BayNet Special Election Results

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!

   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

Volunteer: 2022-2023 BayNet Board Election membership -Apply Now!

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!

Grants: Connecting Communities Digital Initiative – Artist or Scholar in Residence Grant

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 Annual 2019: Miguel Figueroa & Veronda Pitchford at SFPL

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

Volunteer: BayNet Board & Appointed Chairs 2019-2021 positions

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

[Announcement] Library Innovation Lab Grants Available

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