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

RASD Media Committee meeting, September 19th, at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System

Please join us Wednesday, September 19th, for the RASD Media Committee meeting at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, 9:30 a.m. for coffee and 10:00 a.m. for the meeting.

We’ll have a great discussion about Middle County Library’s Zine Collection.  Nicole Rambo, the Media Committee co-chair, will be discussing their very unique collection.  We’ll also be talking about the circulating board game and lawn game collections at Sayville Library, and how you can start your own.  As well as, the circulating toy collection at Middle Country.

No registration required.

If you have any questions please contact me at tsicurella@sayvillelibrary.org .

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.

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.