Monthly Archives: February 2011

NYCSLA supports NYLA Advocacy Day: Virtual Meeting on Feb. 28th

If you can’t go to Albany on March 1st, let’s help pave the way with lots of calls and messages to our legislators! NYCSLA is asking you to write/call/email your legislator’s office on (or before) Feb. 28th: the day before NYLA’s … Continue reading

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NYC School Libraries: Participate in Library Snapshot Day!

NYCSLA invites all New York City school librarians to participate in Library Snapshot Week (February 13-19, 2011). Here’s the information from their web site: What’s life like on a typical day at your library? Wouldn’t you like to document just … Continue reading

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March 9 Meeting: Graphic Novels with Jesse Karp

The New York City School Librarians’ Association (NYCSLA) is happy to announce our March 9 meeting, featuring guest speaker Jesse Karp, author of Graphic Novels in Your School Library. The meeting will include a presentation by Jesse and focused discussions … Continue reading

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February Book Club: Moon Over Manifest by Claire Vanderpool

After a brief winter hiatus, please join NYCSLA’s book club with our February pick for the 2010-11 school year: Moon Over Manifest by Claire Vanderpool. The NYCSLA book club is dedicated to reading engaging new literature for children and young … Continue reading

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Take action! Elimination of Middle School Library Mandates

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED The NYS Board of Regents is meeting this coming Monday(February 7, 2011)  to consider eliminating certain curriculum mandates.  One of the middle school mandates they are contemplating removing is library and information skills. “Other draft mandate relief options … Continue reading

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