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New Directors in North Country Libraries

Norwood, Ogdensburg and Watertown have all welcomed new library directors this month!

Margaret J. Waggoner at Flower Memorial Library. Photo by Justin Sorenson, Watertown Daily Times.

Margaret J. Waggoner has begun as the new director of the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library in Watertown, the Ogdensburg Public Library named Penny Kerfien as their new director, and Rebecca Donnelly is taking the reins at Norwood Public Library.

Building Brighter Communities, Page by Page

In her weekly column, Senator Patti Ritchie announced that she has secured $148,000 to North Country libraries to help libraries keep up with demand and improve their offerings and programs for patrons.  As a life long library supporter and member of the Senate Select Committee on Libraries, she also encourages everyone to visit their library this summer and take advantage of what they have to offer. 

To read her full column post with a list of the libraries recieving the aid, click here.

2014 Public Library Construction Grant Awards Announced!

Congratulations to the eleven libraries who applied for Public Construction Grant Awards last year and were approved!!

 

Watertown Daily Times article about the eBooks collection

The Watertown Daily Times ran a story about the North Country libraries' eBook collection today. It spoke about what it takes to offer them, how far North Country libraries' have come since offering them, and the impact they've had on evolving library service.