Save the Date!
Please join the CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD for our November 16 meeting at Suffolk County Library System.
Dave Sullivan from Family Service League will join us to talk about the Flexible Employment Program. This program provides vocational services to individuals with disabilities and is sponsored by the NY State Department of Education ACCES-VR. The program offers diagnostic evaluations and teaches computer skills, interviewing, job search skills, development skills, and placement. The organization also offers aftercare support and vocational counseling. Family Service League serves people with mental health conditions, developmental disabilities, substance abuse issues, legal histories, and physical disabilities.
Please join us for coffee at 2:00 pm and the presentation at 2:30 pm.
Professional development hours will be awarded.
Join us on October 14th for a fun run fundraiser in the park! This is a fundraiser in support of SCLA. Click the link below to sign up!
The Fun Run will be held at the Wildlife & Ecology Center in Holtsville!
Click here to sign up now: http://scla5k2017.eventbrite.
THE SCLA SUPPORT STAFF DIVISION IS HOSTING ITS 2ND ANNUAL SAFETY CONFERENCE
WHERE: BRENTWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
WHEN: OCTOBER 18, 2017
TIME: 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: TIMOTHY SINI, SCPD COMMISSIONER
OTHER PRESENTERS: HOME LAND SECURITY, SUFFOLK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, INTRALOGIC SOLUTIONS SECURITY SYSTEMS, SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPT. AND AUTISM/SPECIAL NEEDS.
FREE FOR SSD MEMBERS
$10.00 FEE FOR NON-MEMBERS
PLEASE SEND REGISTRATION FORM (AND CHECK IF APPLICABLE) TO ALANA JAGNANAN AT THE BRENTWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
The next Long Island Library Conference will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Melville Marriot. The conference theme for this year is Together Towards Tomorrow.
At this time, we are asking the Library Associations and Divisions to submit their proposed program offerings. I have attached the guidelines to follow. To assist in your planning, please note that the tentative schedule for the day is as follows:
8:00am – 8:30am Registration
8:00am – 9:00am Exhibits
9:00am – 10:00am Program Session I
10:00am – 10:30am Exhibits
10:30am – 11:30am Program Session II
11:30am – 12:30pm Exhibits
12:30pm – 2:30pm Buffet Lunch & Keynote
2:30pm – 3:00pm Exhibits
3:00pm – 4:00pm Program Session III
Starting this year, we will be using google forms to make the submission process easier. The sponsor form can be found at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/W1erXCZ3QduTWDHS2. All program submission information will be available on the conference website soon as well.
The sponsor form must be completed by December 31, 2017.
The schedule of programs will be finalized by the conference committee at our meeting in January and notifications will follow shortly thereafter. Please be advised that we can only reserve space for programs with defined content. We look forward to working with you to present a great conference experience for all. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Phone: (516) 299-3572
Long Island Library Conference is jointly sponsored by the Nassau County Library Association and the Suffolk County Library Association. Please visit us on the web at https://libconference.org/
Speaker: Lydia N. Collins is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) Class Description: This presentation will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies to introduce community members to NLM resources in fun and engaging ways. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Farmingdale Public Library, 9:30am -12pm
$5 for members of NCLA or LILRC, $15 for nonmembers
Please return by October 16th to: Jeanne Strausman, NYIT/COM Library, Rockefeller Bldg, Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, NY 11568. All Checks must be payable to: NCLA
Flyer is attached! NCLA-HS class flyer