the system to provide innovative STEAM activities and curated book collections to… Continue Reading Fulton County Library System Innovation Stations in the Spotlight

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Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves – Webinar Viewing Party

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves Live viewing date: 03/11/2020 Time: 2:00 PM Register at https://forms.gle/UvN2z2857YVvYEqM9 Viewing locations: Georgia College, Milledgeville, Ga Georgia State University Decatur Campus Georgia Southern Armstrong Lane Library, Savannah, Ga Frank… Continue Reading Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves – Webinar Viewing Party

Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn

“Hello, My Name is…” A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names On Friday, March 13, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ Lunch and Learn program will be “Hello My Name Is…”: A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names by Junior Historian Andrew Bramlett. Some Georgian politicians with unusual names in the presentation include… Continue Reading Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries – Free Webinar

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/36FyNca Description: The 2020 Census will determine how money and services are distributed for the next ten years. Libraries have always played an important part in the Census, and they will be even… Continue Reading The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries – Free Webinar

STEM Academy @ Bartlett Library Learning Commons in the Spotlight!

By Mary Peacock The STEM Academy @ Bartlett is located in Savannah, GA. Its mission is “to ignite a passion for learning and teaching at high levels.” The STEM Library Learning Commons (STEM LLC) is a MakerSpace, a classroom, an information-gathering space, hang-out and lab. The stakeholders at The STEM Academy @ Bartlett demand learning and collaboration at… Continue Reading STEM Academy @ Bartlett Library Learning Commons in the Spotlight!

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Volunteer for GLA Library Day on March 4, 2020

Each year, the Georgia Library Association presents members of the Georgia General Assembly with a beautiful print created by artist Debi Davis. If you’ve been to visit your state legislator, you may have seen their collection on the walls of their office. We need your help delivering these on Wednesday, March 4th. The prints will… Continue Reading Volunteer for GLA Library Day on March 4, 2020