Program: Open Source Software in Libraries

There is a lot of talk about using open source software. Should you be implementing it in your library? Is it good enough to replace your existing applications? Is it really free? Join us as we attempt to sort out the hype from the reality, giving you the facts you need to make informed choices for your library. Our panelists will present a well-rounded overview, sharing their unique perspectives and experiences.

Panelists Include:
• Dominic Iadicicco, South Country Library
• Bob Johnson, Port Jefferson Free Library
• Andrew White and Joseph Balsamo, Health Sciences Library-Stony Brook University
• Ted Gutmann, Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

WHERE: South Country Library
22 Station Road
Bellport, NY 11713
(631) 286-0818

WHEN: Thursday, October 22, 2009
10 a.m. – 12 noon
(refreshments at 9:30)

To register, please RSVP by October 15 to:
Ted Gutmann ted@emmaclark.org
Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main St., Setauket, NY 11733, (631) 941-4080 ext. 132
(program flyer)

Please Contribute
CATS, in cooperation with SCLA’s Community Services Committee is collecting items for a Children’s Basket for a Habitat for Humanity family with a young (6-year old) child.
We are seeking new items (puzzles, games, videos, etc.) or non-perishable foods that kids like (e.g., peanut butter, mac & cheese, graham crackers, marshmallows).
If you want to contribute, please bring an item to the program.
Thanks for your help!

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