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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Grant Opportunity – Retrospective Conversion, Metadata, and Digitization Grants

The Capital District Library Council invites applications for Retrospective Conversion, Metadata, and Digitization Grants, through April 15, 2016. CDLC has allocated a pool of $20,000 for these grants for 2016. The number of grant recipients and the amount awarded per institution is dependent upon the pool of applications. All CDLC member institutions are eligible to […]

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Library Aid – We Need You!

Both the NYS Senate and NYS Assembly have released information from their one house budget bills; both versions have the same numbers included for libraries. State Library Aid:                              +$5M over Governor’s Executive Budget ($96.6M total) State Library Construction Aid:   +$10M over Executive Budget ($24M total) MTA Tax Reimbursement:             $1.3M Having the same number in […]

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MVLS Board of Trustees Meeting

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    9:30 AM, MVLS Service Center
  • MVLS Annual Dinner Meeting
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016
    5:30 PM, Riverstone Manor

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