Support the SCLA Scholarship Fund!

Support the SCLA Scholarship Fund!

This year, please visit to purchase raffle tickets to support the annual SCLA Scholarship. Changing things up from previous years, there are no longer booklets of paper raffles. Ticket purchases can only be made online and winners will be auto-generated at the SCLA dinner on November 15th.
You do not have to attend the dinner in order to purchase raffle tickets, or to win! Some of our fun prizes this year include: SoBol gift certificates, painting classes, and theater tickets!
Thank you for your support.

SSD 3rd Annual Safety Conference and Annual Membership Meeting

The SCLA Support Staff Division will be hosting its 3rd Annual Safety Conference and Annual Membership Meeting at the Brentwood Public Library on October 17, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m..
Our presenters: Geraldine Hart, Suffolk county Police Commissioner; Patrick Beckley & Nicole Marks, Homeland Security Emergency Services; Matthew Settaducati, Public Employee Safety & Health Bureau (PESH); Jessica Price, Empathy; and NARCAN Training Suffolk county Division of Community Mental Hygiene Services.
Free for SSD members
$1.00 for SCLA members who join SSD
$10.00 for non-members

Online registration link

Teri Hatred
SSD Past President
631-286+-1600 x 1314

The SCLA Annual Dinner registration is now open!

The SCLA Annual Dinner registration is now open!

Long Island Aquarium
431 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901
Thursday, November 15th 6:30-10:30pm

Join us for Dinner & Dancing!

$55 members & students
$65 non-members and on-site registration

Please register by Wednesday, November 14th.

CASH ONLY AT THE DOOR. All fees are non-refundable.


For any questions, please contact Emily Guerrero at

RASD New Adult Committee (NAC) Presents: Embedded Librarianship

NAC Presents: Embedded Librarianship

Monday, September 17th 10:00 a.m., SCLS

Embedded Librarianship is one of the most valuable tools to working with any community, and this is especially true when working with a younger demographic.  The New Adult Committee will review how to work with stakeholders in your building to fashion relationships with New Adults.  We will also discuss where and how to embed yourselves with this demographic outside of the library walls.

Coffee/tea will be at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.

PDF of Flyer

SCLA Support Staff Division is hosting Introduction to Canva

Canva is a graphic-design tool website, founded in 2012. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts. It is used by non-designers as well as professionals.

Conducted by Sharper Training Solutions

When: September 25, 2018

Time: 2-4 pm

Where: Suffolk Cooperative Library System Training Room

Please let us know in advance if you will need any special accommodations because of a disability.

Registration is online at:

Non-members please send $10.00 check made out to NYLA/SCLA to:

Alana Jagnanan

Brentwood Public Library



RASD Media Committee meeting, September 19th, at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System

Please join us Wednesday, September 19th, for the RASD Media Committee meeting at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, 9:30 a.m. for coffee and 10:00 a.m. for the meeting.

We’ll have a great discussion about Middle County Library’s Zine Collection.  Nicole Rambo, the Media Committee co-chair, will be discussing their very unique collection.  We’ll also be talking about the circulating board game and lawn game collections at Sayville Library, and how you can start your own.  As well as, the circulating toy collection at Middle Country.

No registration required.

If you have any questions please contact me at .