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

 


PLS ANNUAL MEETING

The Public Library Section of NYLA will be holding a virtual Annual Meeting on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 3PM.

You can join the meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88353207543?pwd=VExKRkpDODZycklJQWVWRDIvRTJKQT09 Meeting ID: 883 5320 7543 Passcode: 938974  One tap mobile +16465588656,,88353207543#,,,,*938974# US (New York) Dial by your location        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) The agenda will include a vote on the proposed revisions to the PLS bylaws.  A copy of the proposed revisions was mailed to the PLS membership and a copy can also be found at The PLS by-laws page.

If you have any questions you can contact PLS President Meg Van Patten at megv@bville.lib.ny.us

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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 !st year at-large board member, a PLS webmaster, a PLS representative on the NYLA Sustainabilty Committee.  If interested 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.