ENYSLMA Private Tour of the New York State Cultural Arts Center & Dinner
Ever been to the New York State Archives?
Want to know more about the NYS Museum?
Ever wonder what the NYS library can do for you and your students?
Start the new school year by socializing and learning with fellow school librarians at the N.Y.S. Cultural Arts Center!
ENYSLMA (Eastern N.Y. School Library Media Association) invites you to join us Saturday, September 27, 2014 for an exclusive tour of the New York State Library, Museum, and Archives. Meet at 1:00 p.m. in the lobby. (222 Madison Ave, Albany) Earn 3 professional credit hours.
After we have a 4:30 p.m. reservation at the Olde English Pub & Pantry at Quackenbush Square (683 Broadway, Albany). This is one of the oldest buildings in Albany. Dinner buffet, in a private room, will include: onion soup, salad, black bean sliders, pork sliders, fish & chips and dessert. Dinner $25 per person (This price is subsidized for ENYSLMA members, non-members please add $10) Cash bar.
To be added to the event guest list, please mail the library and archives invite form along with a check to Mindy Holland, ENYSLMA Vice President. Payment must be received by Sept.12. The tour is free, but we must know who is attending. You may attend just the tour or just the dinner – please make this clear in your RSVP.
Join your fellow School Librarians for a fun summer evening. We’ll Skype with Chris Garbenstein, the author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library.
Join us on July 24th at 4:00 for a book discussion, trivia game with prizes and a literary scavenger hunt. At 5:00 we will Skype with the author. An Italian dinner buffet will be served at 5:45. After dinner stay for playing the games we brought.
July 24th – 4:00-8:00 pm
Draper Middle School Library
2070 Curry Road
Rotterdam, NY 12303
Registration information is available on the flyer. Reservations must be postmarked by July 7, 2014.
This event is open to all ENYSLMA (Eastern NY School Library Media Association) members and their guests. Member pricing is $20 for the evening. Non-members please add $10 or plan to join that evening.
2 Professional Development credit hours will be given
Iroquois Reading Council, Albany City Area Reading Council, ENYSLMA, and The Children’s Literature Connection & New York News Publishers Association invite you to attend an evening with colleagues, educators and librarians.
Digital Literacy: Using Technology Presentation Tools in Literacy
Presenters and Special Guests include:
* Matthew McElligott, author and illustrator of “Benjamin Franklinstein Meets Thomas Deadison,” “Bean 13,” “Lion’s Share” and “Even Aliens Need Snacks”
* Arthur Gonzalez, young adult author of “The Photo Traveler”
* Mary Boyd Ratzer and Paige Jaeger, authors of “RX for the Common Core”
* Lisa Michaels presenting Digital Literacies as a Vehicle for Developing Vocabulary
* Mary Miller, Education Services Director of the New York News Publishers Association, presenting Newspapers In Education & Multimedia Literacy
Guest speakers will address the connection between technology and literacy. Presenters will engage our audience with interactive, practical strategies and a toolkit for Implementing Inquiry Learning.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The Century House
997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110
Professional development certificates will be provided as well as door prizes for all.
Please join us for a great evening of literary conversation!
Reservations are required by Saturday, March 1
Download the registration form here.
A great day at Cherry Hill and Tailored Tea!
ENYSLMA invites you to hear HIS STORY on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Come enjoy a private Murder Mystery Tour of Historic Cherry Hill at 9:30am, followed by lunch at The Tailored Tea at 12:30pm. Attendance is limited, so please register by Friday, September 20th. In 1827, a murder occurred at the The Cherry Hill tour will feature an exclusive presentation, including primary source documents and a traveling exhibit on the Murder Mystery. Attendees will be entered to win a teaching unit valued at $20. Lunch will be a specialized menu including: salad, tea sandwiches and your choice of decadent desserts and tea. Please include dietary restrictions on your registration form.
ENYSLMA will pay the tour cost for all members and the tax and gratuity on your lunch. The total cost for ENYSLMA members is $16.00. The total cost for non-members is $25.00.
Download the registration form here.
Need to renew your membership for 2013-15? See the membership form here.
Are you ready to think Summer?
How about starting off with a road trip to the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art with a few of your professional colleagues?
RSVP to Kali Nagler (firstname.lastname@example.org) by JUNE 8th. And itinerary with final details will be sent via e-mail. See the flyer above for more details.
Paige Jaeger and J’aime Pfeiffer teamed up this year to plan the end of the year school library system dinner. It will be held at WSWHE BOCES campus 27 Gick Road, Saratoga Springs on June 4 from 4:00-7:00. Please see attached flyer. All ENYSLMA members are invited to attend. There is a 50 person cap and it is free….so if you want to attend, get your registration form
(Registration deadline May 28th or when filled.)
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Why Read? Making the Case for Passionate Reading
Download the invitation for this program: ACARC and ENYSLMA cosponsored Spring Event
For our spring program 2013, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with ACARC. Please join us on March 11 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Century House in Latham for the discussion “Why Read? Making the Case for Passionate Reading” with Dr. Shelley Stagg Peterson, IRA board member, Steve Sheinkin, author of Notorious Benedict Arnold and Matt McElligott, author and illustrator. See invitation above and send your response and check for the member rate of $32.50.
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