The BayNet Executive Board happily announces the election of Marisela Meskus (they/them) to the office of Vice-President / President-elect, effective Feb. 1, 2023. Marisela was voted in by a special election among the active members of BayNet conducted online Jan. 31-31, 2023. The Executive Board welcomes Marisela and thanks the members!
A vacancy in the office of Vice-President/President-elect shall be filled by a special election.
The BayNet website is in the process of being redesigned! We ask for your patience and understanding while we make changes. The old design was roughly 10 years old, so we're excited for a new look and a design that meets our current needs. Preparation for this change included interviewing representatives (from the board, membership, … Continue reading Website Under Construction
Bay Area Resilient Libraries Network Pilot BayREN is seeking input on a new pilot program designed to develop a network of energy efficient and resilient local libraries that can also function as Community Resilience Centers (CRCs) to deliver resources before, during and/or after a natural hazard related events based on local needs. The pilot is open … Continue reading
BayNet is looking for people interested in volunteering to grow the organization and keep it going strong. If you have new ideas, are looking at contribute to the field, or have time to help support the library community as a mentor we are looking for you! To Apply for board membership for the 2022-23 year … Continue reading Volunteer: 2022-2023 BayNet Board Election membership -Apply Now!
September 15, 2021 by Laurie Allen The Library of Congress was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant titled “Of the People: Widening the Path” to fund a new, multi-part initiative to connect more deeply with Indigenous, Black, Hispanic, and other communities of color by exposing grantees to the Library’s expansive collections, using technology to enable storytelling … Continue reading Grants: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative – Artist or Scholar in Residence Grant
BayNet is looking for people interested in volunteering their time and bringing in new ideas through joining the Executive Board for the 2021-2023 term. A variety of positions are available, and voting will be open for BayNet Members in early June 2021. Please click the link below if you are interested! A listing of all … Continue reading BayNet Board Member – Interest Form
BayNet is looking for people interested in volunteering to grow the organization. If you have new ideas, are looking at contribute to the field, or have time to help support the library community as a mentor - please fill out this interest form. Please click on this Google form and let us know if you … Continue reading Volunteer: 2020-2022 BayNet Board
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIEI3p4TVTA Library professionals throughout the Bay Area hear from national leaders Miguel Figueroa and Veronda J. Pitchford about how a diverse network can stay current and build our collective mindset of the future. They discuss how library professionals can translate trends into services for their members. Miguel Figueroa works at the Center for the Future … Continue reading BayNet Annual 2019: Miguel Figueroa & Veronda Pitchford at SFPL
BayNet is looking for people interested in volunteering to grow the organization. If you have new ideas, are looking at contribute to the field, or have time to help support the library community as a mentor - please fill out this interest form. We will be discussing the appointees at the upcoming BayNet Board meeting … Continue reading Volunteer: BayNet Board & Appointed Chairs 2019-2021 positions
BayNet currently has several positions available on the Board of Directors for the upcoming year. If you would like to help guide this organization to success, we would love to have you on the board. You can find a list of positions and their attendant duties here: https://bit.ly/2v1ydb9 To apply, please complete the form here: Please … Continue reading VOLUNTEER: BayNet Board
Applications Open: March 1 - 31 2018 Library Innovation Lab 2018: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities through Public Humanities Programming Library Innovation Lab (LIL) aims to build the capacity of California public libraries to provide responsive and relevant public humanities programming through a practice-based professional development experience. Ten programming librarians from all parts … Continue reading [Announcement] Library Innovation Lab Grants Available