SENY-Con 2019

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 9:30am-3:45pm 
Location: Southeastern Conference Room
Trainers: Southeastern's Members

SENY-Con is an annual conference to highlight the unique talents and skills that are held by the library professionals in the Southeastern region. This event is made possible due to an outpouring of enthusiasm from our members, and the event is free for all Southeastern members. We hope you can join us!

9am: Registration, coffee, snacks

9:30am-12:30pm Morning Sessions:

  • Empire Archival Discovery Cooperative, Jen Palmentiero, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
  • Librarian Life Story: Developing a Professional Narrative, Kristin Charles-Scaringi, Kingston Library
  • Informational needs of individuals who have experienced a terminal cancer diagnosis of a loved one: an exploratory study, Megan Coder, SUNY New Paltz
  • Making Inroads: Two Years of Outreach at the Bard College Library (Poster Presentation), Alexa Murphy, Jeremy Hall, Kate Laing, Amber Billey, Betsy Cawley, Bard College
  • Getting It Done - The Art of Accomplishment for the Solo Librarian (Poster Presentation), Mary Jo Russell, Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Sustainable Thinking & Action, Claudia Depkin, Haverstraw King's Daughters Library, Casey Conlin, MHLS, Geoffrey Kirkpatrick, Bethlehem Public Library
  • Cross County Reading Challenge, Lynn Miller, Sullivan County BOCES
  • Why do People Come to the Library? Applying the Visitor Identities Framework to Library Patron Testimonials, Stephan J. Macaluso, Katherine Zipman, SUNY New Paltz

12:30pm-1:30pm: LUNCH

1:30pm-3:45pm Afternoon Sessions:

  • Auditing a School Library Collection for Diversity, Mindy Grey; Jaclyn Heeney; Lucy Miller, Arlington High School
  • Collections & Curiosities:  A peek into the lives of Mary & Melbert Cary, Amy Schuler, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studes
  • Homeschool Science on a Budget!, Paul T. Agne, Red Hook Public Library
  • Take Care: Integrating Mental Health & Wellness Resources in the Academic Library, Kate Bellody, SUNY New Paltz


  • Members (Southeastern, MHLS, RCLS, BOCES, ESLN) are free!
  • Members with lunch: $11
  • Non-members: $10
  • Non-members with lunch: $22