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NYS Legislative – Library Aid Home Stretch

The NYS Legislature has released their “one house” budget proposals for this year’s budget and the bills include the single largest increase in funding to the Library Construction Aid Program ever – a $50M addition to the program, for a total of $64M! This is in...

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The Great American Read – Public Library Opportunity

Public libraries may apply for grants to host public programs around the upcoming PBS series The Great American Read, an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped...

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Awards Available for Young Leaders

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors inspiring, public-spirited, highly diverse young people from all across the U.S. and Canada. Each year, the Barron Prize honors outstanding young leaders ages eight to 18 who have shown leadership and courage in...

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Call for Candidates – CLRC Nominating Committee 2018

Looking to get involved with your local library council? CLRC’s Board of Trustees is currently seeking individuals interested in joining the Nominating Committee. The three-person Nominating Committee is voted on by CLRC’s institutional membership (affiliate and full...

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CNY Librarian Running for PLA Director-at-Large

Sue Considine, Executive Director of the Fayetteville Free Library is running for PLA Director-at-Large!! If you are a PLA member, please consider a vote for Sue during the upcoming ALA PLA election. Sue Considine is a librarian, a lover of hockey, travel, good food,...

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CLRC Library Advocates Go To Albany

Around sixty Central New York library staff and supporters converged on the State Legislative Office Building and Capitol in Albany to meet with regional Assemblymembers and Senators.  Restored funding for libraries and construction aid was the focus of the...

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