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Free Webinar – Getting unstuck : Help Your Board, Staff and Town Talk About Library Funding

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/getting-unstuck-library-funding.html Presenter: John Chrastka, Executive Director, EveryLibrary; Lee Hallberg, Executive Director, Mancos Public Library, CO; and James Ochsner, Sutter County Library, CA Cost: Free Library leaders have been trained to “do more with less” for so long that it’s become a virtue. Though talking about […]

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Free Webinar – Voter Perceptions of Libraries : Getting from Awareness to Funding in 2018

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at https://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/voter-perceptions-of-libraries.html Presenter: Marci Merola, Director, American Library Association Office for Library Advocacy; Larra Clark, Deputy Director, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy and the Public Library Association; and Sharon Streams, Director, WebJunction, OCLC Research Cost: Free In 2008, OCLC published From Awareness to Funding: A […]

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Free Webinar – Advocacy Day Briefing

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Place: Online at https://tinyurl.com/yaojvkwf Presenters: Jeremy Johannesen, NYLA Executive Director and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, NYLA Legislative Committee Chair Cost: Free This event is designed for all library advocates – library directors, staff, trustees, Friends Groups, volunteers and patrons – who are interested in speaking up for libraries during the New York budget […]

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Free Webinar – NYLA Advocacy Town Hall

Date: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Place: Online at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4673586712306250243 Presenters: Jeremy Johannesen, NYLA Executive Director, Mike Neppl, NYLA Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, NYLA Legislative Committee Chair Cost: Free This webinar will provide up-to-minute information on where the library community stands in the NYS budget negotiation process, and the outlook for […]

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Workshop – Getting Ready for Library Advocacy Day

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Place: CDLC Presenters: Jeremy Johannesen, NYLA Executive Director and Mike Neppl, NYLA Director of Government Relations and Advocacy Cost: Free Learn how you can advocate for the needs of libraries, both on Library Advocacy Day and throughout the year. Jeremy Johannsen and Mike Neppl of the New York Library […]

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Sharon Jordan, Schenectady County Public Library

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