Free Webinar – “Just One Thing” : Training Staff for Community Engagement

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Place: Online at https://tinyurl.com/yy4rrnjs Presenters: Rachel Hadidi and Rachel Yzaguirre, Plano Public Library Enhance the customer experience by increasing staff engagement! Learn how the Plano Public Library created a cohesive customer service experience by training staff to share “just one thing” about the library. […]

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Grant Opportunity – Better World Books Literacy Grants

Libraries and nonprofit organizations can apply for a Better World Books Literacy Grant to support their efforts to further literacy in their communities. Libraries and nonprofits may pitch one project each, with a maximum award of $15,000 for libraries. Take a look at past winners. The deadline for applicants is March 31, 2017 at 4:00 PM […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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