ProQuest has scheduled the following webinars for NOVELNY databases for June through August. Please see dates, times and registration information below.
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.
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.
National Readathon Day is a day dedicated to the joy of reading and giving, when readers everywhere can join together in their local library, school, bookstore, and on social media (#Readathon2016) to read and raise funds in support of literacy. For more information go to http://www.readathonday.com/
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.
April 28, 2016 @ 3:30pm
Blending Scholastic GO! with Common Core, Social Studies Framework, and the C3 Inquiry Arc
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!