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
Additional information and directions for Georgia Library Day are now available. A message from Carol, the GLA President: I’ve had a suggestion that we wear the same color for identification. How about RED?! I know we don’t have time to get this message out, but for those who want to, please wear red. Red scarf… Continue Reading Georgia Library Day
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
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.
Check out the new issue of ALA NMRT Footnotes for a piece on GLA. The article, “GLA on My Mind: Successful Initiatives of Georgia’s Library Association,” was written by Deborah Striplin, an Atlanta Emerging Librarians member and recent graduate of the Drexel University’s Library and Information Science program.
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
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
The second annual Mingle with the Admins event will be hosted by the Atlanta Emerging Librarians group on January 28th, 2010. We will be meeting at Manuel’s Tavern from 6-8pm. For more information and to register, please view the invitation online.
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