Vendor Fair and Networking Day!

Stop by SCLS anytime between 10-3 pm on Tuesday, May 17 to meet with vendors, have your professional headshot taken, enjoy free breakfast or lunch, and network with your colleagues in the county. Learn how to join SCLA and meet with the different divisions and maybe even win a raffle basket! No registration necessary – all library workers welcome.

Additionally, SCLA asks that you bring a baby item, such as diapers, wipes, clothing, toiletries, etc. to be donated to Angels of Long Island in Patchogue.

Carisse Mitchell
Youth Services Coordinator
West Babylon Public Library
211 Route 109
West Babylon, NY 11704
631-669-5445
www.wbpl.us

 

LILPA Meeting Tuesday, September 14th

We hope summer is treating you well! The Long Island Library Pride Alliance has two workshops coming up:

Tuesday, September 14th @ 2PM – Rising to the Challenge with Kristin Pekoll from ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom

Tuesday, October 12th @ 2PM – LILPA Book Club: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink

Please see the attached flyers for more information and how to register. Both workshops will be presented on Zoom.

Register

Be well,

-Derek

LILPA Co-chair

Derek Ivie (He/Him/His)
Youth Services Coordinator
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport, NY 11713
631-286-1600 xt. 1337

2021 SCLA Continuing Education Award for Library Support Staff

The SCLA Continuing Education Award for Library Support Staff is a cash award made to a library employee who is pursuing academic or career-related coursework that will enhance and contribute to their library duties, as well as benefit libraries.

Completed application and all supplemental materials are due to the Scholarship Committee Chairperson by September 15th.

For more information, please visit the SCLA website’s Awards page, or contact me with any questions.
Thank you.
Emma Lodato
Children’s Librarian
Bayport-Blue Point Public Library
203 Blue Point Ave.
Blue Point, NY  11715
631-363-6133

SCLA’s Summer 2021 Newsletter Edition is here!!

I hope everyone’s Summer is off to an amazing start!

Please find the newest edition of the SCLA newsletter for your reading pleasure.

If you’re not already a part of this great organization, we encourage you to become a member today! Click here for more details.

Wishing you all a happy, safe, and fun Summer!

Lauren Strong
Youth and Family Services Coordinator
Riverhead Free Library
330 Court Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-727-3228 ext. 122

Mosaic’s Virtual Breakfast: Online Resources for English Language Learners & Literacy Tutors.

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 10am MOSAIC will be holding a virtual breakfast. Our topic will be Online Resources for English Language Learners & Literacy Tutors.

Please see attached flyers for details. 

 The first 20 RASD members to register will receive a $5 Digital Dunkin Donuts gift card, so register today!! 

 To register: https://tinyurl.com/MOSAICBREAKFAST2021

Amber Gagliardi
Adult Librarian
Middle Country Public Library
631-585-9393 ext. 274

LILPA Book Club

Please join the Long Island Library Pride Alliance on Wednesday, May 26th at 2PM for the LILPA May Book Club where we will be discussing the YA novel Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith.

Register here: https://forms.gle/Uph7zmthHYmgfbWt7

Thank you so much,

Derek Ivie (He/Him/His)
Youth Services Coordinator
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport, NY 11713
631-286-1600 xt. 1337

 

New Professional Development Series Program Added

NCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee
Dr. Seuss: Cut Him Loose?
Wednesday, May 19 at 2:00 pm.
60 minutes
Join the Intellectual Freedom Committee for a program during our May Professional Development series hosted by NCLA, SCLA and CLASC. A panel of librarians will discuss the issues involving intellectual freedom, collection development and programming which arose from recent controversy related to Dr. Seuss’ (Theodore Geisel) and other materials.

 

DASL: Genealogy and Local History research, reference, and instruction at the New York Public Library

The Division of Academic and Special Libraries (DASL) in conjunction with the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) presents:
Philip Sutton, NYPL Librarian and Professor

Presentation: Genealogy and Local History research, reference, and instruction at the New York Public Library
When: March 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
Format: Virtual via Zoom

Please register early for this excellent and free presentation.
https://www.lilrc.org/event-4214333