Posted on 20 May 2013.
The Public Library Section (PLS) of the New York Library Association (NYLA) is now accepting nominee applications for three award categories: L. Marion Moshier/Asa Wynkoop Award for Distinguished Librarianship This award honors a library director who has given outstanding service to a community of 7,500 population or less. (A professional degree is not a requirement). [...]
Posted on 16 May 2013.
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at http://infopeople.org/training/veterans-and-public-libraries Presenter: Kristen Mulvihill Cost: Free Do you know how many veterans live in your community, what services they need and how you can help them improve the quality of their lives? Libraries offer: A welcoming access point for those seeking benefits. Meeting [...]
Posted on 15 May 2013.
The Best Buy Community Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations that are located within 50 miles of a Best Buy store or distribution center. Best Buy Children’s Foundation will donate up to $2 million in Community Grants to local and regional nonprofit organizations that provide teens with places and opportunities to develop 21st century [...]
Posted on 14 May 2013.
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at http://infopeople.org/training/what_do_i_know_part_2 Presenter: Karen Strauss and Leah Esguerra Cost: Free A partnership between the San Francisco Public Library and the local Department of Public Health resulted in the placement of a social worker at the Main Library to link users to housing and [...]
Posted on 12 May 2013.
The NY Council for the Humanities offers grants to fascilitate book discussion programs for adults. In each of the Council’s reading and discussion programs, participants read a series of thematically linked texts over the course of four, five, or six sessions. At each session, they come together with others in their community to discuss a text [...]