Grant Opportunity – Retrospective Conversion, Metadata, and Digitization Grants

The Capital District Library Council invites applications for Retrospective Conversion, Metadata, and Digitization Grants, through April 15, 2016. CDLC has allocated a pool of $20,000 for these grants for 2016. The number of grant recipients and the amount awarded per institution is dependent upon the pool of applications. All CDLC member institutions are eligible to […]

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Library Aid – We Need You!

Both the NYS Senate and NYS Assembly have released information from their one house budget bills; both versions have the same numbers included for libraries. State Library Aid:                              +$5M over Governor’s Executive Budget ($96.6M total) State Library Construction Aid:   +$10M over Executive Budget ($24M total) MTA Tax Reimbursement:             $1.3M Having the same number in […]

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Workshop – Social Media & Marketing your Library, Part 1

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016 Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Place: Schenectady County Public Library, Central Instructor: Polly Farrington Cost: Free for MVLS member libraries Most libraries create newsletters, advertise programs, and have web sites and social media accounts, but is your library using these tools most effectively to advertise your programs and reach […]

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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 an award of $15,000 maximum for libraries. Take a look at past winners. The deadline for applicants is April 1, 2016 at 4:00 […]

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Job Posting – Librarian I, Children’s & Youth Services, The Community Library, Cobleskill

The Community Library in Cobleskill, New York is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and motivated individual to serve as Librarian I (Children’s & Youth Services). The Community Library is chartered to serve the Cobleskill-Richmondville School District, a population of over 14,000. Located in the heart of the Village of Cobleskill, a rural/suburban community located about 30 […]

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