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Grant Opportunity – The Great Stories Club

ALA is now accepting applications for the Great Stories Club, a grant program in which library workers lead reading and discussion programs with underserved teens in their communities. Read the project guidelines and apply online. Applications are due July 9. Up to 150 grants will be awarded. Program details and eligibility Working with small groups […]

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Free Webinar – Serving Older Adults and their Care Partners at your Library

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?id=756&reset=1 Presenter: Hope Levy Cost: Free By 2030, projections indicate that 25% of the US population will be 65 or older. This means that libraries will be serving a steadily increasing number of older patrons and their care partners. This webinar […]

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Workshop – Libraries as Bridges Out of Poverty

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018 Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM Place: Schenectady County Public Library, Central Library Presenter: Josh Willenbrink, Schenectady Bridges trainer, Karen Bradley & Leah LaFera, SCPL Cost: Free. Register at https://tinyurl.com/scplbridges Many people in our communities don’t use the library.  Libraries are for everyone, but for the poor, the disadvantaged and the marginalized, the […]

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Workshop – Everyone Serves Families with Young Children

Date: Thursday, March 01, 2018 Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Place: Schenectady County Public Library, Central Library Presenter: Mary Fellows, Upper Hudson Library System Cost: Free. Register at https://goo.gl/3KeQj2 Whatever your role at the library, you make a difference in the experience families with young children have there. Family engagement is now recognized as a key factor […]

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Free Webinar – Homelessness in Small & Rural Communities : Libraries can Help!

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/homelessness-in-small-and-rural.html Presenter: Mallory Pillard, Director, Carnegie Public Library, Trinidad, CO; and Sara Zettervall, Founder, Whole Person Librarianship, and Community Engagement Librarian, Hennepin County Library, MN Cost: Free Homelessness means having no predictable and safe place to sleep. Libraries in rural and small communities are […]

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