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By using social media and forging unique partnerships, Gwinnett County Public Library recently found a new way to host author chats that can bring people together from across the country.
To better serve the needs of library patrons in the communities that surround the fifteen branches, FOGL has announced the formation of our second regional chapter of the group. The South Central Gwinnett Chapter of The Friends of the Gwinnett County Public Library will support all of FOGL’s countywide initiatives and programs but will also [...]
On May 20th, 2013, the West Gwinnett Chapter of the Friends of the Library were on-hand to receive a $1000 check from Chopper of the Gwinnett Braves during the 3rd inning break. Shown receiving the check are Friends members – Anne Case (Co-Director, West Chapter) and Chrissy Wise-Cooper (Communications Chairperson).
The $1000 grant was [...]
Gwinnett County Public Library Wins Top Award from the Georgia Arts Network and a “Gwinnie” from the Hudgens Gwinnett, GA – May 2013
Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL) is the proud recipient of two awards that recognize an ongoing commitment to arts partnerships in Gwinnett County. From the Georgia Arts Network, GCPL was honored with the 2013 StART Award for outstanding achievements in the “Community Arts” field. From the Hudgens Center for the Arts, GCPL received a Gwinnie Award in grateful [...]
Last year the Altered Books Contest received over 40 entries, and the Gwinnett County Public Library’s partnership with the Hudgens Center for the Arts was awarded an Honorable Mention for Arts Partnership by Artworks! Gwinnett for their collaboration on the 2011 Altered Books contest and Pulp Fashion exhibit.
Books will be on display at the Hudgens [...]
The Gwinnett County Public Library will be hosting its third annual Teen Summit on Saturday, February 23, 2013. However, due to the recent Zombie Infestation, Teen Summit 2013 will focus on getting teens the latest information on how to survive safely in today’s world. Learn important survival techniques in self-defense, first aid, public safety, and [...]
Gwinnett County Public Library Hosts Alpha Kappa Alpha Psi for the 5th Annual Black History Month Reading Relay
Volunteers from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity/ Sorority Diamonds and Pearls will appear at the Gwinnett County Public Library to participate in the 5th Annual Black History Month Reading Relay throughout the month of February. Library branches across the county will take turns hosting Diamonds and Pearls volunteers. Readers will showcase stories [...]
Gwinnett, GA—January 2013
Gwinnett families can now pay a free visit to Big Bird, the Fraggles, Wayland Flowers’ Madame, and a host of other popular puppet characters by using a library card.
Thanks to a new partnership between the Center for Puppetry Arts and Georgia’s Public Libraries, citizens with valid library cards can check out the Center’s [...]
Here is some information regarding the new GCPL hours and the cuts to the library materials budget.
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New Library Hours & Cuts to Budget