Come work with us!

Come work with us!
The State Library of North Carolina invites applications for the position of Youth Services Consultant and Public Library Management Consultant within the Library Development section. The Library Development section is the extension wing of the State Library which helps North Carolina libraries build and maintain services to their communities and fosters best practices in the library ...

Monthly Report: April 2017

Monthly Report: April 2017

Let’s Talk About it Program Accepting Applications Now!

Let's Talk About it Program Accepting Applications Now!
Apply to host Let’s Talk About It (LTAI) series in your library for fall 2017! LTAI is a library discussion series that is sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities Council in collaboration with the North Carolina Center for the Book to bring scholars and community members together to explore how selected books, films, or poetry ...

CE Opportunity: Making the Customer Experience Magical!

The State Library is hosting an all day workshop presented by John Formica, an “Ex-Disney Guy”, where he discusses ways to make customer service interactions and work environments more “magical” by employing Disney’s customer service techniques. See more details below: Making the Customer Experience Magical! – If Disney Ran Your Library What Would it Look Like? ...

Final Call for the 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference​

Final Call for the 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference​
We have reached the final week to register for the 2017 Paraprofessional Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, May 12, at Joyner Library, on the East Carolina University Campus.  We look forward to another year of interesting sessions! Many of the topics would be of interest to any paraprofessional working in a public or academic environment.  A link to ...

NC Reads promotes library literacy programs 3

NC Reads promotes library literacy programs
Finding early literacy programs in your area just got easier! The Department of Public Instruction website, NC Reads, now lists public library literacy programs by county. Some of the programs include: PAWS for Reading, Bookbagger Program, Adventures in Books, and Summer Reading. The NC Reads initiative targets reading support to preschoolers and elementary students across ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: May 2017

See abstracts for online learning opportunities and register for them at Webjunction or visit the State Library of NC’s monthly CE calendar.  Many thanks to the Wyoming State Library for compiling and sharing this list of opportunities for the month of May! ADVOCACY May 17: Expanding Your Reference Reach Through Marketing (OCLC) May 17: Beyond ...

2017 Letters About Literature Winners Announced

2017 Letters About Literature Winners Announced
Mrs. Ehrenreich, I recently read your book Nickel and Dimed, and I am amazed by much of its insight into low wage living fifteen years ago, and, after doing some research of my own, how little it has changed since that time. To earn money for college, I work at a local grocery store part ...

SLNC Sponsored Workshops on Authority Records

The State Library of North Carolina is hosting 2 half-day, in-person Authority Records cataloging workshops in May. Please see the descriptions below – seats are limited so register today! If you have any questions, please let me know. -Authority Records (Basic) Workshop – Tuesday, May 23 12:30 -4:00 p.m. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo presents a half-day workshop that provides an ...

There Is Still Time To Register For The 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference!

There Is Still Time To Register For The 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference!
The event is being held on Friday, May 12th, 2017 in Joyner Library, located on the East Carolina University campus. This conference allows library paraprofessionals from any field the opportunity to attend presentations, discussions, and workshops on a variety of topics that will allow them to bring positive change and growth to their home institutions and ...