Free Webinar – Building for Your Future : Library Renovation and Construction from Dream to Dedication ; an Overview

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Place: Online at http://tinyurl.com/zunc9cr Presenter: Jerry Nichols Cost: Free This webinar will introduce trustees to the basics of team building, planning, design, politics, finance and construction. With more than four decades of experience, Jerry Nichols has been involved in over 60 public library construction, expansion and renovation projects as a […]

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Bin for Book Recycling Available

Just delivered! MVLS now has a bin for member libraries to drop books, DVDs and CDs to be recycled. Hardcover or paperback books are acceptable, and mylar covers do not need to be removed. We can also open the bin so that whole boxes can be left without unpacking. Feel free to make use of […]

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Free Webinar – Future Proofing Library Spaces

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=557 Presenter: Carson Block Cost: Free Do you want learn the essentials of making your library environment future-friendly? There’s no question of whether technology impacts your library—the question is, how does it impact your library now, and how will it change in the […]

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Grant Opportunity – Wish You Well Foundation

The Wish You Well Foundation supports family and adult literacy (including early literacy) in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs.  Organizations with a 501 (c) 3 are eligible to apply.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed approximately 4 times per […]

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Workshop – When You Can’t Just Run & Hide

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Place: CDLC Instructor: Chrissie Morrison, former Tween & Teen Librarian, East Greenbush Community Library, and Past President of NYLA’s Youth Services Section Cost: $10 (includes lunch) Every library has THOSE patrons; parents who abandon their two-year-old to browse DVDs in another room, teens who don’t realize there […]

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