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Workshops Archive - 2008



Storytime Skills

Date: Friday, November 14

Location: William K. Sanford Town library

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Description: All thumbs with finger puppets? Flannelboard technique just doesn’t stick? Come develop new storytime techniques, hone your existing skills, or gather fresh ways to use your expertise. Upper Hudson Library System and Mohawk Valley Library System bring the best outside and inside presenters together to demonstrate, teach, coach and facilitate sharing of key storytime skills. A must for anyone with minimal storytime training!

Contact: To register or to find out more, contact Mary Fellows at mary@uhls.lib.ny.us or 437-9880 ext. 228



Prescription for Success: Consumer Health Information on the Web

Date: November 21, 2008

Location: UHLS

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description: This introduction to consumer health information will cover the information-seeking behaviors of consumers, the basics of MedlinePlus.gov, DIRLINE, ClinicalTrials.gov and other reliable web pages such as those from professional medical associations and advocacy groups. It will cover sites devoted to pharmaceutical information for consumers, drug-interaction databases and herbal information. (3 CE credits)

Contact: Jo-Ann Benedetti at 437-9880 x225.



Teen Programs That Work!

Presenter: RoseMary Hannold, Young Adult Services Librarian, editor of Young Adult Library Services: The Official Journal of the Young Adult Library Services Association, and the series editor for Neal-Schuman's teens @ the library series.

Date: Monday, December 8

Location: UHLS

Time: 9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Description: Come learn about innovative and fun teen programs that work in big or tiny libraries! RoseMary is the author of five books (four of them on teen services), numerous articles and websites, and is a well-traveled presenter.

Contact: To register or to find out more, contact Mary Fellows at mary@uhls.lib.ny.us or 437-9880 ext. 228



From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health Information on the Internet

Date: December 19, 2008

Location: UHLS

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description: This course will describe why it is important to evaluate websites. Participants will be given criteria on how to evaluate health information on the Internet. (3 CE credits)

Contact: Jo-Ann Benedetti at 437-9880 x225.



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