Archive for September, 2014

Hi All, It’s come to my attention that we’ve been inconsistent in the manner in which extra weekend hours are compensated for full-time professional or clerical staff. Working these extra hours will bring the employee over their regular 35-hour work week. Effective October 1, 2014: · Emergency hours, that is extra weekend hours that can’t […]

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 09:47 0 comments

Cheryl Baker’s grandfather, James Smith, passed away this weekend. Cheryl’s address: 12 Sunset View Drive, W. Nyack 10994 Cheryl F

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 09:46 0 comments

Good morning all, On Monday, September 22, I sent a notice of an opening at RCLS for an ILL/Technical Services Librarian to the state-wide library e-mail list NYLINE and the information was posted to the RCLS website under Jobs At RCLS: http://www.rcls.org/index.php?s=9&b=42&p=161 It has come to my attention that some people did not see the […]

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 09:44 0 comments

Fallsburg Library says goodbye to Director David Phillips IV as he pursues his career elsewhere. Pennie Mercado Principal Clerk Fallsburg Library 845-436-6067 (F)845-434-1254

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 09:43 0 comments

A patron called interested in donating his collection of Antiques magazine – 50 years worth – from 1960 to 2010. Do any of you know anyone that might be interested in it? Like all those collectors of National Geographic over the years – he hates the thought of recycling them. I told him I’d throw […]

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 09:42 0 comments

Hi, Some changes at the Children’s Reference Desk – – There is a Children’s Services Memo Book – please review often and initial each page or entry. Also, please let me know if there is something that should be included that is not there. – The Homework Help binder, the memo book, and other binders […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 15:42 0 comments

Manor Ink Manor Ink, Library-based, Youth-le News lead by Peggy Johnson Friday, October 10 @ 10am at RCLS A Model for Your Library? Community newspapers, particularly in print form, have disappeared from the landscape at an alarming rate. Municipal youth programs have frequently been victims of financial hardships. At the Livingston Manor Library, we have […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 15:40 0 comments

Good afternoon all, Below you will find a link to the September Cyber Tips Newsletter. This month the topic is about ways to spot social media scams. As the use of social media continues to increase, criminals are taking advantage of the large number of users and the vast amount of information that is being […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 15:36 0 comments

As you may be aware, later in October, we are planning to activate the “eRC” (E-resources Central) feature in the Enterprise catalog. This feature takes our live Overdrive catalog (and also Open Library) titles and displays them in search results. Buttons next to these titles allow patrons to preview, download, or place on hold these […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 14:46 0 comments

The September 29, 2014 issue of the RCLS Weekly Memo is now online athttp://www.rcls.org/images/uploads/misc/1411998828_WklyM-A20140929.pdf Member libraries are welcome to submit articles about successful programs to the RCLS Weekly Memo at rclsmemo@rcls.org. RCLS Weekly Memo Highlights September is Library Card Sign-up Month Bundle Registration is Now Open – for the ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference.  Bundling […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 14:31 0 comments