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School Library System - WSWHE BOCES: About SLS

Information and Resources for School Librarians

SLS Council

Council Meetings 2022-2023

Dates for 2022-2023 Council Meetings:

October 5, 2022

January 31, 2023 (Joint Meeting with Communication Coordinators)

March 1, 2023

June 8, 2023

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Mission Statement & Bylaws

Plan of Service

Annual Survey 2021 - 2022

Annual Survey questions for 2021-2022 are based on automation and other online resources and services, and the SLS response to our librarians. The purpose was to target areas in which we need to improve, and to aid in planning areas for the next Plan of Service.

More SLS Information

Library Directory for Component Schools Link

Check out our new pages on the official WSWHE BOCES website!

Cooperative Collection Development

Staff Contact Information

For all questions, concerns, issues or problems that generally relate to School Library Services (such as OPALS, Overdrive, eBooks, databases), please email  This will help in streamlining the responses as more than one person checks this address.

Kerrie Burch

Coordinator for School Library Services

267 Ballard Road

Wilton, NY 12831

Phone: (518) 581-3700 

Karin Howansky

School Library Media Specialist

OPALS; Overdrive; Professional Development


Deb Massa

Information Processing Specialist

Professional Development Collection and Journals, DAP

Phone (518) 581-3700



Member Plan - SLP Rubric