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Summer Reading Program at a Library Near You

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

To find your local library to learn more about their summer reading program.

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Lunch and Learn @ CDLC – Digital Preserveration

June 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

The program is “Backing Up and Moving Forward: Practical Preservation for Your Institution’s Digital Assets”.
Friday, June 20th, 2014
12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
CDLC Offices, 28 Essex Street, Albany

However, much that will be covered in this program can also be applied to personal digital assets, such as digital photographs. The program will be an overview of the topic – no experience necessary!

Bring your lunch and join the discussion. Program is free, but registration is required.

For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/SyOYlg

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New Health Insurance Marketplace Resources

June 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Webinar– From Coverage to Care: Connecting the Newly Insured to the Health Care System

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2 – 3 PM EST

In April, President Obama announced that more than 8 million people have signed up for health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Many community organizations, including libraries, will play a role in helping the newly insured understand how to use their new health insurance coverage. This webinar will focus on the information and resources available to help consumers learn about the importance of health insurance and how to appropriately navigate the health care system. Topics will include key terms, how to select a health care provider, when and where to seek health services and why prevention and establishing a medical home with a primary care provider is important.

Presenter:  Jennifer Syria from the Region I External Affairs, Office of the Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Register here.

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Building a Home Library – Ages birth to 14 years

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

The ALA-Children’s Book Council (CBC) Joint Committee, with cooperation from ALSC’s Quicklists Consulting Committee, have updated the 4 Building a Home Library bibliographies. The book selections help guide parents and caregivers on assembling a high quality home library for children.  The lists include “tried and true” classics, hidden gems, multicultural selections and new and notable reads.

Please note that the Committee has provided two versions of each bibliography, a bi-fold and a one page doubled-sided (OPDS). For either version you must select for your printer to print in landscape form as a double-sided sheet. These settings can be found under “Properties” when the print menu appears after you select “Print”.

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