By Melissa N. Thompson Our Georgia libraries continue to offer unique services that foster a sense of community, build a rapport with patrons, and overall meet a local need. Southwest Chatham Library, a branch of the Live Oak Public Library System, started a Seed Library and an accompanying Spice Club to help the community share… Continue Reading Featured: Seed Library of Southwest Chatham Library
Galileo recently completed phase 1 of a redesign. This year’s annual Galileo Survey seeks patron/customer feedback for the next phase of the redesign. The survey includes quantitative questions as well as opportunities for qualitative feedback. And, a chance at a $50 Amazon gift card. The survey will run until November 20th. Take the Survey! The… Continue Reading Galileo – Take the Survey!
If you’ve spent any time involved in GLA activities in the past decade, you’re probably familiar with Oscar Gittemeier. He has played a pivotal role in GLA since joining in 2011, and his absence will be felt when he departs for his new position as the director of library services at the Teton County Library in Jackson, WY. While you… Continue Reading A GLA Sendoff and Thank You to Oscar Gittemeier
Laura Burtle, GLA President, announced today that Wendy Cornelisen will assume the Vice President/President-Elect position for the remainder of 2020, and serve as GLA President in 2021. Oscar Gittemeier, GLA’s current VP/President-Elect, accepted a fantastic opportunity as the new director of library services at the Teton County Library in Jackson, WY. We will certainly miss him! Janice Shipp, GLA’s… Continue Reading GLA Vice-President/President-Elect Appointment