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June, 2011 GPLS Newsletter is Now Available


A newsletter for friends and employees of Georgia's public libraries, volume 8, issue 6 | June 2011

Headlines from this issue...

GLASS, AMLAS relocations to improve, expand services

"To Morrow" means brighter days are ahead for the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS). On July 1, the warehouse-style distribution center that provides audio materials to eligible citizens with visual or physical disabilities will relocate to the Georgia Archives' building in the Clayton County city of Morrow.

Georgians participate in National Library Legislative Day

Library advocates from around the country visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on May 9 and 10 for the American Library Association's National Library Legislative Day. More than 360 participants met with federal elected officials and encouraged them to pass legislation crucial to the country’s libraries.

Annual survey indicates 19 of 20 users recommend PINES

Elizabeth McKinney, PINES program director, unveiled the results of this year's PINES User Satisfaction Survey to those attending the 2011 PINES annual meeting, held May 4 in Conyers. Once again, the overwhelming majority of respondents indicated a high level of satisfaction with the PINES -- short for Public Information Network for Electronic Services -- system.

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