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Candlelight Vigil for Sunday Library Service

New York City's Mayor Adams' budget cuts impair the library services, particularly impacting working families, children, seniors and those in need. The discontinuation of Sunday library services disproportionately affects these groups who depend on these resources. Residents are encouraged to gather on December 17th to challenge these cuts and advocate for the restoration of essential library services.

Mellon Foundation Boosts Urban Librarians Unite with $1M Grant for Urban Library Worker Empowerment

Urban Librarians Unite (ULU) has received a one-million-dollar grant from The Mellon Foundation, the largest in ULU's history. The grant, spread over four years, will enable ULU to expand its professional development, mentorship, and resource creation initiatives for urban library workers and continue its focus on worker health, policy model creation, library advocacy, and refugee support.

Webinar! What You Need To Know About New York State Public Librarian Certification With Frank Rees

Are you a new or relatively new public librarian in New York State? Struggling to figure out how to track and report your professional development? This free webinar will provide an overview of the public librarian certification process, including professional development requirements and resources. Get answers to all your certification questions and keep your librarian … Continue reading Webinar! What You Need To Know About New York State Public Librarian Certification With Frank Rees