Skype, Facetime and Chatting Online Program from SSD

The SCLA Support Staff Division is hosting an online training program:
Skype, Facetime and Chatting Online conducted by Sharper Training Solutions on May 20th from 1 – 2:30pm.
Please contact Teri Hatred at sclshr@suffolknet.org to register for the program.
Please see attached flyer for more details.
Teri Hatred
Human Resources Officer
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
631-286-1600 x 1314

SCLA – Call for Nominations

Suffolk County Library Association is seeking people who are interested in serving on the 2021 SCLA Executive Board!
Reasons to nominate yourself:
  • No experience necessary! If you are elected, we will train you!
  • Connect with colleagues from across the county
  • Develop hard and soft skills that you will use in your career
Available positions are as follows:
  • Vice President/President Elect (3 years, VP/President/Past President)
  • Secretary (1 year)
  • Member at Large – Membership (2 years)
  • Member at Large – Special Event Coordinator (2 years)
Terms run from December 2020 to December 2021. Interested parties should email me a brief bio, professional-looking photo, and vacancy of interest in filling by Thursday, May 28. Please refer to the attached for further information or email me at alexandra.mercado@sachemlibrary.org.
Please note the correction on one of the Member-at-Large responsibilities.
Best,
Ally

Alexandra Mercado

Librarian II
Library Programs & Newsletter
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Road
Holbrook, NY 11741
(631) 588-5024 ext. 247

SCLA OPEN HOUSE

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
  • Network with other Suffolk County library professionals
  • Enjoy a complimentary breakfastRegistration info to follow!

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.

 

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.

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

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

2019 SCLA Scholarship: Preparing New Librarians

The Suffolk County Library Association offers an academic scholarship to assist an outstanding library school student in subsidizing the cost of their library school education, and to promote the profession by supporting an excellent student pursing a Library or Information Science Master’s Degree in Suffolk County.
Completed application and all supplemental materials are due to the Scholarship Committee Chairperson by September 1st.
  
 
For more information, please visit the SCLA website’s Awards page, or contact me with any questions.
Thank you.
 
Emma Lodato
SCLA Scholarship Committee

Excellence in Library Service Award

Less than a month remains for you to get in your nominations for this year’s Excellence in Library Service Award.

So fill out the form attached and get those letters of recommendation written and get to me

Kate Regina
Chairman, ELSA Committee
C/O West
Babylon Public Library

by Wednesday July 31st at the latest. Can’t wait to read about our great coworkers!

Kate Regina
Chairman, ELSA Committee