IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants

Webinars offered today, July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC – The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round of FY 2018 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). The NLG program invests in projects that address challenges ...

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 ...

Reminder: Join Cal tomorrow for the State Library Update!

Get all the news on the most recent developments at the State Library of North Carolina including: An update on the LSTA evaluation and new 5-year plan, New resources in the Government Heritage library, News about activities from the library development consultants and Upcoming events. State Librarian Cal Shepard will present the webinar and answer ...

State Library Monthly Report: June 2017

State Library Monthly Report: June 2017

Prepare your library for family engagement with this new, free publication from PLA

Prepare your library for family engagement with this new, free publication from PLA
The Public Library Association (PLA) and Global Family Research Project (GFRP) have just released a new publication designed to help libraries develop outstanding family engagement initiatives. Ideabook: Libraries for Families grew out of PLA’s efforts to help libraries think more strategically about family engagement, and to learn from a variety of different approaches taken by ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: July 2017

Training opportunities for this month were compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library and WebJunction. To read program abstracts or register for an event, visit: http://www.webjunction.org/find-training/free-events.html. ADVOCACY *   July 20: Bozarthzone! Nuts and Bolts of Social Media (InSync) *   July 26: Measures that Matter Part Three: Moving Toward More Meaningful Measures (WebJunction, COSLA and ...

Public Library Innovations: A Story of Community Engagement webinar featuring Transylvania County, NC

Join Amy Garmer of the Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries, Jaime Laughter, County Manager, Transylvania County, NC, and  Anna Yount, Library Director, Transylvania County Library for “Public Library Innovations: A Story of Community Engagement” on July 12, at 1pm.  Through a case study approach, this webinar will present practical and actionable ideas in transforming ...

Monthly Report: May 2017 1

Monthly Report: May 2017

State-Library Sponsored Conference Scholarships

The State Library of North Carolina is offering a scholarship program for library staff to attend the ARSL Conference (September 6-9 in St. George, Utah) and NCLA Conference (October 17-20 in Winston-Salem, NC). Staff from public, academic, community college, and NCICU libraries are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Ten ($1,700) scholarships will be awarded ...