MOSAIC Annual Breakfast at the Middle Country Public

Join us for a FREE workshop for SCLA Members!! This event includes breakfast (egg sandwiches)!!

On Tuesday, June 11th 2019, MOSAIC will be hosting our Annual Breakfast at the Middle Country Public. Our guest speaker, Annelies Kamran, PhD, will present a brief tour of the history, politics, economics, and culture of some of the largest new immigrant communities on Long Island.  This is a great opportunity to begin developing cultural competency in interacting with and serving our diverse society.

To register, please use the following link: https://tinyurl.com/MOSAICBREAKFAST2019

Please see attached flyer for more details.

RASD Electronic Resources Committee @ SCLS on Tuesday, April 30 at 12 PM.

The next Electronic Resources Committee to be held at SCLS on Tuesday, April 30 at 12 PM.
The discussion will include topics covered in his earlier program, David Carroll vs Cambridge Analytica, along with the importance of patron privacy and how libraries can help the public with this increasingly complicated task.
David Carroll, an associate professor at Parsons School of Design in New York, is suing Cambridge Analytica for a complete summary of his personal data the company harvested from Facebook.com through the use of third-party apps and APIs.
Dave Jones
Head of Teen & Digital Services
Westhampton Free Library
7 Library Avenue
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Phone: (631) 288-3335 ext. 147
Fax: (631) 288-5715

New Adult Committee of RASD April Workshop

New Adult Committee of RASD April Workshop

The next New Adult Committee meeting will be held on Monday, April 15th at SCLS.  Coffee/ tea will be at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Graduate social work interns from the Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare will speak about having social workers in your library.

Please RSVP at: rachelrcecchini@gmail.com

Hope to see you there!

Sincerely,

Rachel Cecchini

RASD Media Committee – Podcasting in the Library

Please join us Wednesday, February 13th, networking at 9:30am, meeting will begin at 10am, at Middle Country Library in Centereach.  We will be discussing podcasting practices in the library with Salvatore DeVincenzo of Milddle Country Library and Chris Kretz of Stony Brook Southampton Library.
If you are interested in how you can start podcasting in your library, the equipment needed, and other details, don’t miss this meeting.
Contact Tim Sicurella with any questions you might have: tsicurella@sayvillelibrary.org.

MOSAIC meeting Tuesday, January 15, 2018 9:30am-12:00pm @SCLS

 

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Come meet Dr. Annelies Z. Kamran
President and Founder of GeoLyceum

at the next MOSAIC meeting
Tuesday, January 15, 2018     9:30am-12:00pm
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 Sunrise Hwy, Bellport, NY 11713

Dr. Kamran has taught at Queens College/CUNY, Hofstra University, Dowling College, and currently teaches international relations at St. Joseph’s College.  She has developed a series of in-depth country studies programs for public libraries  entitled Places in the News.  These programs give an opportunity to comprehend what is going on today’s headline news and provides an opportunity for patrons in our community to take part in thoughtful conversations.  Dr. Kamran will discuss how she runs this series as well as, new projects she has in development for Eastern  Suffolk BOCES on cultural competency and understanding our various immigrant communities on Long Island.

All are welcome to attend

Questions? Contact MOSAIC Co-chairs:

Michelle Athanas, michelle.athanas@nenpl.org ● 631-261-2313 ext. 210 or

Amber Gagliardi, gagliardiamber@mcplibrary.org ● 631-585-9393 ext. 274 

PDF of flyer with this link.

 

 

 

 

 

RASD Electronic Resources Committee Meeting Wed. December 19 2018

Please see the attached document for details of the next Electronic Resources Committee to be held at SCLS on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at SCLS.
9:30 coffee, 10 am Meeting.
 
Dave Jones
Head of Computers & Digital Services
Head of Teen Services

Westhampton Free Library

7 Library Avenue
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Phone: (631) 288-3335 ext. 147
Fax: (631) 288-5715

RASD Media Committee – Nov 28th!

Please join us Wednesday, November 28th, 9:30-12pm at SCLS for our next RASD Media Committee meeting.  We will be discussing:
  • Piper Computer Kits for Children’s STEM programming
  • Valerie Lewis of SCLS will be joining us to discuss Memory Kits for outreach to patrons with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.

You don’t want to miss this valuable information.  And you do not need to be a member of RASD/SCLA to attend, so please come by.

RASD New Adult Committee (NAC) Presents: Embedded Librarianship

NAC Presents: Embedded Librarianship

Monday, September 17th 10:00 a.m., SCLS

Embedded Librarianship is one of the most valuable tools to working with any community, and this is especially true when working with a younger demographic.  The New Adult Committee will review how to work with stakeholders in your building to fashion relationships with New Adults.  We will also discuss where and how to embed yourselves with this demographic outside of the library walls.

Coffee/tea will be at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.

PDF of Flyer