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SLS Update 11/04/2015



1.       This weekend is the annual Children’s Book Festival at MCC.  Adele Mockevicius (Gates Chili Disney Elementary School) made a thinglink for the various events.

·         Saturday, November 7 from 10-4 at MCC


·         Black dots are Festival info, yellow are web sites for authors/illustrators (not all are represented)

2.       November, 2015 WXXI Education e-Newsletter

3.       NYLA is presenting a free webinar in conjunction with the New York Council for the Humanities on November 12 from 2-3 PM

·         Humanities Resources for Libraries: Join us for a 30 minute introduction to the New York Council for the Humanities, the state affiliate of the NEH and avid supporter of arts, culture, and community organizations like yours. Designing a public program but need research support? Looking for enriching program ideas to get people talking? Need funding to launch your new community project?   Register today to find out about programs and grants resources available for your library.

·         Learning Objectives:

                                                              i.      Meet and discuss proposal ideas with key staff from the Council's grants and program team

                                                           ii.      Learn about recently funded projects at libraries across NYS

                                                         iii.      See examples of innovative and collaborative public humanities programs that serve adults, youth and kids


4.       Lindsay has created a LibGuide for each district that has each school’s Online Databases and Follett Destiny Widget that you can use when creating your own LibGuide

·         If you log into LibGuides and from the top menu click on Content

·         Scroll down until you find the link Databases for XZY

·         If you have questions on this, please contact Lindsay (

5.       There is still room left to register for the upcoming Copyright Q&A session on November 12.  To register, please contact Patti Rose.  Information is attached.




Jim Belair
Coordinator – School Library Systems
Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES
Desk: (585) 349-9099
Cell: (585) 465-9906
Fax: (585) 349-9090


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