Let’s Talk About it Program Accepting Applications Now!

Let's Talk About it Program Accepting Applications Now!
Apply to host Let’s Talk About It (LTAI) series in your library for fall 2017! LTAI is a library discussion series that is sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities Council in collaboration with the North Carolina Center for the Book to bring scholars and community members together to explore how selected books, films, or poetry ...

We’re getting a new website! 1

We're getting a new website!
The State Library of NC is excited to announce that it will have a new website soon!  We are currently collecting feedback on the organization and design of the new site.  Check it out and let us know your opinion!  

Announcing a 6-Month In-Depth Digitization Effort at NCDHC: Underrepresented Communities

From the NC Digital Heritage Center: Here at the Digital Heritage Center we’ve been talking about what we can do to increase representation of underrepresented communities on DigitalNC.org. Serving these communities in ways that respect their priorities and beliefs has become a focus for many libraries, archives, and museums, and we hear partners and other ...

Edge Initiative Workshop

Edge Initiative Workshop
The State Library of NC is excited to announce a two-day, interactive workshop targeting Edge benchmarks, tips for evaluating and assessing your Edge results and strategies for communicating results to stakeholders. This workshop is a joint offering from the State Library of NC and Edge Initiative. By attending this workshop, participants will have a better ...

East Albemarle and BHM Regional Libraries awarded ALSC Grant 1

The Association for Library Service to Children released is most recent round of Strengthening Communities Through Libraries mini-grant winners including Camden Public Library, apart of East Albemarle Regional Library and Martin Memorial Library, apart of BHM Regional Library.  Award winners receive $5,000 to implement STEAM programming for children in their communities during non-school times.  This grant is ...

Monthly Report: December 2016 1

Monthly Report: December 2016
What’s new? -GHL’s new “Book-A-Librarian” sessions are proving popular with genealogists. Kay Tillotson, Genealogical Research Librarian, held four one-on-one sessions with researchers. One expressed her gratitude and said she now has some strategies that have never occurred to her before: “I never thought of obvious social history and events and the real necessity of my knowing that ...

New Director: Virginia Sharp March, Onslow County Public Library 6

New Director: Virginia Sharp March, Onslow County Public Library
Virginia Sharp March is the new Director of the Onslow County Public Library.  Previously, she was the Director of the Perry Public Library (Lake County), Ohio for 10 years and was previously the Director of the Harbor-Topky Memorial Library in Ashtabula, Ohio.  She was active in the Ohio library community, having served as the chairperson ...

New Director: Albemarle Regional Library 4

New Director: Albemarle Regional Library
Congratulations to Jennifer Patterson, the new director of Albemarle Regional Library. Jennifer was born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  She graduated from Winston-Salem State in May of 2010 with a BA in History and minors in Middle Grades Education and English. A little more about herself, in her own words: “I have always been ...

Two Local Award Winners! 2

Two Local Award Winners!
  Congratulations to Kathryn Cole from Northside Elementary School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina for winning an I Love My Librarian award! Kathryn was one of 10 librarians selected. Each librarian receives a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and a travel stipend to attend the awards ceremony and reception in New York City, hosted by Carnegie ...

We’re hiring: Head of Content and Information Delivery for the Government & Heritage Library

The State Library seeks an innovative, energetic leader to serve as the the Head of Content and Information Delivery for the Government & Heritage Library. This position is an integral member of the GHL Management Team, providing leadership for the library’s digital information management and preservation program; reference and research services; circulation and interlibrary loan services; ...