The Darien Library, located in Connecticut, launched http://darienlibrary.tv/ in June. The website is designed to provide easy access to the library’s collection of library-created videos. To learn more, check out this article from Library Journal: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/06/digital-content/darien-library-launches-video-site-debuts-web-series/.
Summer Reading News
Here are some fun summer reading things happening across the state for the upcoming week of August 16, 2015. On August 16 from 1-3pm, the Ellenville Public Library and Museum will be celebrating local heroes. They will be presenting local heroes with certificates, Karen Gersh will perform some heroic circus tricks, and there will be […]
Children who love to read typically have larger vocabularies, are better at problem solving, and have a higher degree of emotional intelligence. Check out this article to learn how to get children to read voraciously: http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/7750644?utm_hp_ref=books&ir=Books.
Here are some fun summer reading things happening across the state for the upcoming week of August 9, 2015. The Dundee Library is celebrating the end of their summer reading program with a Summer Learning Finale on August 12th featuring Dan the Snake Man. To learn more, visit http://dundeelib.org/. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library […]
The Museum of Science and Technology has been bringing the science behind superheroes’ powers to all of the branches of the Onondaga County Public Library this summer. The program has already been to 17 of the libraries, with 15 left to go. Read more about the program here: http://www.syracuse.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/07/superhero_science_show_travels_to_libraries_across_onondaga_county.html
Here are some fun summer reading things happening across the state for the upcoming week of August 2, 2015. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is hosting a comic creator series for teens and tweens this summer. Brimstone, co-founder of Hound Comics, Inc., will be visiting the library on August 6. For more information, see […]
Today, July 30th, Afterschool Snacks is taking part in a blog-a-thon and tweetfest to spread the word about summer meals. Joining them is the YMCA, National Summer Learning Association, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and others. Learn more about today’s event, visit http://afterschoolalliance.org/afterschoolsnack/ASnack.cfm?idBlog=5F4FB53F-5056-A82E-7A3CD5D27373A763, or visit http://hungersolutionsny.org/ to learn more about summer meals. If you want to […]
Today, July 29th, is Read Where You Are day. Read Where You Are is a day of action launched by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education to draw attention to the importance of summer reading. For full information, check out this article: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2015/07/join-us-in-a-summer-reading-day-of-action/. Or learn how to get involved http://www2.ed.gov/readwhereyouare/index.html#section4.
Here are some fun summer reading things happening across the state for the upcoming week of July 26, 2015. The William K. Sanford Town Library will be having Super Hero Science: Megaman and His Super Robotic Powers on July 29th. The Robotics Teams from both Shaker and Colonie High Schools will do an interactive, live […]
The Voorheesville Public Library had a very successful family book discussion of “El Deafo” by Cece Bell on July 9th. From the Youth & Family Services desk at the Voorheesville Public Library: On Thursday, July 9th, the Voorheesville Public Library hosted a family book discussion. We all read the book El Deafo by Cece Bell, […]