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  • Outreach Coordinator Saul Hernandez

Discovering the library everywhere

June 27th, 2018|

At the Daybreak homeless center in Macon, Ga., up to 125 individuals come through each day to build friendships, eat a hot meal, take a shower, wash their clothes, and now, for the opportunity to [...]

  • South Georgia Newspapers added to Digital Library of Georgia

Early, Montgomery, Toombs County Newspapers Added to Georgia Historic Newspapers Site

May 9th, 2018|

ATLANTA, Ga -- Georgia HomePLACE and the Digital Library of Georgia are pleased to announce the addition of nearly 27,000 pages of South Georgia newspapers dating from 1863-1927 to the Georgia Historic Newspapers website. Cameron [...]

  • american library association president Jim Neal

Advocacy and Engagement: A Conversation with American Library Association President Jim Neal

May 1st, 2018|

For the past year, Jim Neal has served as president of the American Library Association, the oldest and largest library association in the world. He has focused on making the organization more accessible to its [...]

An engaged community achieves its goals at Brunswick-Glynn County Public Library

May 1st, 2018|

Huy Nguyen is a regular at the Brunswick-Glynn County Public Library, where he studies or relaxes after class or his full-time job. He wants to own a business, but his biggest goal is to become [...]

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