Monthly Archives: June 2021

Today is Flag Day

by Eileen Dolan, Technical Services Librarian

June 14th is Flag Day. The Continental Congress
adopted the flag on June 14, 1777. In 1916 President Wilson issued Proclamation
1335 asking that June 14th be observed as Flag Day. However, it
was another 33 years until, on August 3, 1949, President Truman signed PL
81-203 requesting the President to issue an […]

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LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group June Online Meeting

LLAGNY’s Graphic Novel Book Group will meet via Zoom on Thursday June 17th at 12. We will discuss The Daughters Of Ys by M.T. Anderson. (also available at NYPL).  Please see our LibGuide for past and upcoming titles.

Please contact, Eileen Dolan at edolan@NYLI.org to be added to the meeting.

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New VR Book from NYLI’s Director of IT

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, Director of IT and Marketing at The New York Law Institute, has published a new book with ALA Editions titled 32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for Libraries. From the press release:

“Bestselling tech maven and editor Ellyssa Kroski is back with “32 Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Programs for […]

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GPO Produces official Photographs of President Biden and Vice President Harris

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) produces the official photographs of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. These photographs will be hung in more than 1,600 Federal buildings managed by the General Services Administration (GSA), military installations, and other Federal facilities. GPO will print more than 55,000 photographs…Read more here.

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Rev. Beecher & his BF’s Wife….

The classic love triangle of Beecher, his best friend Tilton and Tilton’s wife Elizabeth pushed post-Civil War issues of reconstruction off the front pages for almost three years.

NYLI’s Evarts Medallion!

New York Times (February 5, 1875)

A storied New England family of authors, preachers and social reformers would be divided. And some […]

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