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Rayna Schroeder
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November 14, 2012
LaVale Library


Welcome to The Wave, an eNewsletter by library staff and for library staff, where we invite you to: READ. EMBRACE. EMPOWER. DISSEMINATE.

Then, tell us what you think!
Julie Zamostny
Julie Zamostny, Author
In the Wake of The Wave

As I sit down to write the inaugural article that introduces The Wave, its purpose and its content, my mind inevitably goes to the bleach-blonde surfers hanging 10 off the coast of California. The best I can come up with is, In the Wake of The Wave, dude.

So, what's The Wave and why should you hang with us? Read on...
Joe Thompson
Joe Thompson, Author
Service Enhancement Grants Roundup

For the past several years WMRL has provided a set of grants to the three public library systems across the region.  These help to cover the costs for library marketing, public relations staff, training/staff development, and service enhancement.  What is "service enhancement?"  The Service Enhancement Grants address special projects and priority needs that aren't able to be paid for out of a library system's normal operating budget.  Each library system completes a grant application at the beginning of the new fiscal year that lays out the projects that it will accomplish by the end of the following June.

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Allegany County Library System is with you!

Allegany County Library System Logo In August, as part of the Message of the Month strategy for communication to and within their community, Allegany County Library System (ACLS) focused on getting the word out that the library is not just a building: it is reachable and reaches out in a wide variety of ways.