Georgia Library Association

2010 Paraprofessional Grants

ANNOUNCING THE 2010 PARAPROFESSIONAL GRANTS Five (5) $250 grants will be given to the award winners for expenses to attendGaCOMO 2010 in Athens, Georgia on October 13-15, 2010, and a free one-year paraprofessional memberships in the Georgia Library Association. Recognition award plaques will be presented at a GLA function. Applicants do NOT have to be… Continue Reading 2010 Paraprofessional Grants

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GaCOMO Call for Proposals

The website for the annual GeorgiaConference of Media Organizations conference is now available. The conference is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instruction Technology, and the Georgia Library Media Association. On the site you will find the presentation proposal form. The deadline for submissions is May 31st. COMO will be held… Continue Reading GaCOMO Call for Proposals

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Job Hunting Workshop

WHAT: Job Hunting WorkshopWHEN: April, 17th, 2010WHERE: Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library TIMETABLE10.00 Tour new building10.15 Meet & Greet10.30 Welcome and introductions10.40-11.10 John Szabo, Atlanta-Fulton County Library Director.11.10-11.30 Lesley Barber, Principal Librarian DCPL, presenting Optimal Resume Database.11.30-12.00 Christian Steinmetz, GSU Library Creative Manager: On Public Speaking.12.00-12.10 Coffee Break12.10-12.40 Dianne Smith, Human Resources Officer, Emory University.12.40-13.00 Panel… Continue Reading Job Hunting Workshop

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Paulding County Breaks Ground on New Library

ACWORTH, GA – On February 25, 2010, Hogan Construction Group broke ground on the new North Paulding Library on Harmony Grove Church Road. Built behind Fire Station 11, which Hogan completed in December 2009, North Paulding Library features five distinct wings and state-of-the-art networking capabilities. The 10,500 square foot library includes Nonfiction, Reference, Children’s, Fiction,… Continue Reading Paulding County Breaks Ground on New Library

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Winners Announced in Inagural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest

Victoria “Vickie” Horst, has been a photography buff for many years, and her interest paid off in February when her entry was judged the overall “Best Photo” in the inaugural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest. Horst is director of the Tifton-Tift County Public Library, part of the Coastal Plain Regional Library System. Jointly sponsored by the… Continue Reading Winners Announced in Inagural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest