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MVLS Board Meeting 9/21/23

The Mohawk Valley Library System Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 9:30am at the MVLS Service Center, 858 Duanesburg Rd Schenectady 12306. Board Meeting materials can be found here

Free Webinar – Show me the Money : Financial Literacy for all Ages at the Public Library

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Free Modern public libraries have redefined themselves as trusted civic, cultural, social and learning centers. Join staff from Lewes Public Library in Delaware to gain practical strategies for enhancing financial literacy education in the community your library serves. This session is designed […]

Grant Opportunity – Libraries Transforming Communities : Accessible Small and Rural Communities

ALA invites applications from small and rural libraries for the Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Accessible Small and Rural Communities grant. Library workers may apply online for grant funding from September 11, 2023, to December 11, 2023, at Up to 300 libraries will be awarded in this second application period, part of ALA’s longtime community engagement initiative. In May […]

Job Posting – Library Director, Northville Public Library

Position Title: Library Director Location: Northville Public Library, 341 South 3rd Street, PO Box 1259, Northville, NY 12134 Salary: $52,000- $65,000, dependent upon experience and qualifications Apply by: September 15, 2023. Send cover letter, resume and 2 references, in PDF format, to the Northville Public Library at Position Start Date: December 1, 2023 The Northville Public Library […]

Free Webinar – Planning for a Library Construction Project

Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PMPlace: Online at Free A construction project is one of the most daunting challenges a librarian can undertake. In partnership with the design firm Sasaki, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners has developed a set of best practices for designing library space that may be applied to libraries across the […]

SLJ Presents : A Censorship Town Hall

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2023Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PMPlace: Online at Presenter: PanelCost: Free Take the lead in defense of intellectual freedom! Learn strategies for effective coalition building, managing a crisis, and exercising legal options in the face of book banning efforts. In this free, virtual town hall, glean practical takeaways on how to take control and feel empowered in these challenging times. During […]

Free Webinar: Defending the Freedom to Read: Policies, Procedures, and Civic Engagement

Date: Monday, August 28, 2023Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMPlace: Online at Jamie LaRueCost: Free The value of Intellectual Freedom has been an integral part of librarianship since the dawn of World War II. In recent years, we have seen an unprecedented surge of challenges to libraries across the country, primarily focused on resources concerning LGBTQ+ people and […]

Free Webinar – Boosting Impact : Marketing Strategies for Programs and Services

Date: Friday, August 25, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Free Learn about effective techniques for attracting diverse audiences, increasing community engagement, and leveraging digital platforms to amplify your library’s offerings. Through practical examples and interactive discussions, attendees will develop the skills needed to create compelling marketing campaigns that successfully promote their library’s programs and services, […]

Job Posting – Front Desk Clerk, Part time, Canajoharie Library and Arkell Museum

The Canajoharie Library & Arkell Museum Front Desk Clerks are responsible for creating an inviting atmosphere and offering excellent customer service at the Library circulation and Museum admission desks. Front Desk Clerks are the first line of service and represent the Library and Museum to the public. Clerks are supervised by the Library Director. This […]

Free Webinar – Departures and Arrivals : Succession Planning for Libraries

Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2023Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMPlace: Online at Kate Hall, Kathy ParkerCost: Free (select Other Library Resource Council, and then CDLC when registering) Libraries are like airports with continual arrivals and departures of key staff. In order to have takeoffs and landings go smoothly, directors and trustees need to prepare […]