RASS 2010 NYLA Annual Conference Highlights

The 2010 NYLA Annual Conference will be held in Saratoga Springs, NY from November 3-6, 2010. RASS will offer a wide variety of programs including our Noted Author Luncheon, and of course lots of action at the RASS Booth. Please read below for a full listing of the programs that we will offer.

RASS-berries, Bagels and Roundtables
Thursday, November 4, 2010
9:15am - 10:30am
Join RASS leaders for a discussion on a variety of hot "table talks." RASS membership meeting to follow.

The Ask Us 24/7 and QuestionPoint User Forum
Thursday, November 4, 2010
1:45pm - 3pm
Join the discussion and learn tips and tricks to maximize the cooperative referene experience.
Jaclyn McKewan, Western New York Library Resources Council

True Stories of New York's Adult Learners
Thursday, November 4, 2010
3:15pm - 4:30pm
Learn how libraries are teaching literacy and inspiring lifelong learning along the way.
Susan Dalmas, Queens Library
Nancy Holtzman, Literacy New York Greater Capital Region

Poetry Changes Libraries and Lives
Friday, November 5, 2010
10:30am - 11:45am
Learn how poetry can create a joyful library environment. Participatge in a model poetry exercise!
Marsha Howard, Poets House

Best of Reference
Friday, November 5, 2010
2:30pm - 3:45pm
A presentation of the best reference sources of the year, as reviewed and selected by a committee consisting of the best and brightest reference librarians at Queens Library, Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Public Library.

Serving Customers in Need
Saturday, November 6, 2010
8:00am - 9:15am
E-gov sites are vital for obtaining benefits for your customers, from childcare to healthcare.
S. Michele Echols, Queens Library