MHLS Home Problem Solving Service Directory
for MHLS member libraries
unless indicated, all phone #'s are to 845.471.6060
MHLS staff is here to help.
This page is designed to connect you with the help and information you need to be successful
in your role at the library.
414 Votes

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Adult Programming Support

Merribeth Advocate
Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 254
x 239

madvocate@midhudson.org
rsmith@midhudson.org

Advocacy (NYS & County level) Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Annual Report

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Annual Report to the Community Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Automation Billing Linda Vittone x 213 lvittone@midhudson.org
Audio-Visual (AV) Equipment

Tom Finnigan
Chris Herron

x 244
x 247

tfinnigan@midhudson.org
cherron@midhudson.org

Barcode Scanners Tech Support x 240 techsupport@midhudson.org
Bibliographic Record Inaccuracies n/a n/a cataloging@midhudson.org

Billing

Joan Kay

x 214

jkay@midhudson.org

Book Club in a Bag Programming Kits Kerstin Cruger x250 kcruger@midhudson.org
Building Your Base (LSTA Project) Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Budgeting Linda Vittone x 213 lvittone@midhudson.org

Bulletin (newsletter)

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

n/a

bulletin@midhudson.org

Business Services

Linda Vittone

x 213

lvittone@midhudson.org

Capital Campaign Planning Rebekkah Smith Aldrich x 239 rsmith@midhudson.org

Cataloging / Processing data entry

Eric McCarthy

x 221

emccarthy@midhudson.org

Charters/Registration

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Children's Program Support

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Children's Program Support Materials

Kerstin Cruger

x 250

kcruger@midhudson.org

Circulation (Millennium)

Eric McCarthy

x 221

emccarthy@midhudson.org

Construction Consulting

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Construction Grant Support

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Consultations, Boards

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Consultations, Friends

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Continuing Education

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Correctional Facility Libraries

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Data Entry

Eric McCarthy

x 221

emccarthy@midhudson.org

Database Bookmarks Kerstin Cruger x250 kcruger@midhudson.org
Databases, Centrally Purchased

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Database Training Deborah Weltsch 845.485.3445 x3354 dweltsch@poklib.org

Delivery

Tom Finnigan
Chris Herron

x 244
x 247

tfinnigan@midhudson.org
cherron@midhudson.org

Direct Access Plan

Tom Sloan

x 217

tsloan@midhudson.org

Directory Changes

n/a n/a contacts@midhudson.org

Disabled, Services to

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Districts

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

E-Rate Robert Drake

x 220

rdrake@midhudson.org

Education Laws

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Equipment Loan

Tom Finnigan
Chris Herron

x 244
x 247

tfinnigan@midhudson.org

Facility Consultation

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Friends & Fundraising Email List Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Friends Groups Support

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Funding Options for Libraries

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Fundraising Information

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Gates Library Initiative/ Gates Foundation

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Getting to Yes (LSTA Project) Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Grants & other Funding Sources

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Greening Your Library

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Hardware Security Robert Drake

x 220

rdrake@midhudson.org

HOMEACCESS

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

In the News list postings Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Tara Stohr

x 224

ill@midhudson.org

Internet Security Robert Drake

x 220

rdrake@midhudson.org

IP Addresses Robert Drake x 220 rdrake@midhudson.org
IT Contracts Robert Drake x 220 rdrake@midhudson.org
IT Purchasing Robert Drake x 220 rdrake@midhudson.org
Laws & Regulations

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Legislative/Legislator Information

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Library Law

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Listservs (MHLS) n/a n/a contacts@midhudson.org
Local Area Networks (LANs) Robert Drake

x 220

rdrake@midhudson.org

Long-Range Planning Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Marketing Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Media Contact

Tom Sloan

x 217

tsloan@midhudson.org

Member Information

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

MHLS Board of Trustees

Tom Sloan

x 217

tsloan@midhudson.org

Network, computers Robert Drake

x 220

rdrake@midhudson.org

New Director

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

New Trustees

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Newsletter

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

n/a

bulletin@midhudson.org

Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)

Eric McCarthy

x 221

emccarthy@midhudson.org

OPAC Display problems of bookjackets (Syndetics) n/a n/a cataloging@midhudson.org
OPAC vendor loads (Like B&T, Midwest Tapes & Brodart) n/a n/a cataloging@midhudson.org

Outreach Services

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Patron Entry

Eric McCarthy

x 221

emccarthy@midhudson.org

Policy Samples / Review

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Professional Collection

Tara Stohr

x 224

ill@midhudson.org

Programming

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Public Library Vote Toolbox (web site) Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Public Relations

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Receipt Printers Gerry Formby

x 240

gformby@midhudson.org
Reference Collection Assessment Deborah Weltsch 845.485.3445 x3354 dweltsch@poklib.org
SAM Support

Comprise: 1-800-531-0132

 
SEAL Catalog Judy Fischetti 845.883.9065
Sierra

Eric McCarthy

x 221

emccarthy@midhudson.org

Snow Cancellations
for MHLS workshops and meetings
n/a x 229 n/a
Space Planning

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239 rsmith@midhudson.org

State Aid

Linda Vittone x 213 lvittone@midhudson.org

Strategic Planning

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

System Services

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

System Tours

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Tax Cap

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Tax Exemption (501(c)3)

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Technical Support Hotline n/a x 240 techsupport@midhudson.org

Telecommunications

Robert Drake

x 220

rdrake@midhudson.org

Trustee Education/Information Merribeth Advocate
Rebekkah Smith Aldrich
x 254
x 239
madvocate@midhudson.org
rsmith@midhudson.org
Trustee Updates Kerstin Cruger x250 kcruger@midhudson.org

Underserved Populations

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Votes Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Vote Toolbox (Public Library Vote Toolbox web site) Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

x 239

rsmith@midhudson.org

Web Site (MHLS) MHLS Web Team n/a webchanges@midhudson.org
Member Web Sites hosted by MHLS

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

webchanges@midhudson.org

Young Adult (YA) Program Support

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org

Youth Services

Merribeth Advocate

x 254

madvocate@midhudson.org



Last updated: December 11,2013