June Spotlight Librarian

Our June 2021 Spotlight Librarian is Arlene Laverde of Townsend Harris High School! Arlene has won over $100,000 in grants for her school community and continues to be a constant advocate for #ALibrarianInEverySchool!

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NYCSLA Member Meeting June 23rd @ 6:00pm

Save the Date for our final NYCSLA member meeting on June 23rd @ 6pm! We will reflect on the school year… celebrate all that we have accomplished together… and look forward to September! Information for the meeting has been sent to members!

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ELL/ENL in the Library Webinar

Join NYCSLA for the “ELL/ENL in the Library” webinar on Monday, June 7th at 6:00pm! Registration has been sent to the membership! #ALibrarianInEverySchool

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NYCSLA May Spotlight Librarian

Our May 2021 Spotlight Librarian is Vincent Hyland of the Boerum Hill School for International Studies! “After a long period of dormancy… Vincent built the school’s library program from the ground up and continues to refine it each year.” #ALibrarianInEverySchool

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NYCSLA Elections

Advocate for NYC school libraries and school librarians! Join the NYCSLA Board! NYCSLA is seeking a Secretary and a Treasurer! Email nyscla.president@gmail.com if you are interested in running! #LeadOutLoud #ALibrarianInEverySchool

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NYCSLA Grant & Award Winners Press Release

New York City, May 21, 2021: The New York City School Librarians’ Association (NYCSLA) announced its American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Registration Grant winners, AASL School Library Month Social Media Campaign winners, and School Librarian of the Year Award winner.

Vincent Hyland of the Boerum Hill School for International Studies and Mary Beth Quick of Elias Bernstein Intermediate School 7 are the AASL Registration Grant winners. NYCSLA will cover the cost of the 2021 AASL National Conference Registration fee. School librarians attend this conference to improve their practice and connect with other school librarians. Congratulations to the winners!

Ciro Scardina of Edward R. Murrow High School and Mary McGregor of Stuyvesant High School are the AASL School Library Month Social Media Campaign winners. Both school librarians leveraged social media to make their libraries visible – to share who they are and what they do. Check out @murrowlibrary on Instagram and @CInroads on Twitter, and @stuylib on Instagram and @stuylibrary on Twitter to see them in action!

Kyra Wolfe of M.S. 88 Peter Rouget is the NYCSLA School Librarian of the Year Award winner. NYCSLA is proud to bring attention to the great work Kyra has done for her school community. “The changes brought by the Covid-19 pandemic made collaborative partnerships more important than ever as Kyra shifted roles and responsibilities while simultaneously revisioning the library program”. At NYCSLA, we could not be more proud to have Kyra on our team!

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NYCSLA is Presenting on #Advocacy at #AASL21

Current and past NYCSLA board members will be presenting “Beyond the Echo Chamber: School Librarians Collaborate to Advocate For #ALibrarianinEverySchool” at #AASL21

Are you heading to the Salt Palace? Registration is open: https://national.aasl.org/registration/

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NYCSLA Grant and Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our grant and award winners! Thank you for all that you do for your school communities! #ALibrarianInEverySchool

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Using Picturebooks to Spark Conversations Webinar

Save the Date! Join @nycsla for this “Using Picture Books to Spark Conversations with Students: A Virtual Exploration” webinar on Wednesday, May 5th @ 4:30pm! Information and registration will be sent to the membership! #ALibrarianInEverySchool

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NYCSLA and EveryLibrary Partnership

“Learn about the important campaign to restore each and every school librarian in New York City who has been displaced during COVID.” @nycsla and @EveryLibrary are partnering to ask the Chancellor to make the right choice for students across the city! #ALibrarianInEverySchool

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