See you in Winston-Salem!

The State Library will be at the 62nd Biennial North Carolina Library Association Conference in Winston-Salem, NC next week.  Check out booth #56 & 58 in the exhibit hall to learn about our long-standing programs and new offerings.  Several members of our staff will also be sharing details of their work during pre-conferences and concurrent ...

New listserv for NC Local and Family History Information!

New listserv for NC Local and Family History Information!
The NC Local and Family History Email listserv is for anyone working at an institution with a publicly accessible local or family history collection who is interested in communicating with their local history colleagues throughout North Carolina. Members can ask questions, seek advice, share information about upcoming events for our colleagues or patrons, and much ...

Meaningful Measurement Workshop

Meaningful Measurement Workshop
The State Library of NC is happy to announce another event as part of its Meaningful Measurement Initiative to build evaluation and assessment skills in public libraries.  Join us for a two-day workshop, November 16-17, in Raleigh, NC to hear from experts on topics including: planning meaningful evaluations of library programs and services finding community ...

Free Training: October 2017

Register for events on the Train Station. ASSESSMENT & PLANNING Oct 4: A Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts (Lyrasis) Oct 10: Strategic Planning 101 (Utah State Library) Oct 18: Strategic Directions: Strategic Thinking: Five Years Ahead (NISO) Oct 19: Using Project Outcome Data to Improve & Support Library Programming (Public Library Association) ...

Jasmine Rockwell named new Youth Services Consultant at SLNC 2

Jasmine Rockwell named new Youth Services Consultant at SLNC
We are excited to welcome Jasmine Rockwell to the Library Development staff at the State Library of NC. Jasmine started her library career in 2005 as a state library youth services consultant. She joined the State Library of North Carolina in the same position in September of 2017. She obtained her MLIS, with an emphasis ...

NCknows to Cease Operations

NCknows to Cease Operations
After 13 years of funding support from the State Library of North Carolina, NCKnows will end on September 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Following a consultant’s study and meetings with library groups from across the state, the State Library of North Carolina decided to cease federal LSTA funding for the statewide virtual reference library service. ...

Fall In-Person Workshops from the State Library

Fall In-Person Workshops from the State Library
Sign up for events on the Train Station!

Reminder: Project Outcome Training – Registration closes 9/24/17

Reminder: Project Outcome Training - Registration closes 9/24/17
Would you like to implement outcome measurement in your library? Join us for this free Project Outcome Regional Training, a full day, in-person workshop on October 5, 9am – 4pm in High Point Museum, High Point, NC. At this workshop, a Project Outcome trainer will facilitate the planning process for implementing outcome measurement using Project Outcome tools. ...

Monthly Report: August 2017

Monthly Report: August 2017

Project Outcome Training: Learn how to collect outcome data about your library programs!

Project Outcome Training: Learn how to collect outcome data about your library programs!
Public library services put people on the path to literacy, technological know-how, or a better job – but what we are often missing is the data to show it. Outcome measurement helps libraries answer the questions: How can we better measure and demonstrate our community impact? What good did our services do? Would you like ...