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February, 2011 GPLS Newsletter is Now Available


A newsletter for friends and employees of Georgia's public libraries, volume 8, issue 4 | February 2011

Headlines from this issue...

Georgians' public library use remains strong in 2010

"Libraries continue to be a vital force in Georgia's communities," said State Librarian Dr. Lamar Veatch. "The latest statistics are in and they are impressive to say the least."

Deal recommends 4.3 percent cut in state support for public libraries

If passed by the Legislature, the cut in state support for Georgia's public libraries during FY2011 will stand at $1,402,057 (4.3 percent). The reductions cover both state grants to libraries and Georgia Public Library Service’s operating budget.

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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.