This month's newsletter is a preview of what's to come in 2019, including links to a half dozen Special Interest Group meetings to the announcement of dates for our all-day workshops for teachers, library marketing, and legal issues. There's also a reminder that now is the time to submit your proposal for SENY-Con 2019!
This month, we announced that the Board of Trustees endorsed the Library Bill of Rights, and reminded readers about the bill's importance, interpretations and shared where to find more information from ALA.
We also announced our brand new guide to SEAL services, which consolidates everything you need to know about SEAL, including the manual, an FAQ, tutorial videos, the ILLiad add-on, and so much more.
As always, the newsletter includes links to upcoming events and jobs, and special for this month: a new use for American cheese.
This month, we reminded everyone about all the Special Interest Group meetings that are open for attending. This month, three groups are meeting: Information Literacy Instruction, Reference, and Technology. These meet ups are free and open to all staff in area libraries. Conversations generated at these meetings have let to follow-up workshops, new professional relationships, and a sharing of bright ideas.
Also in this issue: details about brining the Erie Canal exhibit to your community, new workshops on consumer health for educators, links to upcoming events around the region, and our jobs board.
You can view the slides from her presentation here. She put together this helpful document on how to set up an Instagram account.
Courtney also provided us with a copy of the Pleasant Valley Free Library Social Media Policy, and you are welcome to use this as a guide for creating your own policy.