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Sustainable Tips and Tricks from OCPL

The OCPL Sustainability Committee offers recommendations to help you integrate sustainable practices into your libraries and communities. Plastic has a devastating impact on our environment. Time to reconsider the way we use them in and outside of work. Most of our...

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Sustainable Tips and Tricks – OCPL Monthly Info

Sustainable Tips and Tricks is full of recommendations to help you integrate sustainable practices into your libraries and communities. With winter coming to a end, it’s time to start thinking about your outdoor garden. Whether you’re planting at the library or at...

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ALA Adds Sustainability to Core Values

The American Library Association (ALA) Council voted to add Sustainability to the list of Core Values of Librarianship. "The foundation of modern librarianship rests on an essential set of core values that define, inform, and guide our professional practice. These...

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OCPL Sustainability Tips – Cell Phones

Sustainable Tips and Tricks comes to you from the Onondaga County Public Library (OCPL) Sustainability Committee to help integrate sustainable practices into your libraries and communities. Get a sparkly new cell phone this holiday season? Here are some tips on what...

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Census 2020 Support Information

New York Counts 2020 is a statewide coalition of community-based organizations working in partnership with state and local government to facilitate a complete count, focusing on hard-to-count (HTC) areas. Currently signed on to the coalition are NYLA, Queens Library,...

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

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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