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January 2021

Regional Conversations

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

CLRC is now in the process of planning our next five-year plan of service! While we would ideally like to hold conversations in-person around the Central New York region we understand that it is not possible right now. In their stead, we’re planning to hold four “regional conversations” via Zoom this January! We’ll kick-off these conversations at the first Second Tuesday at Ten of the year on January 12. Please join us for one of the four one-hour sessions listed…

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Regional Conversations

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on January 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

CLRC is now in the process of planning our next five-year plan of service! While we would ideally like to hold conversations in-person around the Central New York region we understand that it is not possible right now. In their stead, we’re planning to hold four “regional conversations” via Zoom this January! We’ll kick-off these conversations at the first Second Tuesday at Ten of the year on January 12. Please join us for one of the four one-hour sessions listed…

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Webinar: Remote Accessibility – Building Proverbial Ramps to Online Library Interactions

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Webinar Description: With the recent push to remote instruction, reference services, and document delivery, the priorities for providing disability in access have shifted. This webinar looks at what are best practices that libraries and their staff can adopt to provide an inclusive experience for all: What are captions and audio descriptions The truth behind automated captioning How to present inclusively Providing electronic documents dos and don’ts What are disabled patrons saying About the Presenter: Dr. Kate Deibel has had a…

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Third Thursday at Three – LA and Support Staff Meet-Up

January 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States

CLRC offers a communication network among our region’s Library Assistants, Paraprofessionals and Support Staff through a Special Interest Group (LA SIG). Our interests include: * recognizing all library support staff employed in CLRC member libraries * furthering the professional development & job enrichment of support staff * enhancing the professional image of support staff within the library community Participation is open to all library support staff, regardless of title. Meeting connection instructions will be emailed to registrants. Contact Anna Dobkowski…

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LILRC Webinar: The Doctors Blackwell with Author Janice P. Nimura

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join LILRC in welcoming Janice P. Nimura, author of the upcoming book, The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine (W. W. Norton & Company, January 19, 2021). "The world recoiled at the notion of a woman doctor, yet Elizabeth Blackwell persisted―in 1849, she became the first woman in America to receive an MD. Her achievement made her an icon―“I am convinced that a new & nobler era is dawning, for Medicine,” she wrote―but her…

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LILRC Webinar: Digitization Series – Lantern Slides

January 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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There are unique challenges in digitizing 19th century lantern slides. Regina Feeney, Local History Librarian at the Freeport Memorial Library, and LILRC's Nicole Menchise will demonstrate how it's done including a discussion about the construction of the slides and best practices for preservation. This workshop will be accessed via Zoom, but will be live and hands-on in the library archive.

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February 2021

LILRC Webinar: Ask An Archivist – Quilt Care During Display

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Quilts, as with many oversized textiles, require special attention when being displayed. This program will focus on different ways to safely display your quilts depending on your budget.

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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: Developing the Next Generation of Library Leaders

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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"I never learned this in library school" is a common refrain from librarians as they take on leadership and management responsibilities throughout their careers. We all too often assume that effective and strong leaders are born and not made. That assumption can lead to feelings of imposter syndrome and a general distaste for serving in leadership and management positions. Given the lack of formal training, all too many of us have worked for and with poor and even toxic leaders…

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Webinar: After Emergency Response Mode – Approaching Virtual Storytimes with Intention

February 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Webinar Description: Many libraries closed physical buildings to the public in March, but nothing stops storytime! Library staff rushed to adapt this essential routine and keep families connected to stories, songs and community. In this webinar, we will embrace the power of the pause to reflect and dive deep into our new virtual storytime normal. About the Presenter: Jessica Fredrickson is a former teacher turned Youth Services Librarian. In 2020, she served as a Project Coordinator for the ALSC Virtual…

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Third Thursday at Three – LA and Support Staff Meet Up

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States

CLRC offers a communication network among our region’s Library Assistants, Paraprofessionals and Support Staff through a Special Interest Group (LA SIG). Our interests include: * recognizing all library support staff employed in CLRC member libraries * furthering the professional development & job enrichment of support staff * enhancing the professional image of support staff within the library community Participation is open to all library support staff, regardless of title. Meeting connection instructions will be emailed to registrants. Contact Anna Dobkowski with any…

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LILRC Webinar: 6 Documents Every Archive Needs – Temporary Custody Receipt & Deed of Gift

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In this four-part series, Nicole Menchise, LILRC Digitization and Archives Coordinator, will explain why these documents and policies are key to the operation of an archival repository. Examples will be shared. The six documents are: Collections Management Policy -January 15th Temporary Custody Receipt & Deed of Gift - February 19 Incoming & Outgoing Loan Paperwork - April 16 Emergency/Disaster Plan - May 14 Having policies in place allow archives professionals guidelines for collections management, future acquisitions, lending archives to other…

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Webinar Viewing: Tools for Tense Situations – Reducing Conflicts with Patrons as Libraries Return to the New Normal

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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**This is a viewing of a previously recorded webinar.** Webinar Description: As libraries re-open their doors to provide service to patrons, we're all facing uncertainty, apprehension, and stress. This 90-minute webinar session will provide library directors, managers, supervisors, and full and part-time employees with tools to recognize and resolve conflicts between arriving patrons. Getting along in our new post-Pandemic, post-protests world will require patience, empathy, and understanding other points of view without judgment. Library employees and the people we serve…

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March 2021

LILRC Webinar: Historic Preservation for the People – An Introduction Local, State, and Federal Policies and Practices

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Did you know listing on the National and State Registers of Historic Places does not protect historic places from demolition or redevelopment? Only municipalities and local preservation ordinances can protect historic places from destruction. Nevertheless, federal and state preservation laws play an important role by offering attractive financial incentives like tax credits, or by requiring a more intensive process of environmental review for some projects. Explore how local, state, and federal laws work together to preserve historic places, and how…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Webinar: Why Diverse Books Matter

March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Webinar Description: During this session, Dr. Aronson will share her research and thinking about why racially/culturally diverse books matter, including her research on this topic. She will also share information about the Diverse BookFinder and its Collection Analysis Tool (CAT) and be available to answer questions about how to utilize CAT reports to enhance collection development.  About the Presenter: Krista is an Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology at Bates College. Her scholarship focuses on illuminating how people…

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LILRC Webinar: Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This workshop offers the attendees the resources to begin a digital project and learn about commonly used metadata fields. This class will be for anyone wishing to learn more about these topics and is required for joining the New York Heritage digital collections website for the Long Island region. Here's what you'll learn: *Deciding on a digital project *Metadata - what is 'data about data' *Understanding common metadata fields *Setting up a spreadsheet for your items

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LILRC Webinar: Ask An Archivist – Scrapbook Preservation

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Scrapbooking is the art of decorating pages with mementos, hand written and printed materials, and ephemera from the events that have touched our lives.  Unfortunately, your collection's scrapbooks might be at risk due to the types of materials used or from improper storage. This workshop will discuss common materials found in scrapbooks and options for long term preservation.

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April 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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May 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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June 2021

LILRC Webinar: Directing the Genealogical Reference Interview

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States

Do you dread genealogy questions at the reference desk? Overwhelmed by the seasoned genealogist's details? April Earle will walk us through answering some of the most common and daunting genealogy reference questions using FamilySearch and other free websites. April Earle is a member of the Library Faculty at Farmingdale State College. In addition to her role there, she serves as a Genealogy Consultant at Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library. She also teaches a course in Genealogical Resources and Services through St. John's University's…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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July 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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August 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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September 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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October 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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November 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

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