Points North - The New York State budget was approved by the State Legislature earlier this week. After much hard work by library advocates, lobbyists, Friends, users, and librarians, we made one of our best showings in many years: We received a $5 million increase in library aid over the Governor's proposal of $86.6M, bringing us to $91.6M, $1.3M MTA tax reimbursement was approved, a permanent MTA tax exemption for public library systems and public/association libraries was put into place, and $14M in library construction aid was approved. Learn about this and more in April's Point's North Newsletter.
Nassau County Review - April 10, 1914 - An old pair of tan shoes, several half burned candles, and three much mussed up beds, tells the story of a protracted visit of thieves to the home of Mrs. Theodore E. De Kruijff, during her absence in the city last winter. She returned on Wednesday with her two daughters to open her home for the season, and was much surprised to find it ransacked. It is believed a skeleton key was used to unlock the front door.
(Find this and more interesting articles on the NYS Historic Newspapers website.)
April 30 (Webinar) - Why Assessment? An Introduction & How to be Successful
May 1 (Lake Placid) - 6th Annual Archives and Special Collections Conference
May 6 (NNYLN) - ASKUS 24/7 Seminar
May 15 (Webinar) - Communicating the Library's Value
May 21 (Alexandria Bay) - 50th Annual Meeting
May 26 (Webinar) - Using Data for Peer Benchmarking and Best Practices