Tag Archives: Libraries

METRO Member Spotlight: Washington Heights Library – 04-30-2014 : METRO in New York, NY US METRO

METRO Member Spotlight: Washington Heights Library The Washington Heights Library held festivities in early March to celebrate the library’s re-opening after a four year renovation process. Community leaders and residents joined library staff for a daylong program, replete with a … Continue reading

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Advocacy Alert: Contact Your Senator, Secure Library Aid Increase

Greetings Library Advocates, The Governor, Senate and Assembly have now all released their proposed budgets and they will negotiate a final budget based on those documents over the next two weeks. A quick summary: • Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget included … Continue reading

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Library Service to the Homeless » Public Libraries Online

by Amy Mars on April 26, 2013 34 Public libraries are a primary source of information and refuge for the poor and disenfranchised. However, many public libraries have enacted policies that limit homeless patrons’ access to library resources. These policies … Continue reading

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AFSCME | The Library: Our Forgotten Pleasure

by Michael Bookman  |  February 20, 2014 Imagine a building with hundreds upon thousands of books, row after row of desks for work and study, and computers linked to dependable, high-speed internet connecting rural and urban communities across the world. Imagine if … Continue reading

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Contact Your Elected Officials

Contact Your Elected Representatives NOW Restore Library Aid Funding in the FY14-15 Budget State library aid is now at 1997 levels, and $20M less than state Education Law mandates. Libraries are a core piece of our state’s educational system, yet … Continue reading

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“CAREER Q&A AUTHORS SPARK CAREER ADVICE DISCUSSION”

“CAREER Q&A AUTHORS SPARK CAREER ADVICE DISCUSSION” By Susan Hoover On Thursday, Nov. 7th, the New York Library Club co-sponsored a book and panel discussion at CUNY Graduate Center to celebrate the release of the book Career Q&A: A Librarian’s … Continue reading

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