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National Library Legislative Day 2016

Dear Librarians and Library Enthusiasts,

Please note that National Library Legislative Day is just around the corner. May 2 for briefing and May 3 for legislative office visits. ALA has posted talking points online.

This year we hope to have librarians from each Congressional District. We also hope to produce an individualized fact sheet for each Senator or Representative. Hopefully these will have graphics and highlight the libraries' benefits to our communities.

Please help by sending your information to me at this address. Karen Goff generously offered the assistance of the Library Commission Staff for production.

 If you would like to attend, please let me know .

We do have a limited budget to bring librarians to DC.

Thank you,

Jane Levitan
Federal Relations Coordinator

 

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Spring Fling 2016

Spring Fling 2016 is just around the corner. It will be held on April 7 & 8 at the Days Inn in Flatwoods. In order to qualify for the member rate, your dues must be renewed by February 15, 2016.

Click here to Register

Thursday's Program Schedule

Friday's Program Schedule

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Information sessions for Foundation Center Cooperative Collection

Does your non-profit organization need funding for operations or special projects? Do you need assistance in preparing a grant proposal? Assistance is available at the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Library.

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Library will hold information sessions on the Foundation Center Cooperative Collection at 10AM and 1PM on Friday 18 March at the WVUP Library. The presentations include demonstrations of the Foundation Center Directory Online, a database of 100,000 foundations and 2.1 million grants.

The sessions are free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact Stephen Hupp, Library Director, at 304-424-8260 or shupp@wvup.edu.

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