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Ready to Rock?

The 2018 Explore New York and Libraries Rock! recreational reading lists and bookmarks for the Summer Reading Program are now available!

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NYLA Organizational Membership

MHLS has negotiated another year of the 15% discount on New York Library Association (NYLA) Organizational Memberships [https://bit.ly/1QmL5qe] for MHLS Member Libraries! Instructions for taking advantage of this deal have been sent to all directors. Deadline: June 29th

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Your Library Card Brochure

Member libraries can request copies of the brochure (free of charge) through this online form

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Mini-Webinars for Trustees

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Taking Community Partnerships to the Next Level

Free Webinar: Taking Community Partnerships to the Next Level
May 29 from 3:00-4:00pm
Presented by Audrey Barbakoff, Community Engagement and Economic Development Manager, King County Library System

Register online

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New Guide: OverDrive

New Guide for Library Staff: How To Support Your Patrons Who Have Overdrive Access Issues

 

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Basic Create Lists Webinar

Sierra Lunchtime Webinar: May 17th from 12:00-1:00pm

MHLS ILP Operations Supervisor Thomas O’Connell will offer a lunchtime webinar of training and Q&A on the topic of Basic Create Lists. Registration is required

 

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First Steps: Construction Grant

Interested in applying for funds through the State Aid for Library Construction program this year?

  • A recording of the recent MHLS webinar: Applying for State Aid for Library Construction Funds in the Mid-Hudson Library System is now available
  • Directors should submit MHLS Action Memo #18-03 by May 25th
  • First time applicants will want to make time to attend the technical assistance workshop scheduled for Monday, June 18th from 10:00am-12:00pm in the MHLS Auditorium. Registration is required
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Executive Director Search Opens

The Board of Trustees of the Mid-Hudson Library System is advertising for the position of executive director. For more information, including the full job description, detailed qualifications and application information: https://bit.ly/2JqIjok This position closes June 10, 2018.

 

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Take Time to Say Thanks!

Thank you to all who advocated for state library and construction aid this budget season! Your efforts turned the tide! The final number for library aid is +$5 million over the Governor’s proposal and construction aid is +$20 million over the Governor’s proposal! Take a moment to say thanks to our representatives in Albany who heard our message and did something about it!

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