The 2017 MLS Programs Fair, coordinated jointly by the Metro-Atlanta Library Association and GLA’s New Members Round Table, will take place on Saturday, July 29th from 2:00-3:30pm at Oglethorpe University. There will be information available for MLS programs around the U.S., including:• Drexel University• Florida State University• Middle Tennessee State University• University of Alabama• University… Continue Reading MLS Programs Fair on Saturday July 29th at Oglethorpe
One of the goals of the ILL Interest Group this year is to promote communication and knowledge sharing within our ILL community. This year we will hold several meet-ups across the state in pursuit of this goal. We are happy to announce that our ILL Interest Group Summer Meet-up will be on Friday,… Continue Reading ILL Interest Group Summer meet-up
7th Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative meet-upDate: Thursday, July 13, 2017Time: 5:30pmLocation: The Georgia Historical Society Reading Room, 501 Whitaker St., Savannah, GA 31401 This casual meet-up is open to all library workers regardless of your title – paraprofessional, faculty, librarian – it doesn’t matter! This is a chance for you to meet others who work in… Continue Reading GLA Savannah Area Meetup – July 13, 2017
The spring 2017 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Take a break and read about GLA and Georgia library news, check out an article about DPLA, and don’t forget the spotlights, MOPL, and book reviews!
Effective and Valuable Outreach: Aligning Activities to Goal-Driven Assessment – Free Carterette Webinar
Effective and Valuable Outreach: Aligning Activities to Goal-Driven AssessmentWednesday, July 19, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/qMRNpy Description: Outreach is a facet of many of our jobs. Over time, library job descriptions have been adjusted to include outreach, whether this includes targeting departments, student populations, or the surrounding… Continue Reading Effective and Valuable Outreach: Aligning Activities to Goal-Driven Assessment – Free Carterette Webinar
The grand opening of Villa Rica’s new $3 million public library took place on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Approximately 2,000 community members poured into the new facility that day, checking out all the modern features of the library. The 16,370-square-foot facility at 869 Dallas Highway is more than triple the size of the old Villa… Continue Reading Villa Rica Public Library in the Spotlight
The Atlanta Emerging Librarians’ (AEL) next informal mingle will be at the Yaarab Shrine Center on Ponce de Leon Avenue for the Atlanta Rollergirls’ Playoff game on July 15, 2017 at 5:00pm. Join us as we watch two teams battle it out for a chance at the 2017 Championship Bout! Can’t make it to the… Continue Reading AEL Informal Mingle: Atlanta Rollergirls’ Playoffs & Dinner – July 15, 2017
The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association (GLA) announces its 2017 Paraprofessional Grants. Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Columbus, Georgia October 4-6, 2017. In addition, each winner will receive an… Continue Reading 2017 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by June 30, 2017
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference, including pre-conference sessions, presentations, demonstrations and posters. This year’s conference will take place October 4-6, 2017 at the Columbus, Georgia Convention & Trade Center. All proposal submissions are due by June 12, 2017. Guidelines and forms for submitting your proposal(s) can be found on… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference Call for Proposals Now Open!
Movin’ on Up: Advancing into Academic Library Middle ManagementWednesday, June 7, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/DTk8qO Description: Can an academic librarian who has only worked on the front lines compete with those who have supervisory experience for middle management positions? What traits are hiring committees looking for… Continue Reading Movin’ on Up: Advancing into Academic Library Middle Management – Carterette Series Webinar