CARE Committee Lecture, Thursday, November 15 at 2:00 pm

The CARE (Career and Resource Exchange) Committee will be hosting speakers from Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults and Helen Keller Services for the Blind on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Suffolk County Library System in Bellport.

The Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults is a foundation in the United States that provides services for individuals who are both blind and deaf. Services include onsite training at HKNC headquarters with experts in assistive technology, vocational services, communication, orientation and mobility, independent living and more.

Helen Keller Services for the Blind serves the New York City/Long Island area, with training facilities in Brooklyn, Hempstead and Ronkonkoma, and a low vision eye service in Sands Point. HKSB also provides services in home, work and community settings throughout the region. Services include training with experts in orientation and mobility, daily living skills, low vision, assistive technology, employment/placement and more. From information about career possibilities to tips about free services, HKSB can help you find what you need.

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.

2019 Long Island Reads Selection Announced!



Thcover image: The Female Persuasionse Long Island Reads Committee is pleased to announce their 2019 selection: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer. This timely work of literary fiction will engage readers as well as spark discussion, and will appeal to both adult and young adult readers. Meg Wolitzer grew up in Syosset and is a member of the MFA Faculty at Stony Brook University. She has written 12 works of literary fiction. Information regarding program resources and tickets to the event on April 7, 2019 will be available via the SCLA listserv shortly.  Please visit for more information and to contact the committee.