Public Speaking for Chickens!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
9:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Farmingdale Public Library
Fee: FREE for NCLA Members, $5.00 for Non-NCLA Members
Speaker: Kate Beckman, M.A. Director, Communications Lab – Nassau Community College
Do you have trouble speaking in front of groups?
If so, come to our Public Speaking for Chickens workshop.
Kate Beckman will give you some helpful tips to gelp your get over your fear of public speaking. Learn how to get your audience’s attention, what you should avoid, and much more.
Please RSVP by November 1.
You’re Invited to the Nassau County Library Association Annual Dinner and Installation of Officers!
Celebrate with us as NCLA turns 80 this year!Friday, November 14, 2014
Pompei Catering & Restaurant
401 Hempstead Avenue
West Hempstead, NY 11552
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Cocktails & Appetizers
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Continuous Open Bar, Buffet Dinner,
Dessert, Dancing with DJ Rob of Pace Entertainment and the Installation of the 2015 NCLA Officers.
$45.00 for NCLA Members
$55.00 for Non-Members
Come support your Division and the newly installed Executive Board of NCLA!
Prior registration required for admittance. Please complete the bottom portion of the accompanying form and return by October 29.
Support Staff Division Roundtable Discussion,
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
9:30 am – 12:00 noon
East Meadow Public Library
1886 Front Street, East Meadow
(Refreshments at 9 am)
Meet with your colleagues from across Nassau County to discuss topics such as circulation, shipping, RFID, self-service checkout, customer service issues, LILINK, Sierra, etc.
Our panel of “experts” will be happy to answer your questions.
Free for NCLA members – $5.00 for non-members
Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm
Place: Suffolk Community College – Grant Campus
Cost: $30 for NCLA/SCLA members, $40 for non-members
This year’s joint annual conference will be co-hosted by the Academic and Special Libraries Division (ASLD) of NCLA, the Division of Academic and Special Libraries (DASL) of SCLA and the Suffolk Community College Grant Campus Library.
It will feature three speakers, Prof. Kimberly Mullins of LIU Post, Prof. William Caniano of Hofstra University, and Prof. Laura Pope Robbins of Dowling College.
His first work of fiction, a crime novel called Black Irish, introduced the Harvard Educated detective, Absalom Kearney, and marked the beginning of a new crime series. The second in the series, Hangman, was published earlier this year.
Talty is also the co-author of the New York Times best selling account, A Captain’s Duty, with Captain Richard Phillips, the hero of the Maersk Alabama Hijacking. The book was made into a film starring Tom Hanks.
While Professional Registration is SOLD OUT, Single Day Thursday Tickets are still available for $35: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com
Join Library Trustees, fellow Directors, Staff and Friends to thank hometown legislators for their support of Long Island Libraries at the Nassau County Legislative Breakfast.Location: Freeport Memorial Library 144 W. Merrick Road
Lost in Translation: When Novels Become Graphic, is a literature workshop comparing children’s and young adult books with their graphic novel adaptations.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
from 10 am — 12 pm
at the Garden City Public Library
Make Checks Payable to NCLA
CEUs will be awarded.
Registration is required. Register no later than Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
The NCLA Support Staff Division invites you to attend their bus trip to the Culinary Institute of America in New Hyde Park on September 4th, 2014.
For more than 60 years, the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education. Enjoy a one hour tour of the CIA before sitting down to an exquisite lunch at the institute’s American Bounty Restaurant.
Prior to our visit to the Culinary Institute we will make a stop at Val-Kil to tour the cottage, gardens and new exhibit:
“Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill: Emergence of a Political Leader.”
Event will take place on Thursday, September 4, 2014
$65.00 (NCLA members)
Bus leaves NLS: 900 Jerusalem Ave, Uniondale promptly @ 7:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 5:45 p.m.
The Support Staff will provide a FREE bag filled with a bagel(cream cheese/butter) and a water bottle for the morning ride.
FREE raffles, a 50/50 and delicious snacks will wrap up our trip as we make our way back.
Support Staff Trip to Culinary Institute of America
The Health Services Committee Presents:
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information to the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources, and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech.
Presented by Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM, MAR)
Friday, September 5, 2014, Farmingdale Public Library
9:30AM: Registration & Refreshments —
Please click the accompanying flyer for more information on this program and details on how to sign up.
[Please note: both sections of this class are now filled.]
Tuesday, September 23rd
Location: Farmingdale Public Library
Fee Per Class: $15.00 for NCLA Members;
$30.00 for Non-NCLA Members