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October, 2010 GPLS News is now available


A newsletter for friends and employees of Georgia's public libraries, volume 8, issue 2 | October 2010

Headlines from this issue...

Summer Reading Program makes big splash statewide

It’s clear that another record number of participants took advantage of the state's annual Summer Reading Program. "The numbers were truly outstanding," said Elaine Black, director of Youth Services for GPLS.

GPLS, GLA introduce continuing education Webinar series

GPLS is partnering with the Georgia Library Association’s Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group to offer the monthly Wednesday Webinar Series. The free, online professional development seminars highlight trends, innovation and best practices.

Athens youngster wins $5.529 toward a college savings plan

Calvin Fetner was presented with $5,529 toward his college savings Aug. 26 at Athens-Clarke County Library. Calvinn was randomly selected as the statewide winner of the Make a Splash – Save for College Sweepstakes, which was held this summer at libraries across Georgia.

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Georgia Public Library Service News is published bimonthly by GPLS. This publication is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Georgia Public Library Service under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.