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April 2021

METRO Webinar: Learning from Long-Term Leading Web Archiving Initiatives

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Learning from Long-term Leading Web Archiving Initiatives featuring Sumitra Duncan (New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)) and Alex Thurman (Columbia University Libraries) Tuesday, April 20, 4:00pm – 5:00pm Join us to hear from two leading voices in the web archiving world. Sumitra Duncan (New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)) and Alex Thurman (Columbia University Libraries) will share lessons learned from the point of view of established web archives.

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METRO Webinar: LASSA Presents – Retirement Planning and Social Security

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

This workshop walks participants through the basics of determining where their retirement income will come from and how-to best plan for a financially secure and happy retirement. Topics covered include: > Social Security > Pension Plans including 401(k)s or 403(b)s > Self-Directed Retirement Savings Plans About our presenter: Kathleen Kalmes, CFA has served NYPL’s Business Library as a financial resources specialist since 2002. She creates and teaches financial literacy training programs for the public and staff. Previously, she was an…

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RRLC Annual Meeting 2021

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join us for the 2021 RRLC Annual Meeting to celebrate the achievements of RRLC members and to congratulate the outstanding libraries and library staff in our region. Meeting Agenda: 10:00 am Welcome and Business Meeting 10:10 am Lightning Talks from recent recipients of RRLC grants: Henrietta Public Library, University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester Museum & Science Center 10:35 am Recognition of national award winners 10:40 am Recognition of 2021 RRLC Library All Stars 10:45 am Recognition of 2021 RRLC Libraries of the…

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DHPSNY Webinar: Photographs in the Archive – Caring for Photographic Collections

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

Description: From tintypes to color prints, photographic collections require specific collections care methods. In this presentation, Preservation Specialist Amanda Murray offers guidance on basic preservation of photographic collections including strategies for storage, housing, and handling. Click here to register. About the Presenter: Amanda Murray Preservation Specialist, DHPSNY Pronouns: she|her|hers As Preservation Specialist for the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York program, Amanda conducts Preservation Surveys and assists with archival and preservation planning. She also develops and presents educational…

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RRLC Webinar: Renewals Colloquium – Promoting Empathy & Self Preservation in the Workplace

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join Kaetrena Davis Kendrick for a discussion and exploration of the impacts of low morale in the workplace. Kendrick's mission is to inspire authentic collegiality, and to promote well-being, share the gifts of creativity, and cultivate empathetic, engaged leadership in the workplace. Kendrick has published studies on low morale in both academic and public libraries, and will share insights from those studies and invite discussion of attendee's experience of low morale in the workplace. Renewal Colloquium attendees are encouraged to…

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Webinar with FLS: Fundraising Beyond the Book Sale

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The Central New York Library Resources Library Council and the Friends of Libraries Section of the New York Library Association are happy to present this special program regarding library fundraising this Earth Day 2021! Webinar Description: Looking for some best practices for fundraising that can be implemented within pandemic safety guidelines?  When you cannot gather crowds at large-scale book sales, are there other creative projects and tactics your Friends and foundation can undertake?   Rebecca Fuss of the Friends &…

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RRLC Webinar: FLX Kids Are Alright – Youth Mental Health Literacy Tools for Library Staff (Part II)

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The FLX Kids are Alright initiative aims to improve mental health literacy for middle- and high-school aged youth in five counties in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Through a unique partnership between Common Ground Health, Monroe County Library System, Pioneer Library System and the Rochester Regional Library Council, the initiative will directly engage youth in the creation of new mental health and well-being literacy resources to improve library collections and programming. As a follow up to our first…

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LILRC Webinar: Digitization Series – Feeling Positive About Glass Plate Negatives

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

In this second segment of this digitization series, Nicole Menchise, LILRC Digitization and Archives Coordinator, and Regina Feeney, Local History Librarian at Freeport Memorial Library, will visit the Freeport Historical Society and Museum to scan some of the museum's glass plate negative collection. This workshop will demonstrate the process of digitizing these extremely vulnerable items. The workshop will cover: An introduction to the museum and the glass plate collection Safe handling for glass plate negatives Where and how to label…

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May 2021

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Librarianship – What Is It and What Can It Look Like?

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Webinar Description: Trauma-informed care has been used more extensively in psychotherapy and social work settings, however, it can also have a practical application in any setting, personal or professional. I think this is especially relevant for libraries where we work with patrons and, at times, in large organizations with many moving parts. In this talk, we will define trauma and how it affects the nervous system, discuss some approaches to trauma-informed care, and imagine ways it can be applied to…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2021

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! 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 Zoom meeting every second Tuesday. Call in to say hi, ask questions, provide updates, and talk to your…

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