The 2019-2020 Student Library Ambassador Contest Has Begun!

We are looking for students k-college to represent each of NC's 13 congressional districts. The top 3 winning entrants will go to Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators on National Library Legislative Day. We need enthusiastic student library advocates who are willing to share their love of libraries with local and national legislators. See our … Continue reading The 2019-2020 Student Library Ambassador Contest Has Begun!

Community College Libraries & Librarians and Student Success

A fascinating study was conducted in 2015 to measure the contributions of librarians to NC Community College student success. The study, “Community College Libraries & Librarians and Student Success,” was supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act as administered … Continue reading Community College Libraries & Librarians and Student Success

FY20 Success!

Through all of our combined advocacy efforts, FY20 was approved with not only an overall increase in funding, but a $10 million increase for the IMLS, the largest increase in tweleve years!  The Innovative Approaches to Literacy program was protected from elimination, and new advocates form every state in the U.S. joined the #FundLibraries campaign!  … Continue reading FY20 Success!