PCOM Library Hotspot Lending Program

By Erica Rosalle There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic hit students hard. The PCOM (Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine) Georgia student community experienced sudden lifestyle adjustments such as reduced income sources, which affected the acquisition of basic necessities such as food, housing, and transportation. During this unique period of time, many students suddenly… Continue Reading PCOM Library Hotspot Lending Program

UWG’s Ingram Library wins Innovation in Instruction Award

The University of West Georgia Ingram Library is the winner of the 2021 American Library Association Library Instruction Roundtable (ALA-LIRT) Innovation in Instruction Award. The award was in recognition of LibraryDen, an online asynchronous information literacy course, created by a small team from Ingram Library, led by Anne Barnhart.  In March 2020 when all USG… Continue Reading UWG’s Ingram Library wins Innovation in Instruction Award

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KSU Libraries Highlights Black Women Academics for Black History Month 2021

by: Jennifer Jacobs Kennesaw State University Library System highlighted Black women researchers among KSU faculty, staff, and students. This included two days of presentations for each group with a focus on recent research. Collaborating with KSU students, faculty, and staff, the KSU Library System hoped to shine a light on the variety of research done… Continue Reading KSU Libraries Highlights Black Women Academics for Black History Month 2021

Cherokee Regional Library System recognized as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year

by: Deborah Hakes Georgia’s public library of the year is a four-branch system that has found ways to build upon its already award-winning services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Cherokee Regional Library System has previously been recognized by the Institute of Museum and Library Services with a national grant for their Next Chapter program, which… Continue Reading Cherokee Regional Library System recognized as Georgia’s Public Library of the Year

Commerce Public Library in the Spotlight

By Angel Abounader When Commerce Public Library the learned that Korean based business SK Battery America was coming to Georgia in the Winter of 2018, library staff eagerly adopted the opportunity to help introduce Korean and Asian culture to the Jackson County community. Libraries are a wonderful place to bridge gaps of curiosity and information,… Continue Reading Commerce Public Library in the Spotlight

Emory Libraries DEI “Little Free” Library in the Spotlight

By Julie Newton The Emory Libraries Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee recently launched a pilot DEI “Little Free” Library, as a compliment to the library’s “Confronting Racism” initiatives. The DEI Education sub-committee’s initial idea was to claim a bookshelf in the Robert W. Woodruff Library’s staff room for a space to donate and exchange books… Continue Reading Emory Libraries DEI “Little Free” Library in the Spotlight

Middle Georgia Regional Library System in the Spotlight

By Sylvia O’Bear The mission of the Middle Georgia Regional Library System is to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials. The strength of the system rests in the commitment to meet the needs of Middle Georgians. This responsibility has grown since COVID-19 and has allowed… Continue Reading Middle Georgia Regional Library System in the Spotlight

Greene County Library in the Spotlight

By Clancey Cheeley When the pandemic began, libraries across Georgia found themselves faced with the conundrum of how to continue community engagement, host programs, and provide service during a time when limiting exposure to others was paramount to public health and safety. The Greene County Library, located in Greensboro, Georgia and a unit of the… Continue Reading Greene County Library in the Spotlight

Odum Library’s Board Game Collection & Gaming Program in the Spotlight!

By Danielle Costello Odum library has a board game collection of over 125 games that range from familiar titles like Clue and Uno to contemporary classics like Catan and Ticket to Ride. Our collection supports not only relaxation but collaborative and creative play with games like Dungeons & Dragons. We also work to find and… Continue Reading Odum Library’s Board Game Collection & Gaming Program in the Spotlight!