RASD Health Concerns Breakfast: Monday November 6, 9am-12pm

Did you know….? 
Most cardiovascular disease is preventable by addressing risk factors such as smoking, diet, physical inactivity, and alcohol use. 
To learn more, please join the Health Concerns Committee of SCLA for our annual breakfast featuring dynamic speakers on the important topic of Vascular Disease
Speakers will include: 
Dr. Gasparis, Director of the Stony Brook Vascular Center 
Dr. Tassiopoulos, Director of the Stony Brook Center for Vein Care. 
2 CEUs will be awarded.
Date: Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
627 North Sunrise Service Road
Bellport, New York 11713-9000
For further information, please contact: Sal Filosa (Port Jefferson Free Library) 631-473-0022 or sfilosa@portjefflibrary.org
More details to come!

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.

RASD PR & Marketing Program Oct. 19: Video Production and Library Promotion

Video Production and Library Promotion
10/19/17 at 10:00 a.m.
At the East Islip Public Library
SCLA Members – Free, Non-Members $10.00
RSVP to Jo-Ann Carhart – East Islip Public Library
Together we will discuss ways to incorporate video media and video marketing into your libraries communications.
We will go over how to create video for nothing, inexpensively and utilizing student productions.
We’ll discuss promotion and community participation.
PSA’s and shorts and bios and documentaries and comedy and even a video newsletter will be explored.

Electronic Resources Committee of RASD Meeting September 14, at 9:30am

Electronic Resources Committee of RASD Meeting Location SCLS, Bellport
September 14, 20179:30 am coffee. 10 am – noon meeting

Kick off the School Year with these Online Learning Tools!

Scott Williams of Recorded Books will demonstrate Atomic Learning and Universal Class followed by a roundtable discussion of Online Learning Tools.

This will be our second demo on series of online learning tools. How does the product compare with what we have already seen?

Other topics include:


  • OverDrive’s new app – Libby

  • Livebrary.com – new Flipster Magazines