Tips For Handling Cyberbullying

By   12/13/2017

An Update to include Protecting Children’s Privacy Online

Cyberbullying has become a real hot-button issue in recent years.  It could be happening in your library or to teens using your library.  A recent blog article by Julie Greller of A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet compiles a list of cyberbullying resource links that could come in handy if you are confronted with a cyberbullying situation.

A couple of sites that stand out from the list include:

  • TeensHealth.org — This site provides information about  a wide range of teen issues for both teens and parents.
  • Report Cyberbullies — As the title indicates, this resource tells you how to report cyberbullies and what information you need to do so.
  • Childnet.com — Childnet in an international non-profit organization helping to make the internet a great and safe place for children.
  • Comparitech.com— Protecting Children’s Privacy Online – A Guide for Parents, Carers and Educators
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Library Assistants Conference

By   05/02/2017

REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 8

The New York State Library Assistants Association (NYSLAA) will be holding their annual conference in the Central New York area. Keynote speaker will be Nate Hill, Executive Director of the Metropolitan New York Library Council (our sister council in NYC).

Two days of amazing sessions, an evening social mixer and the conference dinner at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo (open

?privately to ?dinner attendees ? only?).

?Conference brochure

Conference registration

?When: June 7-?9?
?Where: ?Holiday Inn, Liverpool NY

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