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Michael C. Carlos Museum Partners With Georgia
Michael C. Carlos Museum Partners With Georgia's Public Libraries
Thanks to a new partnership between the Michael C. Carlos Museum and Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS), Georgia families will soon be able to pay a free visit to one of the most revered institutions in the state.

GPLS News Stories

ASCLA honors innovative program at Marshes of Glynn Libraries

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has named the Brunswick-based Marshes of Glynn Libraries (MOGL) as the winner of its 2016 ASCLA Exceptional Service Award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the library profession by librarians and libraries for significant achievements, program development and leadership in the profession.

Pokémon Go turns branches into virtual worlds

From offering programs to serving as PokéStops to providing advice on leveling up patrons' favorite Pokémon, libraries across the state are using the viral video game to connect with the community in new ways.

Georgia Center for the Book announces annual lists

The Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) has selected the works of 24 prize-winning authors and illustrators with Georgia connections for the 2016 lists of the “Books All Georgians Should Read” and “Books All Young Georgians Should Read.” The authors and illustrators will be honored Aug. 18 at a free, public event at 7:30 p.m. in the Decatur Library Auditorium.

Niche Academy to enhance patron training, access to electronic resources

Niche Academy, an Orem, Utah-based company that provides patron training for the many electronic resources provided by public libraries, began providing its online instructional tools for use in all of Georgia’s public libraries on Aug. 1.

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