Category Archives: Service

Spring Service Committee Project: Veterans Inc.

By Jessica Almeida In conjunction with this year’s Spring meeting, the Service Committee is partnering with Veterans Inc., an organization that has assisted homeless veterans since 1990.  It began by providing housing to veterans in the Worcester, Massachusetts area but … Continue reading

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Service Committee Announces LRIP Scholarship Recipients

By the Service Committee The LLNE Service Committee, in conjunction with the Education Committee and Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP), is pleased to announce the public librarians awarded scholarships to attend LRIP this year. The Service Committee has awarded the … Continue reading

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Scholarships for LRIP

By Alisha Hennen All public librarians are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, sponsored by the LLNE Service Committee, to attend our chapter’s Legal Research Instruction Program. The Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP) is a six week seminar geared towards … Continue reading

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Changes to LLNE’s Service Committee

By Michael VanderHeijden I’m writing to relay a change to the LLNE Service Committee approved by a vote of the attending members at the Fall meeting in Salem, MA. In an effort to more effectively pursue two divergent initiatives (service … Continue reading

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Service Committees Raise $7,700 for New England Innocence Project

By Jessica Almeida In conjunction with the fall meeting, the Service Committees for LLNE and SNELLA partnered up to raise funds for the New England Innocence Project (NEIP).  Since 2000, the NEIP has been promoting criminal justice reform and exonerating … Continue reading

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LLNE/SNELLA Service Project: New England Innocence Project

By the LLNE Service Committee For the upcoming fall meeting, Hysteria, Hyperbole, and Witch Hunts: 1697 & 2017 on November 17th, the Service Committees from both LLNE and SNELLA have teamed up to raise funds for the New England Innocence … Continue reading

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SolutionsWear: Service Committee Project for the LLNE Spring Meeting

By the LLNE Service Committee Because the theme for the spring meeting (register here!) is professional development, the service committee asks you to consider donating professional clothing, toiletries, or money to SolutionsWear. SolutionsWear provides interview-appropriate clothing and accessories to homeless … Continue reading

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Helping My Neighborhood Library through the LRIP Program

By Emily Todd* Legal literacy is an important area that can often be overlooked by public librarians, despite the fact that our patrons come to us regularly with questions involving a variety of legal issues. While I cannot interpret the … Continue reading

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Enhancing Capabilities through the LRIP Program

By Brian Hodgdon* If pressed, I imagine that most public librarians will admit to struggling with the unique challenges presented by patrons seeking legal help. These requests, like those of the medical variety, can leave us feeling less than helpful … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2017 LRIP Scholarships

By the LLNE Service Committee The LLNE Service Committee, in conjunction with the Education Committee and Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP), is pleased to announce the public librarians awarded scholarships to attend LRIP this year. The Service Committee has awarded … Continue reading

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