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June 2021

RRLC Webinar: Work/Life Balance – Setting Healthy Boundaries

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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In today’s new environment, boundaries are more important than ever. Boundaries can help you to feel more effective and less stressed. This webinar will include a discussion of effective ways that can help you set boundaries in your life. This webinar will help you learn the steps you need to take to set these healthy boundaries. In preparation for the discussion please consider the following questions: – What areas of your life are you setting boundaries in effectively?  Ineffectively? –…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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To encourage staying connected with each other during this time, we invite you to join us online second Tuesdays at Ten! **Our June meeting will be taking place on the THIRD Tuesday of the month due to scheduling conflicts.** 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…

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SENYLRC Webinar: An Introduction to iMovie – Basic Editing and Beyond!

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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The ability to create simple and attractive videos with clear sound is a skill that can benefit any library. Whether it’s for public relations, programming, or internal staff training, a polished product can get your message across. iMovie comes pre-installed on all Apple computers and has easy to use auto features, along with some intermediate features like recording voice overs and background editing for green screen footage. Learn the ins and outs of editing in iMovie with a live demonstration.…

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RRLC Webinar: Why Inclusive Data Matters to Underrepresented Groups and How Public Libraries Can Help

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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As data increasingly becomes key to driving policy design, programs, and decision-making, many communities continue to be marginalized and/or underrepresented in datasets. As the COVID pandemic has further revealed, critical data on race, ethnicity, gender, and other intersectional factors is not widely available, rendering many programs and actions insufficient to equitably address the realities of many communities. Inclusive data processes are central to building more equitable responses, not just during COVID, but generally to address the systemic barriers impacting diverse…

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LILRC Webinar: Library Director Jenga – COVID Edition Session 2 – Personnel

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Join Kate Hall and Kathy Parker, authors of The Public Library Directors Toolkit, as they discuss how to balance the responsibilities of being a director during a pandemic and three core areas of running a public library during a public health crisis and after. The individual sessions will include library director jenga, personnel, emergency planning, and buildings. Each session will delve into each topic, have some group work and time for roundtable discussion. The sessions are intended for established public library…

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CDLC Webinar: Preserving 3D Objects

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Have you been wondering how to handle those 3D objects in your collections? Are you afraid to have your patrons touch them? If so, join the CDLC Preservation Interest Group and learn about collecting, curating, caring for, and containing objects such as textiles, glassware, specimens, and other non-paper artifacts in libraries and archives. We will learn about rehousing 3D artifacts using standard archival supplies. Our discussion will be led by Gwen Spicer, Spicer Art Conservation. Gwen is a conservator in private…

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LILRC Webinar: NASA and the Navajo Nation – A 16 Year Collaboration Based on Relationship, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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The NASA and the Navajo Nation Partnership is an ongoing collaboration that has facilitated the co-creation of numerous educational materials, workshops, and camps for Navajo youth. Their work flows from the understanding that Indigenous knowledge systems and Western science reflect, resonate with, and reinforce one another, and affirm each other as valid, valuable, and vital. NASA's Culturally-Based, Dual-Learning methodology prioritizes Indigenous knowledge – which is taught first in the programs, always and only by Indigenous educators and Elders, using Indigenous…

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Webinar: Defend Yourself – Safer Libraries, Two-Part Series

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on June 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

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Webinar Description: Libraries and their employees face challenges in handling difficult or threatening situations while providing good service to their communities. Defend Yourself helps libraries address these challenges with a comprehensive training that covers de-escalation, active bystander skills, boundary setting, and empowerment self-defense. This training is experiential, trauma-informed, and will help: Promote a safe and respectful workplace for all staff, Maintain good, productive relationships with patrons,  Create a shared toolbox of skills for dealing with difficult patrons and any harassment…

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NNYLN Webinar: Virtual Private Networks – Your Virtual Home Away from Home

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Description: You’ve heard this on the news or in that pesky Youtube sponsored Ad: The Internet is full of hackers, rogues and villains! Quick! Subscribe to our Super Safe (TM) VPN service to protect yourself now! Do you really need a VPN to stay safe on the Internet? The answer is: probably not. This session will answer the following: What are Virtual Private Networks? What situations are they typically used in? What can they protect against? And if you’re going…

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DHPSNY Webinar: Identifying Endangered Media Formats

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Endangered media formats such as floppy disks, u-matic tapes, and data tapes pose difficult preservation questions for collecting institutions. These increasingly obsolete media formats are sometimes pushed to the side when organizing and preserving archival collections, simply because we often don't know what to do with them. Join Julia Novakovic, Archivist at The Strong National Museum of Play, as she shares her experience with identifying and caring for endangered media formats. This webinar will also address topics such as developing…

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ESLN Webinar: The CASE Act for Libraries

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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The Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act, known as the CASE Act, was enacted on December 27, 2020. The act creates a three member panel, the Copyright Claims Board to handle small copyright claims. Join this program to learn more about what this means for libraries. Our speaker, Dr. Tomas A. Lipinski, will review the CASE Act provisions and procedures. The session will include general liability and protections for libraries under existing law. In addition, he will target the CASE…

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July 2021

DHPSNY Webinar: Environmental Monitoring – Getting Started

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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What should you think about when establishing an environmental monitoring plan? What is a datalogger, and how do you select the right one? What are the basic tools needed to implement an environmental monitoring plan? Join Chloe Houseman, Paper Conservator at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, as she explores the importance of managing the environment in collections spaces and offers guidance on how to do so.

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PILLARS Symposium

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on July 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

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The PILLARS Symposium: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College Why: A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond. When: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021 Where: Virtually, from your computer. What: This symposium is designed to introduce educators to a wide range of teaching and learning resources for practical use in the 21st-century classroom. Presenters will…

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PILLARS Symposium

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

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The PILLARS Symposium: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College Registration now open! https://www.esln.org/pillars/ Why: A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond. When: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021 (exact start & end time TBD) Where: Virtually, from your computer. What: This symposium is designed to introduce educators to a wide range of teaching and learning resources…

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PILLARS Symposium

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on July 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

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The PILLARS Symposium: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College Why: A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond. When: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021 Where: Virtually, from your computer. What: This symposium is designed to introduce educators to a wide range of teaching and learning resources for practical use in the 21st-century classroom. Presenters will…

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PILLARS Symposium

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The PILLARS Symposium: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College Registration now open! https://www.esln.org/pillars/ Why: A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond. When: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021 (exact start & end time TBD) Where: Virtually, from your computer. What: This symposium is designed to introduce educators to a wide range of teaching and learning resources…

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PILLARS Symposium

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on July 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The PILLARS Symposium: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College Why: A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond. When: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021 Where: Virtually, from your computer. What: This symposium is designed to introduce educators to a wide range of teaching and learning resources for practical use in the 21st-century classroom. Presenters will…

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PILLARS Symposium

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The PILLARS Symposium: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College Registration now open! https://www.esln.org/pillars/ Why: A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond. When: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021 (exact start & end time TBD) Where: Virtually, from your computer. What: This symposium is designed to introduce educators to a wide range of teaching and learning resources…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

July 13 @ 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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LILRC Webinar: The Sea We Swim In – How Stories Work in a Data-Driven World with Author Frank Rose

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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LILRC welcomes digital anthropologist Frank Rose, speaking on his new book, The Sea We Swim In: How Stories Work in a Data-Driven World, a practical guide to "narrative thinking," and why it matters in a world defined by data. “Whether we’re aware of it or not, stories determine how we view the world and our place in it. That means the tools of professional storytellers―character, world, detail, voice―can unlock a way of thinking that’s ideal for an age in which we don’t…

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LILRC Webinar: Fostering a Culture of Creativity in Libraries

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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In the 21st century there is a constant rise in library patron needs and expectations. As dwindling budgets and less staff prevail, libraries are looking at new models of outreach and engagement to prove their value. Looking through a “creative” lens focuses on “what is possible” and encourages individuals and organizations to work in unconventional ways while using tools which are readily and easily accessible for teaching, learning, or solving problems. Creativity and playful experiences can be freeing and allow…

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LILRC Webinar: Letter to a Young Female Physician – Dr. Suzanne Koven in Conversation with Roxana Robinson

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Join LILRC in welcoming Dr. Suzanne Koven, author of Letter to a Young Physician: Notes from a Medical Life (W. W. Norton & Company, May 4, 2021) in conversation with Roxana Robinson. “Suzanne Koven’s Letter to a Young Female Physician is so wise, beautifully written, tender, and full of heart that it should be required reading for every person—young, female, physician, or otherwise. This is a transporting memoir, and an instructive one.” (Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance). Suzanne Koven was born and raised in New York…

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Webinar: Working, Earning, Learning, Growing – Why and How to Do Learning-Focused Student Employment

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Webinar Description: As institutions invested in supporting learning, how can we more intentionally foster the learning of the learners who work for us—whether part-time student staff or interns? In this interactive webinar we’ll explore why we should approach student employment as part of our educational mission, and the benefits that accrue to both us and our part-time or temporary staff as a result of providing them with more than just a paycheck and some undefined “experience.” We’ll also investigate a…

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August 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

August 10 @ 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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ESLN Webinar: Coordinated Collection Development Information Session

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Join Barbara Lilley, Library Development Specialist at the Division of Library Development, for an overview of the NYS Coordinated Collection Development Aid program. Registration is required. This session is sponsored by the Empire State Library Network. If you have any questions, contact Kathleen Gundrum or Laura Osterhout.

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September 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

September 14 @ 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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LILRC Webinar: A Seat at the Table – Live and Virtual Inclusive Programming for/with Adults with Developmental Disabilities

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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The motto of the disability-rights community is “nothing about us without us,” yet few libraries think to give people with these disabilities a role in program planning or include them fully in the library community. This session will explain how listening to disability self-advocates and creating a culture of inclusion are critical elements in programming that is successful, fun, and works for everyone. Presenters: Barbara Klipper has championed library access for people with disabilities since 2002 when she worked at The…

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LILRC Webinar: Collegiality and Tenure – Perspectives from the Field

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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For tenure track librarians, the tenure review is a critical milestone with significant implications for them and their library. It is essential that the criteria set forth are clear and fair. Requirements related to the concept of “collegiality” have been a source of concern in terms of the purpose for their inclusion, the fairness with which they are applied, and the means by which they can be judged or measured. The researchers reviewed the history of collegiality in tenure, and…

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October 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

October 12 @ 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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LILRC Webinar: Academic Libraries and Racial Justice Workshop with Ithaka S+R

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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Academic libraries have long strived to uphold organizational and field-wide values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Many prominent programs have been developed in response to these values, most notably in an effort to diversify the field, and over the last year in particular, racial justice initiatives have taken greater hold. However, sufficient progress on these stated values has often been unrealized. Ithaka S+R will offer a 1.5 hour workshop on library strategy in light of long-standing efforts to diversify…

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LILRC Webinar: Cultivating Civility in the Library Workplace

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Library workplaces often bring challenges in the area of staff civility. This presentation focuses on aspects of an individual, team, and leader perspective and presents some practical solutions for improving workplace dynamics. Individual topics include tips for self-awareness and mindfulness as well as handling workplace conflict. Also covered is how to create effective teams, improve team communication, and reduce silo communications. Finally, the concept of vision-goal-work alignment facilitated by positive guidance with authentic leadership, active listening, and learned empathy is…

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LILRC Webinar: How Libraries Harness Technology to Create Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Technology is an invaluable tool in the mission to make our society fully equitable, diverse and inclusive. In this session, Kelvin Watson, Executive Director, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, will discuss how the 38-branch Broward County Library system (his previous library system) used technology in their quest to achieve those goals, and how he plans to increase the technology offerings at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, and suggest how other cultural and educational institutions may do so also. Technology…

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November 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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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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