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
[Note: This is an archived post. This spotlight has been removed to make way for the latest spotlight.] Check out the GLA Homepage to learn about the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern University. Would you like to see your library profiled on the GLA homepage? Email Sarah Steiner at ssteiner [at] gsu [dot]… Continue Reading New Georgia Library Spotlight: Georgia Southern University
Georgia Library Association Annual Mid-Winter Planning Conference (GLAAMPC) on Friday, January 29, 2010 at the lovely Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. This kick-off meeting for 2010 is an important event for ALL members -NEW and OLD (not old old…I mean old hands…I mean those with more experience…okay, and just… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association 2010 Annual Mid-Winter Planning Conference
The Georgia Library Association Executive Board recently passed a Resolution on the 2009 Reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act. You can read the resolution on the website atResolution on the 2009 Reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act.
Kristin Stout has been selected as the GLA sponsored participant in the 2010 group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Kristin will receive funding from GLA to attend the ALA midwinter and annual conferences next year, where she will receive leadership training and work on collaborative leadership projects with the American Library Association and its state chapters.… Continue Reading Kristin Stout GLA’s 2010 ALA Emerging Leader