SCLA is temporarily cancelling some programming due to the current public health concerns. We will continue to keep you updated.
Seed Libraries Roundtable
THURSDAY, MARCH 19 2020
MIDDLE COUNTRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
101 EASTWOOD BLVD, CENTEREACH
Seed libraries are popping up all around Long Island. Libraries are realizing seed libraries are a great way to engage gardeners in our community. We are also traditionally very good at saving, collecting and sharing items! What’s the best way to operate a seed library? Let’s get together to discuss best practices and share our ideas!
Conversation will be lead by:
Regina Dlugokencky, Glen Cove Public Library & Amber Gagliardi, Middle Country Public Library
Coffee & Breakfast will be provided.
Please RSVP via Email to Amber Gagliardi at firstname.lastname@example.org or https://tinyurl.com/seedlibrariesroundtable
Save The Date
Friday, March 20 1 0:00 am
At Suffolk Cooperative Library System
- Learn about professional development & CEU opportunities available through SCLA and its divisions
- Enjoy a complimentary breakfast
- Network with other Suffolk County library professionals
- Get your professional headshot taken for FREE!
The NCLA Young Adult Services Division (YASD) is hosting our annual Joint Meeting with SCLA YASD on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. at the Massapequa Public Library’s Bar Harbour building. We will be having a panel of public and school librarians and a public school teacher to discuss how to best serve our teens with special needs.
Nassau & Suffolk YASD Annual Joint Meeting
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Massapequa Public Library – Bar Harbour Building
40 Harbor Lane, Massapequa Park, NY 11762
Learn some best practices for working with teens with special needs from a
panel of librarians featuring Christa Lucarelli, Assistant Director of the
Farmingdale Public Library, Michael Ambrosio, Special Needs Coordinator at
the Oceanside Library, Kristina Holzweiss, Educational Technology Enrichment
Specialist from the Syosset High School Innovation Lab, and Evangeline King,
School Media Specialist & Kathleen Wegner, Special Education Teacher, from
the Massapequa High School Ames Campus.
Topics discussed will include how schools and school libraries engage their
students, how libraries can support school curriculum and behavior plans, how
public libraries can build and support sensory friendly environments, and how
public library programs can be made more inclusive to teens with special needs.
Light from Other Stars by Erika Swyler
The author will speak at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library.
FREE TICKETS will be available beginning March 2.
As Nedda Papas faces mystery and danger both in the orange groves of her Florida childhood and the vastness of space as an adult, Light from Other Stars keenly illuminates the magical limits of science while exploring, in detail, the bonds of family, friendship, and love of home.
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Mosaic Meeting @ SCLS January 14th