Back-end Web Development with PHP
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Date:
Thursday, July 26, 2018
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price (Governing):
$15
Price (Affiliate Member):
$20
Price (Patron Organizational):
$20
Price (Patron Student):
$15
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$15
Price (Non-Member):
$25
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$20
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center

Description:

This session will be an introduction to the PHP language including programming concepts. Students will learn about variables, arrays, functions, conditional statements, and looping structures. PHP can be embedded in an HTML file to provide interactivity with a back-end server for database and file access.

Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript is recommended.

We do have limited number of laptops for use, but you may want to bring your own. You must install the necessary software before attending this class. It will take about 30-45 minutes to do so. Here are Jim's instructions for installation: http://jimgerland.com/phpguide/ch02.php?ver=ub

CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
6
Workshop Length:
0.7
Speaker Name:
Jim Gerland
Speaker Bio:

Jim Gerland has been involved in IT support and teaching for over 30 years. He has delivered hands-on classes in Adobe, Database Design, Microsoft Office, Web Design, Microsoft Project 2007, Microsoft SQL, etc. Jim also provides one-on one and on-site training in advanced application topics. He has delivered training to Certo Bros (MS Outlook), D’Youville College (Office), Independent Health (Oracle/SQL), JW Danforth (Office), Purina Foods (Minitab – Six Sigma), Welch Foods (Oracle/SQL), WNYLRC (HTML, CSS, & JavaScript) and other companies. Jim is currently Adjunct Faculty at Millard Fillmore College (University at Buffalo) teaching Web Programming I (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), Web Programming II (PHP/MySQL), Systems Analysis, Microcomputer Applications, the Computer Information Systems Department (Buffalo State College) teaching Computer Fundamentals, Electronic Commerce, Oracle Database, Object Oriented Programming, Web Programming I (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), Web Programming II (PHP/MySQL). Jim has also taught Web Design and Advanced Web Design at Niagara County Community College in the Digital Arts Department and Computer Literacy and Information Technology in the Business Department at Trocaire College.

Max Class Size:
30
Vintage Game Nite at Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Date:
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Price (Governing):
$8
Price (Affiliate Member):
$8
Price (Patron Organizational):
$8
Price (Patron Student):
$8
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$8
Price (Non-Member):
$8
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$8
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$8

Location:
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

Description:

Join us for a vintage game night at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site!

We have discounted tickets for our WNYLRC members! Admission includes: 1 drink, snacks, and a selection of all-you-can-play vintage games! Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Beverages are provided by Flying Bison Brewing company.

Age 21 & over

Workshop Length:
3.5
Max Class Size:
20
Back-end Web Development with MySQL
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Date:
Thursday, August 2, 2018
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Price (Governing):
$15
Price (Affiliate Member):
$20
Price (Patron Organizational):
$20
Price (Patron Student):
$15
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$15
Price (Non-Member):
$25
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$20
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center

Description:

This session will be an introduction to database concepts using MySQL. Students will learn how to take data from an HTML form and use the SQL (Structured Query Language) statements in their PHP code to insert and retrieve database information and display that data on a web page.

Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript is recommended.

We do have limited number of laptops for use, but you may want to bring your own. You must install the necessary software before attending this class. It will take about 30-45 minutes to do so. Here are Jim's instructions for installation: http://jimgerland.com/phpguide/ch02.php?ver=ub

 

Directions:

https://www.wnylrc.org/directions

CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
6
Workshop Length:
0.7
Speaker Name:
Jim Gerland
Speaker Bio:

Jim Gerland has been involved in IT support and teaching for over 30 years. He has delivered hands-on classes in Adobe, Database Design, Microsoft Office, Web Design, Microsoft Project 2007, Microsoft SQL, etc. Jim also provides one-on one and on-site training in advanced application topics. He has delivered training to Certo Bros (MS Outlook), D’Youville College (Office), Independent Health (Oracle/SQL), JW Danforth (Office), Purina Foods (Minitab – Six Sigma), Welch Foods (Oracle/SQL), WNYLRC (HTML, CSS, & JavaScript) and other companies. Jim is currently Adjunct Faculty at Millard Fillmore College (University at Buffalo) teaching Web Programming I (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), Web Programming II (PHP/MySQL), Systems Analysis, Microcomputer Applications, the Computer Information Systems Department (Buffalo State College) teaching Computer Fundamentals, Electronic Commerce, Oracle Database, Object Oriented Programming, Web Programming I (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), Web Programming II (PHP/MySQL). Jim has also taught Web Design and Advanced Web Design at Niagara County Community College in the Digital Arts Department and Computer Literacy and Information Technology in the Business Department at Trocaire College.

Max Class Size:
30
Writing RBDB Grants More Effectively
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Date:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
9:30 am to 11:30 am

Price (Governing):
$0
Price (Affiliate Member):
$0
Price (Patron Organizational):
$0
Price (Patron Student):
$0
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$0
Price (Non-Member):
$0
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$0
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center

Description:

With Sheryl Knab, WNYLRC Executive Director, and Heidi Bamford, Outreach and Digital Services Coordinator

NY Heritage or NYS Historic Newspapers. Do you want to create online finding aids for your collections? Has a staff member developed an idea for a new service that uses social media tools? Projects such as these are candidates for possible grant funding through the Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program (RBDB). If you have never written an RBDB grant or if you want to learn some tips and tricks, please join us for this brief informational program that will provide an overview of the grant process as well as provide suggestions for writing the best possible grant proposal.

Directions:

https://www.wnylrc.org/directions

CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
0.2
Workshop Length:
2
Max Class Size:
35
52nd WNYLRC Annual Meeting of the Membership
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Date:
Thursday, September 20, 2018
3:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Price (Governing):
$35
Price (Affiliate Member):
$35
Price (Patron Organizational):
$35
Price (Patron Student):
$35
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$35
Price (Non-Member):
$35
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$35
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa

Description:

WNYLRC’s 52nd Annual Meeting of the Membership: Reliving The Freedom Crossing at

Niagara Crossing Hotel and Spa

100 Center Street, Lewiston, NY
 

 
Annual Meeting of the Membership
 
Guest Speaker: Ally Spongr, Director & Curator at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
 
Register: for WNYLRC's 52nd Annual Meeting of the Membership by Friday, September 7, 2018
 
Cost: $35
 
Questions?:  Call Pat Klaybor at 716-633-0705, ext. 100
 
Schedule
 
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Business Meeting
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Happy Hour (Cash bars, appetizers)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Guest Speaker: Ally Spongr
6:30 pm – 6:45 pm WNYLRC Member Awards
6:45 pm – 7:45 pm Closing Remarks/Announcements
 
 
***For anyone with specific dietary needs or restictions, please contact Pat Klaybor directly at (716) 633-0705 ext 100 or pklaybor@wnylrc.org

We have a block of rooms reserved at the Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa. Call 716-754-9070 and refer to the WNYLRC room block when making your reservations in order to get the special rate.

Standard room rate: $89.00

Riverview/doubles/suites rate: $109.00

Workshop Length:
0
Speaker Name:
Ally Spongr, Director & Curator at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
Speaker Bio:

Ally Spongr is the Project Coordinator for the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area and the Director & Curator for the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center. The organizations’ work includes preserving, protecting and promoting the historic, natural and cultural resources of the area stretching from Niagara Falls to Youngstown, New York. As the Director & Curator at the Heritage Center, Ally provides dynamic leadership to the Center’s operations, fundraising, exhibitions and initiatives. Through her work, Ally takes a creative approach to ensuring the successful implementation of the Center’s mission and vision.


Prior to her current positions, Ally held positions at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, BT&C Gallery, and Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) – with whom she continues to assist with special projects and events. Serving in multiple capacities in the arts and cultural sector, her work includes curating exhibitions, event planning, project management, and program development. Ally holds her BFA in Fine Arts with a second major in Art History and has completed courses for her MA in Museum Studies on the Collections Management and Curatorial Track at Buffalo State College. She lives in Buffalo and is also a photographer, and exhibits her work throughout Western New York.

Max Class Size:
125

Unconference: INTERSECT: Where People & Ideas Meet! (Early Bird Registration)

INTERSECT is not your grandmother's library conference!

This brand new regional gathering of library and information professionals will be taking place at the Hilton Garden Inn, Buffalo, NY on Friday, October 5, 2018.

The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.

INTERSECT: Where People and Ideas Meet!

Program and session descriptions can be viewed here: https://wnylrc.org/uploads/documents/committees/ce/INTERSECT_program.pdf

Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held during lunch time.

Early bird registration will be available to everyone until August 15th, after which the registration price will increase to $40 for WNYLRC members and $50 for non-members.

Please fill out our form on preferred sessions, lunch activities, and your meal selection once you've registered: https://wnylrc.wufoo.com/forms/q1yutqd11vjaht8/

Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!

If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at ckenney@wnylrc.org.

There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn.

We have a block of rooms reserved with a special conference rate at the Hilton Garden Inn available on a first come, first serve basis if you wish to stay overnight. You can book online at buffalodowntown.hgi.com with the booking code: WNYLR. You can also call Hilton Garden Inn at either 1-855-446-1178 or 716-848-1000 and inform the agent that helps you of the dates that you wish to book and the special code (WNYLR).