Save The Date
Friday, March 20 1 0:00 am
At Suffolk Cooperative Library System

  • Learn about professional development & CEU opportunities available through SCLA and its divisions
  • Enjoy a complimentary breakfast
  • Network with other Suffolk County library professionals
  • Get your professional headshot taken for FREE!

Register here

Nassau & Suffolk YASD Annual Joint Meeting

Nassau & Suffolk YASD Annual Joint Meeting

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Massapequa Public Library – Bar Harbour Building
40 Harbor Lane, Massapequa Park, NY 11762

Learn some best practices for working with teens with special needs from a
panel of librarians featuring Christa Lucarelli, Assistant Director of the
Farmingdale Public Library, Michael Ambrosio, Special Needs Coordinator at
the Oceanside Library, Kristina Holzweiss, Educational Technology Enrichment
Specialist from the Syosset High School Innovation Lab, and Evangeline King,
School Media Specialist & Kathleen Wegner, Special Education Teacher, from
the Massapequa High School Ames Campus.

Topics discussed will include how schools and school libraries engage their
students, how libraries can support school curriculum and behavior plans, how
public libraries can build and support sensory friendly environments, and how
public library programs can be made more inclusive to teens with special needs.

Long Island Reads 2020 pick is in.

Light from Other Stars by Erika Swyler

The author will speak at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library.

FREE TICKETS will be available beginning March 2.

As Nedda Papas faces mystery and danger both in the orange groves of her Florida childhood and the vastness of space as an adult, Light from Other Stars keenly illuminates the magical limits of science while exploring, in detail, the bonds of family, friendship, and love of home.

For more information please visit:


RASD Media Committee @ Sayville

Location Change

Hello all,
For anyone that was looking to attend our next RASD Media meeting next week on the 29th, the venue has changed to Sayville Library.  We will be hosting in our community meeting room A/B.  The library opens at 10am but we will let all attendees in starting at 9:30am.  The library is located at 88 Greene Ave in Sayville and parking spots can sometimes be difficult to find close to 10am.
Thank you and hope to see you there.
Tim Sicurella



SCLA Annual Meeting & Dinner 2019

October 24, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Long Island Aquarium
431 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY

Member $55
Non-Member $65

Join the Suffolk County Library Association for their Annual Meeting and Dinner.
Online registration deadline is Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 12noon.

Register here:

If you have any questions, please contact:

Lissetty Thomas
631-654-4700 ext 224

Please bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.

SCLA Networking Night

Thursday, May 16 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Join us at Old City Public House to meet, network and share ideas with other library professionals.

$10 per ticket for SCLA members

$15 per ticket for non-members

Includes assorted appetizers

Cash bar with happy hour specials

Please register and pay online at:

For more information, email Ellen Hobson at

2018 DASL Annual Luncheon at the Country House in Stony Brook. 2:30 pm

Please join us for the 2018 DASL Annual Luncheon at the Country House in Stony Brook.
Our event will include lunch and a presentation by David Favaloro, Director of Curatorial
Affairs & Hebrew Technical Institute Research Fellow at the Tenement Museum.

Time: 2:30 pm

Register Online:

After you register, please send a check for $25 made payable to “NYLA/SCLA” to:

ATTN: Fabio Montella
Suffolk County Community College
Montaukett Learning Center
121 Speonk-Riverhead Road
Riverhead, NY 11901-3499

Participation is limited to 20 people. For questions, please email

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