Georgia Library Association

GLA Statement Regarding COVID-19

Updated 04/01/2020 Useful links from the State Librarian Julie Walker University System of Georgia Learning Everywhere – https://www.usg.edu/learningeverywhere Georgia public libraries and COVID-19 update – https://georgialibraries.org/coronavirusupdate/ Updated 03/18/2020 GLA is using our role as a leader and advocate of Georgia libraries to call on all public and academic libraries in Georgia to close their doors… Continue Reading GLA Statement Regarding COVID-19

Georgia Library Association

Advocacy Alert: IMLS Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The current Administration released details from its budget request to Congress for FY 2021. The White House budget again proposes eliminating IMLS Funding. Read the IMLS Statement on the Budget Proposal As advocates, it is our responsibility to remind elected leaders that communities rely on library services to grow and thrive. As ALA President Wanda Brown stated:… Continue Reading Advocacy Alert: IMLS Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal

Georgia Library Association

Libraries Are Such A Drag Fundraising Calendar Now Available

We LOVE libraries! If you love libraries too then get yourself, your family, and your coworkers a calendar. All proceeds donated to the Georgia Library Association’s Beard Scholarship. Calendars can be purchased at Java Monkey in Decatur, GA ($20) or online ($25). [Editor’s note: The Libraries Are Such a Drag calendar was conceived and coordinated… Continue Reading Libraries Are Such A Drag Fundraising Calendar Now Available

Georgia Library Association

Friends of the GA Archives Advocacy Workshop (11/08/2012)

Sign up now to take part in the advocacy workshop sponsored by Friends of the Georgia Archives (FOGAH) at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting. Training will be conducted by Joe Tanner of Tanner and Associates and will cover how to contact your representative so that your voice will be heard! The training is… Continue Reading Friends of the GA Archives Advocacy Workshop (11/08/2012)