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Mid York Library System

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1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States

December 2018

Workshop: Narcan Training

December 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
Free – $10

Learn to Save a Life Free Narcan Training All are Welcome Become a NYS certified Opioid Overdose Responder Learn how to recognize an opioid Overdose Learn how to administer Narcan to save a life Access to Narcan kits provided

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January 2019

Webinar Viewing Party: Catching Up with Technology

January 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10.00
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Join us at the MidYork Library System’s Office for a webinar viewing party! Webinar Description: Technology is constantly changing – so much so that it can be difficult to keep up. What did you miss during the past year? Are there certain technological bandwagons you should be ready to jump on in the coming year or some you should avoid? This course will discuss emerging technology trends, identify ways for libraries to engage with new technology, and discuss evaluating which…

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March 2019

Workshop: Baby Sensory Play!

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the Mid York Library System Office to learn more about Baby Sensory Play with Jennifer Preisser. Workshop Description: Engage your littlest patrons with a program that incorporates the Early Literacy Skill of play. Play is an important part of child development, specifically early literacy. This program will provide participants with instructions on how to implement a sensory program on any budget. Participants will know how to turn a dollar store pool noodle into several early literacy activities,…

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April 2019

Webinar: Using the Whole Book Approach

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free

Join Simmons University professor and author, Megan Dowd Lambert, to learn how to shake up storytime in ways that that will affirm and empower children. We will be offering this program as a webinar but Mid York Library System will also be hosting a viewing party at their office! If you are participating in the webinar only please register via Zoom using the button below. If you plan to attend the viewing party you do not need to register via…

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Workshop: Long Overdue – Enhancing Library Services for LGBTQ Individuals & Families

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the Mid York Library System office to learn more about how libraries can better help LGBTQ individuals and families. Lunch will be provided. Workshop Description: This interactive training assists library staff in improving access for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer-identified, and questioning (LGBTQ) communities. Participants will explore common challenges encountered by LGBTQ individuals of all ages and leave better equipped to serve as resources, particularly for youth. The training provides promising practices for communication, privacy, collections, and programming…

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August 2019

Webinar Viewing Party: Security for Rural Librarians

August 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the Mid York Library System office to watch the webinar, "Security for Rural Librarians: Staying Safe at Work When Help is Far," together! Webinar Description: If you define yourself as a Rural Librarian, see if these scenarios sound familiar: A man comes in and asks you for the time. You tell him and he nods and goes to sit at a nearby table, where he just stares at you for the next two hours... A female comes…

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Workshop: Makey Makey Training

August 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10.00

Join us at the Mid York Library System office to learn more about using Makey Makey in your library! Workshop Description:  Learn about a great new tool called the Makey Makey! The Makey Makey is a plug-and-play controller that integrates seamlessly with your computer. With a Makey Makey, anything that conducts electricity can become part of the user experience. Play a banana piano, join in a game of human Tetris, and learn about the conductivity of common objects and foods!…

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Webinar Viewing Party: Creating Interactive Storytimes with Music, Play, and More

August 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10

Join us the Mid York Library System office for a special webinar viewing party of an ALA provided webinar! Webinar Description: Get kids moving during your program events, regardless of your level of experience with music or movement activities! Unlike traditional storytime models in which children are expected to sit quietly, music and movement storytimes encourage children to embody concepts and interact with others. In this workshop, expert children’s programmer Alyssa Jewell shows you how you can develop interactive learning experiences…

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September 2019

Workshop: Talk Saves Live – An Introduction to Suicide Prevention

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mid York Library System, 1600 Lincoln Ave
Utica, NY 13502 United States
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Free – $10.00

Please join as at the Mid York Library System office for an introduction on suicide prevention. Workshop Description: Talk Saves Lives is a standardized presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Learning Objectives: Attendees will learn more about the following: Suicide statistics in the US and worldwide; Scientific research about suicide and its findings; Warning signs and risk factors associate with suicide; Protective factors and prevention techniques…

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