2019 Student Library Ambassador Program FlyerDownload
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!
Here's a sneak peek at our flyer! Keep posted for the official entry page!
Martha McGehee Tell us a little about yourself I am a children's librarian in High Point, NC and a former elementary school teacher. I graduated from Guilford College in 2013 and I am currently completing my Masters of Library and Information Science degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I live with my … Continue reading Advocate Profile: Martha McGehee
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
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!
Kyle Minton Tell us a little about yourself I am a library assistant with Wake County Public Libraries in their Adult Services department and have enjoyed working within the system for over two years now. What is your favorite book? What makes this book your favorite? "Merchants of Doubt" by Erik M. Conway and Naomi … Continue reading Advocate Profile: Kyle Minton
Elizabeth Ellis Tell us a little about yourself I’m Elizabeth Ellis, and I have completed two semesters of coursework towards my Master's in Library and Information Studies with plans to graduate in May 2020. I currently work as an intern in the Reference, Outreach, and Instruction Department at UNCG’s Jackson Library and in the Fall … Continue reading Advocate Profile: Elizabeth Ellis
Tell us a little about yourself I am an adjunct Library and Information Studies instructor at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where I teach three sections of Information Use in a Digital World (LIS 200), a writing intensive (WI) and General Reasoning & Discourse (GRD) hybrid classroom-online course for undergraduates that emphasizes research methods including use … Continue reading Advocate Profile: Jimi Wilson
Morgan Pruitt Tell us a little about yourself I am currently a graduate student in UNCG's library and information studies program. I also have a master's degree in English from Appalachian State University. I have lived, studied, and worked all over NC, including Wilson, Greenville, Winston-Salem, Boone, and Greensboro. And I have also worked in … Continue reading Advocacy Profile: Morgan Pruitt