Director’s Blog

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Thank you for taking the time to visit the new Director's blog. I hope you will find this page useful as I share information about new things happening at Fulton County Library System.  I hope to share information with you about new books and materials, digital resources and programming at the library.

I will enjoy sharing books I am currently reading and will appreciate hearing from you and even learning about books you might recommend for me!

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Director's Blogs

Director’s Blog: MAY 2022

Hello and here’s hoping spring has ushered in spectacular days and wonderful opportunities for everyone. You will most certainly have a…

Director’s Blog: APRIL 2022

Greetings, Now is the time to renew your love of libraries, and a time to celebrate and promote books, learning and reading. The reason…

Director’s Blog: March 2022

Women. I really think I could stop at that very small punctuation mark. But doing so will not tell the story of those we salute in…

Director’s Blog: February 2022

Hi! The month of February is well-known for its focus on the observance of Black History Month. To that end, the Fulton County Library…

Director’s Blog: January 2022

Happy New Year! If you are like me, you may have been almost certain that the tide would turn when 2021 ended. You may have thought…

Director’s Blog: December 2021

Hello everyone. I can truly say, in the words of the great Carol Burnett’s closing theme song, ”I’m so glad we had this time together.”…

Director’s Blog: November 2021

Excitement started to build as soon as Halloween was imminent. Now, November ushers in all of the rest of the year’s fall holidays. …

Director's Blog: October 2021

Today is one of the most special days ever for the Fulton County Library System (FCLS). The reason it is so special is because the Central…

Director's Blog: September 2021

Time is something that continues to steam roll all around us. There never seems to be enough of it. But one thing I do know is that…

Director's Blog: August 2021

The month of August always finds me longing for a return to school. Yes, even after all these years, I still want the excitement of going…

Director's Blog: July 2021

The year was 1776. That will soon be 245 years ago! The Declaration of Independence was signed by men who could not have known that…

Director's Blog: June 2021

Welcome back to the Library! As of June 1st, 33 of the libraries are now open Monday through Saturday for you to visit. Come on in and…

Director's Blog: May 30, 2021

As I traveled this weekend around metro Atlanta and into the South Georgia area, smiling faces greeted me without hesitation. People of…

Director's Blog: May 2021

Let’s welcome the month of May. Do you remember when schools had May Day activities? I know that was a long time ago and dates me. …

Director's Blog: April 2021

Hello everyone. Just as spring arrives, new possibilities are on the horizon. Let’s collectively begin the journey from the devastation of…

Director's Blog: March 2021

What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book? I'll give you time for your considered opinion. However, it is hard to pick just one. It's…

Director's Blog - Resolve to Read

Resolve to Read - Summer 2020 Update

The library continues to hold online programs like Storytime, book clubs, cooking shows, adult storytime and more.

Resolve to Read - June 2020

Have you been spending your summer catching up on your reading? We know this summer has proven to be unlike any other before COVID-19. …

Resolve to Read - April 2020

While we have all been spending more and more time at home, digital services from your library are more important than ever! Did you know…

Resolve to Read - February 2020

Ever wonder what the most checked out books are at your local library? No need to wonder anymore! Check out this article…

Resolve to Read - January 2020

What's in store for 2020 and the #resolvetoread challenge?

Resolve to Read with Celebrating and Practicing Kindness

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop.

New Year's Resolutions

It's a brand New Year!! Do you have any resolutions? Here are some ideas for teens for making resolutions in the new year.

Book Review: David Copperfield's History of Magic

Looking for your next read? Check out David Copperfield's History of Magic by David Copperfield, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Andaiye S.

Picture Book Review: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Looking for your next read? Check out Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Anne A.

Picture Book Review: The Thing About Spring by Daniel Kirk

Looking for your next read? Check out The Thing About Spring by Daniel Kirk, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Kate L.

Book Review: The Maid by Nita Prose

Looking for your next read? Check out The Maid by Nita Prose, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Swalena G.

Book Review: The Sorority Murder by Allison Brennan

Looking for your next read? Check out The Sorority Murder by Allison Brennan, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Meredith L.

Picture Book Review: Gnome by Fred Blunt

Looking for your next read? Check out Gnome by Fred Blunt, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Kate L.

FulcoLibrary Announces Children’s Book Festival this Spring

The Fulton County Library System, in collaboration with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Foundation, is pleased to announce a new…

Picture Book Review: Hey! A Colorful Mystery by Kate Read

Looking for your next read? Check out Hey! A Colorful Mystery by Kate Read, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Amber C.

Book Review: Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Looking for your next read? Check out Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Eugene H
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