Support Staff Division Roundtable Discussion, Wednesday, October 29th

Support Staff Division Roundtable 2014 Flyer

Support Staff Division Roundtable 2014 Flyer

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

Please click here to see accompanying flyer for more details or to sign up!

Emerging Technologies in the Modern Academic Library, October 17th

Annual Joint Conference Flyer.

Annual Joint Conference Flyer.

Emerging Technologies in the Modern Academic Library
Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
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.

Please see the attached flyer for more details and to sign up.

Spooktacular Retiree Meeting, Thursday, October 30th, 12 noon

Flyer for October Spooktacular 2014.

Flyer for October Spooktacular 2014.

SPOOKTACULAR RETIREE MEETING:
Thursday, October 30th at 12 Noon
Join us for our monthly meeting at:
Domenico’s Italian Restaurant
3270 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756
(In King Kullen Shopping Center)
 
**RSVP, please
**Special treat
**Separate checks.
Requirements: retired, newly retired, retiring before New Year 2014
NCLA membership is a must
Not a member?  You may attend and obtain your NCLA membership for 2015.  All checks must be payable to NCLA.  No cash for membership.
 
Retirees….$10.00, Friends $10.00
Costumes optional.
Please RSVP to Bobbi Benigno
dottiebobbi@yahoo.com
 
Please see accompanying flyer for more information.

 

RASD Annual Author Breakfast, October 21st

RASD author breakfast flyer.

RASD author breakfast flyer.

RASD Author Breakfast featuring Stephan Talty
NCLA Members $35
Non-Members $45
 

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.

Click here for more details and for event flyer.

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.

Nassau County Legislative Breakfast, Friday, September 19th, 8:30 a.m.

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
Freeport, NY  11520-3726

The deadline to register is quickly approaching!

Please note the following:

The Village of Freeport Board of Trustees have graciously waived the metered parking fees in the rear of the building until 12 noon on Friday September 19.  No need to plug the meters.

Enter from the north side municipal parking lot (the rear of building).                    

R.S.V.P.  – Register Today!

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.