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Newsletter, Oct. 2012, Georgia Public Library Service


A newsletter for friends and employees of Georgia's public libraries, volume 10, issue 2 | October 2012

Headlines from this issue...

Elbert County Library becomes crucial link for jobs, state services

With a 13.3 percent unemployment rate, the unemployed members of the Elbert County community needed help more than ever and, in spite of its own budget cuts resulting in Wednesday closures, the local library stepped in to help.

GPLS organizes multiple sessions for development of strategic plan

GPLS is taking the initial steps to coordinate development of a strategic plan for the future of the state's public libraries and the increasing number of services they are called on to provide.

Richmond Hill high schooler wins reading sweepstakes

On Sept. 5, Savannah Beecher was awarded a $5,529 contribution to her Path2College 529 Plan as the winner of the 2012 "Think BIG! Save for College!" Summer Reading Program Sweepstakes.

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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.