Free Webinar – Embrace the Evolution : Adapting Reference Service to New Technology

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Presenter: Toby Greenwalt Cost: Free Portable Internet devices and persistent access to online resources is changing the way people learn. With that comes significant shifts to the way people use library spaces and services. Rather than fearing this disruption, libraries should lean […]

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DaybyDayNY is a new website for young children and their families. It is part of the New York State Library early literacy initiative Ready to Read at New York Libraries. The site features a virtual calendar with content that changes every day, giving families with young children numerous daily activities and a story to read together. The […]

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Free Webinar – Graphic Novel and Comic Collections for Teens

Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Presenter: Francisca Goldsmith Cost: Free During this webinar, we’ll explore the assets found in graphic novel and comics formats that support adolescent development. We’ll discuss collections that best address teen interests and needs, as well as resources that are strong in supplying […]

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Free Webinar – Writing a Social Media Policy for your Library

Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Place: Online at Presenter: Laura Solomon Cost: Free Does your library have a social media policy? Chances are, it doesn’t…but it almost certainly should. Learn why you need one, and what points are essential. Discover how writing this kind of policy can be completely different than […]

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Workshop – Making a Difference in a Life : Customer Service for Teens & Tweens

Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM (doors open at 9:00 AM) Place: Schenectady County Public Library, Central Library Presenter: Terrie Gifford Cost: $10 per person (fee for MVLS libraries waived through New York State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program) They may be Crocs, Uggs, or even Chuck Taylors […]

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