2014: Library Advocacy Day Moves to New Day

February has been the traditional month for library trustees and library supporters to gather in Albany with our elected representatives. New in 2014, Library Advocacy Day will be held on Thursday, February 27th. The change to Thursday from the traditional Tuesday may allow a better focus to be put on libraries and library issues if […]

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Street Fair Attendees “Like” Their Library Using iPads

North Merrick, Long Island, New York The North Merrick Public Library took to the streets on the last weekend of September 2013, at the local Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Fall Festival” street fair. At the fair, the Library made many new “fans” — on Facebook! Librarians armed with iPads, using a wi-fi connection, asked fair-goers […]

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2012 Legislative Advocacy Day

  April 2012 Update On March 6th 2012 Library advocates from around the state meet in Albany to review with their legislators the issues confronting libraries. Pictured here with New York Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins from Westchester County is Elise Burke, Westchester Library System, Deb Coppola, Director (retired) Tuckahoe Public Library, Donna Pesce, YA librarian, Chappaqua […]

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