Thursday, May 20, 2010

Holocaust Seminar-5/21/10-Queensborough Community College

Seminar –
Teaching the Holocaust, Genocide and War: Resources and Services

The Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives of Queensborough Community College,
City University of New York
Friday, May 21 – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Breakfast

Speakers will include:
Dr. Arthur Flug, Executive Director, QCC, Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives
Dr. Susan Jacobowitz, Associate Professor, QCC, City University of New York, English Dept.
Ms. Sylvia Karges, Curatorial Assistant, American Numismatic Society
Dr. Anne Kirschner, University Dean, Macaulay Honors College, City University of New York

Sponsored by --
ACRL/NY - New York City Section
Friends of the Kurt R. Schmeller Library
"Providing Knowledge, Promoting Understanding"
QCC, City University of New York
RSVP Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit

Budget Cuts-NJ/NY

The New York Public Library used an innovative method to garner library support with the use of "Ghostbusters" and its "Don't Close the Book on Libraries" Campaign

Read more about it here

On May 22, 2010, New Jersey residents and supporters can march to protest budget cuts

Massive May 22nd Rally in Trenton to Protest Budget Cuts

A massive rally in Trenton is planned for Saturday, May 22, 2010, starting at noon at The State House (125 W. State St, Trenton NJ 08625).

This is a community rally to protest NJ’s proposed cuts in the state budget. Over 100 community groups are participating in this event which could draw up to 50,000 people. Workers, family, and friends are invited to attend this rally and the speakers will be coming from community groups. The sponsors of the rally include the major unions of public service employees although union officials will not be speaking. Participants are urged to wear red, white, or blue clothing.

Free buses are available to attend the rally and you can sign up for these at various union web sites including AFT: see You can also take NJ Transit trains to Trenton.