Now Open for Business: Phyllis Bornt Branch (Schenectady County Public Library)

The Phyllis Bornt Branch Library and Literacy Center at 948 State Street in Schenectady, New York is officially open for business. On February 27, 2016 Director Karen Bradley, Assistant Director Serena Butch, library trustees, Friends of the Library members, and local dignitaries attended the ribbon cutting. The best moments of the day came with over […]

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Geneva Public Library Encourage Getting Loud at the Library with Musical Programs

Geneva, NY December 15, 2015 In 2015, the Geneva Public Library balked at the tradition of a quiet library, opting instead to encourage the atmosphere to get loud for two different musical series: Tuesdays on the Terrace and Musical Moments. Tuesdays on the Terrace, a 16 week collaboration between the library and the Finger Lakes […]

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Teen Space – Uniondale Library

Uniondale is a culturally diverse suburban community of over 30,000 residents located in central Nassau County, New York. Our population includes African Americans, Haitians, Hispanics, and Caucasians. We are a special district public library located within a mile of Uniondale High School. Our building is situated on a main street with local shops, a park, […]

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Live Streaming Library Events to Reach a Broader Audience by Nicholas Olijnyk

The North Merrick Public Library broadened public attendance for library events this year by leveraging the latest Internet technologies. Embedding video clips on websites is not new for most libraries. However, embedding a live video feed was an innovative step. Broadcasting live on the web is different than merely embedding a video. It requires the […]

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