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Library Programs Symposium

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Do you find yourself coming up short on good programming ideas?  Looking for creative program opportunities for your library, school or social group?  Want to meet some performers and presenters who want to fill your programming voids?  Answers to these question can be found at the First Annual Library Programs2 Symposium October 9, 2014 / 1- 3:30 pm / University at Albany, Campus Center Ballroom. 

We are bringing new and innovative types of programming information to libraries, schools and other institutions across the Capital District region and beyond. This event features exhibits of programs from educational, entertainment and cultural programming specialists. These informative displays will highlight presentations and demonstrations that will focus on education, entertainment, and cultural awareness, creating new programming opportunities to bring back to your institution. And it’s FREE[Read more →]

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Overdrive: Automatic Borrowing

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

If you’d like a hold to be automatically borrowed for you when it becomes available, follow the steps below:

1. Select Place a Hold to place an unavailable title on hold.
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Library Financial Education Webinar Series

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Tune in to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s  monthly webinar series intended to instruct librarians on how to discuss financial education topics with their patrons.

“Starting the conversation”
August 20, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. EST
Some librarians may not feel comfortable talking about money. This webinar is intended to help make those conversations easier and provide some tips you can use when approached by patrons. [Read more →]

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Support Your Library with Just One Click

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

supportLibrary_verticalBanner4How does it work?  Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from your library.  If you are looking for a book, but you want to read or listen to it sooner rather than later, you can Buy it Now!  A portion of each sale of digital content or other items, purchased from OverDrive WIN Affiliated Retailers using the “Buy it Now” link from your library’s website, is credited back to the Southern Adirondack Libraries ON demand (SALON).

How will my library use the funds it earns from my purchase?
The funds SALON earns from the OverDrive WIN Affiliate Program will be a credit for the libraries to add digital content to its virtual branch. The titles and materials the library selects are at the library’s discretion.

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