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Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 9:00am

The approval of the 2016-2017 NYS Budget this month saw the implementation of a new paid family leave program for workers in NYS. To learn more about the history of New York State's family leave policy, the terms defining the new program, as well as the people responsible for supporting its creation, see our variety of resources on the topic.

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 9:00am

Programming is perhaps one of the most popular resources a library can offer its community due to the variety of topics presented, and activities patrons can participate in. Learn more about the variety of tools available that describe characteristics of a successful programming librarian and the resources available to help you plan and promote programming.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 9:00am

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in the United States there are currently 33,000 gangs with 1.4 million active members. Illegal gang activities are varied, ranging from drug and gun trafficking to prostitution rings. Learn more about American gangs, training resources to aid in their dismantling, and the research materials available at Dewey.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 9:00am

Next month is Financial Literacy Month! Discover the variety of topics to cover when discussing financial knowledge with clients, such as: understanding of the U.S. economy, financial markets, and various areas within personal finance. Learn more about financial literacy, the skills social workers and clients need for success, and the training materials available through Dewey.

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 9:00am

Dewey’s staff is made of a small team of dedicated and hard-working people. Chances are you've interacted with one of our circulation clerks or reference assistants, but what about those who work mostly behind the scenes? Who are they and what do they do here? Get to know them and their jobs behind the scenes in this series of short interviews.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 9:00am

Find out more on how social media tools can be used to assist librarians in not only sharing and discovering information, but also studying the interests of patrons, networking with other information professionals, and creating content.

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.