Online Events from METRO

We hope you’re doing as well as can be expected during these challenging times. We’ve organized the following online events that might be of interest to you, with more on the way. We’re also hosting weekly informal community calls on Thursdays at...

Our First Community Open Chat

Friends and colleagues, If you are in need of digital space to decompress, see human faces, and share your stories, please join us for a Zoom chat today at 2pm. We don’t know about you, but we could use some company. Here is the information. Topic: METRO...

Tracking Library Closures Due to COVID-19

We’re closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on our community. Many libraries have closed as an effort to mitigate the spread of this new virus, some of which have shifted their focus to remote services. Still others remain open.  We’ve created an open spreadsheet...

Responding to COVID19

Like many of you, we have been tracking the presence of COVID19 in the United States. As of this morning, Monday, March 9, METRO is closing our office. We hope to re-open in two weeks’ time, though this date is subject to change. Our staff is in the process of...

Call for Volunteers! NYC #CritLib Unconference

We’re seeking volunteers to help plan the NYC #CritLib Unconference! This unconference will be an opportunity for library workers interested in critical librarianship to exchange ideas, thoughts, and strategies with one another. Building upon past events focused...