The Long Island History Committee will host its annual local history programmer’s showcase on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at SCLS beginning at 9:30 am. Committee Chair Inez Foster would like libraries to note that both the Suffolk County Historical Society and Brookhaven Town Historian are lending items related to the anniversary of Women’s Suffrage for displays in local libraries. Please contact Inez at the Babylon Public Library for more information, (631) 669-1624.
OARS (Outreach, Activities, Resources and Services)
The OARS Committee meets monthly at member libraries in order to support staff who serve senior citizens and the disabled community with information and programs.
The next meeting is Wednesday, November 15th at the Central Islip Public Library from 9:30/10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
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 email@example.com
Professional development hours will be awarded.