Long Island Reads 2024: Better Living Through Birding by Christian Cooper

Book cover and author photo

Long Island Reads will honor Christian Cooper in person and online at an award ceremony on April 21, 2024 at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library. Tickets will be available through Long Island Reads beginning April 1 for both in-person and virtual attendance.

Are you running a book discussion of Better Living Through Birding at your Library or book club? Find helpful tips to enhance your reading and book club experiences with the 2024 LI Reads Better Living Through Birding Reader’s Guide!

Lastly, if your library is planning any Long Island Reads related programming, please use this form to let us know what you’ve planned! (Form accessible with Google account)

Outreach Committee: Human Trafficking Prevention with ECLI-Vibes Wednesday, Jan. 10th @ 9:30 am

Please join us for a presentation by ECLI-VIBES and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, both members of the Suffolk County Anti-Trafficking Initiative (SCATI), to learn about the prevalence of human trafficking here on Long Island, potential indicators, resources available to the community, and ways Suffolk County libraries can work with these organizations on education and prevention efforts. Registration information in the flyer below, or visit: http://tinyurl.com/ycb5v2kr

Outreach Committee Meeting Reminder, Monday, December 11, 2023 @ 10:00am (Virtual)

The next regular meeting of the Outreach Committee of RASD will be held virtually this Monday, December 11th, 2023 at 10:00am. The committee meets four times per year, to discuss how to meet the evolving needs of our local communities through services, programming, trainings and staff support. All are welcome!

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/008331683?pw=c447ce7fb434cfab4016c426509c17ce
Meeting ID: 008331683 Password: RASD
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International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference