Getting To Know You: Darwin Martin House
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Date:
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Price (Affiliate Member):
$0.00
Price (Governing):
$0.00
Price (Non-Member):
$0.00
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$0.00
Price (Patron Organizational):
$0.00
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$0.00
Price (Patron Student):
$0.00
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0.00

Location:
Darwin Martin House

Description:

Registration is free and limited to 25. The tour will be 2 hours long and feature these areas:

  • Martin House (Now includes 2nd floor)
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory
  • Carriage House
  • Barton House
  • Gardener's Cottage

“Experience the harmony of Wright’s nature-inspired architecture, the connections made between interior and exterior spaces, and the pioneering methods of construction used in this outstanding residential project.  Explore the home’s beauty, described as a “domestic symphony,” which includes prime examples of Wright-designed furniture, art glass, and light fixtures.”

There is stair-climbing, considerable walking, and standing involved on this tour.

For guests who use a wheelchair: We are unable to accommodate a wheelchair on the second floor and the pergola.

For more information, visit https://martinhouse.org/visit/

This program is sponsored by the Western New York Library Support Staff (WNYLSS) committee. WNYLSS works to provide networking and professional development opportunities for individuals in support staff roles. All library employees are welcome to attend.

Directions:

The House is located at 125 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14214. Located in a residential neighborhood, there is space for limited on-street, free parking. However, please note the posted signs. There is one area in front of the house reserved for bus drop off, and parking is restricted on certain sides of the street on specific days.

We recommend arriving 15-20 minutes prior to the beginning of your tour to explore the Eleanor & Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion, our visitor center. Doors open half an hour before the first tour of the day.

https://martinhouse.org/visit/faqs/

 

Speaker Name:
NA
Max Class Size:
25

Intersect 2022: Libraries as Evolving Organisms

The WNYLRC Continuing Education Committee is excited to announce that registration is now open for Intersect 2022: Libraries as Evolving Organisms! The cost for this conference will be $35 ($15 for students) and includes lunch. Several WNYLRC Committees are offering sponorships for individuals to attend the Unconference free of cost.

The event will be held in person on October 7, 2022 at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - Central Branch. We are excited to be able to see everyone in person again!

The full program and session schedule are available at this link.

During lunch, we are offering: a tour of Buffalo Architecture from Explore Buffalo, a tour of the Central Library, and two creative activities - letterpress printing and bookmaking - from WNYBAC, which is located a short distance from Central Library.

Lunch will be provided by Braymiller.

We will be following up by email with a link to the form to select your lunch and lunchtime activity.

Parking will be available at the Adam Ramp, which has entrances at Ellicott St and Washington St.

Presentations during this year's Unconference will include:

  • Every Job Is A Climate Job - Library Edition - Annemarie Gordon
  • Game On! Video Games in Libraries - Brendan Chella
  • Diversity in Collections Grant: Reflections on the Pilot Year - Molly Maloney, Danielle Newman, Allison Vazquez, Heidi Ziemer
  • DEI and the Catalog: Problematic LoC Subject Headings - Rebecca Chapman, Leslie Feldballe, and Jelicia Jimenez
  • Social Media & Libraries: A Panel Discussion - Amanda Lowe
  • Starting a Seed Library: Why You Need One and How To Do It - Amanda Brown and Brenda Johnson
  • Educational Technology in Libraries - Mary Kamela
  • Inclusive and Accessible Virtual Meetings - Emily Carlin, Shawn Lemieux, Molly Maloney, and Allison Vazquez
  • Buffalo Style: Reimagining Citation - Beth Carpenter and Jocelyn Swick-Jemison
  • That All May Read - Shawn Lemieux
  • Check It Out! (a roundtable focusing on non-traditional circulating items) - Emily Benton, Matthew Kazimierz Kochan, Chelsey Lonberger, Jacob Rachwal, and Lisa Sullivan

Sponsorship information:

The following WNYLRC Committees have agreed to sponsor conference attendance for selected registrants. The available sponsorships are:

  1. The Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism (EDIAr) Committee is sponsoring five attendees who identify as BIPOC on a first-come, first-served basis, prioritizing attendees who do not have other conference funding available. If you would like to apply for this sponsorship, please click here to fill out the required information on why you wish to attend, whether you identify as BIPOC, and whether you have other conference funding available]
  2. The Library Support Staff Committee is sponsoring five attendees who work as library support staff in WNYLRC member libraries on a first-come, first-served basis, prioritizing attendees who do not have other conference funding available. Fill out the application here.
  3. The WNYLRC Resource Sharing Committee is also providing sponsorship. Fill out the application here.
  4. The WNYLRC Preservation Committee is proud to sponsor two attendees of Intersect Unconference 2022 who represent GLAM (galleries, specialized libraries, archives, and museums) institutions throughout Western NY.  This sponsorship is open to both students and employees, with the hopes of encouraging more GLAM-focused attendance and content at the Intersect Unconference. Fill out the application here.

To apply for a sponsorship, please fill out the required information by September 30, 2022. The committees will make their selections and notify sponsorship recipients by this date as well..

 

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. 

We hope that you can join us this year!