New Health Literacy Toolkit

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and The American Library Association (ALA) have partnered through the Libraries Transform public awareness campaign to create a free toolkit for Health Literacy Month, which is observed in October. NNLM and ALA’s partnership will equip library professionals with customizable tools to raise awareness of how libraries support […]

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Gloversville Public Library – Restoration of an Historic Carnegie Library

The roots of the Gloversville Public Library dates back to 1880 with the incorporation of the Levi Parsons Library of Gloversville and Kingsboro, a subscription library. In 1888 the library re-chartered as the Gloversville Free Library, an association library. And finally in 2005, when support from the city of Gloversville was reduced from $150,000 per […]

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State Education Department Releases Revised Draft Every Student Succeeds Act Plan

Revisions Made in Response to the More Than 1,000 Comments Received on the Draft ESSA Plan Revised Draft Plan Continues to Emphasize Fostering Equity in Education for All Students and Expands Measures for School Accountability & Student Success The New York State Education Department today presented revisions to the draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) […]

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Helping All Trustees Succeed Curriculum Endorsed by Statewide Organizations

The Library Trustees Association of New York State, the New York Library Association and Public Library System Directors Promote Trustee Education NEW YORK STATE, May 12, 2017– The Library Trustees Association of New York State (LTA) , the New York Library Association (NYLA) and the Public Library Systems Directors Organization of New York State (PULISDO) have all unanimously […]

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Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Vinciguerra Citizen Laureate Award: Ed and Francine Rodger

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library’s Vinciguerra Citizen Laureate Award was presented to Ed and Francine Rodger at a reception on December 10th, 2016.  The reception was also to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 475 Moe Road library building. Background of Award The Vinciguerra Citizen Laureate Award was established in 1999 to honor Stephen and […]

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