[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual Leslie Barbara Knope award! Last year, we awarded the prestigious Knope to Peoria City Hall. This year, we’re highlighting the best public libraries! Any public library run by a local government unit (town, city, county, special district…) is eligible for nomination. Use this form to … Continued
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Update! The List of Nominees for Best Library From the Traeger Award to the Choice Award, ELGL loves to highlight organizations and individuals that motivate, inspire, and attract the best and brightest to local government. And now, we add one more recognition – the best public libraries in world. We’re accepting nominations for the public library that … Continued
The first ELGL “Social Media Superstar” award goes to the Ferguson Municipal Public Library. Carrie Ann Taylor collects some of Ferguson Library’s best social media posts in the below Storify, and she writes: “Ferguson Library was literally the heart and soul of the city. They not only offered books and resources to readers, but activities … Continued
A huge thanks to Nick d’Angelo and Matthew Summy of the Comcast/Everyblock for participating in our innovation webinar series. If you didn’t have a chance to tune in and watch the webinar live don’t worry we have it archived below! #ELGLInnovation Nick d’Angelo and Matthew Summy’s presentation explained neighborhood-level media, including Everyblock. If you missed the webinar … Continued
Our friends at Strategic Government Resources have a number of recruitments they want ELGL members to know about! You can apply by contacting SGR, inquire about a specific position through the contact listed.