Tickets Now on Sale: History Happy Hour for NY4BL- JULY 19th


Tickets are now on sale for this very special event.  Click here to purchase your tickets.

THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS

“The devil came to me and bid me serve him.” These words of confession sparked the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

Join historian Maya Rook and New Yorkers for Better Libraries for an exploration of this fascinating time in American history, and a discussion of how the story of Salem and portrayal of witches has developed over the past three centuries.

Tickets are $25 each and include 1 draft beer or cider ticket, light hors d’oeuvres and a donation to New Yorkers for Better Libraries. Cash bar and additional food options for purchase will be available throughout event.

WHEN:  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM

WHERE:  BLUE BARN CIDERY, 928 Manitou Road, Hilton, NY

CAN’T ATTEND?  YOU CAN STILL SUPPORT OUR CAUSE BY MAKING A DONATION; GO  HERE TO CONTRIBUTE TO HELP LIBRARIES BE HEARD IN ALBANY.

Prefer to pay by check? Send your check for $25 per person payable to New Yorkers for Better Libraries and mail to P.O. Box 16748, Rochester, NY 14616

Nassau Libraries Come Through (Again!) for NY4BL

Nassau Libraries held its annual NY4BL fundraiser at Domenico’s Restaurant on May 16th.  An excellent turnout heard Clive Young speak on the topic “Shelf Indulgence: Libraries in Pop Culture”.  The event raised over $12,000 for the NY4BL, which will be used to further the cause of libraries among decision-makers in Albany.  Another great job by our wonderful friends in Nassau County!

 Conference Planning Committee:  Lto R: Janis Schoen (retired Massapequa), Elizabeth Goldfrank (Hicksville), Maureen Chiofalo (retired Rockville Centre), Frank Mc Kenna (Seaford), Jan Heinlein (NLS), Victor Caputo (Bryant), Mamie Eng (Valley Stream) , Debbie Podolski (Farmingdale), Dan Chuzmir(Merrick).

Mark Your Calendar: NY4BL Annual GALA Fundraiser Banquet February 26th, 2019

Join us at the Annual NY4BL GALA FUNDRAISING BANQUET:  Tuesday, February 26th, at the Downtown Albany Hilton.

Your NY4BL GALA FUNDRAISING BANQUET TICKET  includes dinner, cocktail hour (starting at 6 pm), prizes,  trivia for brainy people, and your donation to New York’s award winning political action committee.

(You may purchase either regular or gold tickers; gold ticket holders are entitled to all of the above plus extra chances to win prizes and a commemorative t-shirt.

TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION, CLICK here

EMPIRE STATE LIBRARIES FUNDRAISER GOLF OUTING – NORTH FORK TOUR – BANQUET DINNER

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Sponsored by the Public Library Directors Association (PLDA) of Suffolk County
Great Rock Golf Course
Wading River, NY
The Empire State Libraries Fundraiser
is an annual event that supports libraries throughout New York State.  Click here to register or to learn more.

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Nassau County Library Directors Come through for NY4BL

The Directors of the Nassau County public libraries have again organized a very successful fundraiser on behalf of the New Yorkers for Better Libraries PAC.

The event occurred on May 22 at Domenico’s in Levittown, and raised over $10,000 on our behalf.  We are extremely grateful for the commitment and hard work the Nassau library community has demonstrated for the NY4BL.

Thank you, PLDA of Suffolk County

The Public Library Directors’ Association has again stepped up with a $5000 donation to NY4BL PAC.  The PLDA of Suffolk County has historically been a wonderful supporter of our efforts to help libraries be heard in Albany.

Thank you!