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Free Webinar – Funding & Fundraising for Small Libraires

Date: Tuesday, September 01. 2015 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Cost: Free For small and rural libraries looking to not only sustain core services but stretch to respond to new community needs, effective fundraising is fundamental. Learn how to navigate the funding landscape to make the most of grants, work […]

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Daniel W. Casey Library Advocacy Award

The Empire Friends Roundtable of the New York Library Association is inviting nominations for the Daniel W. Casey Library Advocacy Award. This award, sponsored by the Empire Friends since 1993, honors a volunteer member or a group of the library community whose efforts have contributed to the growth of libraries or Friends of the Library […]

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Grant Opportunity – Citizens-Save-Libraries Grants

Thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Neal-Schuman Foundation, United for Libraries is awarding 20 Citizens-Save-Libraries grants to support advocacy at the local level for libraries with troubled budgets. The grants will cover travel and expenses to send expert advocates to 20 locations over the course of 2 years to help Friends of the Library […]

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NYLA Library Advocacy Day

MVLS Member Library staff, trustees, Friends and patrons are encouraged to attend Library Advocacy Day on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, sponsored by the New York Library Association (NYLA). Our goal is to show our legislators how essential library services are to their constituents by filling their offices with library supporters. NYLA’s 2014 budget and legislative […]

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SnapShotNY 2014

NYLA is holding its fifth annual “SnapShotNY: A Day in the Life of a Library” initiative Monday, January 13, 2014 through Friday, January 31, 2014.  MVLS encourages all member libraries to participate. Take pictures. Record short videos. Let everyone in NY know why our libraries are so essential. Also, collect statistics for one day in […]

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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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Library Recognition Award Recipient
Schoharie Free Library


Harold & Junice Wusterbarth Volunteer Service Award Recipient
Sharon Jordan, Schenectady County Public Library

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