Fellowship opportunity from the Center for the Future of Libraries

The Future of Libraries Fellowship, a part of ALA, will provide an individual or group with a stipend of $10,000 to advance new ideas and perspectives for the future of libraries through the creation of a public product – report, white paper, video, resource, tool – that will help library professionals envision the future of library collections, partnerships, services, ...

New In-Person Customer Service Training from the State Library 1

Join us for a new in-person training: “2 Angry Customers” presented by Andrew Sanderbeck Not sure how to deal with those angry customers? Andrew Sanderbeck presents an interactive and fun in-person workshop filled with information and experiences that you’ll be using to more effectively work with your angry customers when you return to work! Seats ...

Monthly Report: October 2016

Activities / Accomplishments A preview of NCpedia’s redesigned interface was released in October! Feedback was collected through November 11th and additional changes may be made based on that feedback. 971 library staff across the state participated in filling out the Statewide Continuing Education Survey.  This is an increase of 155 people over last year.  Continuing ...

New Library Director: Lesley Mason, Caldwell County 3

New Library Director: Lesley Mason, Caldwell County
Congratulations to Lesley Mason the new Library Director for Caldwell County as of November 1st.  Lesley comes to Caldwell County with over five years of experience working in Washington D.C. area libraries as well as experience with municipal governments and education organizations.  She was serving as the Youth Services Manager of the D.C. Public Library when ...

2018 North Carolina Children’s Book Award is accepting nominations!

2018 North Carolina Children's Book Award is accepting nominations!
Do your kids have a favorite book published since 2014?  Help them nominate their favorite picture book, juvenile fiction book or juvenile nonfiction book for the 2018 North Carolina Children’s Book Award!  The nomination form is open and available at NCCBA’s new website.  Go to the “Nominate” page or click on “Nominate a Book” to ...