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Here are a few examples of recent posts.


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[NYLINE] Teen NY Facebook Page: Resources for Teens Provided through the New York State Library

Teen NY Facebook Page: Resources for Teens Provided through the New York State Library

The Teen NY Facebook page is an offshoot of Summer Reading at New York Libraries and exists as a year-round resource for teens and adults working with teens in New York State. Teen NY is a great way to receive regular updates with valuable resources that teens can utilize. Some recent posts include:

  • NASA has created “Space Place,” a website with iconic images of planets, far-off galaxies, and even our own Earth. The visual aspect of space exploration is compelling and inspiring. Visit to learn more.
  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (DOL/ETA) provides resources that can help teens explore careers, identify education options, and search for jobs. To learn more visit
  • Teens! Create a video promoting Summer Reading at the public library, including your interpretation of the 2014 CSLP teen slogan “SPARK a Reaction,” and you could win $275 and a $125 award for your library. For more information about the challenge please visit and click the “2014 Teen Video Challenge” link. Deadline for submissions is February 19.

In order to fully view each post and get regular updates, please visit and like the page. Once you have liked the page, please invite your other Facebook friends to like the page as well.


Online information about the “Dallas, 11/22/63: 50 Years Later” described below can be found at <>.

>>> Diane Madrigal 11/13/2013 2:42 PM >>>

The New York State Library’s seventh floor exhibit for November and December commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.

Materials on exhibit, drawn from a variety of the Library’s general and special collections, include newspapers from November 23, 1963; popular magazines detailing the events of the President’s funeral; commemorative objects from some of the many memorial services held for a nation in mourning; and original sketches by Times Union editorial cartoonist Hy Rosen. Other books and documents focus on events that followed the assassination, particularly the Warren Commission, which conducted the official investigation of Kennedy’s assassination; its controversial final report, concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone; and some of the alternative theories about the assassination that have been proposed over the years. Additional materials devoted to Kennedy’s life in general and his prominent family are also on display.

The exhibition will be on display through the end of December at the Library (the 7th floor of the Cultural Education Center at 222 Madison Avenue in Albany).


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[NYLINE] Free webinar: The DPLA – What does it mean for Libraries?

The NY3Rs recently announced its participation in The Digital Public Library of America [DPLA] through the Empire State Digital Network. What will this mean for NYS libraries and library users?

Join us next month on Thursday, December 12th at 10:00 AM for a free webinar from Amy Rudersdorf, Assistant Director for Content at the DPLA to learn more about this development.

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