Retirement Announcement: Raye Oldham

Retirement Announcement: Raye Oldham
Raye Oldham, Federal Programs Consultant will be retiring from the State Library. Her last working day will be August 31. Raye joined the State Library in 2003 as the Continuing Education Consultant.  In this role, she managed the annual Master Trainer program which instructed and trained numerous library staff over the years.  This program had ...

Scholarships to online management courses

The State Library of North Carolina is offering scholarships to the 2 Library Juice management and leadership courses listed below for NC library staff. These 4-week courses are asynchronous – you complete them on your own time and at your convenience. The courses run September 5 through September 30. Register today for these courses here. ...

Scholarship Opportunity: Telling the Library Story with Data

Do you want to demonstrate the impact of your organization? Would you like to take library data and turn it into a story that resonates with stakeholders? Are you interested in designing effective data visualizations, including charts and infographics? The State Library of NC is pleased to offer scholarships to Telling the Library Story with Data, an asynchronous, online ...

Emily Enderle named director of Harold D. Cooley Library 1

Emily Enderle has been named director of the Harold D. Cooley Library in Nashville, NC. Emily was raised in Buford, Georgia.  She states, “I met my husband near there but when he joined the Air Force, I thought we were saying goodbye to Georgia forever. How wrong I was! We’ve been stationed in California, Germany, ...

Henderson County creates partnerships and improves community services using Edge 1

Henderson County creates partnerships and improves community services using Edge
Henderson County Public Library is the latest NC library to be an Edge feature library! Check out these other NC Edge profiles: Madison County Public Libraries Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries Alexander County Library FY15-16 NC Edge Results FY13-14 NC Edge Results

Call for Nominations for The William H. Roberts Public Library Distinguished Service Award

Call for Nominations for The William H. Roberts Public Library Distinguished Service Award
The North Carolina Library Association is now accepting nominations for the prestigious William H. Roberts Public Library Distinguished Service Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize service excellence in public libraries in North Carolina.  The recipient of this award may be a library leader or an unsung hero/heroine in public libraries. Criteria Any ...

IMLS Is Accepting Nominations for the 2018 National Medal

IMLS Is Accepting Nominations for the 2018 National Medal
Washington, DC — Each year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services recognizes outstanding libraries and museums that have made significant contributions to improve the wellbeing of their communities. The winning museums and libraries are presented with the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for community service. Winning the medal ...

NC Digital Heritage Center Quarterly Report: April-June 2017

NC Digital Heritage Center Quarterly Report: April-June 2017
The State Library of NC is a proud supporter of NC Digital Heritage Center.  The NC Digital Heritage Center is supported in part by LSTA grants made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

Continuing Education Opportunities: August 2017

Training opportunities for this month were compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library. Do you have a free program that you would like to share? Add it to the Wyoming State Library calendar here: http://library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar. For upcoming WebJunction webinars check the WebJunction Webinar Calendar and visit the WebJunction Course Catalog for additional learning opportunities. ...

IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants

Webinars offered today, July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC – The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round of FY 2018 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). The NLG program invests in projects that address challenges ...