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>Your Library By The Numbers

> (from the Tame the Web blog)Emily Lloyd writes: “My coworker Marni came up with a great idea for one of our lobby bulletin boards: a display called “Eden Prairie Library by the Numbers.” Illustrated with photos taken in the branch, it includes stats like how many returns the library checks in every day (roughly […]

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>NYLA Library Patron Survey

> NYLA has asked that as many libraries as possible participate in a survey about library use. As you know, the Gates Foundation/IMLS report on national library usage was recently released. NYLA would like to get state and local statistics to coincide with the national data that we can then use in our advocacy efforts […]

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>Advocacy Needed

> As you know, the Governor proposed a $2.4 million cut in Library Aid in his 2010-11 Executive Budget. It would be the 5th cut in less than two years and would bring Library Aid down to $84.5 million and below 1998 levels. Last week, the Assembly and Senate passed their Budget Proposals/Resolutions. The Senate […]

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>SnapShotNY – February 16, 2010

> Mohawk Valley Library System is participating in SnapShotNY, a statewide effort to illustrate just how essential and busy libraries are. Using statistics, pictures, videos, and user comments, the New York Library Association will use this information to make our case to the state legislature about the value and need for libraries and against further […]

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>Save the Date – Lobby Day is March 2

> This year’s Lobby Day at the State Capital in Albany will be on Tuesday, March 2. In light of recently proposed budget cuts, it is more important than ever that your library be represented there. MVLS will coordinate schedules with our legislators, and will share that schedule once it is completed. This year we […]

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