Thomas University Library in the Spotlight!

By Britt Boler. The goal of Thomas University Library is to empower students. We are a small library, holding approximately 20,000 print books, and serve a population of roughly 1,000 associate, bachelor’s, and master’s students. As the only academic library on campus, we strive to provide students with information, tools, and programs to help them succeed… Continue Reading Thomas University Library in the Spotlight!

CGLC presents Escape the Library – May 23, 2018

Escape Rooms in the Library! Host: GLA Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative Phone: (912) 478-5647 When: Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00 PM Where: Zach S. Henderson Library, Georgia Southern University 1400 Southern Drive Statesboro, GA 30458 RSVP: glasavannahmeetup@gmail.com Escape games are a fun, challenging, and popular way to engage an audience! They naturally promote critical thinking,… Continue Reading CGLC presents Escape the Library – May 23, 2018

Carterette Series Webinars

Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction

Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/rX2Xtc Description: In this webinar, the presenter will share ways to integrate images to enhance student engagement and learning. From using politically charged images to fake images, these… Continue Reading Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction

Georgia Library Association

Seeking Nominations for the GLA Awards! New Deadline April 27!

The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee seeks nominations from academic, public, school, and special librarians in Georgia for the 2018 GLA Awards. Winners will be recognized at the 2018 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference in Columbus. GLA has a variety of awards to celebrate individual or team contributions to libraries or to the state organization. Do… Continue Reading Seeking Nominations for the GLA Awards! New Deadline April 27!

Winder Public Library in the Spotlight!

Built in the late 1980’s, the Winder Public Library has served Winder for more than thirty years. The building also served as the headquarters for the Piedmont Regional Library System (PRLS) until September 2014, when regional administrative offices moved to Jefferson. Regional offices serve all ten public library locations in Banks, Barrow and Jackson counties… Continue Reading Winder Public Library in the Spotlight!

Carterette Series Webinars

Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth

Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth Wednesday, April 11, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/1NoHAK Description: Connected Learning is an innovative approach to youth learning that is based on the principle that learning happens best when it is interest-driven, peer supported, and academically oriented. Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library… Continue Reading Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth

Georgia Library Association

Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences

The GLA Distance Learning Interest Group presents Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences with Joelle Pitts Monday, April 9th 2018 2:00 pm Eastern (11:00 am Pacific | 12:00 pm Mountain | 1:00 pm Central) Register: http://bit.ly/dligpitts Description: Student interest and participation in online courses and learning experiences… Continue Reading Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences

Tapestry Public Charter School Library in the Spotlight

By Anne Benevento. My daughter is one of the lucky students that attend a new school in DeKalb County called Tapestry Public Charter School. This amazing school was started by two moms, both have neurotypical developing children and also children on the autism spectrum. They were searching for a place of inclusion for their children… Continue Reading Tapestry Public Charter School Library in the Spotlight

Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Conference

The Society of Georgia Archivists Conference Program Committee proudly presents the theme for the 2018 annual meeting: Practical Pathways: Applied Tools and Creative Approaches. The Committee invites you to attend the meeting, to be held at the Graduate Hotel in Athens, Georgia, October 24–26, 2018. Members of the archival profession reflect diverse professional backgrounds and… Continue Reading Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Conference