Category Archives: Professional Development

What’s New in Children’s Literature and How to Use it in Your Program 2013

Today I attended the BER (Bureau of Education and Research) seminar What’s New in Children’s Literature and How to Use it in Your Program 2013 presented by Peggy Sharp. Visit BER online at http://www.ber.org/ for more information about BER and the … Continue reading

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Notes on WLA Mid-Winter Conference (January 2013)

I was a huge fan of Randy Cohen when he was writing the Ethicist Column for the New York Times so I couldn’t wait to sign up for the WLA MidWinter Conference where he was going to be the key … Continue reading

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Spanish Language Book Fair 2013

Come to the WLS Spanish Book Fair Hosted by The White Plains Library Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1 – 6 pm The Activities Planned SPANISH LANGUAGE VENDORS LOCAL FOOD TASTING LATIN DANCE PERFORMANCE POETRY READING FREE RAFFLES RSVP on Evanced … Continue reading

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Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop

Back in October, we youth librarians received an invitation to an online workshop: Art and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop.  It was promoted as follows: Are you the one responsible for creating arts and crafts programs? Do you need new … Continue reading

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Fall Into Books 2012 notes

In October I went to a conference in Kingston, NY called Fall Into Books, which is an annual Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference sponsored by Dutchess BOCES School Library System, Orange-Ulster BOCES School Library System, Rockland BOCES School Library … Continue reading

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WLA/WLS Mock Awards Event

The Will Library (1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710) auditorium and two other rooms have all been reserved on Wednesday January 16, 2013 from 6-9pm for this event.  This event is open to those working in public libraries, school libraries, … Continue reading

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