Meet us in Greensboro!

Meet us in Greensboro!
Are you going to the NCLA Conference this week?  We are! Stop by our booth in the Exhibit Hall (number 102 & 104) and say hello.  Many of our staff will also be giving presentations throughout the conference. Check out the the topics and times below: 8:45am to 9:45am Wednesday, Oct. 21 North Carolina state ...

Monthly Report: September 2015

Activities / Accomplishments Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) The LBPH underwent its biennial National Library Service evaluation in September to measure the library’s success in meeting national standards for the program and identify accomplishment and areas of need. Mary Beth Wise, NLS regional library consultant, conducted a 2-day site-visit of the library ...

Science Boot Camp Southeast for Librarians Conference, July 2016 2

Science Boot Camp Southeast for Librarians Conference, July 2016
Please save July 6-8, 2016 for Science Boot Camp Southeast for Librarians at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA! This conference provides an affordable and immersive opportunity for librarians to learn and explore current science research with expert presenters. The conference also includes lightning talks presented by conference attendees and a gala at the ...

Library Journal is accepting Movers and Shakers 2016 nominations

The editors of Library Journal need your help in identifying the emerging leaders in the library world. The 15th annual round of Movers & Shakers will profile some 50 up-and-coming individuals from around the world who are innovative, creative, and making a difference. From librarians to other library workers to publishers to vendors to others who impact ...

Call for Proposals: 2016 Evergreen International Conference

Proposals for the 2016 Evergreen International Conference, in Raleigh, NC, April 20-23, 2016 are now being accepted. Like last year’s conference, there are three tracks under which you may submit a proposal: End user: best practices and techniques for using Evergreen in day-to-day library operations. General: programs on administration, training, making the decision to move to ...

Keep up with news from IMLS

Keep up with news from IMLS
North Carolina’s LSTA program is just one of several grant opportunities available through IMLS.  The IMLS communications team is updating their mailing lists so everyone can stay informed about news releases, blog posts, grant announcements, and the monthly newsletter. Click here to sign up for specific topics of interest.  Also remember follow their news via Facebook  and Twitter!   

Wilkes County Public Library’s Better Choices, Better Health Workshop

Wilkes County Public Library’s Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
Wilkes County Public Library was one of five public libraries from across the United States that collaborated with WebJunction’s Health Happens in Libraries team to develop and deliver community health activities, in collaboration with local partners. Insights from libraries are being featured on WebJunction along with Resources to encourage you to explore the Health Happens ...

Is your library prepared for a hurricane? Emergency response resources are available.

Below is an alert from the Cultural Resources Emergency Response Team. (CREST): The weather forecast over the next several days, looks quite ominous. Regardless of the path of Hurricane Joaquin, Eastern NC is ripe for significant flooding.  Please remember that there are two kinds of flooding damages:  One is water from the “bottom up” such as ...