In 2009, the College of Coastal Georgia became the state’s newest four-year facility. Under the dynamic leadership of President Dr. Valerie Hepburn, the campus seemed to blossom overnight, with new buildings such as a dorm, a nursing center, an education center, and a campus center complete with a cafeteria and state of the art movie… Continue Reading Gould Memorial Library in the Spotlight!
The Georgia Room is the Cobb County Public Library System’s genealogical and historical collection. Located in the Central Library near the downtown Marietta Square, the Georgia Room serves informational and educational pursuits of a wide range of users. Demand for the Georgia Room has grown steadily as its holdings and physical space have increased since… Continue Reading The Georgia Room in the Spotlight!
The Athens-Clarke County Library is celebrating two major milestones this April with a whole month of special programs and events. Not only does April mark the end of the library’s long-running construction project, but this year is also the Library’s 100th anniversary. In 1913, the Athens Library Association received its charter. For 1 cent per… Continue Reading Athens-Clarke County Library celebrates 100 years in April
The Simon Schwob Memorial Library at Columbus State University was opened on the main campus in March 1975 and the Music Library was established on the RiverPark Campus in 2001. The look of Simon Schwob Memorial Library has changed over the years in keeping with its mission to provide library and information resources, instruction and… Continue Reading Columbus State University Libraries in the Spotlight!
The East Georgia State College Library recently had a re-opening in August of 2012 and is now a part of the new Learning Commons. The Learning Commons includes the EGSC Library, the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), the Academic Advising Center, and the Common Grounds Cafe. All of these institutions work together to offer instructional… Continue Reading East Georgia State College Library in the Spotlight!
In December, the Clayton County Library System opened a beautiful, light-filled new library in Forest Park (near the Atlanta airport and the State Farmer’s Market). The new building is just one block from the previous one, a small, forty-four year-old building that was badly in need of upgrades and infrastructure improvements. At 16,000 square feet,… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight!
The Library at the campus of Riverside Military Academy is located on the shores of Lake Lanier, named for poet Sidney Lanier, in Gainesville, Georgia. Riverside Military Academy, founded in 1907, is one of the premier college preparatory academies for young men in grades 7-12. The Riverside vision began with two Gainesville businessmen and professors,… Continue Reading Riverside Military Academy in the Spotlight!
Reese LibraryAugusta State UniversityAugusta, Georgia Augusta State University’s Reese Library provides access to a broad range of learning resources in various formats inside and outside the boundaries of the traditional classroom. Reese Library traces its roots to the library of the Junior College of Augusta. In 1960, the library was relocated to a remodeled warehouse… Continue Reading ASU’s Reese Library in the Spotlight!
Piedmont Regional Library SystemWinder, Georgia The Piedmont Region consists of three counties, Banks, Barrow and Jackson. The Piedmont Regional Library System is located northeast of Atlanta and surrounded by Hall County, Athens Regional, Uncle Remus, Gwinnett and Northeast Georgia Regional libraries. As one local advocate said, “How can we help but be a successful library… Continue Reading Piedmont Regional Library System in the Spotlight!
[Note: This is an archived post. This spotlight has been removed from the GLA homepage to make way for the latest spotlight.] This month, GLA is featuring the Thomas University Library in our spotlight. Please visit the GLA homepage (https://gla.georgialibraries.org) to learn more about Thomas University Library’s wonderful collections, services, and programs!