Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season! Believe it or not it is time to talk about our January TIF meeting! We will be meeting at the Islip Public Library on Thursday January 4th 9:30 for coffee and refreshments and 10am for the meeting. As we usually do for January is to start fresh and have an open round table discussion. So bring your victories, setbacks and questions for the group. We all learn so much from these discussions.
Directions to the Islip Public Library.
CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.
On December 7th , CATS and TIF will have their Annual Meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the SCLS auditorium. There will be a light breakfast served. Guest speaker Rebecca Stavick from Do Space Omaha will be appearing via video teleconference. She will talk about Do Space, a privately funded public makerspace, successful things they’re doing and will even give a walking tour with their “Dual Robot”. There is no fee to attend.
RSVP is requested to firstname.lastname@example.org
The CATS Group is hosting a Technical Services Round Table Discussion. This is a great opportunity for technical services librarians and clerks to come together and share techniques, strategies, cataloging and securing non traditional items for circulation. Bring your victories, stories and unique locking or storing boxes, bags or pouches to share with the group.
DATE: Tuesday November 7th, 2017
Time: 9:30am for light refreshments and 10am meeting
Location: Suffolk Cooperative Library System Auditorium
Admission is free and CEU Credits will be earned!
October’s TIF meeting will take place at The John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor on Thursday, October 5, 2017.
Jesse Reinard from the Connetquot Library will be discussing the implementation and success of his Raspberry Pi/Retro Pi program. Additionally, Eric Cohen from John Jermain will show us his new facility. Remember it’s 9:30 for coffee and refreshments and 10am for the meeting. If you can’t make the meeting, we will stream it on the TIF facebook page as well. Hope to see everyone there.
In an effort to have greater communication regarding future meetings and posting questions, there is now a Google Group associated with the TIF Group and CATS.
Do you have a topic you would like to discuss? Post it to the Google Group! If you would like to join please email Chris DeCristofaro (Chris.DeCristofaro@sachemlibrary.org) directly to be added to the group. If you would like to invite people to join, please do so or email Chris and he will send them an invite!
This group will not replace our notifications but will allow for members to interact easier.
Our next TIF meeting will be Thursday September 7th, 2017 at 9:30 for coffee and refreshments and 10am for the meeting. This month, Ruth Westfall from SCLS will join us to talk about The System’s efforts to protect patron privacy. She will speak about what we can all do as Information Professionals to ensure that patron information is secure. After a short break, we will then have a round table discussion, so bring your problems, questions, failures and successes to share with the group.
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Rd
Holbrook, NY 11716