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Grant Opportunity for K-12 Field Trips

The Target Field Trip Grants program provides funds for K-12 field trips in order to give students throughout the country the opportunity to explore more of the world outside the classroom. Grants of up to $700 each will be awarded to educators, teachers, principals,...

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Upcoming NOVELNY Webinars

Gale has scheduled the following webinars for NOVELNY databases for June through August. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Monday, June 18 10:00 - 10:30 am Summer Reading Support Using...

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NYS Summer Reading Resources – Bookmarks

The New York State Library is pleased to announce that the 2018 Explore New York and Libraries Rock! recreational reading lists and bookmarks for children, tweens, and teens are now available at http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/summer/explore.htm. These reading lists...

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New Books Added to CLRC Professional Collection

The CLRC professional collection has something for everyone. Check out these new additions...                                                     ISBN 9780838913918                            ISBN 9781931666879                              ISBN 9781442274211 OCLC#...

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SUNY Chancellor Award for Excellence in Librarianship

  Thumbs up to Jane Verostek, Associate Librarian at SUNY ESF's Moon Library, on receiving the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship. She was nominated for her work in re-opening ESF's archives and special collections. Congratulations! The...

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2018 Oakwood Cemetery Guided Walking Tours

The Historic Oakwood Cemetery Preservation Association in Syracuse offers guided walking tours throughout the summer. Here is the 2018 schedule*: Sunday, May 20 “Weeds & Seeds: the Flora of Oakwood” - Guide Don Leopold The trees and plants of Oakwood are varied and...

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ALA Hosting “Fight for School Libraries” Summit

ALA president Jim Neal will hold a Fight for School Libraries summit on May 23, 2018, at ALA headquarters in Chicago. Representatives from school, public, and academic libraries will be attending. Mr. Neal will discuss “the need for urgent action to combat cuts in...

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2018 NYS Teen Video Challenge Winners

The 2018 Summer Reading at New York Libraries Teen Video Challenge (TVC) winners have been announced! New York State's TVC winner is Libraries Rock! from the Larchmont Public Library and the first runner up is The Library: The Place You Wanna Be from the Buffalo &...

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NYLA Leadership and Management Academy – June 6 to 8

The New York Library Association's Library Leadership & Management Academy (L&MA) is an educational program for emerging leaders in the library profession. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge they need to advance up the career ladder in library management....

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Lowe’s Construction Grant Available

      The Lowe's Gives Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the communities where Lowe's operates stores and distribution centers throughout the United States. The Foundation’s Community Partners grant program supports nonprofit organizations...

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Family Literacy Grant Opportunity

The Wish You Well Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations that promote family literacy in the U.S. The Foundation focuses on the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs. Grants generally range from $2,000 to...

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New York History Day Seeks Judges

New York History Day is looking for historians, educators, and others to judge student projects at this year’s contest, which takes place Monday, April 23. Each year, more than 450 students in grades 6-12 conduct extensive research on topics related to an annual theme...

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