Library Advocacy Day – Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Jan 17, 2016 | Advocacy, News           Library advocates can visit one-on-one with their legislators to inform them of NYLA’s State Budget Priorities for the year, and explain why Governor Cuomo’s cuts in library aid are so unjust and short-sighted. Advocacy Day...

Member Profile: Get Kitted Out – CEFLS Creates Circulating Kits for Libraries and Patrons by David Fuller

Big ideas come in small packages! The staff at Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System (CEFLS) have been having a great time sending out their new kits to libraries and correctional facilities. They’ve made it a priority to add unique bags that bring new...

A Christmas Rhyme

“A Christmas Worry,” written by J.E.G. in Lowville’s 1939 The Journal and Republican, touches on a few Christmas topics most can relate to. It’s a fun read that is very true even today and probably will be for many years to come.

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Fall Meeting & Grant Awardees

The NNYLN Fall Meeting this past Friday at St. Lawrence University was very informative. Network grant awardees presented on a wide range of projects and experiences. Their presentations will be archived on the website and linked to the post here: Fall Meeting...

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Titanic Treasures

The Titanic wreck was found seventy-three years after it sunk to the bottom of the North Atlantic floor. The Journal on October 29th, 1987 discusses the treasures discovered on the sunken ship.

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Berlin Wall 1961

In August of 1961 the east German government closed the border between the east and west sectors of Berlin by building the infamous Berlin Wall. It became the symbol of the Cold War. The Plattsburgh-Press Republican discusses the propagandic value the wall held.

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ASK THE LAWYER! FAQs Now Available

The Network's ASK THE LAWYER! service now has a FAQ list, comprised of recent inquires made from various participating 3Rs library councils' members. To view the FAQ, click here. NNYLN member libraries that would like to make use of this service should fill out this...

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Erie Canal Exhibits

Host a Small Exhibit at Your Library The library councils are working on an exhibit to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the ground-breaking on the Erie Canal. It includes an online exhibit (featuring NY Heritage images) as well as a physical exhibit that will...

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