RALEIGH Nov 25, 2020 Beginning Dec. 1, the State Library of North Carolina will host a series of online discussions to gather the public’s input regarding public libraries in North Carolina. Meetings will be 45 minutes long. Participants can register at surveymonkey.com/r/NC_Libraries. The State Library of North Carolina is working to guide public libraries into the future with new, statewide best practices and standards. Public library standards aim to complement local planning efforts allowing for responses to unique community needs while ensuring a consistent level of library service statewide. Please register for a session based on the part of North Carolina you live in or at whatever time suits you best! You will receive a session link once your registration is processed. Community Members Feedback Sessions: surveymonkey.com/r/NC_Libraries • Northeastern N.C., Dec. 1, 10 a.m. • Southeastern N.C., Dec. 1, noon • Northwestern N.C., Dec. 1, 2 p.m. • Southwestern N.C., Dec. 2, 10 a.m. • Triangle/Triad, Dec. 2, noon • Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. This program is supported by grant funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-246155-OLS-20).