Continuing Education Opportunities: May 2017

See abstracts for online learning opportunities and register for them at Webjunction or visit the State Library of NC’s monthly CE calendar.  Many thanks to the Wyoming State Library for compiling and sharing this list of opportunities for the month of May! ADVOCACY May 17: Expanding Your Reference Reach Through Marketing (OCLC) May 17: Beyond ...

2017 Letters About Literature Winners Announced

2017 Letters About Literature Winners Announced
Mrs. Ehrenreich, I recently read your book Nickel and Dimed, and I am amazed by much of its insight into low wage living fifteen years ago, and, after doing some research of my own, how little it has changed since that time. To earn money for college, I work at a local grocery store part ...

SLNC Sponsored Workshops on Authority Records

The State Library of North Carolina is hosting 2 half-day, in-person Authority Records cataloging workshops in May. Please see the descriptions below – seats are limited so register today! If you have any questions, please let me know. -Authority Records (Basic) Workshop – Tuesday, May 23 12:30 -4:00 p.m. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo presents a half-day workshop that provides an ...

There Is Still Time To Register For The 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference!

There Is Still Time To Register For The 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference!
The event is being held on Friday, May 12th, 2017 in Joyner Library, located on the East Carolina University campus. This conference allows library paraprofessionals from any field the opportunity to attend presentations, discussions, and workshops on a variety of topics that will allow them to bring positive change and growth to their home institutions and ...

Molly Westmoreland appointed new director for Wilson County Public Libraries 4

Molly Westmoreland appointed new director for Wilson County Public Libraries
Congratulations to Molly Westmoreland on her appointment as director at Wilson County Public Library! Prior to this appointment, Molly served as the Consultant for Public Library Management, liaison to both the NC Public Librarian Certification Commission and the statewide Friends of NC Public Libraries (FONCPL), as well as Director of the NC Center for the ...

Local Libraries Awarded IMLS grants!

Local Libraries Awarded IMLS grants!
Congratulations to the University of North Carolina, along with Durham and Charlotte Public Libraries and the Autism Society of North Carolina for being awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programmore information about the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services!  With a grant of $336,649, the University ...

Monthly Report: March 2017

Monthly Report: March 2017

Staff Update: Goodbye and Good Luck to Lori Special 2

Staff Update: Goodbye and Good Luck to Lori Special
Lori Special has resigned from the State Library as of April 17, 2017.  As Youth Services Consultant during the last 10 years, Lori has led summer reading programs, represented the State Library at national conferences, organized special youth services workshops, updated everyone via three different youth services-related listservs, and been a part of numerous projects ...

May CE workshops offered by the State Library

May CE workshops offered by the State Library
The State Library of North Carolina is offering these in-person workshops in the month of May. Andrew Sanderbeck presents “2 Angry Customers” (Customer Service Workshop)Back by popular demand! Not sure how to deal with those angry or frustrating customers? Andrew Sanderbeck presents an interactive and fun in-person workshop filled with information, experiences, and strategies that you can use to more effectively work with your most challenging customers. Seats are limited, so ...

Madison County Public Libraries and SLNC workshop featured in Edge Newsletter

Madison County Public Libraries and SLNC workshop featured in Edge Newsletter
Madison County Public Libraries was a featured library profile in the latest Edge newsletter. Check out how they improved their digital literacy offerings using the Edge Tooklkit: Madison County Public Libraries (MCPL), located in North Carolina, is committed to adding quality to people’s lives through promoting literacy, supporting life-long learning, and connecting community. “One of the most ...