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

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.

Timeline:

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
Register https://abenyinc.wildapricot.org/event-4510879

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
Register https://clrc.org/event/webinars-libraries-and-autism/

Grant Writing USA: Grant Writing Training
Date: November 15th-16th
Register https://web.cvent.com/event/6f7ef25c-877d-472d-b90a-b402ccdeba87/summary?utm_campaign=east-writing-zoom-november-2021&utm_medium=email&utm_content=ny-nyla&utm_source=janet

CLRC Webinar: Instructional Design Basics for Teaching in Any Mode
Date: Tuesday, November 16th at 10AM
Register https://clrc.org/event/webinar-instructional-design/

CLRC Webinar: Trauma-Informed Library Work - Deepening Awareness and Taking Action
Date: Tuesday, December 7th at 3PM
Register https://clrc.org/event/webinar-trauma-informed-awareness-action/

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