NYLA’s Library Advocacy Day WEDNESDAY, February 27, 2019

Each year library advocates from across New York State converge on Albany to voice their support for funding and policies that benefit libraries. Together our efforts have resulted in over $17M in additional library aid since 2011. Summary of Event Most activities will take place in the Legislative Office Building (LOB). The LOB is most [...]

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DLD Standards: State Library and Pulsdo Announce 2019 Edition OF Minimum Public Library Standards Publication

The New York State Library and PULISDO (Public Library System Directors Organization) announced today the publication of an updated 2019 edition of Helpful Information for Meeting Minimum Public Library Standards in New York State. The document is available on the State Library’s website at www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/helpful/index.html. The State Library and PULISDO have designed this new edition [...]

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January 2019 LTA Minutes

LTA Quarterly Meeting Conference call January 12, 2019 Minutes The meeting was called to order at 10:05 AM via phone conference call. Attendees included: Adria Ripka, Martha Anderson, Mary Ellen Darling, Susan Sabers Chapman, John McCarthy. 1) Finances Current statements and balances –  John reported that we now have access to our PayPal account that […]

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LTA at NYLA 2018

LTA sponsored several programs at the NYLA Conference in Rochester. Small Libraries, Big Data: Getting good data to make more informed decisions was sponsored solely by LTA and had a standing room only audience. Presenters Matthew Corey and Dawn Vincent from NCLS made a potentially dry topic very interesting. Other programs we supported included many [...]

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