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 ...

Retirement Announcement: Raye Oldham 13

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 ...

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

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. 

NC welcomes two new library directors! 3

NC welcomes two new library directors!
Joan Sherif was named Director by the Northwestern Regional Library Board on June 15 after serving as the Interim Director.  Before that, Joan was the Branch Supervisor for the four counties of Alleghany, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties as well as Technology Coordinator.  She worked at Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library before joining the staff at Northwestern ...

Historic Oakwood Cemetery: History, Love and Life Book Talk

Historic Oakwood Cemetery: History, Love and Life Book Talk
Join the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ State Library of North Carolina, State Archives of North Carolina, and Historic Oakwood Cemetery for a book talk and signing given by Historic Oakwood Cemetery authors Robin Simonton and Bruce Miller in the auditorium of the Archives and History/State Library Building at 109 E. Jones ...

Help us map broadband access across North Carolina! 2

Help us map broadband access across North Carolina!
The North Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Office is asking residents to submit their broadband speeds to create a map to better understand the broadband access landscape across the state. “The data reported to the FCC [Federal Communications Commission] by internet service providers gives us only general information about what is available across the state. We repeatedly ...

Call for participation in data collection for the Digitization Cost Calculator

Background Digitization is a costly business — estimating expenses associated with a given digitization project or for a grant application can feel disconnected from the reality of staffing, timelines, and true project costs. The Digital Library Federation’s Assessment Interest Group has developed a Digitization Cost Calculator to help with digitization project planning by using contributed ...

Come work with us!

Come work with us!
The State Library of North Carolina invites applications for the position of Youth Services Consultant and Public Library Management Consultant within the Library Development section. The Library Development section is the extension wing of the State Library which helps North Carolina libraries build and maintain services to their communities and fosters best practices in the library ...