YALSA is distributing twenty $1,000 summer reading resources grants to help libraries boost their collections by providing funds to purchase reading materials, especially those that help English Language Learners and struggling readers. YALSA will provide 20 libraries with $1,000 each … Read more
Nassau Library System Performers Showcase - 11/06/13
On November 4, 2013 the Nassau Library System, Youth Services, held a Performers Showcase at the Long Island Children’s Museum. Click here to view the full schedule of the showcase and performer information.
The New York State Library announces its participation in the CSLP sponsored 2014 Teen Video Challenge - 11/01/13
October 22, 2013: The New York State Library announces its participation in the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) sponsored 2014 Teen Video Challenge. New YorkState, as part of Summer Reading at New York Libraries, is very pleased to participate in … Read more
10/11/13 – The Freeport Memorial Library kicked-off their summer reading club this past summer by planting a garden. They had a nurseryman from Atlantic Nursery come and assist with this event. As part of the program the children learned about seed … Read more
Summer Reading at the Marcellus Library - 08/05/13
Marcellus Library has re-imagined teen summer programing this year. A committee of librarians from Onondaga County branch libraries have developed a new teen program , “Make Your Summer” awards badges for reading and other activities. (This incorporates the current trend of … Read more
Summer Reading at the Olean Public Library - 08/05/13
The Olean Public Library in the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System is going Beneath the Surface this summer with interesting programs and activities for teens, including a tween “Munch and Make” and a Teen Coffeehouse.
Free NASA Webinars - 07/18/13
7/17/13 – On Wednesday July 31 and Friday August 16, Public library staff and informal educators are invited to join the Lunar and Planetary Institute’s Explore program for hands-on activities and programming ideas. Use food, art, storytelling, and interactive investigations … Read more
For 2013 the New York State Library participated in eleven Summer Reading at New York Libraries launch events organized by libraries throughout New York State. Each event attracted local dignitaries, legislators, the media, and community members to their local library … Read more
7/17/13 – The Let’s Read! Let’s Move! a U.S. Department of Education initiative encourages Americans to get involved with preventing summer reading loss and childhood obesity by engaging youth in summer reading and physical activity, as well as providing information … Read more
7/12/13 – Libraries throughout the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System are digging into reading this summer with interesting programs and activities such as making music, playing games, and acting. In these pictures are the Olean Public Library and the Lakewood Memorial Library. … Read more