The Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative (CGLC) invites you to a workshop! Engaging the Senses and Information Literacy in Effective Library Displays Presenters will provide specific examples of Information Literacy displays including the learning outcomes attached, methods of assessment, and ideas for expanding reach. Targeted instruction will encourage thinking beyond the normal display ideas and will… Continue Reading Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative Workshop
The Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) welcomes conference proposals for the 2018 AABIG Conference to be held on June 8, 2018 at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. Proposals can be for a: • 45-minute presentation (including Q&A) • 20-minute presentation (including Q&A) • poster session This year’s theme is: Instruction Near… Continue Reading AABIG Conference Call for Proposals
Lost in the Stacks is a collaboration between the Georgia Tech Library and WREK Atlanta, the student-run radio station at Georgia Tech. Every Friday at noon, librarians and archivists from the GT Library produce the hour-long radio show, creating a mix of music and library talk, all connected by a common theme. Recent episodes include… Continue Reading Lost in the Stacks in the Spotlight!
From Information Literate to Information Fluent: The Role of Libraries in Preparing 21st Century Citizens Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/eo7eSD Description: Librarians are increasingly important in helping students, pre-K through 20 and beyond, to move beyond the skills of Information Literacy… Continue Reading From Information Literate to Information Fluent – New Carterette Webinar
The Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative will be hosting its first local library employee meet-up of 2018 this month and we hope you can join us! It will be held on Tuesday, January 30 from 5-7pm at Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt. Enjoy good food and drinks while catching up with your library friends in a relaxed… Continue Reading Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative Meet-up
The Fannin County Public Library (FCPL) is a branch of the Mountain Regional Library System (MRLS). Nestled in beautiful downtown Blue Ridge, FCPL has no shortage of attractions nearby. From Mercier Orchards to the charming local restaurants and craft breweries to the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and the beautiful hiking trails, Blue Ridge is a… Continue Reading Fannin County Public Library in the Spotlight!
There are several upcoming opportunities to advocate for Georgia’s libraries: • Tuesday, January 30th: Public Library Day at the Capitol. Join the Georgia Council of Public Libraries to talk about the role and value of public libraries at their annual Varsity hot dog give-away. GPLS annual awards will also be presented during a Noon (-ish)… Continue Reading Advocate for Libraries!
The Atlanta Emerging Librarians kick off the new year with our annual Mingle with the Admins event! As is tradition, we have invited a mix of public, academic, and special library administrators to share information about their libraries and any open positions they may have available. This year’s Mingle will be held on Saturday, January… Continue Reading AEL’s Annual Mingle with the Admins
The mission of CAREing Paws, Inc. is to enrich the lives of others by embracing the power of the human-animal bond. One of the ways this is accomplished is by improving the literacy skills of children with animals assisting as reading companions. CAREing Paws began operations in Georgia in 2012 with nationally registered therapy dog… Continue Reading CAREing Paws in the Spotlight!
Ever wanted to know how long it would take a group of librarians to escape a room? Let’s find out Friday, December 15th as we head over to Big Escape Rooms and take a shot at their Pharaoh room! Afterwards, we will stay for some refreshments and mingling. Come enjoy a photo booth, food, and… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Holiday Party