Third Annual “Library Programs Symposium” (Sept 30)

Do you find yourself coming up short on good programming ideas? Looking for creative program opportunities for your library, school or social group? Want to meet some presenters and performers who can fill your programming void? Answers to these question can be found at the . . .  Third Annual Library Programs2 Symposium September 30, 2016 / 12:30 – 2:30 pm / […]

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Queens Library Launches Google CS First Computer Clubs for Kids

JAMAICA, NY, June 14, 2016 — Queens Library's Children's Library Discovery Center came alive with the sounds of clicking keyboards, as children in grades 4-8 enthusiastically dove into a demonstration activity that kicked off Google CS First Computer Clubs at Queens Library. Mayor David Dinkins; William Floyd, Google's Head of External Affairs, NY & NJ; and Queens Library's […]

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Adding Classes and Content, Resurgent Libraries Turn a Whisper Into a Roar

By WINNIE HU JULY 4, 2016 “Far from becoming irrelevant in the digital age, libraries in New York City and around the nation are thriving: adding weekend and evening hours; hiring more librarians and staff; and expanding their catalog of classes and services to include things like job counseling, coding classes and knitting groups.” Also in the article: […]

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Palisades Free Library Celebrates 125 Years

On Saturday, May 14 the Palisades community gathered to celebrate Palisades Free Library’s 125 years of service; an event made possible by the combined efforts of Library staff and trustees and more than 25 adult and teen volunteers. Opening remarks by Ramapo-Catskill Library System Executive Director Robert Hubsher and a certificate of recognition presentation by Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee and Former […]

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