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Outreach Mini-Grants

The Basics: The Outreach Mini-Grant is administered by the Mid-Hudson Library System using NYS Outreach Categorical Aid funds from the NYS Library Division of Library Development. These funds will be used to award up to $2,000 each to member libraries who wish to develop programs and services to connect to target outreach populations at the

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Outreach Mini-Grants Announced

2017 Outreach Mini-Grants Awarded: Thirty-three member libraries have been awarded mini-grants totaling more than $53,000 through New York State Outreach Categorical Aid funds, received from the NYS Library Division of Library Development by the Mid-Hudson Library System, to develop programs and services to attract and connect to outreach target populations and form relevant community partnerships at the local level. To view the list of libraries receiving mini-grants check out this week’s MHLS Bulletin.

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Outreach Mini-Grants

MHLS is pleased to offer a new round of Outreach Mini-Grants for member libraries!

MHLS Coordinated Outreach services focus on supporting improved library services for persons who are educationally disadvantaged, members of ethnic or minority groups in need of special library services, unemployed, blind, physically disabled, have developmental or learning disabilities, or who are aged or confined in institutions.

New York State Outreach Categorical Aid funds, received from the NYS Library Division of Library Development, will be used to fund mini-grants of up to $2,000 per member library to develop programs and services to attract and connect to outreach target populations and form relevant community partnerships at the local level.

Applications are due August 11. Applications, Mini-Grant Information and Requirements are available at https://tinyurl.com/MHLSOutreach-2017

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Outreach Mini-Grants

mhls_vufind Outreach Mini-Grants: MHLS Coordinated Outreach services focus on supporting improved library services for those who are educationally disadvantaged, members of ethnic or minority groups in need of special library services, unemployed, blind, physically disabled, have developmental or learning disabilities, or who are aged or confined in institutions.

MHLS is announcing mini grants of up to $1,200 per library (funded by NYS Outreach Categorical Aid) to develop programs and services to attract and connect to outreach target populations and form relevant community partnerships at the local level. The information and application are available at http://tinyurl.com/MHLSOutreach2016 Applications are due August 12, 2016. Questions? Contact Merribeth Advocate, MHLS Assistant Director: madadvocate@midhudson.org

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Sample Get Out the Count Timeline for Libraries and Community Partners

The timeline laid out below should help organize your efforts to get the word out about the Census and prepare for and support people completing the Census. In 2020, the ten question Census will be largely digital for the first time, and there are a lot of communities and populations that stand to be left

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Learn About Going Fine Free @Your Library

In January 2019, the American Library Association (ALA) passed a resolution on Monetary Library Fines as a Form of Social Inequity and established that “The American Library Association asserts that imposition of monetary library fines creates a barrier to the provision of library and information services.”  Studies have shown that small fines do not have

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Fine Free Libraries

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Summer Reading: 2020 Artwork

Due to concerns over certain images associated with the 2020 CSLP Summer Reading artwork for “Imagine Your Story”, the original 2020 Summer Reading posters and artwork are no longer available.  CSLP has designed one alternate poster and one reading record for the 2020 program. Each library will only be receiving one Summer Reading poster in 2020. If you

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The Great Give Back is Coming!

More than 35 MHLS member libraries will be participating in the first statewide community service event, The Great Give Back on Saturday October 19th. Check out what your fellow libraries have planned, https://midhudson.org/great-give-back-events/. Don’t forget to take plenty of pictures at your event and share them with Courtney Wimmers, MHLS Outreach & Engagement Specialist.  

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2019 Summer Reading Program Final Reports due September 13th

The 2019 Summer Reading Program Final Reports are due by Friday, September 13th. Every member library is required to submit an online Summer Reading Program Final Report. This information is sent to the Division of Library Development and assists your library with needed statistics for the Member Library Annual Report. One report per library. If

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