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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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The Great Give Back Program Idea Exchange

The 2020 Great Give Back event on October 17th may feel far away, but now is a good time to brainstorm ways to meet your communities’ needs and help them to help each other. On Wednesday, August 26th at 10:00am all programming and outreach staff of MHLS libraries planning to participate are invited to The

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The Great Give Back Informational Webinar 5/21

The Great Give Back Informational Webinar will take place on Thursday, May 21st at 2:00pm. The Great Give Back is a day for library patrons to participate in meaningful service-oriented experiences coordinated by the library. The second year of this statewide program may look very different than last year. Join Courtney Wimmers, MHLS Outreach &

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MHLS COVID-19 Updates to Member Libraries

Friday, August 7, 2020 |12:11 pm Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, MHLS Executive Director The Governor announced today that schools can bring back students to school facilities this fall if the rate of infection in their communities remains low. School districts can locally decide to open as long as they are in a region where the average

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COVID-19 Resources

 

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COVID-19 Resources

With lots of misinformation around COVID-19, libraries and library staff should regularly check for trustworthy and up-to-date information from the New York State and county health departments, as well as information on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Columbia County Health Department Dutchess County Health Department Greene County Health Department Putnam County Health Department

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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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