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June 2021

RRLC Webinar: Work/Life Balance – Setting Healthy Boundaries

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

In today’s new environment, boundaries are more important than ever. Boundaries can help you to feel more effective and less stressed. This webinar will include a discussion of effective ways that can help you set boundaries in your life. This webinar will help you learn the steps you need to take to set these healthy boundaries. In preparation for the discussion please consider the following questions: – What areas of your life are you setting boundaries in effectively?  Ineffectively? –…

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CDLC Webinar: News Media Literacy – Seeking and Finding the Truth in a Fake News World

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
NY United States + Google Map

Seeing is believing, right? NOT NECESSARILY.  Increasingly technology is being used to spread misinformation and outright lies. What is the difference between photo enhancement and manipulation? Attend this presentation to find out some of the ways you can investigate if the visual information your accessing, particularly online, is real or manipulated. About the Presenter: Mary Miller has been the Education Services Director for the New York Newspapers Foundation/New York News Publishers Association (NYNPA) since 2001.  Since creating the position, she has…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

To encourage staying connected with each other during this time, we invite you to join us online second Tuesdays at Ten! **Our June meeting will be taking place on the THIRD Tuesday of the month due to scheduling conflicts.** Staying connected is important during this unprecedented time. CLRC is looking to stay engaged with our members by offering the library community an opportunity to chat, discuss, and check-in with colleagues around the region. Please join us for our monthly online…

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New York State Library Webinar: A Hard Battle – Peter and Clarinda Dumont’s Civil War Letters

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
NY United States + Google Map

Peter L. Dumont was a Union soldier who was born in Schoharie County and had moved to Utica as a teenager. Over an eighteen-month period following his enlistment, he sent eighty detailed letters home to his wife Clarinda, writing with candor about military life and sketching pictures. He chronicled his harrowing experiences fighting for the Army of the Potomac, including in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and described his confinement in a Confederate prison. The letters were given to…

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SENYLRC Webinar: An Introduction to iMovie – Basic Editing and Beyond!

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The ability to create simple and attractive videos with clear sound is a skill that can benefit any library. Whether it’s for public relations, programming, or internal staff training, a polished product can get your message across. iMovie comes pre-installed on all Apple computers and has easy to use auto features, along with some intermediate features like recording voice overs and background editing for green screen footage. Learn the ins and outs of editing in iMovie with a live demonstration.…

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RRLC Webinar: Why Inclusive Data Matters to Underrepresented Groups and How Public Libraries Can Help

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

As data increasingly becomes key to driving policy design, programs, and decision-making, many communities continue to be marginalized and/or underrepresented in datasets. As the COVID pandemic has further revealed, critical data on race, ethnicity, gender, and other intersectional factors is not widely available, rendering many programs and actions insufficient to equitably address the realities of many communities. Inclusive data processes are central to building more equitable responses, not just during COVID, but generally to address the systemic barriers impacting diverse…

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LILRC Webinar: Library Director Jenga – COVID Edition Session 2 – Personnel

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join Kate Hall and Kathy Parker, authors of The Public Library Directors Toolkit, as they discuss how to balance the responsibilities of being a director during a pandemic and three core areas of running a public library during a public health crisis and after. The individual sessions will include library director jenga, personnel, emergency planning, and buildings. Each session will delve into each topic, have some group work and time for roundtable discussion. The sessions are intended for established public library…

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CDLC Webinar: Preserving 3D Objects

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Have you been wondering how to handle those 3D objects in your collections? Are you afraid to have your patrons touch them? If so, join the CDLC Preservation Interest Group and learn about collecting, curating, caring for, and containing objects such as textiles, glassware, specimens, and other non-paper artifacts in libraries and archives. We will learn about rehousing 3D artifacts using standard archival supplies. Our discussion will be led by Gwen Spicer, Spicer Art Conservation. Gwen is a conservator in private…

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LILRC Webinar: NASA and the Navajo Nation – A 16 Year Collaboration Based on Relationship, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The NASA and the Navajo Nation Partnership is an ongoing collaboration that has facilitated the co-creation of numerous educational materials, workshops, and camps for Navajo youth. Their work flows from the understanding that Indigenous knowledge systems and Western science reflect, resonate with, and reinforce one another, and affirm each other as valid, valuable, and vital. NASA's Culturally-Based, Dual-Learning methodology prioritizes Indigenous knowledge – which is taught first in the programs, always and only by Indigenous educators and Elders, using Indigenous…

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Webinar: Defend Yourself – Safer Libraries, Two-Part Series

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Webinar Description: Libraries and their employees face challenges in handling difficult or threatening situations while providing good service to their communities. Defend Yourself helps libraries address these challenges with a comprehensive training that covers de-escalation, active bystander skills, boundary setting, and empowerment self-defense. This training is experiential, trauma-informed, and will help: Promote a safe and respectful workplace for all staff, Maintain good, productive relationships with patrons,  Create a shared toolbox of skills for dealing with difficult patrons and any harassment…

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