Category Archives: Library Tour

Tour of Stony Brook University’s Innovation Lab – November 7, 2016

The Computer and Technical Services division of SCLA (CATS) is pleased to announce an upcoming tour of Stony Brook University’s Innovation Lab. The Innovation Lab is a collection of three on-campus makerspaces that feature things like vinyl cutters, 3-D printers, green screen and virtual reality technologies.

The tour will take place on Monday, November 7th at 10:00 a.m. We’re in the process of arranging parking — more details to follow. If interested, please sign up here.

For more information, contact:
Nick Tanzi, CATS president 631-399-1511 x398

CATS Annual Library Tour Friday April 25th

CATS-Tour-2014The Computer and Technical Services Division of the Suffolk County Library Association, a Regional Chapter of the New York Library Association invites you to join us on our library tour.

We will be visiting:

Touro Law School in Central Islip  — Please note that no outside food is allowed on the Touro Law campus, but refreshments will be provided.

Smithtown Library’s main building in Smithtown

Smithtown Library’s Nesconset branch in Nesconset

Please join us for all or any portion of the tour. 

CATS Tour 2014 Flyer

Please RSVP to so that we know how many to expect.


CATS Annual Library Tour

Annual Library Tour
Tuesday, April 23, 2013


Emma S. Clark Memorial Library @ 10:00am
120 Main Street
Setauket, New York 11733-2868
(631) 941-4080

Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library @ 2:00pm
SUNY Stony Brook
100 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794
(631) 632-6000

Meet with professional staff and learn how each institution is adapting to meet the needs of
its patrons as technology changes the role of Libraries. Tour begins at Emma S. Clark
Memorial Library at 10:00am. There will be a break for lunch on your own. Tour
reconvenes at 2:00pm at the SUNY Stony Brook Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.


The Annual Library Tour will take place on Tuesday April 23rd. The tour will begin at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library at 10 AM, followed by a break for lunch.

The Emma S. Clark Memorial Library is Suffolk County’s oldest public library in terms of continuous community service from its original location. The Library’s collection of books, periodicals, audio, video, and software products totals over 200,000 items and serves a population of 45,668. Firmly rooted in a century-old tradition of meeting the public need, the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library continues to explore new means and technologies to serve the needs of the Three Village community today and tomorrow.
Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
120 Main Street
Setauket, New York 11733-2868
(631) 941-4080

A List Of Some Restaurants in the area:

Mario’s Italian Restaurant- 212 Main Street, Setauket
Bliss- 766 Route 25 A, Setauket
Tai Show North- 316 Main Street, Setauket
Pita House- 100-27 S Jersey Ave, Setauket
Domo Sushi Restaurant- 180 Route 25 A, Setauket
Pentimeno- 93 Main Street, Stony Brook
Greek To Go- 2460 Nesconset- Port Jefferson Hwy, Stony Brook
O Sole Mio- 2194 Nesconset Hwy, Stony Brook
The Bench Bar and Grill- 1095 Route 25 A, Stony Brook

After lunch, the tour will reconvene at the Frank Melville Library at SUNY Stony Brook Campus at 2 PM. We will meet outside the Central Reading Room and the itinerary is as follows:
Suffolk County Library Association (SCLA) Tour of Melville Library
April 23rd, 2013

Tour Leader: Kathleen Maxheimer

2:00 PM Meet in front of Central Reading Room
Reference Services (William Glenn)

2:15 PM Technical Services (Dan Kinney, Bushra Butt)

2:25 PM Preservation (Jason Torre)

2:35 PM Music (Gisele Schierhorst)

2:50 PM Science & Engineering (Dana Antonucci)

3:00 PM Special Collections and University Archives (Kristen Nyitray)

3:10 PM Circulation (Jennifer Devito)

3:20 PM RIS Services (in Classroom A)

Instruction (Fiona Grady)
Website (Darren Chase)

This page ( provides information on visitor parking at Stony Brook. Paid parking in the garage behind the Admin building or metered parking behind the Student Union are both close to the library building. Free parking is available in the South P lot and means a short bus ride into the main campus.



Cats Annual Library Tour on June 17

Join the Computer and Technical Services Division of SCLA for our Annual Library Tour on June 17!

Take a look behind the scenes of an a public and an academic library, see the challenges they face and the technology they utilize. Talk with creative professional staff and learn how each library fulfills the various needs of their patrons.

We’ll be touring St. Joseph’s College Callahan Library in Patchogue and Sayville Public Library. We’ll start our tour at St Joseph’s College, 155 West Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772, at 10am.

After lunch on your own, join us at the Sayville Library, 88 Greene Ave Sayville, New York 11782 from 2pm-4pm.

CATS Library Tour

When: Friday, October 1, 2010
Where: Initially – Middle Country Public Library
Time: Meet @ 9:30 for refreshments
Tour Starts: Promptly @ 10 am

We would like to remind you about our upcoming Library Tour…
We begin this unique tour at Middle Country Public Library in Centereach
at 10am (9:30 refreshments) where we will get a chance to learn about
their newest additions, including the Nature Explorium, and see how the
library functions overall. Lunch is on your own (11:45-1:15) and then we
meet up again at 1:30 at the Suffolk County Community College Library in
Selden for a rare look behind the scenes. It’s an opportunity to engage
academic professionals and discover how technology plays a part in what is
the largest community college in the SUNY system.
Don’t miss out on this fun and engaging tour!

Middle Country Public Library
101 Eastwood Blvd.
Centereach, NY 11720

Suffolk County Community Library
Ammerman Campus
533 College Road
Selden, NY 11784-2899