New York State Library 101: Getting to Know Your State Library! image of handout

Handouts for the 2015 New York Library Association Conference, Lake Placid, New York

This list of fact sheets, publications, and informational web pages will help answer many questions about the programs, services, and initiatives offered by the New York State Library. [Text of this page in .PDF format[.pdf file482k]


The Basics

Other Helpful Information

Statewide Services Benefiting Libraries, Library Staff and all New Yorkers

Digital Literacy and Workforce Development

Grants and Funding

Library Careers and Professional Development

Library Data

Library Systems

New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELNY)NOVELny New York Online Virtual Electronic Library

NYSED School Library Services

Research Library Collections and Services

Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) Services

Youth Services

Summer reading at New York Libraries logoSummer Reading at New York Libraries

See also: What's New at Your State Library?image of what's new flyer backed with NYSL NYLA conference program information

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"NYSL 101" Handout
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Last Updated: November 27, 2015