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Free Webinar – Reaching Into the Community : Tools to Bring Your Library to the People

Date: Thursday, June 06, 2019 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Place: Online at Presenters: Moderated by Rebecca Jozwiak, Library Journal Cost: Free Public libraries are the heart of open access to information and entertainment resources in their communities. They take as their mission to serve citizens from all corners of a community, and […]

Documentary Heritage & Preservation – Planning & Assessment Services Applications

The next application round for DHPSNY Planning & Assessment Services begins today. Applications are due Wednesday, March 1. DHPSNY awards free services to a limited number of institutions in three major areas: Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation & Conservation Surveys, and Strategic Planning assistance. In each instance, our services aim to improve adherence to best practices and are tailored to an organization’s […]

Kidbytes is on Pinterest

Kidbytes is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires us. MVLS and UHLS collaboratively have set up LibraryKidbytes, on Pinterest. We’ve started celebrating books the just might be on those 2014 award lists! You know, the Caldecott, the Newbery, the Printz, the Sibert, the Geisel, the Wishful Thinking but probably doesn’t […]

Picture Book City

Over the next few months, children’s areas in Johnstown, Middleburgh and Schoharie will be transformed into Picture Book Cities! What is a Picture Book City? It’s is a collection of picture books and age-appropriate non-fiction arranged in ‘neighborhoods’ by subject. Color coded labels make it easy to identify books in the same neighborhood. Want books about fairies and […]

Schoharie in the News

Schoharie, still working to rebuild after damage left behind by Hurricane Irene, has gotten some wonderful press over the last couple of days. The Times Union did a great story on the Schoharie Library’s cleanup efforts on Sunday, September 25.  That article is here.  Kudos to library director Cathy Caiazzo for being a fabulous representative for the […]