Join us for our February meeting. Our presenter will be Maura A. Smale, PH.D, Associate Professor, Library Dept Head, Information Literacy and Instruction at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY. Maura will discuss how public librarians can use games to help strengthen the information
literacy competencies of middle school and high school students, which
will be of value to them in their college or university careers.
Attendees will participate in hands on activities and will
receive a resource packet.
The Young Adult Services Division of the Suffolk County Library Association is happy to be kicking off our 2014 program schedule with a visit from a few members of The Horror Writer's Association on Thursday, January 9th, from 9:30-12:00 pm at Sachem Public Library. YA authors Charles Day (Kyle McGerrt Trilogy, Legend of the Pumpkin Thief) and Tonya Hurley (Precious Blood, Ghost Girl Series, Passionaries of The Blessed Trilogy) will discuss the HWA and its many connections to young adult readers and the services it has available for the Young Adult Departments of public libraries in Suffolk County.
Colleagues, please save the date for our Annual YASD Author Visit on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1:00pm at The Mansion at Timber Point Country Club. Our guest speaker will be award winning author E. Lockhart (also known as Emily Jenkins). Please see the attached Registration Form for details.
Lit-Fest is an annual event
presented by Nassau Library System, and co-sponsored by the Long Island School
Media Association and AdelphiUniversity, with the cooperation of the Children’s Services
Division of Nassau County Library Association.
It will be held on Friday, October
18, 2013 at and the two guest speakers are Tom and Margaret
Please see the attached flyer and join the Reference and Adult Services Division (RASD) of the Suffolk County Library Association on Wednesday, September 18th at John Harvard's Brewery and Ale House for their Annual Dinner. The guest speaker will be Art Donovan, author of "The Art of Steampunk."
The YASD’s Executive Board hosted a successful networking night at The Old Street Pub in Smithtown. Colleagues and prospective colleagues had the opportunity to expand their connections and build quality relationships as they listened to each others’ careers, goals, passions, and interests! Thank you to everyone who attended.