CATS/TIF Annual Meeting (feat. Guest Speaker Rob Thomson)

Here’s an upcoming program from CATS/TIF! You do NOT have to be a member of CATS to register for this program!
The CATS/TIF Annual Meeting (feat. Guest Speaker Rob Thomson)
Wednesday, December 9th at 10:00 AM
Join us for the CATS/TIF Annual Meeting, featuring virtual guest speaker Rob Thomson: NSW State Manager of the Australian Library and Information Association! He’ll be discussing the purpose of ALIA, intregrating technology into libraries and tall but true tales of his life in libraries. There may be singing and occasional dancing, but no promises! This program will be held via Zoom. There is no registration fee.
Register online here:
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at We hope to see you there!
Best regards,
Alison Mirabella

CATS President

YASD Virtual Annual Luncheon

Please see the attached flyer for our Virtual Annual Luncheon, this Thursday, December 3.
The Teen Librarian Award will be given out as well as, a round of Trivia with a gift card prize~
We hope you will share your lunch and time with us!
RSVP: abreslin@connetquotlibrary for the Zoom information.

Angela Breslin 
Teen Coordinator
Direct Line: 631-227-3866
Fax: 631-567-5137
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DASL Presents: Living the High Line

DASL Presents: Living the High Line

SCLA Division of Academic and Special Libraries (DASL) invites you to hear Dr. Roxanne Zimmer of the Cornell Cooperative Extension present her expert perspective on this uniquely transformed walking trail on the west side of Manhattan.
This event is free and held on zoom.
To register for the event/zoom link:
For questions, please email Bruce Seger at

Career & Business Reference Services Committee meeting

Career & Business Reference Services Committee (formerly the CARE Committee) will be hosting a speaker from Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 2:30pm via Zoom.

Find out which services are available for both civilians and veterans.  Patrick will discuss the job portal through the Suffolk County Forward website, as well as the kinds of assistance veterans can receive beyond job assistance.

Please contact Nicole Berroyer at with any questions.

Use the following url to attend

Professional development hours will be awarded.

C&B is a committee of RASD (Reference and Adult Services Division), a division of SCLA.

RASD Media- Media Tools During Coronavirus

Hi, everyone-

Please join us on Monday, November 9th at 2:00PM, for a discussion of media tools and practices that worked and didn’t work during the Coronavirus quarantine.  We will also discuss media trends in libraries post reopening.
Please contact Nicole Rambo,, or Rachel Cecchini,, with any questions.


Rachel Cecchini
Reference Librarian
The Smithtown Library-Smithtown Building
Vice President/President-Elect- RASD
1 North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 360-2480 x126

Learn from an Athletic Trainer!

Join the RASD Health Concerns Committee for this fun and interactive presentation featuring Lisa Komnik, Clinical Assistant Professor of Athletic Training at Stony Brook University. Walk away with info on the career, tips/tricks to gain more energy, (perhaps even participate in a short light exercise session) and finish off the event with free resources to help your community presented by Head of the Health Sciences Library, Jamie Saragossi.

WHEN: Monday, November 16th at 2:15 PM


Did we mention that the first 30 registrants will receive a lunch container with snacks? (This may not be our annual breakfast, but we can do late lunch snacks)

See the attached flyer for complete details.

QUESTIONS: Email Sal Filosa, Committee Chairperson,

SCLA Game Night – This Thursday @ 7:00 pm

Just a reminder that our SCLA game night is this Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00 pm.  Please join us for an hour of fun!  We will be playing Jackbox games, which if you have not yet played, is a great time – lots of laughs.  If you can join us, and we hope you can, please fill out the registration form and you will receive a link to join on Thursday.

Andrea Malchiodi
Youth Services/Family Engagement Coordinator
Lindenhurst Memorial Library
1 Lee Avenue Lindenhurst, NY 11757
631-957-7755 ext. 131

November YASD Meeting

Please join us for our next YASD meeting, Thursday, November 19 at 10:00 am with the Long Island Library Pride Alliance: Rainbow Resources: Books & Information Sources for Teens.
CEUs will be awarded for those who attend.
RSVP to to receive the Zoom information.
We hope you will join us!

Angela Breslin 
Teen Coordinator
Direct Line: 631-227-3866
Fax: 631-567-5137

Serving LGBTQ Youth in Libraries, 11/4 at 10 am

NCLA’s Young Adult Services Division (YASD) and the Long Island Library Pride Alliance (LILPA) are excited to announce that we will be holding a virtual workshop called “Serving LGBTQ Youth in Libraries” on Wednesday, 11/4 at 10:00 am. CEUs will be awarded to those who attend.
The virtual presentation will provide an overview of the LGBTQ community, various identities, and how to best work with them in an inclusive way.
Please register at
If you will be unable to attend the live session, please register so that we can email you a link to the recording after the program.
Lisa Zuena, Young Adult Librarian

Massapequa Public Library
President, NCLA Young Adult Services Division
516-799-0770 (ext. 1 or ext. 5305 voicemail)