New Professional Development Series Program Added

NCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee
Dr. Seuss: Cut Him Loose?
Wednesday, May 19 at 2:00 pm.
60 minutes
Join the Intellectual Freedom Committee for a program during our May Professional Development series hosted by NCLA, SCLA and CLASC. A panel of librarians will discuss the issues involving intellectual freedom, collection development and programming which arose from recent controversy related to Dr. Seuss’ (Theodore Geisel) and other materials.

 

Excellence in Library Service Award 2021

Click here for the application.

Purpose: The ELSA is designed to recognize dedication to public service demonstrated by any staff member of a public, school, special or academic library. We welcome nominations submitted by any employee of a Suffolk County library or any Suffolk County library patron.

Eligibility: Pages, clerks, librarians and trainees, as well as office, custodial and security staff from any Suffolk County library are eligible.

To Qualify: The nominee must work at least 17 hours per week and have worked a minimum of one year in his/her current position. People who have been nominated in the past may be nominated again.

Criteria: Outstanding public service may be demonstrated by fostering team spirit, exemplary job performance, promoting goodwill among patrons and staff, or an innovative approach to one’s work.

Nominations must be submitted by July 31, 2021

SCLA Game Night

Join SCLA members for another fun and exciting game night on Monday March 29 @ 6:30 pm.   As always, bring your favorite snacks and beverages.  Looking forward to seeing everyone!
Register here.

Andrea Malchiodi

Youth Services/Family Engagement Coordinator
Lindenhurst Memorial Library
1 Lee Avenue Lindenhurst, NY 11757
631-957-7755 ext. 131
amalchiodi@lindenhurstlibrary.org

DASL: Genealogy and Local History research, reference, and instruction at the New York Public Library

The Division of Academic and Special Libraries (DASL) in conjunction with the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) presents:
Philip Sutton, NYPL Librarian and Professor

Presentation: Genealogy and Local History research, reference, and instruction at the New York Public Library
When: March 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
Format: Virtual via Zoom

Please register early for this excellent and free presentation.
https://www.lilrc.org/event-4214333

Nassau/Suffolk YASD Annual Joint Meeting

Please see the updated flyer for this year’s Nassau/Suffolk YASD Joint Meeting on the topic of How to Help Teens Cope with Mental Health Issues.
The winners of the Nassau and Suffolk B.E.S.T award will be presented at this joint meeting!
The meeting will take place on Thursday, April 8th from 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom.
CEUS will be awarded.
RSVP to cbuckleman@lindenhurstlibrary.org to receive the Zoom information.

Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and our blog:
Blog: http://yasd-scla.blogspot.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YASDofSCLA/
Instagram: YAServicesDivision  


Katie Brand
Head of Teen Services
 
The Smithtown Library
Smithtown Building
1 North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 360-2480 ext. 127

 

 

UPDATED: Fran Romer Memorial Booktalk Registration

Hello,

Please see the updated flyer below for this year’s Fran Romer Memorial Booktalk Workshop.
Registration has moved online via NYLA’s website: http://www.nyla.org/4DCGI/events/Register.html?Action=Register&ConfID_W=353

Anyone who has already sent a check or cash is registered.

The registration deadline to attend is Friday, March 19th.
We hope to see you there!
Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and our blog:
Blog: http://yasd-scla.blogspot.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YASDofSCLA/
Instagram: YAServicesDivision  


Katie Brand
Head of Teen Services
 
The Smithtown Library
Smithtown Building
1 North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 360-2480 ext. 127

SSD online VIBS programs

The Support Staff Division of SCLA is hosting two online VIBS programs:

An Overview of Elder Abuse on February 24, 2021 from 2-3:30pm

Setting Boundaries During Stressful Situations on April 20, 2021 from 2-3:30pm

Please see the attached flyer for registration links and program descriptions.

Teri Hatred
SCLA SSD Member at Large
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
631-286-1600 x 1314

Career & Business Reference Services Committee Virtual meeting

http://scla.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/CB-Reference-Committee-February-Program-Flyer.pdf

Please join us for our meeting on Thursday, February 11 at 2:30pm.
There will be a presentation by Michael W. Haynes and Lisa Owens from Long Island Cares.  They will speak about the different programs available, including veteran and job development programs, as well as their COVID efforts.

Professional Development hours will be awarded.

See attached flyer for Zoom link information.

Any questions please email Nicole Berroyer at nicole@connetquotlibrary.org