Literary Treasure

METROFOCUS —  December 7, 2017  — Two New York organizations have teamed up to honor one of the Big Apple’s biggest treasures, our libraries. We’re joined by Julie Sandorf, president, Charles H. Revson Foundation, and Manuel Martinez, branch manager, Allerton Library,…

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 4TH ANNUAL NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS

Ten Library Finalists Announced in Annual “Oscars of Libraries,” Vying for Top Honors and $20,000 Prize Record-Breaking 24,000 New Yorkers Nominated their Beloved Branches for This Year’s NYC Neighborhood Library Awards  New Perennial Excellence Award Launched, Recognizing Consistently Outstanding Branches…

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 3RD ANNUAL NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS ON WNYC’S BRIAN LEHRER SHOW

WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show announced the 10 finalists for the third annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards, sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Charles H. Revson Foundation. These 10 finalists were selected based on a rigorous review of nearly 19,000 nominations from library users across the City. In June 2016, five of the 10 finalists will win $20,000 each for outstanding service to their communities. This year, there is also a new award from the Heckscher Foundation which will recognize a library for their outstanding children’s programming.

To address income inequality, start with libraries

CRAIN’S NEW YORK — December 2, 2015 — This week, New York City’s three library systems testified before the City Council about how they are spending the significant increase in operating funds granted in the current budget. The underlying question is:…

The New Fundraising Landscape | Budgets & Funding

LIBRARY JOURNAL — January 6, 2016 — Public libraries in the United States have traditionally relied on local support for the vast majority of their revenue. While this is still largely true, the funding landscape is getting more diverse, and there is a greater…