Gainesville Library Renovation

by: Adrianne Junius The Gainesville Library serves as the headquarters for the Hall County Library System and consists of approximately 37,500 square feet on two levels. This building was originally constructed in 1969 at 28,900 square feet and was intended to serve as a tornado shelter after a historically tragic category 5 tornado destroyed most…

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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…

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…