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Welcome to Fairies & Gnomes: Imagine Their Homes!

This is a summer learning project of the Mohawk Valley Library System, whose mission is to provide a summer of magical opportunities for families working together — using social-distancing guidelines and natural “found” materials — to build fairy and gnome homes at their own residences, on library lawns, in community parks and other local sites […]

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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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Grant Opportunity – ALDI Smart Kids Program

ALDI Smart Kids is a program dedicated to supporting the health and wellness of the children in the communities ALDI serves. In our service area, there are ALDI stores in Johnstown, Amsterdam and Schenectady. The program supports local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing […]

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Workshop – Summer Reading Program Planning

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 (snow date Friday, January 31)Time: 9:00 AM – 3:45 PMPlace: Schenectady County Public Library, Hon. Karen B. Johnson Central LibraryCost: $16 MVLS and UHLS member libraries ; $50 all others Join us for this annual day of thought-provoking discussion, great ideas, laughter, and performers! Registration deadline is January 23, 2020. LAST […]

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Grant Opportunity – Stewarts Shops Holiday Match

Stewart’s Shops matches individual donations made at their stores between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and distributes funds to local nonprofit agencies. Organizations that benefit children are eligible to apply for funds. An application can be downloaded at the Stewart’s Shops web site. All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2020.

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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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