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>Contact Your State Legislators

> As you may know, the Governor has proposed mid-year budget cuts to close a $3 billion budget deficit. The proposal includes a 10% across the board cut to all state aid programs like Library Aid, which will result in a $3.3 million reduction in funding for library services. School Aid will be cut by […]

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>Virtual Lobby Day – Monday March 9

> Can’t make it to Albany for NYLA Lobby Day tomorrow? That doesn’t mean you can’t participate! Virtual Lobby Day will be Monday, March 9 (today!!) NYLA is hoping to get as many people as possible to send letters to their representatives today. This will make a great impression on legislators and staff as well […]

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>NYLA Lobby Day – March 10

> NYLA Lobby Day is just a week and a half away. And we still need you!! MVLS has set appointments for all of our state representatives; all that remains is a good turnout from our libraries to bring the library message to them. Breakfast reception starts at 8:00 am; Rally at 11:30 am. Both […]

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>Workshop – Positioning your Library as an Essential Service: Marketing, Advocacy & Development

>Date: Monday, March 9Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PMPlace: Holiday Inn, Wolf Road, AlbanyPresenter: Libby Post, Communication ServicesCost: $65 for NYLA members; $85 for non members ; free for those attending the NYLIBS-PAC Fundraiser that evening In these challenging economic times, it is even more important to position your library as an essential service. After […]

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>Implementing Chapter 414 (Inch by Inch) 2nd Edition Released

> The MidHudson Library System has created a second edition of the classic Chapter 414 handbook: Inch by Inch, Row by Row: Implementing Chapter 414 of New York State’s 1995 laws, the “local votes law” for public libraries: Chapter 414 of the laws of 1995 in New York State allows libraries – in particular […]

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MVLS Board of Trustees Meeting

Mohawk Valley Library System
Board of Trustees Meeting

9:30 AM, Thursday, October 21, 2021
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