School Library Journal is getting the word out about the fun summer reading promotional videos, 2012 Teen Video Challenge contest winners, created for and by teens from all over the U.S. New York State is one of the 23 states mentioned in the article. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/home/894531-312/video_winners_own_the_night.html.csp To see the New York State winning video and New […]
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Our partners at Hunger Solutions New York have asked that we share this grant information with school and public libraries throughout the state. The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation annually awards grants for the purchase of children’s books to rural and urban public and school libraries serving at-risk children in grades K-12. For information go to: […]
2012 Summer Reading at New York Libraries is “ready to launch” in early May after months of hard work and preparation on the part of the State Library and its many partners. Deputy Commissioner for Cultural Education and Acting State Librarian Jeffrey W. Cannell will be kicking off press events at library locations across the […]
The third annual Summer Reading Forum was hosted by the Madison-Oneida School Library System and the Central NY Library Association in Oneida, NY. It provided an opportunity for area school and public librarians to meet, share summer reading program events from the previous year, and to plan for future collaborations. One presentation was by Betsy Carnevale, […]
The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) held their Annual Meeting in Hershey,PA, April 9 to April 12. 48 out of the 50 member states were represented at the meeting. The focus of the week-long meeting is on best ways to assist all public libraries in carrying out a quality summer reading program. Slogans, themes, art […]
The 2012 Summer Reader software is ready for your library to set up. Find out more!
What a wonderful collaboration between the Enders Road Elementary School Art Program (Fayetteville-Manlius Schools) and the Manlius Library. The public library provides space for the elementary students to showcase artwork throughout the year. In the summer, the art work revolves around the summer reading theme. The third grade students at Enders Road applied their knowledge […]