November 2018 Southeastern News

The November newsletter can be viewed in full here

This month, we announced that the Board of Trustees endorsed the Library Bill of Rights, and reminded readers about the bill's importance, interpretations and shared where to find more information from ALA.

We also announced our brand new guide to SEAL services, which consolidates everything you need to know about SEAL, including the manual, an FAQ, tutorial videos, the ILLiad add-on, and so much more.

As always, the newsletter includes links to upcoming events and jobs, and special for this month: a new use for American cheese.

SENY-Con 2019

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 9:30am-3:45pm 
Location: Southeastern Conference Room
Trainers: Southeastern's Members

SENY-Con is an annual conference to highlight the unique talents and skills that are held by the library professionals in the Southeastern region. This event is made possible due to an outpouring of enthusiasm from our members, and the event is free for all Southeastern members. We hope you can join us!

9am: Registration, coffee, snacks

Southeastern News for October 2018

A patron walking through the stacks with books flying around himThe October newsletter can be viewed in full here

This month, we reminded everyone about all the Special Interest Group meetings that are open for attending. This month, three groups are meeting: Information Literacy Instruction, Reference, and Technology. These meet ups are free and open to all staff in area libraries. Conversations generated at these meetings have let to follow-up workshops, new professional relationships, and a sharing of bright ideas.

Also in this issue: details about brining the Erie Canal exhibit to your community, new workshops on consumer health for educators, links to upcoming events around the region, and our jobs board.

Notes from the Instagram Workshop

Presenter Courtney Wimmers working with a few of the attendees on their Instagram uploads.On September 24, Courtney Wimmers joined us to share her knowledge about using Instagram to drive engagement with the library.

You can view the slides from her presentation here. She put together this helpful document on how to set up an Instagram account.
Courtney also provided us with a copy of the Pleasant Valley Free Library Social Media Policy, and you are welcome to use this as a guide for creating your own policy.