Center for Puppetry Arts Library in the Spotlight

By Katie Sparks Many people in the Atlanta area are familiar with the Center for Puppetry Arts. It is a popular destination, offering live puppet shows for families and adults, puppet-building workshops, and a Museum featuring puppets from around the world as well as a beloved Jim Henson exhibit. As you might imagine, it is… Continue Reading Center for Puppetry Arts Library in the Spotlight

Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

By Samantha Hanchett What could a family love better than a bagful of books from the Library? How about a beautiful story book that gets them outside and encourages them to run and have fun? The Thomas County Public Library has done just that with their recently installed Story Walk®. You may have heard of… Continue Reading Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

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In Good Company: Spotlight on Arthur Robinson

By Amber Spratlin Dr. Arthur Robinson, a Georgia librarian for 22 years, will retire in August from LaGrange College, where he serves as the Reference Librarian. You have likely met or seen him at GLA or GALILEO conference events, or benefited from his help with a particularly tricky interlibrary loan request. Dr. Robinson took a few moments… Continue Reading In Good Company: Spotlight on Arthur Robinson

Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

The Clayton County Library System’s (CCLS) mission is to contribute to the success of the citizens of its diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational, and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.Clayton County Library System consists… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

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Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

By Ebonie Thompson The vision for the Freedom Middle School Media Center, located in Stone Mountain, Georgia, is for it to be truly the heart of the school. A warm and welcoming place for every student, staff member and parent everyday- to the best of their abilities. To achieve this, S.N.A.I.L.S (Special Needs and Inclusive… Continue Reading Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

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A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

By Aspasia Luster, Bettina Askew, Maranda Christy, Ali Gomez, Josette Kubicki, Shafer Tharrington, Lachelle Smith At the end of every spring and fall semester, the Augusta University (AU) Libraries are busy providing free food, coffee, and relaxing activities to students preparing for exams. With both of our libraries, Greenblatt Library on the Health Sciences campus… Continue Reading A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

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Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19

By Jason Wright In response to the COVID-19 quarantine and subsequent shutdown of campus, the Georgia Tech Library adopted a number of online and in-person strategies to bring high-quality services and instruction to students, staff and faculty. Numerically, the most impactful has been moving all library-led workshops online. The Library offers 20-30 classes a month… Continue Reading Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19

Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College in the Spotlight!

By Kelly Ansley The Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College is located on the Hill in the center of campus. The Lewis Library seeks to not only fulfill the research needs of faculty, staff, and students, but to also provide activities to reduce stress, to relax, and have fun. In addition to the… Continue Reading Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College in the Spotlight!

Clayton County Library System Responds to COVID-19

By Dana Marseille At Clayton County Library System, a number of virtual programs have been implemented in response to the Library’s closure and the COVID-19 pandemic. One program that we have done virtually is a meeting of our Graphic Novel Club. The first meeting, which was centered around the X-Men Universe, took place on April… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System Responds to COVID-19

DeKalb County Public Library Responds to COVID-19

By Alicia Brown DeKalb County Public Library received the 2018 Georgia Public Library of the Year award for programming that embraced the county’s diverse community. This was evident through programs such as PRIME TIME Preschool, Fine Free Summer and the Human Library Project. However, during the current health pandemic known as COVID-19, DCPL had to… Continue Reading DeKalb County Public Library Responds to COVID-19