CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Long Island Cares Event Thursday, February 14 at 2:00 pm

The CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) committee will be hosting a speaker from Long Island Cares on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the Suffolk County Library System in Bellport.

Lisa Owens will be discussing the services provided by Long Island Cares. Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and provides for the humanitarian needs of the community. Their goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island.

Please join us for coffee at 2:00 pm and the presentation at 2:30 pm.

Please RSVP to Nicole Berroyer at

Professional development hours will be awarded.

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

RASD PR & Marketing Committee Programs

Thursday, January 17 in the SCLS Blue Room, coffee at 9:30, program at 10:00 – Annual PR Review of the SLMA Award entrants – Review the excellent marketing campaigns entered into the SLMA Award competition for 2018. Learn from your creative colleagues.

Thursday, March 14 at the East Islip Public Library coffee at 9:30 program at 10:00. Navigating Today’s Local News Landscape – Library Publicity with Jaci Clement.

Jo-Ann Carhart, MLS
Head of Adult Services
Librarian III
East Islip Public Library
381 East Main Street
East Islip, NY 11730
Phone (631) 581-9200 x 5
FAX (631) 581-2245
Co-Chair of the RASD PR & Marketing Committee

Supporting Our Immigrant Community – Rapid Response Training Wednesday, June 20

At the June, 2018 RASD Board Meeting, we spoke about how we, as librarians, can reach out and support our immigrant community. If you, or anyone you know is interested to learn more about how we can stand with immigrants – –

Please join the upcoming Rapid Response Training for Undocumented Immigrants on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. This training is FREE and will take place at Suffolk County Community College, in the Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room (Ammerman Campus in Selden). It is being provided by LI Jobs with Justice.

The RSVP is Monday, June 18. Please see the email below for details. Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend this event. Please spread the word.  The Facebook event This event is sponsored by the SCCC Undocumented Student Task Force. There is no charge for this training. ALL are welcome, but please RSVP so we can plan.



Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks so much!.

Joan Cook
Instructor, Library Technical Services
Suffolk County Community College
533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784