J1551

Recognizing the honorees of the Southern Adirondack Library System

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  • 26 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1551


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION recognizing the honorees of the Southern Adiron-
dack Library System

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in joining its esteemed
entities as they recognize those who have made extraordinary contrib-
utions; and
WHEREAS, The Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) will present
Library Trustee of the Year Awards and Library Program of the Year
Awards during its Annual Meeting to be held at the Great Escape Water
Lodge on May 20, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The Library Trustee of the Year Awards will be given to
Cheryl Gold of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, and to Larry Carr of
the Town of Johnsburg Library; and
WHEREAS, Cheryl has served on the Board of Trustees of the Saratoga
Springs Public Library since 2008; she was instrumental in the estab-
lishment of the library's Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation for
the Greater Capital Region and the Ex Libris Society; and
WHEREAS, She has also contributed her time to the SALS Board of Trus-
tees, the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, and at the
library's Information Desk and local history collection; and
WHEREAS, Larry Carr has served on the Town of Johnsburg Board of Trus-
tees for 10 years; he contributes his time to several Board committees
and as a volunteer at the library; and
WHEREAS, He was instrumental in three major construction projects at
the library, including equipping the building with handicap access, has
delivered books to the nursing home, and participates in the organiza-
tion of the book sales; and
WHEREAS, Library Program of the Year Awards will be presented to the
Saratoga Springs Public Library for its "Sensory Storytime" and "The
Sunday Club" programs, and to the Town of Ballston Community Library for
its "Home Delivery Books" program; and
WHEREAS, "Sensory Storytime" is geared for young children with sensory
integration issues and those on the autism spectrum; it is highly struc-
tured, interactive, and makes use of multiple senses; and
WHEREAS, "The Sunday Club" is an informal information club for teens
on the autism spectrum, who can get together and play board games and
socialize; and
WHEREAS, "Home Delivery Books" is offered by the Town of Ballston
Community Library, in conjunction with the Saratoga County Office for
Aging and Town of Ballston, and in partnership with the Saratoga County
Home Delivery Meals; program participants receive books, based on their
individual interests, with their meals; and
WHEREAS, The State of New York is pleased to join the Southern Adiron-
dack Library System in recognizing the extraordinary contributions of
these trustees and library programs; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
recognize the honorees of the Southern Adirondack Library System; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Saratoga Springs Public Library, the Town of Ballston
Community Library, Cheryl Gold, and Larry Carr.

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