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Summer Reading Posters & Kick off Dates

Your summer reading posters are in tubes and heading towards your library. Please send the tubes back to SALS when you have a chance.

NYS is compiling a list of Summer Reading Kick off dates please take a moment to complete this 3 question survey--Thank you.

The Teen Video Poster is available for download here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/w9rj5dgdyakolqa/TVC%20poster.pdf?dl=0



The state has again purchased use of the kid's e-book software. The big difference this summer is that users will no longer need to log in through their library system name. The Southern Adirondack Library System is a lot to type for a 1st grader. The new log in is:

  • School Name: New York Reads
  • Username: read
  • Password: books

For more info, advertisements, and login information visit here: https://renaissancemediaassets.com/portals/bfhxjvm4/NYPLSSummer


Overdrive has some new promotional materials. According to the data from 2018 there were 183,455 OverDrive Checkouts (up 16% from 2017).

Upcoming Free Webinars

New Media and Preschool Services – Practical Applications

05/29/2019 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

We’ll focus on practical application: what do digital storytimes look and sound like? how are other libraries implementing their digital storytimes and other media programs for preschool? what apps, tools, and other resources are libraries using?

Inclusive Technology for Babies to Teens in the Library

06/11/2019 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Beauty product Reviews and Password Security

Remembering all of your passwords while at the same time having them as secure as possible is no easy feat. One of the many tricks is to use a pass phrase.

Visit this site: https://haveibeenpwned.com/ and enter your email address to see how many times your email & password has been exposed in a data breach.

opsec and beauty

Stock Images

Do you use stock photos on your website? Do you use stock photos on your flyers? Some of the best places to score Legal Stock Images:

If you are using google to search for images you can use google's advanced image search: https://www.google.com/advanced_image_search

Through the advance image search you can select the usage rights to find images that are legal to use. You can also do some neat advanced searching including finding specific colors in images.

Goodbye humans - Bishan library replaces information counter with automated book reservation lockers

Livestream of book returns sorting machine in Oulu public library, Finland

Yes it's real. The Oulu Public Library Live-streamed their book return sorting machine on April 23rd.

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