Director’s Blog



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!


Director's Blogs

Directors Blog - May 2024

May is sometimes like the Kickstarter of vacations, summer outings, and time away from school. It seems to put us on a trajectory of…

Directors Blog - April 2024

At the risk of sounding like the biggest nerd of all time, the best place in the world to be is surrounded by lots and lots of books. I,…

Director's Blog - March 2024

Women’s History Month is observed each year in March. Just like the Academy Awards, each of us can highlight the achievements of women…

Director's Blog - February 2024

February brings with it the promise of spring in its wake, and the engaging pursuit of love and happiness. With Valentine’s Day, a lot of…

Director's Blog - January 2024

One thing, now obvious to me, is that the only thing that is constant is change. That statement is evident as time changes; and…

Director's Blog - December 2023

Happy holidays; and the best of the new year to you, your family, and friends! There are numerous libraries throughout the nation and…

Director's Blog - November 2023

During the week I heard someone mention that our goals should center on “holding the light.” There was no conversation around that…

Directors Blog – October 2023

Library employees have been incredibly busy as the Summer Reading Program came to an end in August; the One Book, One Read Program reached…

Directors Blog – September 2023

Hello everyone. Well, the much anticipated One Book, One Read event is almost here. The date is September 30, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the…

Director's Blog - August 2023

Recently, I was fortunate that my car got held at the traffic light as children hurried across the street to enter school on their first…

Directors Blog - July 2023

It seems to me that libraries form an intricate tapestry of learning, research, and reading that allows anyone who so chooses to weave…

Director Blog - June 2023

Three weeks into the summer of 2023 and Fulton County libraries are busier than ever.

Director's Blog - May 2023

Graduations, weddings, bridal, and baby showers; picnics; barbecues; concerts; pool time; and many other things are on our minds at this…

Director's Blog - April 2023

National Poetry Month is observed in April of each year. It is a time to appreciate those expressing themselves in that almost musical,…

Director's Blog - March 2023

Women’s History Month is a celebration and recognition of the contributions of women throughout the world. The month of March is filled…

Director's Blog - February 2023

Director’s Blog Message February 2023 Good day to each of you. Although Valentine’s Day has passed, there is the universal language of…

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.


During the month of May the Auburn Avenue Research Library is celebrating the life, legacy and teachings of Malcolm

Black Women & The Visual Arts

The Auburn Avenue Research Library is celebrating Women's History month by highlighting the works of Black Women Visual Artists.

Black Women, their Work and the World

Celebrate the remarkable achievements of black women this Women's History Month with a specifically curated collection of titles by AARL.

Kwame Alexander

Discover the captivating world of Children's and Young Adult Literature crafted by the talented Kwame Alexander.

African Americans and the Arts

This Readers' Advisory highlights the role African American artists have played in shaping various fields of cultural expression.


On December 12, 1963, Kenya, a country located in East Africa, declared its independence from the United Kingdom.

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Tina Turner

This reader's advisory includes resources that celebrate the life and legacy of rock and roll royalty Tina Turner.

Director's Blog - May 2023

Graduations, weddings, bridal, and baby showers; picnics; barbecues; concerts; pool time; and many other things are on our minds at this…

The Art of Storytelling in the African Diaspora

Oral storytelling is the oldest form of instruction in African communities, providing opportunities for older generations to teach others.
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