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Position Opening - Library Media Specialist, Canton, NY

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  • Jun 21, 2016
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The Canton Central School District is accepting applications for a full time tenure track Library Media Specialist for the 2016-17 school year.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, application (found at www.ccsdk12.org), three letters of reference, a copy of NYS certification, and original college transcript(s) to: Canton Central School, Attn: HR, 99 State St., Canton, NY 13617. Deadline Friday, July 8, 2016. 


A Night of Book Talks

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  • May 25, 2016
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On May 10th nearly 100 books from the American Library Association Notable Children's Book List were presented by children's literature specialists Randall Enos and Julie Baxter. These titles are considered the best and brightest of those published in 2015 for children and young adults from birth through age 14. This was a joint workshop for librarians from Dutchess BOCES School Library System and MHLS. See pictures below.


NYS Summer Reading Program

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  • May 23, 2016
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A message from Sharon B. Phillips, New York State Library, Division of Library Development Summer Reading Program Coordinator

On Friday, May 13, 2016 Kate DiCamillo, 2016-2017 Summer Reading Champion, presented a webcast and Q&A with students and schools from around the country. The webcast was hosted by the Edgewood School in Woodridge, IL.


SLS Annual Dinner

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  • May 20, 2016
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The SLS Annual Dinner was held on Thursday, May 20, 2016 with guest author/poet Meg Kearney.  Thank you Meg for sharing with us your stories and poetry. 

2016 Annual Dinner


School Librarian Position - East Greenbush, NY

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  • May 09, 2016
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The East Greenbush Central School District is accepting applications for a 1.0 Probationary Tenure Track Library Media Specialist. Candidates for this position shall possess NYS Certification as a School Media Specialist and preferably have experience at both the elementary & high school levels. Qualified candidates MUST apply to OLAS, submit complete application including cover letter, up-to-date resume & EGCSD Instructional Application (found on the website egcsd.org). EGCSD application may be faxed, emailed or mailed to the Personnel Office.


Inquiry Immersion Weekend

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  • Jan 11, 2016
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The regional school library systems (Dutchess, Sullivan, and Ulster) are co-sponsoring a weekend of inquiry immersion at the Diamond Mills Hotel in Saugerties, NY.   We will explore the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum (ESIFC) and Barbara Stripling's Model of Inquiry.

Join us to learn more about embedding library instruction and resources into the curricular goals of your building.   Plan to stay overnight so that you are able to feel recharged and re-energized when you return to work on Monday morning!