Fri., December 21, 2012 1:00pm
The family papers of artist and civil rights activist Edwin Harleston are now open to researchers and the public at Emory University. The papers are in Emory's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, which houses papers from artists, art historians and art collectors.
Wed., August 15, 2012 12:00pm
A board overseeing several libraries in suburban Atlanta has voted against an idea to raise money by placing advertising on bookmarks.
Wed., September 7, 2011 1:38pm
Many libraries have had to cut hours and close their doors some days this recession. The state has cut funding to libraries 30 percent in the last few years, and on top of that money from local property taxes is down, as well as private funding.
Tue., August 30, 2011 12:05pm
Thousands of boxes containing millions of items are about to be moved from the University of Georgia's main library to a new building that will house special collections. Many of the items are so valuable that the library is hiring specially trained movers to handle them.
Tue., May 3, 2011 3:17pm
Tornado victims in northwest Georgia are reporting thefts and scams in the wake of last week's deadly storms. There are six reports. When deadly storms last week cut power in Nortwest Georgia, public libraries helped fill a void. The downtown library in Rome had power for days when more rural areas did not.
Fri., October 9, 2009 12:36pm
Every public library in the state now has a device called the “Kill A Watt”