CORNING ART + FEMINISM WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON
SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019 9:30AM - 4:00PM at
THE RAKOW RESEARCH LIBRARY OF THE CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS
HELP US ADD WIKIPEDIA ENTRIES ABOUT WOMEN WORKING WITH GLASS.
Bring your laptop to this free, communal event and help improve articles about women on Wikipedia.
No editing experience is needed. We will provide a training session for beginners, reference materials, and refreshments, including lunch. A limited number of laptops will be available for those who need them. We will provide activities for children ages 5-12.*
We invite people of all gender identities and expressions to participate. For the editing-averse, we hope you will stop by to show your support. Come for an hour or stay for the whole event.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (607) 438-5300. More information is available here.
*For safety reasons, food and beverages are provided for adults only. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to bring food/ beverages for children.
Historic Ithaca Wins Regional Economic Development Council Award
Congratulations to our member, Historic Ithaca, for winning a REDC award through the New York State Office of Parks and Historic Restoration to restore the Cascadilla Boathouse. Historic Ithaca, in partnership with the City of Ithaca, will restore the exterior of the Cascadilla Boathouse , a c. 1896 building in Stewart Park, Ithaca, New York to prevent further deterioration. The National Register-listed boathouse, originally built for that purpose, is still in use today. This project will make the building weathertight and attractive, and restore its Shingle-Style architectural elements.
Ithaca College Hosts Ithacon & Free Workshops on Enhancing Inclusion
Ithacon will be held at Ithaca College's Emerson Suites on March 23rd & 24th.
The Workshops on Enhancing Inclusion will be held at IC's Emerson Suites on April 26th. These are a series of workshops designed to help librarians and educators better serve patrons of different identities and needs. The hour-long workshops seek to foster community among regional teachers and library staff.
Among the topics covered will be:
· Choosing Graphic Novels
· LGBT-positive and racially diverse materials
· Luring teens into libraries (and what to do with them once you've got them)
· Setting up and using a Maker Space
· Supporting transgender staff and patrons
· Choosing educational computer games for all ages
These workshops will be taught by professional librarians who work in a variety of settings, and by Ithaca College professors, students and staff. A certificate of completion will be made available at the end of the program. Space is limited, so register as soon as possible.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Katharine Kittredge at email@example.com.