A Big Thank You

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our first ever CATS/TIF Technology Petting Zoo event at SCLS! We hope you enjoyed the program and learned something new for yourself and your library! The program was a success with over 40 attendees and 10 libraries exhibiting their technology and services. We hope to expand upon this program next year!
Check out some great photos from the event here

Tour of Stony Brook University’s iCREATE Innovation Lab April 17 (Program Is Full)

CATS iCREATE Tour 4-17-19

Join CATS (The Computer and Technical Services division of SCLA) for a tour of Stony Brook University’s iCREATE Lab. In addition to touring the lab, attendees can also participate in a fun interactive activity.  Earn CEU credits for attending this program.  iCREATE is a collection of spaces that are designed to facilitate all stages of innovation, think 3D printers, laser engravers, sewing machines, VR systems and more!

  • Wednesday, April 17 at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • We will meet in the lobby of the Stony Brook University Administration Building.  Attendees should park in the main Administration Parking Garage. Click here for directions: https://goo.gl/maps/g6Zn9dw7Nwq 
  • This Program Is Now Full

2019 CATS Executive Board

President:  Nicole Parisi, Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library
VP: Alison Mirabella, Longwood Public Library
Treasurer:  Michael Bartolomeo, Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library
Secretary:  Sylvia Maurer, Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library
Past President: Stephen Burg, Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

Members at Large (8)
Chris DeCristofaro, Sachem Public Library
Debbie Antolini, Middle Country Public Library
Anthony Bliss, Sachem Public Library
James Hansen, Smithtown Public Library
Janet Kowal, Connetquot Public Library
Jesse Reinard, Connetquot Public Library
Nick Tanzi, South Huntington Public Library
Paul Zukowski, The Hampton Library

October’s TIF meeting,Thursday October 4, 2018, East Islip Public Library

October’s TIF meeting will take place Thursday October 4th (9:30 for refreshments and 10am for the meeting) at the East Islip Public Library.

This month we will hold a general discussion “round table”.  Bring your challenges, victories and questions!  There is always an answer when you put enough minds in the room.  Remember, if you can’t make the meeting, we will be streaming on the TIF Facebook page.   Did you miss a meeting, check out our past meeting videos on the TIF Facebook page as well!!  Hope to see you all there!!

Date: Thursday October 4th
Time: 9:30 refreshments, 10am meeting
Place: East Islip Public Library: directions
Topic: Round Table Discussion