Library News & Updates

Impacts of Plastic Virtual Summit, 9/17 – 9/20

September 17, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the lineup and program for the A-Z Impacts of Plastic Summit happening LIVE this week from Thursday – Sunday 9/17 – 9/20. The Alternatives Library has been involved in helping to produce this online event and emphasize alternatives to fossil fuel powered economy and lifestyle. Registration is free and includes…

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Apply today – Community Tech Support

September 15, 2020

Community Tech Support Agent – Work Study Position Help resolve support tickets for nonprofit and community organizations who are adapting to online events and organizing. As a support agent you will be able to help solve technical questions, research solutions, and also improve your own technical skills. You’ll be on a small team and assigned…

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Apply today – Podcast Publisher

September 10, 2020

Podcast Publisher – First Voices Indigenous Radio – Work Study Position The Alternatives Library has an opportunity to help make First Voices Indigenous Radio become available to millions of people as a podcast. The weekly radio show has dozens of episodes that “brings to the airwaves the experiences, perspectives and struggles of Indigenous people who…

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CUSLAR Fall Spanish classes online! Starting Sept 22

September 4, 2020

Our friends at CUSLAR (Committee for US Latin American Relations) are hosting their Fall 2020 Spanish classes online beginning 9/22. Now, wherever you are, you can improve your Spanish with the supportive environment and expert instruction in CUSLAR classes. They’re offering 2 levels this fall, with the same small classes and a fee that’s competitive…

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Library Closed for Fall 2020 Semester

August 20, 2020

Hello friends, For public safety the Durland Alternatives Library will be closed for the Fall 2020 semester. As of this moment, Anabel Taylor Hall where the library is located is closed until further notice. Unfortunately we have not been able to adapt library programs to an online format because it requires access to the space…

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Digital Support for Local Non Profits!

August 4, 2020

Libraries first and foremost are a public resource. Beyond books, libraries have provided access to new technology whether it’s the early days of the internet to modern 3D printing and maker spaces. But with Covid-19 and the subsequent closures, we’ve been finding new ways to continue our mission online and via mail. Prisoner Express is…

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New Website Outlines a Path to College for Court-involved and Formerly Incarcerated People

July 22, 2020

College Initiative Upstate is an organization well deserving of attention, praise, and support. They’re programs build community and create opportunities for people who are court-involved or formerly incarcerated. This week they announced their brand new website – which was completed in partnership with the Durland Alternatives Library and our new Community Supported Website Program! Check…

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