Michelle Metcalf, CLRC Professional Development Award Recipient, Talks About the LMCC Conference

Thanks to a Professional Development Grant from the CLRC, I attended the Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC) in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference has been held annually since 2015 and has grown every year as libraries recognize the need to improve their social media, branding, web design, and communications in order to better position themselves to have their messages heard, collections and services well-used, and programs well-attended.

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Wireless Router Grant Opportunity

The New York Library Association (NYLA) is administering an equipment grant program to distribute wireless routers to libraries in need of equipment. NYLA seeks to identify twenty-five (25) libraries across the state in need of hardware (or upgrades) to better share...

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IMLS Grant for Small Libraries

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is offering a new discretionary grant program for small and rural libraries - Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP). This is a special initiative of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries...

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Call for Volunteers – Update Summer Reading Lists

Consider contributing to the Explore New York reading lists for the 2019 Summer Reading at New York Libraries. The slogan for all ages for 2019 is A Universe of Stories and the theme is space. Please follow these instructions when recommending any books for the...

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Congratulations to CLRC's 2018 Library Award Recipients

And the winners are... Public Library of the Year Baldwinsville Public Library Academic Library of the Year Upstate Medical University, Health Sciences Library School Library of the Year Herkimer Elementary School Library Media Center              Public Library...

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Grant to Recognize Youth Volunteers

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is a nationwide program that honors young people in grades five to twelve who are volunteering in their communities. The program's goals are to applaud young people who already are making a positive difference in their towns...

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NYLA’s Latest Sustainability Newsletter

Check out the latest issue and learn about all the great things happening with libraries and their sustainability initiatives.

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September is Library Card Sign Up Month

Disney Pixar's superhero family, the Incredibles, are teaming up with the American Library Association (ALA) to promote the value of a library card. As honorary chairs, the Incredibles will remind families, students and people of all ages that signing up for a library...

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