New York Comic Con Trip, October 9th

New York Comic Con Trip 2014

New York Comic Con Trip 2014

Join the NCLA Pop Culture Committee on Thursday, October 9, for breakfast in the city and then head over to the Javits Center together for New York Comic Con!From 10:00AM-11:00AM, the NCLA Pop Culture Committee will Meet-Up for Breakfast at Starbucks, 600 8th Avenue, NY 10018 (on the corner of 39th Street and 8th Avenue).

New York Comic Con at the Javits Center begins at 12:00PM!

The ALA panel “Saving Indecent Comics” will be held on Thursday, October 9 from 3:15PM-4:00PM in Room 1A01.

The NCLA/SCLA panel “Why Should I Let My Child Read Comics?” will be held on Thursday, October 9 from 6:15PM-7:00PM in Room 1A01.

While Professional Registration is SOLD OUT, Single Day Thursday Tickets are still available for $35: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/Tickets/Buy-Tickets/

Remember that Thursday tickets can and most likely will sell out before the day of the event, so please register as soon as you can!

No registration is required to meet-up with the NCLA Pop Culture Committee for breakfast (attendees will pay for their own breakfast).

Please see the attached flyer for more details, and please share with the staff at your library.

Learn How to Build a Website Using WordPress, Tuesday, September 23rd

Learn how to build a website using WordPress

Learn how to build a website using WordPress

[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

Presenter: Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Intro to Web Design with WordPress
Create your own website and share your information with the whole world. Learn about the workings of websites and how to make your own. You’ll learn how to layout text, add images, link to your favorite sites, and more.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Intermediate WordPress
Learn more about creating websites, adding text and graphics, layouts, links, and more more in this advanced class. (Prerequisite: Introduction to Web Design with WordPress.)
SPACE IS LIMITED TO 12 PEOPLE PER CLASS. CEU’S WILL BE OFFERED.

Lost in Translation: When Novels Become Graphic, September 17th

Lost in Translation

Please click on accompanying flyer for more information on this program or to sign up!”

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

$5 for NCLA members
$15 for non-members

Make Checks Payable to NCLA
CEUs will be awarded.

Registration is required. Register no later than Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

Please click on accompanying flyer for more information and to sign up!

Support Staff Trip to Culinary Institute of America (September 4th, 2014)

NCLA Support Staff Bus Trip to the Culinary Institute of America

Click here for event details and to sign up!

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.
Menu

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.”

Click here for event details and to sign up!

 

Event will take place on Thursday, September 4, 2014

$65.00 (NCLA members)
$75.00 (non-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

Trip to Meadow Croft with the Retiree Committee, July 25th (Cancelled)

Trip to Meadow Croft

Flyer for NCLA Retiree Committee trip to Meadow Croft.

The trip to Meadow Croft with the Retiree Committee has been cancelled due to low registration.

 

“Beyond an Apple a Day,” September 5th

Beyond and Apple a Day

Click here for more information on how to sign up for “Beyond an Apple a Day.”

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 —
10:00AM-12:00PM: Workshop

Please click the accompanying flyer for more information on this program and details on how to sign up.

 

High Tea at the Hidden Oak Cafe, June 26th

Please click on accompanying flyer for details about the High Tea being hosted by the NCLA Retiree Committee on June 26th at the Hidden Oak Cafe, Main House, Bayard Cutting Arboretum from 2 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

High Tea

A Civil Service Presentation from RASD, June 3rd

There is still time to register!

Please join RASD on Tuesday, June 3 for a Civil Service Presentation.

Mamie Eng, Director Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, will discuss the ABC’s of the Librarian I & II tests, tips on maximizing your education and experience and strategies to improve your score.

The cost for the program is: $5.00 NCLA members and $15 for non-members. CEUs will be awarded.

See the attached flyer for registration information, and return the bottom to Jeanne Lettieri at the North Bellmore Public Library with your payment.

Contact RASDPrograms@nullgmail.com with questions.

civil service presentation, RASD

 

Family Mini-Golf Outing, July 13th

Please click accompanying flyer for details on the NCLA Family Mini-Golf Outing on July 13th, 2014.

2014 NCLA Mini-Golf Outing

Long Island Ducks Game, August 2nd

Please click accompanying flyer for details about the August 2nd Long Island Ducks Game . . .

Long Island Ducks