Long Island Library Conference 2020

 

The Long Island Library Conference will be held  at the Melville Marriott on May 14th, 2020.

We are delighted to announce that author, literary critic, and “America’s librarian,” Nancy Pearl, will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Long Island Library Conference.

Early Bird registration is now open. You must be a member of SCLA to qualify for this offer.

For questions about membership in SCLA please visit the membership page.

The Long Island Library Conference is an educational forum for all those who work in and for libraries. Held annually to provide innovative and informational programs as well as networking opportunities to improve the quality of the public, special, school and university libraries of Long Island, the Conference is organized and sponsored by the Suffolk County Library Association (SCLA) and the Nassau County Library Association (NCLA).

The conference is planned by a dedicated group of volunteers. If you would like to participate, please contact the committee chairperson at LILCChair@gmail.com.

Visit the Long Island Library Conference website for more information.

 

CATS/TIF Annual Meeting

CATS/TIF Annual Meeting
 “LIBRARIES: DISCOVERING WHAT IS POSSIBLE IN THE MODERN WORLD” 
Thursday, December 5, 2019.  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SCLS Auditorium
Join us for a lecture by special guest Chad Mairn- Information Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, and manager of the Innovation Lab at St. Petersburg College.  Discover what groundbreaking technologies are affecting most everyone’s lives today, get a glimpse of what will be on the horizon in 2020 and how all these advancements can help libraries remain a guiding light into the future.
Coffee & breakfast provided.
Register by December 1 at http://scla.net/cats/ 

YASD Luncheon

YASD Luncheon
Please join us for our annual luncheon, on Thursday, December 12th at the Irish Coffee Pub, from 12:00 – 3:00 pm, with guest speaker, author Brendon Kiely.
Please see the attached flyer for registration information.
Hope to see you there!

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