SUN VIDEO: Debby Emerson Starts New Chapter as Wadsworth Library’s Next Director

GENESEO – Wadsworth Library on Center Street welcomed its new library director on Monday. Debby Emerson is taking the reins from retiring director Anna Grace. "I have some big shoes to fill," said Emerson. Her love for libraries began when she first moved to northern Ontario, Canada. Now, Emerson says she loves working at the library as a way to give back to the community she calls home. "I've lived in Geneseo for 30 years now but … [Read more...]

NYS Gives Another $100K to Expand Livonia Public Library

Watch Senator Young's video of the award ceremony below! LIVONIA – New York State is digging deep and adding another $100,000 to their grant helping the Livonia Public Library undergo a massive expansion. According to a press release from Senator Catherine Young of the 57th Congressional District, she secured a $250,000 grant for the project last August, and now tells the library that the project is approved for an additional $100,000 of … [Read more...]

Rochester Public Library wins major grant

  ROCHESTER — The Public Library will be receiving a substantial grant, funded by the efforts of Senator Joseph E Robach, to support English language learning and citizenship coursework. The $30,000 New York State Education Department member item grant will provide classroom training for English for speakers of other languages, as well as literacy and civics instruction, all through Falls View Academy. The Maplewood, Charlotte, and Lyell … [Read more...]