North Country Live Communication During COVID-19

North Country Folks,How are you doing? I’m sure I’m not alone in experiencing an intense time obsessively reading news about the spreading of COVID-19. The health and economic impacts predicted are scary. With all the closures and social distancing, these Zoom...

Annual Awards Nominations Welcome

NNYLN welcomes submissions for its annual Outstanding Student Worker Award and Excellence in Library Service Award. Read more below regarding criteria for each and follow the links to submit your nomination.NNYLN Outstanding Student Worker Award Outstanding Student...

ASK THE LAWYER! Database

Do you have legal questions about what your library can provide to its users? Check out the Ask the Lawyer database first to see if your question has already been anwered! Each question has been tagged with relevant topics and the year in which it was posted. You can...
ASK THE LAWYER! Recently Asked Questions

ASK THE LAWYER! Recently Asked Questions

Do you have legal questions about what your library can provide to its users?   A quick update regarding the Ask The Lawyer page! If you’ve been on it recently, you may have noticed some changes. Each question now has its own unique permalink, so you can easily...

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Recent College Transitions Conference a Success

Recent College Transitions Conference a Success

The first Successful Approaches to College Transitions conference, sponsored by the Northern NY Library Network (NNYLN), took place March 26, 2019, at Jefferson Community College Library.  Librarians, teachers, and administrators representing public libraries, higher...

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Plattsburgh Public Library Creative Makerspace

The NNYLN Technology Service Improvement grant provided funds to outfit the newly available creative maker space with a computer and monitor for the 3D printers, a charging station, several Chromebooks, project lockers, robotics competition equipment, and...

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Advocacy Alert!

Advocacy Alert!

Advocacy Alert! Governor Andrew Cuomo has released his 2019-2020 Executive Budget proposal, pitched as a “Democracy Agenda,” which includes drastic cuts to library funding. If democracy relates to active participation of the people in politics and civic life,...

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Inspiration at ALSC National Institute Conference

Inspiration at ALSC National Institute Conference

Thanks to the Northern New York Library’s Network’s professional development grant program, I recently had the opportunity to attend the ALSC National Institute, one of the only conferences dedicated to children’s librarianship. I attended some wonderful sessions on...

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