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

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: January 29, 2021

The chill remains in the air; there are still numerous questions all around us, about many things; and they all seem to greatly affect our…

Director's Blog: January 4, 2021

Now that a new year has begun, we look forward to our commitment to bring to you the best in library services. We will continue to explore…

Director's Blog: December 3, 2020

Well, the biggest holiday season is now upon us. Perhaps your enthusiasm wanes since we remain in the midst of a pandemic; sometimes…

Director's Blog: November 16, 2020

Time continues to move forward no matter what we do, or don’t do. All of us have worked hard to revise and revamp our personal and…

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: King Richard - Nixon and Watergate

Looking for your next read? Check out King Richard - Nixon and Watergate: An American Tragedy by Michael Dobbs

Book Review: Becoming Muhammad Ali

Looking for your next read? Check out Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patterson, Kwame Alexander, reviewed by Fulco Library staff,Adrienne D.

Remembering Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier rose to fame in films like A Raisin in the Sun and Lilies of the Field and was the first Black actor to win an Oscar.

Book Review: The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

Looking for your next read? Check out The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Anne A.

Picture Book Review: The Storyteller’s Candle

Looking for your next read? Check out The Storyteller’s Candle or La velita de los cuentos by Lucía González

Picture Book Review: The Runaway Latkes by Leslie Kimmelman

Looking for your next read? Check out The Runaway Latkes by Leslie Kimmelman, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Michael S.

Book Review: It Never Ends by Tom Scharpling

Looking for your next read? Check out Book Review: It Never Ends by Tom Scharpling, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Jay N.

Book Review: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Looking for your next read? Check out Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Mary I.

Picture Book Review: Hanukkah Bear by Eric A. Kimmel

Looking for your next read? Check out Hanukkah Bear by Eric A. Kimmel, reviewed by Fulco Library staff, Michael S.
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