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Programs Symposium - For Libraries, Schools and Social Groups

authorSchool Library System August 28, 2014

A message from the University at Albany IST601 Class for Summer 2014:

Do you find yourself coming up short on good programming ideas?
Looking for creative program opportunities for your library, school or social group?
Want to meet some performers and presenters who want to fill your programming voids?

Answers to these question can be found at the first annual Library Programs2 Symposium
October 9, 2014 / 1- 3:30 pm / University at Albany, Campus Center Ballroom

We are bringing new and innovative types of programming information to libraries, schools and other institutions across the Capital District region and beyond. This event features exhibits of programs from educational, entertainment and cultural programming specialists. These informative displays will highlight presentations and demonstrations that will focus on education, entertainment, and cultural awareness, creating new programming opportunities to bring back to your institution. And it’s FREE.

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2014 NYLA Conference - Early Bird Registration

authorSchool Library System August 20, 2014

A message from Karen Sperrazza, President, NYLA/SSL:

Greetings SSL Members.

NYLA’s 2014 Conference is November 5-8 in Saratoga Springs.

The Early Bird Registration deadline is this Friday, August 22. Book your room and register now to save money.

This year SSL is sponsoring a Continuing Education Workshop on Wednesday, 11/5, from 2:00-5:00–

Dr. Barbara Stripling is presenting:
Teaching Strategies for Active, Inquiry-Based Learning

Hope to see many of you there!
Karen Sperrazza
President, NYLA/SSL

Some of the Programs and Special EventsRead more »

Job Opening: Library Media Specialist, Verona, NY

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School District is looking for a Library Media Specialist full-time for a K-6 elementary position Sept. - Dec., 2014.

If interested, please contact the Principal, James Rozwood via email at: or phone (315)363-3080.

2014 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning

authorSchool Library System August 17, 2014

What’s your favorite app for teaching and learning?

2014 Fall into Books Children’s and Teens Literature Conference

authorSchool Library System August 15, 2014

Join us for the 2014 Fall into Books Children’s and Teens Literature Conference.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ramada Fishkill

542 Route 9

Fishkill, NY 12524

Regular registration - $65 Postmarked by September 19, 2014

Keynote Speaker - Mark Siegel

Author Speaker - Patricia Reilly Giff

2014 FIB Discussion groups and schedule

2014 FIB Registration Form

Click here to see photos from past FIB Conferences!

Book Repair 101

authorSchool Library System August 12, 2014

She’s back!  Kary Barth from Kapco will be here in September to share her basic book repair tips.

Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Time:  9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Dutchess BOCES CTI - ER Conference Room 10

For a complete workshop description and to register go to

AASL Infograhic - Strong School Libraries Build Strong Students

authorSchool Library System August 11, 2014

For additional school library advocacy information and resources go to

Job Opening: K-12 School Librarian, Eldred, NY

authorSchool Library System August 8, 2014

Eldred Central School District has a tenure track K-12 School Librarian position starting September 1, 2014. NYS Certified School Librarians should complete the online application and post letter of interest, and resume to OLAS (Mid-Hudson Valley): click here

Anticipated Job Opening: Certified School Library Media Specialist, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES SLS

authorSchool Library System August 7, 2014

The Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES School Library System is looking for a certified school library media specialist to come aboard the W-FL BOCES SLS team to help build the media library, develop and deliver professional development/training to librarians and teachers, and work collaboratively with the SLS Director, and the other SLS staff, to provide services to the W-FL BOCES component districts, students, librarians & teachers.

Deadline for applications is August 21st.

Click here for a copy of the announcement.

AASL Fall Forum - October 17-18, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri

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