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Grant Opportunity – Women’s Suffrage Books from ALA and The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission

The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to partner with the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission (WSCC) to distribute 6,000 women’s suffrage youth book sets to libraries across the country. Public and school libraries are encouraged to apply for the book sets by June 15, 2020. This generous donation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification […]

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COVID-19 Information – Updated 3/20, 3:30 PM

MVLS is monitoring the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation and looking to experts such as the Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization and New York State Department of Health for guidance. We advise libraries to also consult their local county health departments for additional information. We also advise libraries to refer to resources from the New York Library Association, […]

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Library Friends Group Meet-Up

Date: Friday, August 02, 2019Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PMPlace: East Greenbush Community Library The Friends of Libraries Section of NYLA invites representatives of Friends of the Library groups, library staff, and trustees to talk shop with its Executive Board members. The meet-up will offer a chance for representatives of local Friends of Libraries that […]

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Daniel W. Casey Library Advocacy Award

Would you like an opportunity to honor an active library supporter, Friend or Friends of the Library?  The Daniel W. Casey Library Advocacy Award is sponsored by the Friends of Libraries Section of NYLA.  Given annually since 1993 (through the precursor of FLS, the Empire Friends Roundtable), this annual recognition honors a volunteer member or […]

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Workshop – Getting Started : Creating and Supporting a Friends Group for your Library

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Place: Upper Hudson Library System Presenters: Lisa Wemett, Past President of FLS, Terry Mulee, 2nd VP of FLS Cost: Free, lunch provided at 12:00 PM Learn the benefits of gathering community volunteers to assist with your library’s programs and services. You’ll learn how to develop and organize […]

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MVLS Board of Trustees Meeting

Mohawk Valley Library System
Board of Trustee Meeting

9:30 AM, Thursday, August 20, 2020

 

Library Recognition Award Recipient
Gloversville Public Library

 

Harold & Junice Wusterbarth Volunteer Service Award Recipient
Regina Gilbert, Sharon Springs Free Library

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