Congressional earmarks and libraries: Apply for projects Feb. 28-March 17

In 2021, Congress revived the practice of including earmarks in appropriations bills after a 10-year absence. Earmark funding goes directly to the entity designated by Congress for the specified project (separate from regular federal programs). Earmarks were rebranded “Congressionally Directed…

Register for ‘Social Media and Library Policies,’ Tues., March 14, at 2 p.m. Eastern

Registration for March’s Learning Live session, “Social Media and Library Policies,” is open. Whether your library has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok, Instagram, or other platforms, it’s important to have policies in place to protect both library board…

Register for “Using the DEI Scorecard for Library and Information Organizations” Tues., Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. ET

Registration for February’s Learning Live session, “Using the DEI Scorecard for Library and Information Organizations,” is open. Do your library’s mission/value statements, policies, and recruitment processes support a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion? In this session, library Trustees/board members…

United for Libraries to host weekly office hours Thursdays at noon Eastern

Need one-on-one assistance with your United for Libraries membership? Would you like to find out more about a specific topic related to your Board of Trustees, Friends group, or Foundation? United for Libraries is hosting weekly “office hours” for United…

Register for Oct. 11 Learning Live: ‘Let’s Execute! Identifying Actionable Steps in Your Strategic Plan to Create the Impact Your Community Deserves’

United for Libraries’ Learning Live program for Oct, “Let’s Execute! Identifying Actionable Steps in Your Strategic Plan to Create the Impact Your Community Deserves,” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register here Are you tired…