Tracking Dark Social: New Adult Committee of RASD

NAC: Tracking Dark Social
Monday, June 18 at 10 AM – 12 PM
Suffolk County Library Association, 627 N Sunrise Service Rd, Bellport, New York 11713

Come learn about “Dark Social,” including Snapchat, Facebook Messenger and other social platforms that lack clear metrics.

MOSAIC’s ANNUAL BREAKFAST

Join us for MOSAIC’s ANNUAL BREAKFAST

Middle Country Public Library 101 Eastwood Blvd, Centereach NY 11720

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 ­ 9:30am-12:00pm

Patron Privacy & Risk – Worst Cases and Preparations

Surveys show that libraries are among the most trusted of all social institutions…trusted above all other government agencies. Our professional ethics insist that we protect the information seeking of our patrons. Are we living up to our ethics in our everyday actions and services? What are the risks inherent in our current systems and services? ” How can libraries proactively  help all immigrants, regardless of status?” Join Jason Griffey for an examination of these risks and  suggestions on how libraries can be ready to react to threats.

Jason will be joining via Skype.
Following Jason’s talk, Cheryl Keshner from Empire Justice Center and Martha Maffei from SEPA Mujer will highlight the concerns of our immigrant community and answer questions.

About our speaker:
Jason Griffey is the founder and principal at Evenly Distributed (http://evenlydistributed.net), a technology consulting and creation firm for libraries, museums, education, and other non-profits. Jason is an Affiliate Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where he studies hyperlocal micronetworks such as his LibraryBox Project and works on technologies that provide open and robust access to information for the future, such as blockchain and other decentralization technologies. For more about Jason: http://jasongriffey.net/

Free for SCLA Members, $10.00 fee for non-members
Please make checks payable to NYLA/SCLA

Register at  https://tinyurl.com/MOSAICBREAKFAST2018  or contact Amber Gagliardi, gagliardiamber@mcplibrary.org ● 631-585-9393 ext. 274  Michelle Athanas, michelle.athanas@nenpl.org ● 631-261-2313 ext. 210

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SCLA’s Annual Networking Night Thursday, May 31st

SCLA’s Annual Networking Night will take place on Thursday, May 31st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Old City Public House in Ronkonkoma. Join us to meet and mingle with library staff from across the county. A registration fee of $6 includes appetizers. A cash bar will be available. Register and pay online here:

https://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/events/Register.html?Action=Register&ConfID_W=288

See attached for details. Please email alexandra.mercado@sachemlibrary.org with any questions.

Alexandra Mercado
Librarian I
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Road
Holbrook, NY 11741

(631) 588-5024 ext. 227

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CARE Committee meeting Thursday, May 17, 2018

Please join the CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD for our May 17 meeting at Suffolk County Library System.

John Keating from Strategic Staffing will speak about employment coaching for people with disabilities. Strategic Staffing works directly with people with disabilities, as well as helping parents find suitable employment options for their young adult children with disabilities. Strategic Staffing offers one-on-one counseling, full-day workshops, and online webinars. Please join us for coffee at 2:00 p.m.; the presentation starts at 2:30 p.m.

CEU credits will be awarded!

To RSVP please contact nicole@connetquotlibrary.org

Media Committee meeting  Tuesday, April 10th

The next Media Committee meeting will be taking place Tuesday, April 10th, 10am – 12pm, at Suffolk Cooperative Library System.  Coffee and networking at 9:30am.  The topic of discussion will be cataloging Media concerns.  We’ll be talking about all kinds of media issues; DVDs and blu ray combos, audiobooks, vinyl, TV series, box sets, videogames, bib records, and so much more!  If you’re involved with copy cataloging, original cataloging, processing, or troubleshooting your library’s media collection don’t miss out on this roundtable discussion.  Have an issue with a new media collection at your library?  This is a great opportunity to talk it out with other libraries that might be dealing with the same problems.

Meet Generation Z


March 19th
SCLS
Blue Room
9:30am – 12:00pm

Meet Generation Z Millennials are old news. In their late twenties and thirties, the generation has come to be defined by economic struggle and a slow start in adulthood. Come learn about a new generation of teens who are about to enter adulthood, and who have different expectations of our services.

NYLA’s Online Advocacy Center

Send a message to your legislature, thanking them for supporting libraries this budget year.

NYLA offers this quick service to send a electronic thank you.

In order to facilitate library advocacy, NYLA provides a quick and easy means of showing your support. NYLA’s Online Advocacy Center allows you to edit pre-drafted advocacy messages as you like, enter your name and address, and hit ‘Submit’.  The messages will be automatically delivered to your NYS Senator and Assemblymember. Get started now, click on “Take Action Now!”.

https://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=58&MenuKey=advocacy