Help Needed for BOCES SLS Battle of the Books

O²CM BOCES SLS is looking for help in writing their regional 2019-2020 Battle of the Book questions. If you have read any of these books, please consider submitting questions to ask the students. All questions should start with “In which book . . . ”...

Join a Virtual Book Club

You are invited to participate in a virtual book club to read and discuss the book, The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias, by Dolly Chugh. By making our libraries more inclusive, we can better serve all of our users. This book club is an opportunity to...

IMLS Public Libraries Survey Results

The Public Libraries Survey (PLS) examines when, where, and how library services are changing to meet the needs of the public. These data, supplied annually by public libraries across the country, provide information that policymakers and practitioners can use to make...

2019/2020 State Aid for Library Construction

The New York State Library is pleased to announce that an additional $20 million has been added to the 2019/2020 State Aid for Library Construction program. That brings the total for the program year to $34 million. For information about the FY2019/2020 State Aid for...