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East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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December 2018

Webinar Viewing Party & Discussion: Working with Individuals Affected by Homelessness

December 20, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
Free – $10

Join us at the CLRC Office for a Webinar Viewing Party followed by a discussion with a representative of the Housing & Homeless Coalition of Central New York! Webinar Description: Working with Individuals Affected by Homelessness: An Empathy Driven Approach – Individuals experiencing homelessness represent a large protion of patrons in many libraries today. In this 60-minute workshop, Ryan Dowd, author of The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, provides you with a greater understanding of patrons affected…

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February 2019

Workshop: Narcan Training

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free – $10.00
Narcan Nasal Spray

Learn to save a life with FREE Narcan Training! All are welcome to become New York State certified Opioid Overdose Responders. You’ll learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to administer Narcan to save a life. Access to Narcan kits will be provided! The training will be provided by an experienced Overdose Prevention Coordinator from ACR Health.

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Webinar Viewing Party: Open Doors – Reaching Underserved Populations Online Conference

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free

Join us at the CLRC office or the MidYork Office for an all day Webinar Viewing Party! We'll be watching the Amigos Library Services Online Conference, Open Doors: Reaching Underserved Populations. Feel free to drop in and out as needed! Webinar Description:  As librarians, providing equitable access to all patrons should be a top priority. The patrons visiting our libraries should reflect the diversity of the communities we live in. Unfortunately, there are many populations that go underserved. How can…

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March 2019

SIG: Early Career Professionals Meetup

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free

Are you an Early Career Library & Information Professional? Then we want YOU to join CLRC's Early Career Professionals Special Interest Group (SIG)! In this group you'll identify issues that are important to you as an early career professional as well as network and trade stories with other regional early career professionals. You're eligible for the ECP SIG if: you're in the first five (5) years of your library/information career and you're a CLRC or ESLN member (if your institution…

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SIG: Digital Inclusion Coalition Meetup

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free

Did you know that Syracuse is one of the top 10 worst-connected cities in the U.S.? Nearly 1/4 of households in Syracuse have no Internet access, and communities across Central New York have averages ranging from 10-100%. The digital divide—which is the economic, educational, and social inequalities between those who have computers and online access at home and those who do not—is very real in Central New York. Most library professionals are familiar with the challenges faced by those affected…

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May 2019

Webinar Viewing Party: Accessibility and Online Multimedia Content

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the CLRC office for a webinar viewing party! We'll be learning about accessibility and online multimedia from this NYLA provided webinar. Webinar Description: As information providers, we increasingly use video and audio to disseminate information. This poses challenges but also unique opportunities for reaching people with disabilities. Providing transcriptions, captions, and audio descriptions with the media is not a simple task. But with a focus on inclusivity and accessibility, we can produce content that is conducive to…

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2019 Digital Services User Group Meeting

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free
Digitization Icon

CLRC's digital services and platforms continue to grow and evolve.  New York Heritage Digital Collections has a new Metadata Dictionary and Exhibit platform.  New York State Historic Newspapers has added several new titles from our region.  Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative is graduating out of its beta phase and poised to begin accepting new contributors.  Our Digital Dark Archive pilot was a success and we will be adding new materials for long-term digital storage.  Our DigLab in-house digitization and metadata services…

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June 2019

Webinar Viewing Party: Dealing with Challenging Patrons Workshop

June 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the CLRC office for a webinar viewing party! We'll be learning best practices for dealing with challenging patrons from a webinar provided by the ALA. Webinar Description: Every library employee encounters challenging patrons and users from time to time. Whether it's a group of patrons causing disruption, a loud patron, or possibly an angry or even dangerous person, the experience of dealing with someone unpleasant is common for staff in libraries of just about all sizes and…

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July 2019

Workshop: Managing Work Stress

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the CLRC office to learn best practices for managing and alleviating work stress. Workshop Description: This training explores common causes for work related stress and strategies for alleviating and managing stress. This training addresses the importance of identifying both avoidable forms of stress and strategies for alleviating and managing stress to promote greater productivity and wellness throughout the day. Specific strategies explored are relaxation techniques, time management, nutritional tips, and more. About the Presenter: Steven M. Jobson,…

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August 2019

Workshop: Managing Change & Transition – Making the Most of Change

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
CLRC, 5710 Commons Park Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057 United States
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Free – $10

Join us at the CLRC office to learn how to navigate change in the workplace! Workshop Description: Change and transition have become constants in our culture and can be challenging to navigate. This program explores attitudes, skills, and strategies that may be useful in responding to the many demands of change and transition. This training addresses the phases of transition, common reactions to change as well as strategies for successfully adapting to change. About the Presenter: Steven M. Jobson, LCSW,…

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