Presentation Recordings

Stop Fake News: Responsible Sharing on Social Media

Presented by Miranda Stefano on February 6, 2021

Join Miranda Stefano, librarian and information specialist, one last time to discuss the science of misinformation, and how to act intentionally when sharing information online and with others. This presentation will also include activities and examples on spotting misinformation and fake news.

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Defeating Your Debt

Presented by Andrea Colline on February 3rd, 2021

It's estimated that the average American household owes almost $10,000 in credit card debt alone, representing minimum payments of almost $400 a month. Covering strategies for negotiating interest rates, negotiating settlements, and developing repayment plans, this class empowers consumers to take charge of their debt and work towards a debt-free lifestyle. 

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Beyond the Headlines: Fact-Checking Information Resources

Presented by Miranda Stefano on January 23rd, 2021

Join Miranda Stefano, librarian and information specialist, once again to dive into fact-checking information that we see and hear. This presentation will cover fact-checking websites and identifying reliable resources in print and digitally. This presentation is the second in this media literacy series.

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Media Literacy: What It is and Why It's Important

Presented by Miranda Stefano on January 9th, 2021

Media is a huge part of our daily lives, maybe even more than we realize. It is vital that we understand how to interact with and interpret the media that we encounter.

Join Miranda Stefano, librarian and information specialist, to learn about media literacy and all it encompasses, including our interactions with it and biases that exist. This presentation is an overview. Two more events on specific media literacy topics will follow.

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Creative Bullet Journaling

Presented by Grace Engelbrecht on December 12th, 2020

Did you just ask "what is a bullet journal?" It is a type of journal, also called bujo, that you can design to fit you: as a planner, a sketchbook, or a goal tracker. Grace, our Adult Services Librarian, goes through a presentation about bullet journaling and designing some spreads and layouts!

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Fun Western NY History

Presented by Jack Kowiak on December 4th, 2020

Learn about a Western New York man that some claim was the ultimate criminal genius, as well as other stories of some lesser known people in Upstate New York history.  After listening to their stories, you will agree that it is a shame they were left out of our history books. 

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