April 23, 2014

NYLA Youth Services Section Spring Conference

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Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains, NY

Keynote Speaker – Roger Sutton, editor of Horn Book Magazine and author
Luncheon Speaker – Steve Sheinkin, author of Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon and The Notorious Benedict Arnold

Click here for the full brochure with workshop selections and the registration form to mail in:     http://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=672&&MenuKey=nomenucms   

Early bird registration is until 2/21 – $115 for members, $150 for non-members (after 2/21 – $125 & $160).  Hotel $129/night.
Contact Valle if you are thinking about going to discuss transportation in the System van and accommodations.

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Myers Memorial Library – January Events

Wednesday, January 15  Free Monthly Movie 3:30 & 6:30  Sponsored by Frewsburg Pharmacy

Monday, January 20  Closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 21—Myers Memorial Library Association Meeting 6:00. Town of Carroll residents are eligible for membership. Annual dues $1.00  Draft 2014 budget will be presented.

Tuesday, January 21–Myers Memorial Library Board of Trustees Meeting 6:30, immediately following the Association meeting. 2014 budget to be voted on.

Monday, January 27 Special Craft Night  5:00-7:00. We’ll be making valentines for Frewsburg Rest Home residents.  All materials provided.  Approximately 70 valentines needed

**Tuesday, January 28  Thank You Reception for our community and patrons 4:00-6:00  Light refreshments provided by the trustees and staff.**

Tuesday, January 28  Writers Group 6:00-7:30 in the community room

February Book: Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth.  I have some copies on interloan. More copies are available if you would like to read this biography also.  Discussion: February 4th 6:30

Every Thursday: Cup of Joe and a Book to Go. Join us for a cup of coffee (or cocoa) and cookies. Best to come before 2:30. The youth enjoy Thursday cookies too for their after school snack!

Basic computer classes available to public

Beginning Monday, February 3rd, basic computer classes will be available for the public at Jamestown (Prendergast Library), Dunkirk Free Library, and Olean Public Library from 10:15-12:15, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for two weeks, as part of the New York State Literacy Library Services grant.

A BOCES instructor will be at the Prendergast Library and the instruction will be video conferenced to the Dunkirk’s and Olean’s PCC lab.

To register, contact the library:

Dunkirk Free Library:  716-366-2511

James Prendergast Library: 716-484-7135

Olean Public Library: 716-372-0200

CCLS will be closed on January 20, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 

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Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth 2013

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For the full list, click below

http://www.booklistonline.com/Booklist-Editors-Choice-Books-for-Youth-2013-Gillian-Engberg/pid%3D6578139