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MVLS Board Meeting 5/16/2024

The Mohawk Valley Library System Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 9:30am at the MVLS Service Center, 858 Duanesburg Rd Schenectady 12306. Board Meeting materials can be found here Zoom Link is available here

MVLS Board Meeting 3/21/2024

The Mohawk Valley Library System Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, March 24, 2024 at 9:30am at the MVLS Service Center, 858 Duanesburg Rd Schenectady 12306. Board Meeting materials can be found here

MVLS Spring Symposium – Reconnecting and Reinvigorating Libraries Post COVID

Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2023Time: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PMPlace: Gloversville Public Library, also virtually Would you like to learn strategies for increasing community engagement and library use? Do you wish you had more input into how MVLS serves member libraries? Could you use a model to follow for making community engagement and planning an […]

Staff Development Resources – Updated 3/30, 12:30 PM

As we all learn to adapt to this ‘work from home’ environment, MVLS is committed to doing whatever we can to keep library staff at all levels engaged and learning. We’ll keep updating this list of options as we find them. NEW! Colorado State Library’s Library Creation and Learning Site: https://create.coloradovirtuallibrary.org/ NEW! Ohio Reference Excellence […]

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, […]

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 […]