Wednesday, January 23, 2013


The Fran Romer Memorial Book Talk Workshop:
Friday, April 12 @ Sachem Library

Special Guest Speaker: Todd Strasser
Four time winner of the ALA "Quick Pick for the Reluctant Reader" Award.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Nassau & Suffolk YASD Annual Joint Meeting

Thursday, February 7th, 9:30am – 12:00 noon

Maker Spaces
with Chris Shoemaker
Young Adult Programming Specialist, New York Public Library.

Levittown Public Library
1 Bluegrass Lane
Levittown, NY 11756

$20 for members of NCLA, SCLA and library students. Non-member fee is $30.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Suffolk County SPCA Hurricane Sandy Drive

In New York City and on Long Island, the ASPCA has rescued more than 300 animals and treated or provided supplies to about 13,000, due to Hurricane Sandy. The Hampton Bays Public Library, along with the help of the Suffolk County libraries, would like to continue to provide supplies to pets that are being placed in mobile units due to this devastation.

Kindly donate dry or canned food for cats and dogs at the 
YASD meeting on Thursday, January 10, 2013.  

Please contact Jackie Dunn ( 
or Theresa Owens ( 
at the Hampton Bays Public Library for more information.

Monday, January 7, 2013

YASD January 2013 Meeting:

Teen Databases 101
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Refreshments @ 9:30 am / Meeting @ 10:00 am
Middle Country Public Library - Selden Branch

Suffolk County Public Libraries subscribe to a variety of online resources ideal for teenagers seeking help with homework and research. Suffolk Cooperative Library System's Reference Specialist, Kris Minschke
explores these databases and shares search strategies, tips and tricks for working with teens at your Library.

If you are planning to attend:
Please RSVP via phone or e-mail to:
Kristine Tanzi @ Middle Country Public Library
631-585-9393 x230

Friday, January 4, 2013

New Year, New Programs!

Happy New Year! 
Start your new year off right by planning some exciting new programs for the teens at your library.  To help get you started here are some wonderful program plans courtesy of Theresa Owens of Hampton Bays Library, Kristine Tanzi of Middle County Public Library and Andrea Graham of the Northport-East Northport Library. 

*The programs below were originally going to be featured at the November 2012 YASD Meeting, which was canceled in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy*