Librarians present Cyber Smart Night

GUILDERLAND —On Thursday, October 17, Guilderland school librarians will present a workshop for all district families, “Cyber Smart: Succeeding in a Digital World,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Farnsworth Middle School Learning Center.

Interactive presentations will contain tips to stay safe and savvy online as well as tools to help students make the most of their online experiences. 

Presentations will focus on:

— Discretion when sharing information online, including faux chat sessions to demonstrate best practices;

— Podcasting basics using free, online software;

— The district's new online digital catalogue for school libraries;

— Efficient and effective web searching;

— Electronic and audio books; and

— A closer look at the school library online databases.

The event is free and open to all district students and their parents.
For more information, call Guilderland High School librarian Melissa Gergen at 861-8591, ext. 5801 or e-mail her gergenm@guilderlandschools.net

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