Applications now open for NNYLN Technology Improvement and Digitization Grants.

The NNYLN is again offering its member organizations two grant opportunities: NNYLN Technology Service Innovation Grants and NNYLN Digitization Grants. The purpose of these grant programs is to assist members of the Northern New York Library Network in using...
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Happy Mother’s Day!

Check out the lovely Mother’s Day poem featured in the Indian Time on May 6th, 1994. You can read the full page, including the fun messages left by children for their mothers by visiting NYS Historic Newspapers here.

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ASK THE LAWYER! is now available as a service to NNYLN members.

The Northern New York Library Network has acquired the services of an attorney to offer members timely input on intellectual property, digital rights management, vendor contracts, first amendment, civil rights, and other legal issues that can impact library...
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2016-17 Grants Announced

The Northern New York Library Network is again offering its members an opportunity to apply for a NNYLN Technology Services Innovation Grant or a NNYLN Digitization Grant. read more…

2016 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who came to our 2016 Annual Meeting in Lake Placid. There were excellent presentations, networking opportunities, and the presentation of our 26th Excellence in Library Service Award.

Congratulations to Chris Hebblethwaite from SUNY Oswego on being awarded our 26th Excellence in Library Service Award.

Also a thank you to all of our presenters. The presentations that they gave are linked below as well.



Jeff Mixter, OCLC Research Division – “Linked Data 101
Karyn Norwood, Adirondack Architectural Heritage – “Historic Libraries: The National Register and Beyond
Connie Holberg, Jefferson Community College – “Going from the 20th Century to the 21st Century in Two Not-So-Easy Steps
Matt Corey, North Country Library System – “360 Cameras in Libraries
Kelly Wilson, St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System – “NYS Social Studies Frameworks”
Michelle Young, Clarkson University – “Electronic Remodeling
Ben Carman, Plattsburgh Public Library – “Youth Activity Space”
Linda Bull, New York State Archives – “How Secure Are Your Records? Cyber Security for Libraries



The rest of the photos from the Annual Meeting are on NNYLN’s Flickr page.

Livingston Republican – June 7, 1855

Livingston Republican – June 7, 1855 – An earthquake of the most violent kind has taken place at Japan, and among other misfortunes has occasioned the loss of the Russian frigate Diana. The Amrican Steamer Powhattan, which was in the vicinitty, and which saved many of the ship wrecked mariners, has prepared an account of it.

(Find this and more interesting articles on the NYS Historic Newspapers website.)