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 ...

Molly Westmoreland appointed new director for Wilson County Public Libraries 4

Molly Westmoreland appointed new director for Wilson County Public Libraries
Congratulations to Molly Westmoreland on her appointment as director at Wilson County Public Library! Prior to this appointment, Molly served as the Consultant for Public Library Management, liaison to both the NC Public Librarian Certification Commission and the statewide Friends of NC Public Libraries (FONCPL), as well as Director of the NC Center for the ...

Local Libraries Awarded IMLS grants!

Local Libraries Awarded IMLS grants!
Congratulations to the University of North Carolina, along with Durham and Charlotte Public Libraries and the Autism Society of North Carolina for being awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programmore information about the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services!  With a grant of $336,649, the University ...

Monthly Report: March 2017

Monthly Report: March 2017

Staff Update: Goodbye and Good Luck to Lori Special 2

Staff Update: Goodbye and Good Luck to Lori Special
Lori Special has resigned from the State Library as of April 17, 2017.  As Youth Services Consultant during the last 10 years, Lori has led summer reading programs, represented the State Library at national conferences, organized special youth services workshops, updated everyone via three different youth services-related listservs, and been a part of numerous projects ...

May CE workshops offered by the State Library

May CE workshops offered by the State Library
The State Library of North Carolina is offering these in-person workshops in the month of May. Andrew Sanderbeck presents “2 Angry Customers” (Customer Service Workshop)Back by popular demand! Not sure how to deal with those angry or frustrating customers? Andrew Sanderbeck presents an interactive and fun in-person workshop filled with information, experiences, and strategies that you can use to more effectively work with your most challenging customers. Seats are limited, so ...

Madison County Public Libraries and SLNC workshop featured in Edge Newsletter

Madison County Public Libraries and SLNC workshop featured in Edge Newsletter
Madison County Public Libraries was a featured library profile in the latest Edge newsletter. Check out how they improved their digital literacy offerings using the Edge Tooklkit: Madison County Public Libraries (MCPL), located in North Carolina, is committed to adding quality to people’s lives through promoting literacy, supporting life-long learning, and connecting community. “One of the most ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: April 2017

There are over 80 FREE online learning opportunities for you to participate in this month. Many thanks to the Wyoming State Library and Webjunction for compiling and sharing this list. VISIT http://www.webjunction.org/find-training/free-events.html – to register for a course or read a course abstract, scroll to the bottom of the webpage. These courses are also featured on the State Library of ...

Catawba County Library named a 2017 LibraryAware Community Award Recipient 1

Catawba County Library named a 2017 LibraryAware Community Award Recipient
From the press release: Newton, NC – Catawba County has received national recognition as the second place winner of the 2017 LibraryAware Community Award, which recognizes cities and towns and their libraries that have demonstrated their ability to make their community aware of what the library can do for them—and deliver on that promise. The ...

Infopeople Course Scholarships: Serving People with Mental Illness at Your Library

The State Library of North Carolina is providing scholarships for 15 participants in the 4-week Infopeople online course “Serving People with Mental Illness At Your Library”. See Infopeople’s description of the online course below: Course length: April 25 – May 22 Are you sometimes frustrated by your interactions with customers you suspect have a mental illness? Would you ...