Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award

Applications are being accepted for the Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award.  The Award will recognize a New York State library or library consortium that has taken significant steps to improve the quality of library service to its users.  As in past years, an award of $1,000, graciously donated by the Friends of the New […]

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New in the Professional Collection

Book Club Reboot : 71 Creative Twistsby Sarah Ostman Before the Ballot : Building Political Support for Library Fundingby John Chrastka & Patrick ‘PC’ Sweeney The Public Library Director’s Toolkitby Kate Hall

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Workshop – Legal Issues for Public Libraries

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019Time: 6:00 PMPlace: Schenectady County Public Library, Central LibraryPresenters: Ellen Bach & Bob SchofieldCost: Free Find out about the laws and rules concerning library personnel, library elections, library programs, privacy, copyright and more!  Ellen Bach and Bob Schofield are the top library attorneys in New York State.  They have done programs for NYLA and at other […]

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Free Webinar – Local, State, and National Library Advocacy : A Grasstop Approach

Date: Monday, June 10, 2019Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMPlace: Online at Skip Dye, President, United for Libraries; Kathi Kromer, Associate Executive Director Public Policy & Advocacy, American Library Association; Julius Jefferson, Jr., 2020-2021 President, American Library AssociationCost: Free Library Trustees, advocates, Friends, Foundations, directors, and staff are invited to hear from experts Skip Dye, Kathi Kromer, […]

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Free Webinar – Getting to the Heart of the Community Through Discovery

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Presenter: Betha Gutsche Cost: Free Community discovery is a process of forging vital and ongoing connection between the library and its community members. The more people are involved in planning and programming, the more they are invested in the success of […]

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