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Free to attend and open to all! Discover the remarkable archival resources available in the Rochester region at the 6th Annual Rochester Archives Fair: Making Connections! Learn more and register here.

The RRLC Technology Grant application is open until! Applications will be accepted until November 1st. Learn more here.

Empire State Immersive Experiences (ESIE) is a service of the Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC). ESIE provides a host software platform for 360-degree images of places and objects. These images are searchable using the extensive metadata uploaded with the images and can be transformed using editing tools to add directional inputs and hotspots.

RRLC is supporting ESIE with funding for its members through its 2022 Technology Grant. RRLC members may request up to $750 in funding to cover the cost of a 360-degree camera and related accessories to produce high-quality and immersive audiovisual records of historic or significant places for upload to the Empire State Immersive Experiences (ESIE) online platform.

Join us October 14, 1:00 pm for an introduction to Empire State Immersive Experiences and learn how you can connect and contribute. Register here.
The Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (FFRPL) has recently appointed Donna Borgus as the organization's new Executive Director. You can learn more about Donna and her role at FFRPL here

Kate Meddaugh, manager of the Carlson Center for Intellectual Property at the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, received the Linda Halliburton Friend of RPCN award (Rochester Professional Consultants Network).
This award is given to any non-member of RPCN whose devotion, dedication, or efforts most benefitted the RPCN organization's growth or programs. Linda Halliburton is a retired business librarian who worked at Central Library. 

Sibley Music Library of the Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester) recently welcomed Jonathan Sauceda as their new Associate Dean/Head Librarian! Jon came from Rutgers University-New Brunswick where he served as the Music and Performing Arts Librarian, and he has a PhD in Musicology from the University of North Texas. 
Join Kathryn Riedener, Collections & Resources Coordinator for the Pioneer Library System, as we overview the Ancestry Library Edition that is available to OWWL public library users. Learn more about this one hour session, that is taking place October 22, 2021, here.

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