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2018 New York Libraries Booth at the State Fair

Wednesday, August 22 through Monday, September 3 Libraries Booth - Science and Industry Building For the fifth year running, libraries from all around New York state, will show fair goers just how amazing they are. This year, we will piggyback on the summer reading...

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Broadband Education Grant

The Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program supports nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it to improve their lives. Applying organizations must serve communities located in a Spectrum market. Priority is...

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Jet Blue Giveaway Contest for Libraries

https://soarwithreading.com/book-with-us-2018/ Jet Blue airlines is recognizing the good work of local libraries and youth services. The top 4 cities in each region will have an equal shot at both $25,000 in children’s books and a reading room makeover for a local...

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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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