Georgia Library Association

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

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Georgia Library Day RESCHEDULED

Georgia Library Day has been rescheduled, and will now be held on March 10 this year. The schedule and registration form are available at https://gla.georgialibraries.org/events_libraryday_2010.pdf. If you already registered, please confirm you can still attend by contacting GordonBaker@clayton.edu or Kara Mullen KaraMullen@clayton.edu at GLA Administrative Services. For new registrations, the deadline is March 2.

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Charles Beard Lecture @ University of West Georgia February 9, 2010

Dr. Toby Graham, director of the Digital Library of Georgia, will present The Civil Rights Digital Library: Documenting America’s Struggle for Racial Equality on Tuesday, February 9, at 11:00 a.m., at Ingram Library, University of West Georgia, Carrollton. Dr. Graham’s presentation is the 2010 Charles Beard Lecture. The event is free and open to the… Continue Reading Charles Beard Lecture @ University of West Georgia February 9, 2010

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Georgia Libraries Photo Contest

The Georgia Library Association (GLA), Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS), Georgia Association for Instructional Technology (GAIT) and Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) are encouraging library supporters to show their love for Georgia’s libraries — and win a prize valued at $100 in the process. In conjunction with Georgia Library Day, the organizations are sponsoring a… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Photo Contest

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Dekalb County Public Opens LEED Certified Branch

The new, state-of-the-art Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library will open in January 2010. The dedication ceremony for the new facility is scheduled for Saturday, January 23 at 11:00 a.m. at the library branch’s new location, 5234 LaVista Rd. (at the intersection of LaVista Road and Lawrenceville Highway in Tucker). The public is invited to join DeKalb… Continue Reading Dekalb County Public Opens LEED Certified Branch