2022 Professional Development Series

This series of educational programs for library professionals across Long Island is a collaboration between CLASC, NCLA & SCLA. Programs are open to all library staff at no charge & presented virtually via Zoom.


Reference Solutions by Data Axle: Applying Tools & Data for Superior Results (RASD)

Tuesday, September 20 | 2:30 – 3:15pm

tinyurl.com/RASDprograms2022

Reference Solutions offers a wide-variety of data used often by businesses, entrepreneur’s, students, researchers, and job hunters. Learn about some of these use cases and the tools that can be used to provide you with the end results you desire or need. Please contact Nicole Berroyer at nicole@connetquotlibrary.org or Alex Blend at blendalex@mcplibrary.org with any questions.


Do Not Be Afraid: Putting Together a Culturally Sensitive Program (NCLA)

Tuesday, September 20 | 10:00 am

https://ncla.wildapricot.org/event-4837479

Find ways to celebrate cultural diversity and provide opportunities for creating bridges of understanding. During this event, panelists will share their knowledge and expertise through a lively, interactive discussion on culturally sensitive programming that accurately reflects cultural perspectives of diverse communities.



Community Service that Actually Benefits the Community (YASD)


Friday, September 23 | 3:00 – 3:45pm

https://tinyurl.com/CommunityYASD

We all know that teens are constantly looking for community service. Instead of just having them do something to do something we will be discussing community service ideas that actually serve the community in which they live. Presented by the YASD Board.



Navigating Consumer Health Information (RASD)

Thursday, September 29 | 2:30 – 3:15pm

tinyurl.com/RASDprograms2022

Instructor: Jessica Koos, MLS, MSEd, AHIP Navigating consumer health information can be a daunting task, but fear not! This class will give you the skills and confidence you need in order to provide reliable resources to patrons and loved ones! This train-the-trainer model will introduce how to effectively use various websites and tools in the following areas: general consumer health, local health information, and up-to-date COVID-19 data. Tips and tricks for identifying misinformation will also be covered. Join us, and learn how to lead your community along the right path to better health! Please contact Stephanie DiChiara at s.dichiara@sayvillelibrary.org or Sal Filosa at sal@portjefflibrary.org with any questions.


How to Select and Maintain Interior Finishes for Libraries (NCLA)

Friday, September 30 | 9:30 – 10:30 AM

Library staff of all departments can learn how to select and maintain interior finishes to best suit their library needs. Presented by Pansy Cheng, Mei Wo Design.


Save the Date!

Thursday, September 29 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Location TBD – Hosted by Brian Schwartz

Join your fellow librarians for a lively evening of trivia and tasty pizza. Don’t pass up this great opportunity to meet new people and connect with other library professionals from different areas of Long Island! FREE & open to all library staff.

CLASC and CATS presents Women and Technology in Libraries Panel

Join CLASC and CATS as we welcome a panel of women library personnel from various facets of the library industry to discuss the joys, hardships, and hurdles of being woman technology experts in the field. Refreshments will be served and CEUs will be awarded. To register, click here or on the link in the flyer.

Date: Thursday September 22nd  6:30 – 8:30


Location:
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Rd, Holbrook, NY 11741

Anthony Giansante ​(he/him/his)

Digital Services & Makerspace Librarian

CATS President

Half Hollow Hills Community Library

55 Vanderbilt Pkwy.

Dix Hills, NY  11746 (631)498-1242

CLASC and CATS presents Women and Technology in Libraries Panel

Join CLASC and CATS as we welcome a panel of women library professionals from various facets of the library industry to discuss the joys, hardships, and hurdles of being a woman and utilizing technology in the field. Refreshments will be served and CEUs will be awarded.

DATE: Thursday September 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Location:

Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Rd, Holbrook, NY 11741

To register, click here

Anthony Giansante ​(he/him/his)
Digital Services Librarian & Makerspace Coordinator 
Half Hollow Hills Community Library
55 Vanderbilt Pkwy.
Dix Hills, NY  11746
(631)498-1242

CLASC and CATS presents Women and Technology in Libraries Panel

Join CLASC and CATS as we welcome a panel of women library professionals from various facets of the library industry to discuss the joys, hardships, and hurdles of being a woman and utilizing technology in the field. Refreshments will be served and CEUs will be awarded.

DATE:

Thursday September 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Location:
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Rd, Holbrook, NY 11741

To register, click here

Anthony Giansante ​(he/him/his)

Digital Services Librarian & Makerspace Coordinator 
Half Hollow Hills Community Library
55 Vanderbilt Pkwy.
Dix Hills, NY  11746
(631)498-1242

CLASC-SCLA Test Prep Program @ SCLS

CLASC-SCLA Test Prep Program
Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 North Sunrise Service Road
Bellport, New York 11713
6:00-7:30 pmThis program will include a prerecorded Udemy webinar offering tips and strategies for taking any multiple choice as well as a live presentation from a public school math teacher to help you brush up on skills including solving logic problems and calculating percentages.

 

Please note that no library-specific content will be included in this program.

 

Light dinner will be served.  
Free for CLASC and SCLA members, $5 cash at the door for all others.To register online:
https://forms.gle/D8uxyj5ht8NnzRpi7Or contact:
Kristen Todd-Wurm
todd-wurmkristen@mcplibrary.org