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April 2021

RRLC Webinar: Archiving & Preserving Black Local History: A Two-Part Webinar Series

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

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Join us for a two-part webinar series, “Archiving & Preserving Black Local History” on April 12 and April 19. Collecting and preserving local history requires trust, openness and self-awareness between cultural institutions and communities. “Archiving & Preserving Black Local History” is a 2-day workshop that will focus on building and strengthening partnerships that centers the perspectives and needs of creators and preservers of cultural heritage. In an open forum with community members, librarians, and archivists, this workshop series will cover…

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SENYLRC Webinar: Planning for Recovery

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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Panelists: Carol McCrossen, Moffat Library, Washingtonville (RCLS), Daniela Pulice, Pleasant Valley Library (MHLS), Liz Potter, Phoenicia Library (MHLS) Preventing and Responding to Mold in Your Library: REady Steady In the Library: taking Initiative before an Emergency, Natural disaster, or Trauma Despite the best plans about what to do in the moment you experience a fire or flood or extended power outage, these random events still occur. And then what? The focus of this webinar is about helping libraries plan for recovery after a catastrophic event. This session is structured as a…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

April 13 @ 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! 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: Post COVID-19 World on Community Engagement and Student Retention – An Online Discussion

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Webinar Description: COVID-19 has been disruptive and impacted all sectors of society. What lessons can we draw from COVID-19 related to community engagement and student retention and how do we apply them in a post COVID-19 world? Universities are sorting out student retention, recruitment, and engagement strategies in remote and hybrid formats. Community anchors such as public libraries are redefining their services to their users. Vaccine distributions are being rolled out across the world and select libraries are serving as…

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DHPSNY Webinar: Museum Chartering 101 – What is Chartering?

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Webinar Presenter: Lauren Lyons, Chartering Coordinator, New York State Museum Date: Thursday, April 15th Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM Description: A museum or historical society in New York that wishes to organize as a nonprofit private education corporation must be issued a charter from the Board of Regents. But how does that process work? What are the different types of charters available? What are the benefits of being issued a charter? Join Lauren Lyons, Chartering Coordinator at the New York State Museum, to…

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CLRC LA SIG – Library Support Staff Meet Up

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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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 REGISTER HERE Contact Anna Dobkowski with any questions.

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LILRC Webinar: 6 Documents Every Archive Needs – Incoming & Outgoing Loan Paperwork

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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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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RRLC Webinar: Archiving & Preserving Black Local History: A Two-Part Webinar Series

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join us for a two-part webinar series, “Archiving & Preserving Black Local History” on April 12 and April 19. Collecting and preserving local history requires trust, openness and self-awareness between cultural institutions and communities. “Archiving & Preserving Black Local History” is a 2-day workshop that will focus on building and strengthening partnerships that centers the perspectives and needs of creators and preservers of cultural heritage. In an open forum with community members, librarians, and archivists, this workshop series will cover…

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METRO Webinar: Learning from Long-Term Leading Web Archiving Initiatives

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Learning from Long-term Leading Web Archiving Initiatives featuring Sumitra Duncan (New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)) and Alex Thurman (Columbia University Libraries) Tuesday, April 20, 4:00pm – 5:00pm Join us to hear from two leading voices in the web archiving world. Sumitra Duncan (New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)) and Alex Thurman (Columbia University Libraries) will share lessons learned from the point of view of established web archives.

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METRO Webinar: LASSA Presents – Retirement Planning and Social Security

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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This workshop walks participants through the basics of determining where their retirement income will come from and how-to best plan for a financially secure and happy retirement. Topics covered include: > Social Security > Pension Plans including 401(k)s or 403(b)s > Self-Directed Retirement Savings Plans About our presenter: Kathleen Kalmes, CFA has served NYPL’s Business Library as a financial resources specialist since 2002. She creates and teaches financial literacy training programs for the public and staff. Previously, she was an…

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RRLC Annual Meeting 2021

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Join us for the 2021 RRLC Annual Meeting to celebrate the achievements of RRLC members and to congratulate the outstanding libraries and library staff in our region. Meeting Agenda: 10:00 am Welcome and Business Meeting 10:10 am Lightning Talks from recent recipients of RRLC grants: Henrietta Public Library, University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester Museum & Science Center 10:35 am Recognition of national award winners 10:40 am Recognition of 2021 RRLC Library All Stars 10:45 am Recognition of 2021 RRLC Libraries of the…

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DHPSNY Webinar: Photographs in the Archive – Caring for Photographic Collections

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Description: From tintypes to color prints, photographic collections require specific collections care methods. In this presentation, Preservation Specialist Amanda Murray offers guidance on basic preservation of photographic collections including strategies for storage, housing, and handling. Click here to register. About the Presenter: Amanda Murray Preservation Specialist, DHPSNY Pronouns: she|her|hers As Preservation Specialist for the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York program, Amanda conducts Preservation Surveys and assists with archival and preservation planning. She also develops and presents educational…

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RRLC Webinar: Renewals Colloquium – Promoting Empathy & Self Preservation in the Workplace

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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Join Kaetrena Davis Kendrick for a discussion and exploration of the impacts of low morale in the workplace. Kendrick's mission is to inspire authentic collegiality, and to promote well-being, share the gifts of creativity, and cultivate empathetic, engaged leadership in the workplace. Kendrick has published studies on low morale in both academic and public libraries, and will share insights from those studies and invite discussion of attendee's experience of low morale in the workplace. Renewal Colloquium attendees are encouraged to…

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Webinar with FLS: Fundraising Beyond the Book Sale

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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The Central New York Library Resources Library Council and the Friends of Libraries Section of the New York Library Association are happy to present this special program regarding library fundraising this Earth Day 2021! Webinar Description: Looking for some best practices for fundraising that can be implemented within pandemic safety guidelines?  When you cannot gather crowds at large-scale book sales, are there other creative projects and tactics your Friends and foundation can undertake?   Rebecca Fuss of the Friends &…

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RRLC Webinar: FLX Kids Are Alright – Youth Mental Health Literacy Tools for Library Staff (Part II)

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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The FLX Kids are Alright initiative aims to improve mental health literacy for middle- and high-school aged youth in five counties in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Through a unique partnership between Common Ground Health, Monroe County Library System, Pioneer Library System and the Rochester Regional Library Council, the initiative will directly engage youth in the creation of new mental health and well-being literacy resources to improve library collections and programming. As a follow up to our first…

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LILRC Webinar: Digitization Series – Feeling Positive About Glass Plate Negatives

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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In this second segment of this digitization series, Nicole Menchise, LILRC Digitization and Archives Coordinator, and Regina Feeney, Local History Librarian at Freeport Memorial Library, will visit the Freeport Historical Society and Museum to scan some of the museum's glass plate negative collection. This workshop will demonstrate the process of digitizing these extremely vulnerable items. The workshop will cover: An introduction to the museum and the glass plate collection Safe handling for glass plate negatives Where and how to label…

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May 2021

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Librarianship – What Is It and What Can It Look Like?

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Webinar Description: Trauma-informed care has been used more extensively in psychotherapy and social work settings, however, it can also have a practical application in any setting, personal or professional. I think this is especially relevant for libraries where we work with patrons and, at times, in large organizations with many moving parts. In this talk, we will define trauma and how it affects the nervous system, discuss some approaches to trauma-informed care, and imagine ways it can be applied to…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

May 11 @ 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: 6 Documents Every Archive Needs – Emergency/Disaster Plan

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

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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ESLN Webinar: HR 101 – Ask the HR Expert

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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Join Holly Nowak, the HR professional behind the Ask the HR Expert service, for a discussion of some basic human resources information that managers, supervisors, and directors need to know. Covering some of the most commonly misunderstood and/or misapplied HR foundational concepts, topics we'll cover include best practice in: Job Descriptions, Worker Classification, Documentation and Record Keeping, Leaves (including recent changes in NYS); and other important information. This session includes a 30 minute Q & A as well, so please…

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LILRC Webinar: Ask An Archivist – Starting a Local History Collection

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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So much time is spent talking about managing existing collections, but what if you are a library just beginning to create a local history collection? This presentation offers thoughts on what to consider when planning your strategy and how to take those first steps. The discussion will include: Collections development policies Outreach Creating the right environment Public access And much more...

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June 2021

LILRC Webinar: Directing the Genealogical Reference Interview

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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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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LILRC Webinar: Houston We Have a Podcast

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Gary J. Jordan, Public Affairs Officer at NASA, will share the origins of Houston We Have a Podcast along with stories of podcasting guests, insights into NASA's behind-the-scenes operations, metrics, and agency strategy.Bring your podcasting questions! Presenter Gary Jordan has been working at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX for 6 years. His responsibilities include managing media relations for the International Space Station (ISS), Commercial low-Earth orbit and Commercial Crew; leading the digital multimedia content team; hosting live television commentary…

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LILRC Webinar: Vertical Files Demystified

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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What is a vertical file?  Simply put, it is a filing cabinet with folders dedicated to people, places, events, and other topics relating to a community.  It is the first stop for a librarian or archivist to send a researcher with questions about a popular subject.  The Society of American Archivists defines it as, “an example of an artificial collection.” This workshop is for anyone who wants to begin a vertical file for their organization and for those looking to…

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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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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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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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July 2021

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 @ 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 @ 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: 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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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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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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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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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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