Friends of Libraries Section (FLS) Update
by Sarah Sachs, President
FLS is pleased to announce that it will be a new participant in the NYLA’s Dewey Fellowship program for 2016. Each year, three Sections of NYLA are eligible to select a NYLA member to attend the Annual Conference, all expenses paid. The FLS Dewey Fellowship Award, underwritten by the Lake Placid Foundation, will pay a maximum of $1,000 of the cost to attend the 2016 NYLA Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY. Reimbursements include: registration, a pre-conference continuing education seminar, tickets for various meal functions, lodging, and travel.
The FLS Dewey Fellow will be chosen on the basis of the following criteria:
The applicant must be a personal member of FLS/NYLA or a member of a Friends group that is a current organizational member of FLS/NYLA.
Applications are available on the NYLA website and are due no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Now is the time to apply!