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Newcomers Welcome! A panel discussion on library services for refugees at Goethe-Institut

The following event is being shared on behalf of our colleagues at Goethe-Institut. Newcomers Welcome!October 19, 6:30pm Goethe-Institut New York 30 Irving Place The growing number of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Germany present society with new challenges. Public ...

Tour NYC Archives and Libraries This Fall with A.R.T. and METRO

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and Archivists Roundtable of New York City (A.R.T.) are visiting libraries and archives in and around NYC this fall! Please join us for one of our fabulous tours.   New York Society Library Friday, ...

Fall Meetings Hosted by METRO's Special Interest Group

METRO is between offices right now, but that won't stop our intrepid SIG conveners from planning events! Check these three out to start. We'll add more as they are planned. (Radical) Keywords for (Reference) Librarianship: A Social Justice SIG & ...

METRO Members Get 50% Off at ACA Workshop: The Smart Library

METRO members are eligible for a 50% discount at ACA Workshop: The Smart Library.  On Thursday, November 3rd, 9:30a - 4:00p at Steelcase in New York City, The Smart Library workshop will include a dialogue about the digital library and physical services. Join ...

METRO Is On The Move! Goodbye 11th Street, Hello 11th Avenue

  Yesterday, September 19, was our staff's last day at the METRO office on 11th Street. We are collectively looking forward to unveiling our new location in Hell's Kitchen in a few months.    During this time, METRO's staff will ...

Save the Date / Propose a Session for METRO's 2017 Annual Conference!

  METRO's 2017 Annual Conference heads to NYU's Kimmel Center this winter! Our flagship event is slated for Wednesday, January 11, 2017.   This event features new and ongoing initiatives and projects that are happening across our member community. We ...

18th International Conference on Grey Literature: Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature

The following event announcement is being shared on behalf of the planning committee of the 18th International Conference on Grey Literature The New York Academy of Medicine is hosting the 18th International Conference on Grey Literature (GL18) in New York City on ...

Columbia University to Host Fedora Camp in November

Columbia University will host Fedora Camp on Monday, November 28th through Wednesday, November 30.  Fedora Camp offers everyone a chance to dive in and learn all about Fedora 4. Training will begin with the basics and build toward more advanced ...

Follow Along with METRO As We Move to Manhattan's West Side

By now you may have heard that METRO is packing up and moving to Manhattan's west side this fall. While we have loved working Union Square, the time has come to create a space that meets today's needs of METRO ...

Three More Digital Privacy Workshops Added to METRO's Event Calendar

A September run of our well-attended Digital Privacy events has been added to METRO's calendar. These events are grant-supported and free for all to attend. Digital Privacy: Fundamental Concepts Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT) ...