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Calling All Patrons!

What’s new at the Library this week? Well, you can’t come to us and we can’t come to you, but we can still connect and communicate. Not everyone reads this column and knows that our dropbox is locked, that holds have been suspended, and that due dates have been extended until July 1, so how …

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Proposed Cuts to State Library Funding

It was announced recently that Governor Cuomo’s executive budget proposes cuts to library aid by $25 million ($5 million for general aid and $20 million for construction grant aid). Sound familiar? This exact scenario has played out (albeit with different figures) year after year, forcing library advocates to assemble in Albany and meet with their …

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New Kid on the Block

Here’s the first thing I like about Elliot Townsend (we’ll get to that). He suggested a better headline than mine. Yeah, yeah, even though it was due for a punchup, he just took care of it.  I just got an email from him, and he’s all “New Kid on the Block (I forgot your original …

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Snow Column This Week

The goal of this week’s column is to complete it in as little time as possible in order to get more pressing work done like – finishing the state-required Annual Report by Tuesday, preparing for the Trustees meeting by Wednesday, finishing the 2020-2021 budget draft by Monday, and finding a new employee ASAP. Oh, and …

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What a Year… Book!

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our local online resources, digital yearbooks! More specifically, the Hamiltonians, yearbooks from Hamilton Central School from the years 1950-1989, excluding for some unknown reason 1969!  These are available for free to anyone who wants to look at them. You can find them on the “Local History” …

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