SCLA Annual Meeting & Dinner 2019

October 24, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Long Island Aquarium
431 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY

Member $55
Non-Member $65

Join the Suffolk County Library Association for their Annual Meeting and Dinner.
Online registration deadline is Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 12noon.

Register here: https://www.nyla.org/max/events/scla-annual-meeting-dinner/326/

If you have any questions, please contact:

Lissetty Thomas
Lthomas@pmlib.org
631-654-4700 ext 224

Please bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.

SCLA Annual Meeting & Dinner 2019

October 24, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Long Island Aquarium
431 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY

Member $55
Non-Member $65

Join the Suffolk County Library Association for their Annual Meeting and Dinner.
Online registration deadline is Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 12noon.

Register here: https://www.nyla.org/max/events/scla-annual-meeting-dinner/326/

If you have any questions, please contact:

Lissetty Thomas
Lthomas@pmlib.org
631-654-4700 ext 224

Please bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.

Registration open for  CATS/TIF Technology Petting Zoo!

“General registration is now open for the first ever CATS/TIF Technology Petting Zoo!  The program will take place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at SCLS.  During this free program, we will exchange ideas and information about the latest in technology, STEM programming, activities, lending, and services for all ages. Attendees will have the opportunity to freely explore different tables and demonstrations run by a variety of Suffolk and Nassau Libraries.

Register to attend here: http://scla.net/cats/ “

CLASC-SCLA Test Prep Program @ SCLS

CLASC-SCLA Test Prep Program
Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 North Sunrise Service Road
Bellport, New York 11713
6:00-7:30 pmThis program will include a prerecorded Udemy webinar offering tips and strategies for taking any multiple choice as well as a live presentation from a public school math teacher to help you brush up on skills including solving logic problems and calculating percentages.

 

Please note that no library-specific content will be included in this program.

 

Light dinner will be served.  
Free for CLASC and SCLA members, $5 cash at the door for all others.To register online:
https://forms.gle/D8uxyj5ht8NnzRpi7Or contact:
Kristen Todd-Wurm
todd-wurmkristen@mcplibrary.org

Message from the RASD PR & Marketing Committee

The Suffolk Library Marketing Award recognizes the Best Public Relations
Marketing Campaign by a Public or Academic Library in Suffolk County, a
commission of the Public Relations and Marketing Committee of the Reference
and Adult Services Division of the Suffolk County Library Association,
a Regional Chapter of the New York Library Association.

The deadline of September 15, 2019 is just around the corner. Be sure to go to rasdpr.wordpress.com and start working on your entrance application for the SLMA Award. It is an easy application and before you know it you can have the bragging rights to being the best in Suffolk County.

Information is out on the Annual Library Marketing and Communications Conference:

The Library Marketing and Communications Conference 2019

November 13th & 14th at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch

https://www.librarymarketingconference.org/LMCC-2019-Schedule

This conference is designed for library employees of any level who are involved in marketing, communication, public relations, social media, and outreach in academic, public, and special libraries. The sessions will explore issues that are important for this niche of library work, and the conference will include time for attendees to network and to discuss mutual challenges.

Teen & Reference Librarian Breakfast

Calling all teen and reference librarians!  The New Adult Committee of RASD and YASD will be hosting a breakfast for teen and reference librarians on Thursday, September 19th from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at SCLS.  Come down and discuss the ways we can bridge the gap between both departments to pave way for more new adult services.
Please RSVP by Thursday, September 12th to Rachel Cecchini rcecchini@smithlib.org or Michele Cayea mcayea@pmlib.org

2019 SCLA Scholarship: Preparing New Librarians

The Suffolk County Library Association offers an academic scholarship to assist an outstanding library school student in subsidizing the cost of their library school education, and to promote the profession by supporting an excellent student pursing a Library or Information Science Master’s Degree in Suffolk County.
Completed application and all supplemental materials are due to the Scholarship Committee Chairperson by September 1st.
  
 
For more information, please visit the SCLA website’s Awards page, or contact me with any questions.
Thank you.
 
Emma Lodato
SCLA Scholarship Committee

Excellence in Library Service Award

Less than a month remains for you to get in your nominations for this year’s Excellence in Library Service Award.

So fill out the form attached and get those letters of recommendation written and get to me

Kate Regina
Chairman, ELSA Committee
C/O West
Babylon Public Library

by Wednesday July 31st at the latest. Can’t wait to read about our great coworkers!

Kate Regina
Chairman, ELSA Committee

To be rescheduled: PLDA/SCLA Trivia Night

To be rescheduled:

 

Hi all!

I’m very excited to announce the PLDA/SCLA Trivia Night held at SCLS on August 27 at 5:30! This exciting event will be a pub style trivia night and a chance to network with your colleagues!  Teams will be randomly assigned to make the excitement even more fun!
Food will be provided in the form of scrumptious pizza and soda!  The event will be 10 dollars for members, 15 for non members!  Payment should be brought the day of the event in CASH.  The winning team will split half of the earnings, with the other half going to PLDA and SCLA!
To RSVP, please email me at bschwartz@pmlib.org.