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Newsletter, Dec. 2011, Georgia Public Library Service


A newsletter for friends and employees of Georgia's public libraries, volume 9, issue 3 | December 2011

Headlines from this issue...

Partnership programs save state $4 million

Partnership programs are paying off for Georgia's public libraries. During the past several years, they have educated and entertained thousands of Georgia citizens while saving millions of dollars in direct expenditures and providing hundreds of hours of free library programming.

Douglas County welcomes new Dog River branch

Nearly 1,400 citizens turned out for the grand opening events at the West Georgia Regional Library System's Dog River branch. The 15,800-square-foot facility is the five-county system's 17th branch, and it is the first new library to be built in Douglas County in more than 25 years.

GPLS set to organize, catalog library at Governor's Mansion

Georgia Public Library Service is in the planning stages of organizing and creating an online catalog for the library at the Governor's Mansion in Atlanta. The resulting online catalog will allow Georgians to discover what titles are held in trust for them at the mansion

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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.