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From The President, Betty D. Paulk Oct 2008

From The President, Betty D. Paulk

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents information on the Georgia Library Association (GLA). It notes that the COMO conference offers a wide variety of programs, exhibits of products, services and technologies for all types of libraries and time to network. The board of directors of GLA have approved the Award Committee's recommendation to establish the Library Support Services Award.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Carol Waggoner-Angleton Oct 2008

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Carol Waggoner-Angleton

Georgia Library Quarterly

A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's personal library.


Valdosta State News And Notes Oct 2008

Valdosta State News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent library news from Valdosta State University.


Broderick Named Director In Catoosa Oct 2008

Broderick Named Director In Catoosa

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article announces that Bridgid Broderick has been appointed library director of Catoosa County Library System in Ringgold, Georgia.


Chattahoochee Valley News And Notes Oct 2008

Chattahoochee Valley News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System.


Gwinnett County News And Notes Oct 2008

Gwinnett County News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Gwinnett County Library System.


Public Libraries 'Just Buggy' For 2008 Summer Reading Program Oct 2008

Public Libraries 'Just Buggy' For 2008 Summer Reading Program

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents information on the highlights of the 2008 Summer Reading Program, entitled "Catch the Reading Bug," for public libraries in Georgia. The objective of the Worth County Library System (WCLS) is to increase the participation of teenagers. The Houston County Public Library System (HOUPL) has added teenagers as a new component to its Summer Reading Program. Information is given on the reading programs of the Southwest Georgia Regional Library system.


Agnes Scott Library News And Notes Oct 2008

Agnes Scott Library News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Agnes Scott College McCain Library.


Cobb County Library News And Notes Oct 2008

Cobb County Library News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Cobb County Library System.


Dekalb County News And Notes Oct 2008

Dekalb County News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the DeKalb County Library System.


Former Smyrna Director Passes Away Oct 2008

Former Smyrna Director Passes Away

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents an obituary for Doris Morris, former director of Smyrna Public Library in Georgia.


Jefferson County News And Notes Oct 2008

Jefferson County News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Jefferson County Library System.


Coweta Encourages 'Reading Olympians' Oct 2008

Coweta Encourages 'Reading Olympians'

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents information on the 29th Summer Olympiad program of Coweta County Library in Georgia from August 8 to 23, 2008. The public library system has presented two multicultural programs to stimulate interest in cultural diversity, the Olympics and sportsmanship. Its objective of the program is to encourage students to read. The library's other Olympics-themed event was the premiere of its new virtual travel program.


Uncle Remus News And Notes Oct 2008

Uncle Remus News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Uncle Remus Regional Library System.


Review: Keturah And Lord Death, Carol Malcolm Oct 2008

Review: Keturah And Lord Death, Carol Malcolm

Georgia Library Quarterly

Review of the young adult novel "Keturah and Lord Death," by Martine Leavitt.


Georgia Library Quarterly, Fall 2008, Susan Cooley Oct 2008

Georgia Library Quarterly, Fall 2008, Susan Cooley

Georgia Library Quarterly

Complete issue of Georgia Library Quarterly, Fall 2008, vol. 45, no. 3.


We Love Libraries!, Lyn Hopper Oct 2008

We Love Libraries!, Lyn Hopper

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents information on a new section of the periodical "Georgia Library Quarterly."


You’Re A Trustee -- Now What?, Gordon N. Baker Oct 2008

You’Re A Trustee -- Now What?, Gordon N. Baker

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article talks about the public library trustees appointed by local funding agencies of the library system in the U.S. The funding agencies in Henry County, Georgia are the Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education. Trustees have a library director who has an advanced degree in library science and who has participated in ongoing staff development activities to learn new tricks and trends. They also have fellow board members and a state library agency, which is the Georgia Public Library Service. Important factors to remember about the responsibilities of trustees are mentioned.


Coweta Public Library Partners With University Of West Georgia Oct 2008

Coweta Public Library Partners With University Of West Georgia

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article reports on the partnership formed by the Coweta Public Library--Central Library with the Carrollton-based University of West Georgia's Ingram Library and Newnan Campus to enhance educational services within the community. The objective of the Central Library is to reflect on the importance of educating children and of providing access to materials and programs to people of all ages in support of lifelong learning. Its Book Bundles are another aspect of the public library of allowing its customers to be independent but provide the library staff an avenue of virtual engagement. It also focuses on the key areas ...


Fulton County Commissioners Authorize Bond Referendum Oct 2008

Fulton County Commissioners Authorize Bond Referendum

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article reports that voters in Fulton County, Georgia will vote on a $275 million bond referendum for the construction, expansion and renovation of public libraries, on November 4, 2008. These bonds, if approved, will provide funding for the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's master plan, which includes eight new libraries, expansion of two facilities and renovation of 23 more.


Eames Scholarship Fund Set Up At Waycross College Oct 2008

Eames Scholarship Fund Set Up At Waycross College

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents information on the Eames Scholarship Fund created for students of Waycross College in Ware County, Georgia. The scholarship fund was established by Charles B. Eames Jr, former director of the Okefenokee Regional Library System (ORLS), to honor the memory of his parents and to benefit students majoring in library science, information studies or related fields. Students experiencing financial difficulties are also eligible to benefit from the scholarship. James Willis, president of the Waycross College Foundation, is looking forward to seeing many students of its institution benefit from the scholarship.


University And Public Libraries Receive Connecting To Collections Oct 2008

University And Public Libraries Receive Connecting To Collections

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article reports that 21 libraries, museums and archives in Georgia have been selected to receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Connecting to Collections Bookshelf. According to Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice, director of the IMLS in Washington, D.C., the bookshelf provides museums, libraries and archives essential instructions on how to rescue treasures of yesteryear that they hold in trust. The contents of the bookshelf were selected by a blue-ribbon panel of conservation experts. The bookshelf includes an essential set of books, online resources and a user's guide that can profoundly affect the ability of small libraries ...


Two Talking Book Centers To Merge Oct 2008

Two Talking Book Centers To Merge

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article reports on the decision of the North Georgia Talking Book Center at the Cherokee Regional Library in LaFayette to merge with the Rome Subregional Library, part of the Sara Hightower Regional Library System. The North Georgia Talking Book Center will become an outreach center for its 10 county service area, while the Rome Subregional Library will give all reader's advisory and customer services, by the end of 2008.


A Timeline Of Important Events In Georgia Public Library History, Elaine Hardy Jul 2008

A Timeline Of Important Events In Georgia Public Library History, Elaine Hardy

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article presents a chronology of significant events in the history of Georgia's public library service from 1809 to 2008. In 1809, a subscription library was opened by the Savannah Library Society. In 1900, Mayors S. B. Price and Bridges Smith of Macon established the Price Free Library for the poor. From 1933 to 1934, jobs in public and school libraries in Georgia were created by the Civil Works Administration. In 2000, libraries in Georgia started to purchase and install equipment and software through funding from the Gates Foundation. As of 2008, there are 61 library systems, 33 regional ...


West Georgia's Ingram News And Notes Jul 2008

West Georgia's Ingram News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from University of West Georgia's Ingram Library.


Spout Springs Library Opens In Hall County Jul 2008

Spout Springs Library Opens In Hall County

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article reports on the grand opening ceremony for Spout Springs library branch, the newest library of the Hall County Library System located in Georgia, on May 24, 2008. Several community members have attended the ceremony, which featured an appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog, storytimes, craft activities, free food and drinks, a used book sale, an inflatable moonwalk, face painting and more. Other notable personalities at the event include Representative James Mills, Hall County Commission Chairman Tom Oliver, Commissioner Deborah Mack and Library Director Adrian Mixson.


Chestatee Regional News And Notes Jul 2008

Chestatee Regional News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Chestatee Regional Library System.


Coweta County News And Notes Jul 2008

Coweta County News And Notes

Georgia Library Quarterly

Recent news from the Coweta County Public Library System.


Georgia Library Quarterly, Summer 2008, Susan Cooley Jul 2008

Georgia Library Quarterly, Summer 2008, Susan Cooley

Georgia Library Quarterly

Complete issue of Georgia Library Quarterly, Summer 2008, vol. 45, no. 2.


From The President, Betty D. Paulk Jul 2008

From The President, Betty D. Paulk

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article offers information on the COMO 2.0 conference of the Georgia Library Association, which will be held from October 15 to 17, 2008 in Athens, Greece.