Category Archives: YS Meetings

January 16, 2017: Youth Services Meeting

Escape Rooms There was a flurry of interest in escape rooms.  Here’s a cut and paste of what was shared. https://www.breakoutedu.com https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/07/the-rise-of-educational-escape–rooms/493316/ https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/09/01/escape-rooms-libraries-on-lockdown/ Brian Mayer is an expert on this, and based out of Genesee Valley School Library System.  He … Continue reading

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Programs for Families (YS Meeting 5/12/15)

A listing of different family programs discussed (and recommended) during the 5/12/2015 YS meeting. Programs for Families Summary

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Betsy Bishop’s Notes from the 4/21 Meeting on Accessible Programming with BPL’s John Huth

Betsy Bishop’s notes from the 4//21 meeting on Accessible Programming with BPL’s John Huth

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YS Meeting on March 17, 2015

If you missed this Tuesday’s Tech-tacular (or if you misplaced the handouts), here’s a review of what we covered. Google Drive (GDrive) GoogleDrive (GDrive) GIMP (for graphics) WordPress  WordPress New products from Findaway-      Bookpack:      Bookpack List     … Continue reading

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Protected: materials from Faber YS session

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Common Core Presentation with Lisa Kropp

Below are the handouts from the Common Core presentation: fact and fiction pairs, fiction-nonfiction mashup, Common Core creative curious reads Also below is Lisa’s PowerPoint presentation: public libraries in a common core world – PowerPoint Please especially look at the last slide … Continue reading

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Handouts from 9/17 YS Meeting

Magic the Gathering Basic Info Handout Presented by Jamie Reilly from Somers Stay tuned for rest of the handouts

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Sept. 17th YS Meeting Minutes

Youth Services Meeting 9/17/13 (Below are the notes from the Youth Services Meeting. Please feel free to make corrections if needed.) Anne Quick hosted the Youth Services meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at WLS to discuss summer programs and to … Continue reading

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From Tee Cotter re the 1st ever YS Regional Gathering

Today we had a great youth services regional meeting at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library.  Here are some of the issues we discussed ·        School Summer Reading Lists—It is a nightmare for most of us.   Yonkers has worked with their board … Continue reading

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February Technology training notes

The February meeting, led by Rob Caluori from the WLS IT staff, was a wonderful introduction to electronic book, audiobook, and music services. As promised, I have already emailed out Rob’s PowerPoint presentation, which is too large a file to … Continue reading

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