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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

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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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LILRC Webinar: Coffee+Conversation – Social Media Librarians Virtual Meetup

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Join your fellow social media librarians for our next virtual meet up. We will have an open conversation about new and ongoing challenges. All are welcome!

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Webinar: Exploring Inclusive Public Service

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Webinar Description: This interactive webinar will cover some of the core assumptions of libraries and how this impacts our public service. We will discuss what inclusive public service is and explore the possibilities it opens up.  About the Presenter: Sofia Leung is a Chinese American librarian, facilitator, and educator. She is a founding editor at up//root: a we here publication, and the co-editor of Knowledge Justice:Disrupting Library and Information Studies Through Critical Race Theory. Sofia holds a Master’s in Library…

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First Meeting of CLRC’s *NEW* Sustainability SIG!

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Join us for the first meeting of the CLRC's *new* Sustainability Special Interest Group! This group meets to discuss how best to reach our community to convey a sense of urgency regarding the state of our planet. Our focus is on the three pillars of sustainability: sustainable practices are environmentally sound, socially equitable, and economically feasible. Meeting ID: 826 8703 7370Passcode: 256801 All CLRC events are open to CLRC members and members of the Empire State Library Network. All attendees…

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RRLC Webinar: That Happened Here?! – Using Local Primary Sources in the Classroom

August 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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Primary sources can ignite a passion for history and sharpen critical information literacy skills. In this webinar, participants will discuss how to bring primary sources to life in the classroom. Part presentation, part discussion, participants will understand: - where to find primary sources - how to use the Library of Congress analysis tool - how using primary sources in the classroom gives students the opportunity to practice critical observation skills necessary to confidently navigate today's information world Presenter: Miranda Stefano…

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METRO Webinar: Data Breaches – What Libraries Can Do To Prevent Them

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Data breaches are terrifying, and cause for a lot of consternation. Join this session with our experts Dan Ayala and Gary Price to talk through what can be done on an individual level as well as by library IT staff to avoid having sensitive information compromised. We will also discuss resources libraries can share with their communities to help them avoid such a fate as well.

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METRO Webinar: Compassionate Career Services, Part Three – When and How to “Teach People to Fish”

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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We’re finally emerging from the worst of this historic pandemic, and current economic trends finally favor workers. Businesses are hiring again and benefits are ending. Meanwhile, the digital divide is still an issue we have to contend with and many of the patrons we work with need us more than ever. Libraries are uniquely positioned to provide essential services to those who are looking for work. We’ve got the skills, the resources, and the ideals to truly help our communities.…

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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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RRLC Webinar: Library Data in Context

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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This webinar will cover how to use a combination of public and local data sources to make decisions through context evaluation, visualization, and data analysis. Case studies incorporating data analysis tools such as R, Tableau Public, ArcGIS, and PolicyMap will be discussed. Workshop learning objectives: - Understand the research lifecycle as a continuum - Understand how context shapes data collection, analysis, and presentation - Discover practical applications of common data analysis tools - Create actionable insights from public and local…

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September 2021

LILRC Webinar: Whistle – A New Gotham Hero with Creator E. Lockhart

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Can DC’s first Jewish teen superhero in 40 years take on legacy villains Killer Croc, Poison Ivy, and the Riddler? New York Times #1 and USA Today bestselling author, E. Lockhart introduces Gotham and YA fans to sixteen-year-old activist Willow Zimmerman, and her loyal stray Great Dane, Lebowitz. Join LILRC as we welcome Willow’s creator and best selling author, E. Lockhart (We Were Liars) who writes about morally complicated heroines navigating emotional situations. Lockhart will discuss the character of Whistle…

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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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Webinar: Creating Cultures of Radical Vulnerability and Empathy in Libraries

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Webinar Description: Through the lens of trauma-informed librarianship, this webinar will explore how librarians and library workers can create library cultures that center radical vulnerability and empathy as a pathway towards collective wellness, healing, and authenticity. We’ll unpack how LIS work cultures normalize and perpetuate ableism, pushing library workers and librarians who are survivors and/or have experienced trauma out of the field. As a community, we will learn about and discuss how we can be more intentional, authentic, and supportive…

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WNYLRC Webinar: Data for Librarians

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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Data is for everybody, which means it’s most definitely for librarians.  The habits and skills that librarians use every day are the same ones that can be utilized to paint a clearer picture of their world.  Data is cataloging, acquisitions, and even reference and instruction. Data is everywhere, so long as you know how to think about it. Becca and Kim are going to tear away the veil of mystery that can hang around data and empower everybody to reveal…

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LILRC Webinar: Library Director Jenga – COVID Edition, Session 3 Emergency Planning

September 22 @ 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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RRLC Webinar: Geospatial Training Program

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm EDT
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In collaboration with the Rochester Regional Library Council, Monroe Community College is providing geospatial training to library staff with the aim of reducing barriers for college students completing geospatial information technology coursework. Complete your Geospatial Training Program application today! Recently, Monroe Community College was awarded a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant: Meeting Workforce Needs for Skilled Geospatial Technicians through Virtual Geospatial Information Science Technology Education. As part of this grant, MCC aims to reduce the digital divide, increase geospatial awareness, and increase…

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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: Collaboration and Relationship Management in Assessment

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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As is the case with every activity associated with allocation of resources, assessment is always political. Those involved with an assessment project must interact with internal and external stakeholders before, during, and after their undertaking. Managing these relationships can be complex, and sometimes daunting. This session will address the issues involved in collaboration and communication during assessment and present some strategies to support this important aspect of assessment. Presenters: Rachel Fleming-May is an Associate Professor in the School of Information…

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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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RRLC Webinar: Our Story Bridge – Connecting the Past and the Present

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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On the first anniversary of the release of OurStoryBridge, Jery Y. Huntley, MLS, on behalf of the Keene Valley Library, will be talking about three interrelated projects sponsored by the library and lauded by librarians, school library media specialists, and teachers across New York State and the nation. They demonstrate how libraries have evolved and how important it is to meet our patrons, especially students, in the media they prefer, online. In this webinar, you will learn about the Adirondack…

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October 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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WNYLRC Webinar: OurStoryBridge – Library Collaborations for Connecting the Past and the Present

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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At the first anniversary of the release of OurStoryBridge, Jery Y. Huntley, MLS, on behalf of the Keene Valley Library, will be talking about three interrelated projects sponsored by the library and lauded by librarians, school library media specialists, and teachers across New York State and the nation. They demonstrate how libraries have have been able to offer their expertise and resources to continue to meet our patrons and how important it is to meet our patrons, especially students, in…

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November 2021

LILRC Webinar: Video Editing 101

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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Travis Williams from Uniondale Public Library will demonstrate how to start creating and editing raw videos for YouTube or other video sharing resources. The demonstration will be using Wondershare Filmora X, a great video editing program for any beginner or expert! From getting to know your phone's resolution to adding special effects to your videos, Travis will show you what he has learned throughout his Library YouTube career! BIO ABOUT ME ​ Queens College LBSCI Student Worked within the library…

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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WNYLRC Webinar: Robert’s Rules of Order and Parliamentary Procedure

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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Many professional organizations, including WNYLRC, use Robert's Rules and parliamentary procedure to conduct their meetings. It's a flexible method that is adaptable for any type of meeting, and knowing the basics of parliamentary procedure can improve both participation and efficiency in your meetings. This webinar will equip you with the tools you need to run an effective meeting. About the Presenter: Steven Anderson is a retired Air Force officer,  high-school teacher, and since 2005, a credentialed working parliamentary consultant, helping…

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LILRC Webinar: Kugel and Frijoles – Latino Jews in the United States

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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Kugel and Frijoles: Latino Jews in the United States analyzes the changing construction of race and ethnicity in the United States through the lens of contemporary Jewish immigrants from Latin America. Since Latino Jews are not easily classified within the U.S. racial and ethnic schema, their ethnic identity and group affiliation challenge existing paradigms. This presentation introduces the stories of Latino Jewish immigrants and lays out the important questions surrounding ethnic identity: How do Latino Jews identify? Can they choose their…

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LILRC Webinar: Stepping Outside Your Community’s Comfort Zone With a Conversation on Gender Diversity

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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“It was the scariest thing I’ve ever done at my library.” This is how Julie Perrin, director of the Jaffrey Public Library in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, describes a virtual conversation she recently hosted on gender identity. The topic itself wasn’t scary; Perrin was worried about her community’s reaction. (Programming Librarian June 23, 2021) Hosting a community conversation on gender diversity can be an intimidating project for librarians, particularly in rural or noninclusive communities. Thanks to a Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on…

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December 2021

LILRC Webinar: Leadership Moments from NASA – With Astronaut Dr. Dave Williams

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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Please join LILRC as we welcome Dr. Dave Williams to speak about his recent book, Leadership Moments From NASA: Achieving the Impossible (co-authored by Elizabeth Howell, PhD; EWC Press, July 2021). About the book: The NASA way: lessons on leadership, teamwork, and corporate culture. How does NASA take on seemingly insurmountable challenges, recover from tragedy and continue to attract the best and brightest talent? Space exploration is as much a story of leadership and teamwork as it is a story of exploration…

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