The EGSC Library in Swainsboro, GA serves the students, faculty, and staff of East Georgia State College as well as the Emanuel Country community. EGSC librarians are advocates for the free access of information to all populations and a commitment to exceptional customer service to all patrons. The goals of the EGSC Library include Providing reliable and… Continue Reading East Georgia State College Library in the Spotlight!
Located in the south part of Forsyth County, Sharon Forks Library serves an increasingly diverse community. Usage of Sharon Forks Library, which opened in November 2000, has outpaced even the rapid growth of the county. At 20,500 square feet it was the smallest of Forsyth County Public Library’s branches, yet it has the highest circulation… Continue Reading Sharon Forks Library in the Spotlight!
By Britt Boler. The goal of Thomas University Library is to empower students. We are a small library, holding approximately 20,000 print books, and serve a population of roughly 1,000 associate, bachelor’s, and master’s students. As the only academic library on campus, we strive to provide students with information, tools, and programs to help them succeed… Continue Reading Thomas University Library in the Spotlight!
By Anne Benevento. My daughter is one of the lucky students that attend a new school in DeKalb County called Tapestry Public Charter School. This amazing school was started by two moms, both have neurotypical developing children and also children on the autism spectrum. They were searching for a place of inclusion for their children… Continue Reading Tapestry Public Charter School Library in the Spotlight
Lost in the Stacks is a collaboration between the Georgia Tech Library and WREK Atlanta, the student-run radio station at Georgia Tech. Every Friday at noon, librarians and archivists from the GT Library produce the hour-long radio show, creating a mix of music and library talk, all connected by a common theme. Recent episodes include… Continue Reading Lost in the Stacks in the Spotlight!
The mission of CAREing Paws, Inc. is to enrich the lives of others by embracing the power of the human-animal bond. One of the ways this is accomplished is by improving the literacy skills of children with animals assisting as reading companions. CAREing Paws began operations in Georgia in 2012 with nationally registered therapy dog… Continue Reading CAREing Paws in the Spotlight!
By Marie Vielot. The Grantville Branch Library of the Coweta Public Library System is located in the heart of downtown Grantville, GA. It is a beautiful craftsman style building with a welcoming wraparound porch. Upon entering the building, you first notice the foyer which celebrates the history of the City of Grantville. Visitors are always taken… Continue Reading Grantville Branch Library in the Spotlight!
By Yadira V. Payne Woodworth Consolidated Library (WCL) is an Army Library that serves a consolidated mission to FMWR (Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation) and TRADOC (Training and Doctrine) Commands. WCL opened its doors in 1966 in honor of Captain Clarke N. Woodworth, Jr. who lost his life in battle in Vietnam. In the 51… Continue Reading Woodworth Consolidated Library in the Spotlight!
Library Technology Center, University of North Georgia Libraries, Dahlonega Campus in the Spotlight!
The Library Technology Center (LTC) opened in the fall of 2008. Almost ten years after opening, changing student needs and the consolidation of two institutions into the University of North Georgia have transformed the original LTC in many ways. Service points, resource locations and student work space changed for the better. Originally two service desks… Continue Reading Library Technology Center, University of North Georgia Libraries, Dahlonega Campus in the Spotlight!
The grand opening of Villa Rica’s new $3 million public library took place on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Approximately 2,000 community members poured into the new facility that day, checking out all the modern features of the library. The 16,370-square-foot facility at 869 Dallas Highway is more than triple the size of the old Villa… Continue Reading Villa Rica Public Library in the Spotlight