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
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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 ...

Joy Murphy Garretson named director of Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library 5

Joy Murphy Garretson is the new Library Director at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Clayton.  Joy received a Master’s and Bachelor’s in English from Mississippi State University and her Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. Joy just moved to North Carolina from Mississippi.  She has both public and state library management ...

FY2018-19 LSTA Grant Opportunities Announced

The State Library of North Carolina is pleased to announce the LSTA Grant Opportunities for 2018-2019. Libraries are invited to apply for funding that supports a new or improved program or service that will solve a specific problem or meet an identified need of the library’s current or potential users. This competitive grant program allows ...

State Library Monthly Report: July 2017

State Library Monthly Report: July 2017

Two NC Organizations Awarded IMLS Grants

Congratulations to NCSU Libraries and the Odum Institute at UNC-CH for being awarded grants from the Institute for Museum and Libraries Services! Visit the IMLS webpage to learn more about grant opportunities. North Carolina State University Libraries: National Leadership Grant The North Carolina State University Libraries, University of Kansas Libraries, and University of Illinois Urbana- ...