CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD Meeting on Thursday, November 16 

Please join the CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD for our November 16 meeting at Suffolk County Library System.

Dave Sullivan from the Family Service League will join us to talk about the Flexible Employment Program. This program provides vocational services to individuals with disabilities and is sponsored by the NY State Department of Education ACCES-VR. The program offers diagnostic evaluations and teaches computer skills, interviewing, job search skills, development skills, and placement. The organization also offers aftercare support and vocational counseling. The Family Service League serves people with mental health conditions, developmental disabilities, substance abuse issues, legal histories, and physical disabilities. Please join us for coffee at 2:00 pm and the presentation at 2:30 pm.

 Please RSVP to Nicole Berroyer at nicole@connetquotlibrary.org

 Professional development hours will be awarded.

CARE Committee Meeting: Hosting Speaker Thursday, February 16 at 2:30pm

The CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD (Reference and Adult Services Division), a division of SCLA, will be hosting a speaker from the Job Corps on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System in Bellport. The presentation will start at 2:30, with a committee meeting to follow.

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life. Ms. Torelli will talk about the criteria and enrollment process for the program as well as how to identify potential candidates.

Professional development hours will be awarded.

Please email Nicole Berroyer at nicole@connetquotlibrary.org if you would like to attend or have any questions about the committee or our speaker.

CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Meeting Thursday, November 17 at 2:30pm

The CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD (Reference and Adult Services Division), a division of SCLA, will be hosting a speaker from the Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Suffolk County Library System in Bellport. The presentation will start at 2:30, with a committee meeting to follow.

Please join us for a presentation by Pierre Lespinasse from the Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University.  Mr Lespinasse will talk about the services offered by SBDC, which include counseling, workshops, and on-site assistance.
Pierre Lespinasse is a NYS Certified Business Advisor with over 25 years of business experience in Management Accounting and Financial Reporting at global banking institutions, including JP Morgan Chase and Credit Suisse. His responsibilities and expertise have ranged from financial forecasting to cost analysis and internal transfer pricing. He has a long-held interest in community-based economic development through education and mentorship and holds a BS in Management from Adelphi University and an MBA from Long Island University.

Professional development hours will be awarded.

Please email Nicole Berroyer at nicole@connetquotlibrary.org if you have any questions about the committee or our speaker.

Help! I’m Not a Business Librarian! Thursday, November 19, 2:00pm

The CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee of RASD (Reference and Adult Services Division), a division of SCLA, will be hosting a joint meeting with the Electronic Resources Committee on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Suffolk County Library System in Bellport. Please join us for coffee at 2:00pm–the presentation starts at 2:30pm.

Does the thought of answering business reference questions fill you with fear or dread? Sal DiVincenzo of Middle Country Public Library will present, “Help, I’m Not a Business Librarian!”  Mr. DiVincenzo will give an overview of some resources that are available to librarians to assist patrons asking some of the most common business reference questions.

Please email Nicole Berroyer at nicole@connetquotlibrary.org to let us know if you plan on attending, or if you have any questions about the committee or our speaker.

Looking forward to seeing you,

CARE Committee of RASD
Serena Brooks
Reference Librarian
Smithtown Library