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NYLA Update November 2021
« on: November 05, 2021, 11:37:49 AM »
NYLA Update November, 2021

NYLA Executive Director Search is underway. A search committee has been selected with individuals that represent all aspects of librarianship: school, special, public, and academia. Geoffrey Kirkpatrick, Director of Bethlehem Public Library will serve as Chair of the search committee.


October 2021 – Select Search Committee
November 2021 – Post Job Description
December 2021 – Review Applications and interview candidates
January 2022 – Start date for new Executive Director

Special Elections – Treasurer Elect

Frank McKenna, Director, Seaford Public Library, was elected to serve as Treasurer Elect 

NYLA Upcoming Events:

ABENY Conference - Re-New, Re-Fresh, Re-Engage!
When? Saturday, November 13th

NYLA 2021 Conference
The NYLA 2021 Annual Conference took place November 3-6, 2021, in Syracuse, NY. 

Virtual: Thursday, October 28th - Friday, October 29th, 2021
In-Person: Wednesday, November 3rd - Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Upcoming Webinars

CLRC: Libraries and Autism - We're Connected
Date: Tuesday, November 9th at 3PM

Grant Writing USA: Grant Writing Training
Date: November 15th-16th

CLRC Webinar: Instructional Design Basics for Teaching in Any Mode
Date: Tuesday, November 16th at 10AM

CLRC Webinar: Trauma-Informed Library Work - Deepening Awareness and Taking Action
Date: Tuesday, December 7th at 3PM

Upcoming NYLA Programs:

The Developing Leaders Program that was scheduled to take place between October 2021-June 2022 has been postponed until a new Executive Director has been hired.

Reported by Simone L. Yearwood, NYLA Council Academic & Special Libraries, SUNYLA Liaison