Grow Local: Central Georgia Libraries Unconference

Central Georgia Libraries Unconference:  "Grow Local: Cultivating a Culture of Professional Development in Central Georgia Libraries".   

The unconference will be a low-cost, low-travel professional development opportunity for Central Georgia public and academic libraries. The unconference will stimulate new skills and perspectives through an unscripted, impromptu-style facilitation. The unconference will also allow Central Georgia's academic and public librarians a shared space for networking.  

Friends of Georgia Libraries (FOGL) annual meeting


The Friends of Georgia Libraries is hosting their annual meeting and workshop at the Athens-Clarke County Library on Friday, April 22. This is a great chance for your library's Friends group to meet and learn from other Friends groups around the state.

The fee for this all-day workshop is a modest $30 and includes lunch and FOGL membership. FOGL members get a discount.

Read more and register here:

Georgia COMO Conference, Athens

The 2016 Georgia COMO (Council of Media Organizations) Annual Conference will be held on October 5-7 in Athens, Georgia.

GLASS Georgia Accessibility Conference

This is a conference for public library staffers in Georgia who provide accessible library services to patrons in with special needs. 
Cordele, GA

2016 GPLS Catalogers Conference


Georgia public library staffers are gathering for three days of cataloging training, presented by GPLS. Each of the statewide library systems has chosen one respresentative to send to the event, which takes place at Unicoi State Park and Lodge.

Cataloging Fest


GaCOMO Conference, Oct 7-9, Athens


27th annual GaCOMO (Council of Media Organizations) Conference

October 7 - 9, 2015
The Classic Center
Athens, Georgia

PLA Boot Camp for libraries, Nashville


PLA, the Public Library Association, presents the 2015 Boot Camp:

"Results Are What Matters: Management Tools and Techniques to Improve Library Services and Programs"

August 24–28, 2015
Nashville Public Library
Nashville, Tennessee

GPLS Tech Boot Camp


Technology staff from public libraries across Georgia will meet at Unicoi State Park & Lodge, Helen GA for the GPLS Tech Boot Camp for three days of training and presentations.

Topics will include: "Libraries on the Move: Mobile Computing Labs Across Georgia;"  "Net Neutrality Legislative Changes"

Find out more here

2015 Georgia Accessibility Library Services Conference, Cordele, GA

Georgia Accessibility Library Services Conference

Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) is hosting the 2015 

Theme: “Choosing the Right Path”

Keynote speaker: Brian Charlson, Library Users of America, A division of the American Council of the Blind

Sessions on:
- Accessible Architecture
- Georgia Instructional Materials Center
- Project Independence
- Georgia Relay
- Tools for Life

Southeastern Library Assessment Conference

The 2015 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference will be held at the Georgian Terrace in Atlanta, GA on November 16-17, 2015.

For more information please visit the web site -

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Library Journal Directors' Summit


Chattanooga Public Library
1001 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37402

GaCOMO 2014 in Augusta, GA


 October 1 - 3, 2014

The Augusta Convention Center
in Augusta, Georgia.

The 26th annual GaCOMO (Council of Media Organizations) Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 1 through Friday, October 3, 2014.

More info on COMO here

Spring Library Directors Meeting, May 15-16

Macon State College Auditorium
100 University Blvd
Warner Robins, GA

The Spring Public Library Directors Meeting will be held May 15th - 16th in Warner Robins GA. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Macon State College, 100 University Blvd. More details will be forthcoming. Please plan to attend.

Find documents for the meeting here

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