PLS: Public Libraries Section

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The Public Libraries Section of NYLA is dedicated to supporting public libraries and public library staff of New York State. Our goal is to help sustain and improve libraries and library services by providing continuing education opportunities, conference programming, awards, scholarships, advocacy and by supporting key NYLA initiatives. Join us, get involved. Public libraries need you!

For more information, contact:

Margaret (Meg) Van Patten

Director

Baldwinsville Public Library

33 East Genesee Street

Baldwinsville, New York 13027

315-635-5631 (voice)

315-635-6760 (fax)

 

megv@bville.lib.ny.us

 

www.bville.lib.ny.us

 

Consider applying for one of 5 2022 NYLA Conference Scholarships being sponsored by PLS.

Details can be found at the AWARDS page.

 

 


PLS ANNUAL MEETING

The Public Library Section of NYLA will be holding the 2022 Annual Meeting virtually shortly before the NYLA Conference this coming Fall.  Details and a link will be posted here when it gets close to the date.

 

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LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET MORE INVOLVED IN THE PROFESSION, WORK WITH COLLEAGURES ACROSS THE STATE?

Then consider being an active part of PLS.  We are currently looking for a treasurer and a PLS webmaster.  If interested in either position contact Meg Van Patten at megv@bville.lib.ny.us.

 


 

Public Libraries Section Mission Statement

(PLS was organized in 1972.)

The Public Libraries Section represents the interests and concerns of the public libraries of New York State. Membership is encouraged and open to all interested in the issues confronting the information services and business of publc libraries. This section endeavors to provide continuing education and leadership opportunities that promote and enhance library services. In addition, PLS acts as an advocate for public and political awareness striving towards adequate funding and support.