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SWBOCES School Library System Team

The School Library System provides a range of services and support for school librarians and their districts, including:

  • Professional Development workshops and conferences through the year.
  • Opportunities for school librarians to connect with colleagues from other districts to discuss current issues and discover resources that can benefit their students, teachers and district community.
  • Access to consortium pricing for databases, ebooks, and library automation systems.
  • Shared educational resources that support inquiry-based learning and help build information literacy skills.

    

Upcoming Events

  • SLS OverDrive Users Group Meeting (Zoom)

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service that includes eBooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines made available through Sora. The SWBOCES Digital Library is an extension of school libraries' print collections. With 24/7 access, students and teachers can check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. Open to all school librarians, administrators, and other educators who wish to engage readers through the use of digital content.

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  • SLS Council Meeting

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The School Library System Council is responsible for developing and approving the Plan of Service; is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Plan of Service; recommends for approval the annual budget prior to submission to the District Superintendent for his signature; and supports the activities of the School Library System, through service on a committee.

    SWBOCES School Library System
  • SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    Quarterly meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated in NY State Education Law 90.18. Communications Coordinators are informed on topics such as New York State Education Department updates, technology, and Information Fluency Skills. Professional development is provided on current issues with the expectation that it is shared with other school librarians in district.

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  • SLS OPALS User Group Meeting (Zoom)

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The Southern Westchester BOCES School Library System will host a virtual OPALs User Group meeting via Zoom. Join your fellow librarians at this informative FREE virtual User Group meeting with OPALS expert John Schuster and MediaFlex CEO, Harry Chan to learn how to get the most out of your library software and have your questions answered. You will gain valuable insight on the latest features and updates!

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  • SLS Follett Users Group (Zoom)

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The Southern Westchester BOCES School Library System will host a virtual Follett User Group meeting via Zoom. Join fellow librarians at this local User Group meeting with our partners from Follett to learn how to get the most out of your library software. Attend this FREE User Group meeting to gain valuable insight on the latest features and updates and have your questions answered.

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  • SLS Mandarin Users Group Meeting (Zoom)

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The Southern Westchester BOCES School Library System will host a virtual Mandarin User Group meeting via Zoom. Users learn how to get the most out of library software and learn more about new features of Mandarin and Oasis. Meet us virtually to attend this FREE User Group meeting to have your questions answered by Art Graham, Mandarin VP. You will gain valuable insight on all the latest features and upgrades.

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  • SLS Mentor Program (Zoom)

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    One of three meetings for school librarians in the Southern Westchester BOCES School Library System Mentor program. Meeting agendas are determined by the needs of participating school librarians and include topics such as classroom management, curriculum development, collaboration, library program improvement, and more. Participants will be able to apply knowledge gained during each session to their library program.

    SWBOCES School Library System
  • SLS OverDrive Users Group Meeting (Zoom)

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The SWBOCES Digital Library Program is a collaborative online service that includes eBooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines made available through Sora. The SWBOCES Digital Library is an extension of school libraries' print collections. With 24/7 access, students and teachers can check out titles anywhere, anytime in multiple formats. Open to all school librarians, administrators, and other educators who wish to engage readers through the use of digital content.

    SWBOCES School Library System
  • SLS Council Meeting

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    The School Library System Council is responsible for developing and approving the Plan of Service; is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Plan of Service; recommends for approval the annual budget prior to submission to the District Superintendent for his signature; and supports the activities of the School Library System, through service on a committee.

    SWBOCES School Library System
  • SLS Communication Coordinators Meeting

    Click here to register through My Learning Plan.

    Quarterly meetings for SLS Communication Coordinators as mandated in NY State Education Law 90.18. Communications Coordinators are informed on topics such as New York State Education Department updates, technology, and Information Fluency Skills. Professional development is provided on current issues with the expectation that it is shared with other school librarians in district.

    SWBOCES School Library System
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