Continuing Ed. Opportunities: December 2014

There are over 100 learning opportunities (many free of charge) available for library staff during December.  The sessions cover a wide range of topics.  See all the options below, and learn more about each one or register on the Train Station, your one-stop destination for NC continuing education and professional development opportunities. To see whether an offering ...

“Our State Magazine” archives digitized by the State Library 1

We’ve got some great news! The State Library has just completed digitization of every single issue of Our State Magazine (up through 2011). The magazine is one of North Carolina’s longest running and most popular. First published in 1933, The State (as it was known until 1996) features stories about North Carolina’s people, places, and history. All issues are now freely ...

“It came from a Book Teen Art Contest” National Winner is from NC!

The Public Library of  Johnston County and Smithfield patron Laura Vasquez-Ayala is the 2014 grand champion of the “It Came from a Book Teen Art Contest.” Laura’s piece received the most votes for her artistic interpretation of the character Arachne from the manga series Soul Eater.  Mrs. Emily Childress-Campbell, from the Public Library of Johnston County and ...

what’s new in DigitalNC, October 2014

what's new in DigitalNC, October 2014
New This Month Photographs, Scrapbook, and Rotary Club Records from Troy and Biscoe, now on DigitalNC We’ve recently completed a number of items from Montgomery County Public Library that document the communities of Biscoe and Troy, NC. Photographs of Helen Poole’s Elementary School Activities Photographs of World War II Veterans News of Biscoe Community Scrapbook Troy ...

ACRL Seeks Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Nominations

Let’s get North Carolina librarians on the map! The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is accepting nominations for the Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award, which recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development. Individuals may ...