Calling all Trustees

Library Trustees are some of the most effective and valuable Library Champions. We know the challenges library face and the continuum of programs and services offered to our communities.  We are informed and passionate because of our involvement in library oversight and strategic planning. We are also constituents who vote! NYLA’s Advocacy Day is Wednesday, […]

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Library Lends Garden Plots

It’s time to think Spring! Because we need to hear about creative and interesting things that libraries do and we really need Spring, see how the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) takes on this issue. NOPL lends out plots of land on which patrons can learn organic growing practices. To read more about this innovative […]

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National Library Legislative Day

The following was composed by Robert Hubsher, Executive Director of Ramapo-Catskill Library System, and was distributed via NYLINE on: April 14, 2014: Just 22 days left until National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) on Tuesday, May 6 in Washington DC. There is still time to register and join us as part of the New York delegation. […]

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Free Online Library Advocacy Course

University of Toronto Offers a Free Online Library Advocacy Course The following is a description from the course’s website: Learn how to be a powerful advocate for the values and future of libraries and librarianship. Be informed, strategic, courageous, passionate, and unshushed! About this Course How can we strengthen libraries and librarians in the advancement […]

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Important State Budget Info – Cuts to Libraries

The following is a message submitted to NYLINE. New York’s Libraries Information Network []; on behalf of; Jeremy Johannesen [director@NYLA.ORG] [NYLINE] Cuomo Cuts $4M from Library Aid This message is to provide you with an update on Library Aid in the Governor’s 2014-15 Executive Budget. Governor Cuomo has proposed $81.6M in Library Aid, which […]

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