Blog Workshop at the Great Camp Sagamore

Location:  Great Camp Sagamore

Date:  September 17 through September 19 

Learn to blog with us.  Relaxed learning.  Time to share ideas with your peers.  Great food.  Wildlife both large and small under starry skies.  Contact Elaine Baker for last minute openings.

The Great Camp Sagamore  is in Raquette Lake, NY.  This two-day immersion workshop will begin on Sunday evening, September 17 and end on Tuesday afternoon, September 19.  Polly-Alida Farrington will teach everyone how to use WordPress blog software.  At the end of the workshop,  everyone will have created a blog.

Astound your users with your Readers’ Advisory skills!

Mike James from EBSCO Information Services will review all features of NOVELIST, the SALS/MVLS Readers’ Advisory database that is integrated into the POLARIS public access catalog.  No preregistration is required.  The workshop will be held at SALS on Tuesday, October 24 from 1:30 to 3:30.

SALS Plan of Service to be approved on September 19

SALS Board approved the SALS Plan of Service for 2006-2011 at the September 19 meeting.  The meeting was held at the Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake.  The plan is based on data we collected from our members as part of our Making Choices Federal LSTA grant project.  The documents used and data gathered are listed below:

Draft of SALS Plan of Service 2006-2011

Spreadsheet listing SALS services as of June 2006. Each service is on a separate spreadsheet, scroll down or print to read.

Making Choices Report Sandra Nelson’s report and recommendations based on data collected from member libraries.

Developing Budgets that Reflect Real Costs Workshop handouts