The Suffolk Library Marketing Award recognizes the Best Public Relations
Marketing Campaign by a Public or Academic Library in Suffolk County, a
commission of the Public Relations and Marketing Committee of the Reference
and Adult Services Division of the Suffolk County Library Association,
a Regional Chapter of the New York Library Association.
The deadline of September 15, 2019 is just around the corner. Be sure to go to rasdpr.wordpress.com and start working on your entrance application for the SLMA Award. It is an easy application and before you know it you can have the bragging rights to being the best in Suffolk County.
Information is out on the Annual Library Marketing and Communications Conference:
The Library Marketing and Communications Conference 2019
November 13th & 14th at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
This conference is designed for library employees of any level who are involved in marketing, communication, public relations, social media, and outreach in academic, public, and special libraries. The sessions will explore issues that are important for this niche of library work, and the conference will include time for attendees to network and to discuss mutual challenges.
Join us for a FREE workshop for SCLA Members!! This event includes breakfast (egg sandwiches)!!
On Tuesday, June 11th 2019, MOSAIC will be hosting our Annual Breakfast at the Middle Country Public. Our guest speaker, Annelies Kamran, PhD, will present a brief tour of the history, politics, economics, and culture of some of the largest new immigrant communities on Long Island. This is a great opportunity to begin developing cultural competency in interacting with and serving our diverse society.
To register, please use the following link: https://tinyurl.com/MOSAICBREA
Please see attached flyer for more details.
New Adult Committee of RASD April Workshop
The next New Adult Committee meeting will be held on Monday, April 15th at SCLS. Coffee/ tea will be at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. Graduate social work interns from the Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare will speak about having social workers in your library.
Please RSVP at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you there!
SLMA Award Review and Roundtable Discussion – January 17 at 10:00 a.m (9:30 coffee) – SCLS Blue Room
We will showcase the fine marketing and publicity done by those libraries who submitted to the SLMA Award this past year. These are the best of the best, so a great way to get new ideas for your library.
Come meet Dr. Annelies Z. Kamran
President and Founder of GeoLyceum
at the next MOSAIC meeting
Tuesday, January 15, 2018 9:30am-12:00pm
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 Sunrise Hwy, Bellport, NY 11713
Dr. Kamran has taught at Queens College/CUNY, Hofstra University, Dowling College, and currently teaches international relations at St. Joseph’s College. She has developed a series of in-depth country studies programs for public libraries entitled Places in the News. These programs give an opportunity to comprehend what is going on today’s headline news and provides an opportunity for patrons in our community to take part in thoughtful conversations. Dr. Kamran will discuss how she runs this series as well as, new projects she has in development for Eastern Suffolk BOCES on cultural competency and understanding our various immigrant communities on Long Island.
All are welcome to attend
Questions? Contact MOSAIC Co-chairs:
Michelle Athanas, email@example.com ● 631-261-2313 ext. 210 or
Amber Gagliardi, firstname.lastname@example.org ● 631-585-9393 ext. 274