Monday, December 9, 2019

December 2019 Trumpet

Good afternoon! Please click here to view the December issue of the Trumpet. Enjoy and happy holidays to all!

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Quail Hatching Workshop

Please click here for the flyer regarding a Quail Hatching Program that CLASC will be hosting on Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 2:00 pm at SCLS. As quails are a natural tick predator, the quail incubation and conservation project may contribute to controlling the tick population on Long Island. This program will be presented by the Center for Environmental Education and Discovery (CEED).  

This program is free for CLASC members and $15.00 for non-members, so please share with any colleagues. 

We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Long Island Library Conference Program Proposals

Take Advantage of a Prestigious Professional Development Opportunity for CLASC Members!

 If you enjoy attending the annual Long Island Library Conference, or you have ever thought to yourself, “I have a great program that I’d like to present at a conference”, CLASC would like to hear from you.
CLASC members are invited to submit proposals which feature unique, forward-thinking, replicable programs and services for youth which you have successfully offered at your library. The winning proposal will be sponsored by CLASC for the member(s) to present at the Long Island Library Conference on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Conference Theme:  “A Vision for the Future”.

Program Title:
Program Description (75 words or less):   
Brief Outline of Program (100 words or less; what specifically will be presented):

 Presenter(s) and Library Employer(s):

Program Arranger Name:

Program Arranger Contact Phone and Email:

Program’s Goals and Learning Outcomes (Outcomes should be clear, concise and measurable):

Describe the Target Audience: 

Tech Requirements:
LILC Conference provides screen, audio.  Presenter provides their own laptop, video cable.
Costs for Program Incurred by CLASC:
Program Length: 60 min  (including closing Q&A)
Program Proposal must be submitted to the CLASC Board no later than December 9, 2019.

 Applicants will be notified by email regarding their application on December 11, 2019.

Monday, October 21, 2019

NCLA Bobwhite Quail Incubation Workshop

Are you interested in hatching Bobwhite Quail eggs at your library? CLASC members are invited to attend NCLA's Bobwhite Quail Incubation Workshop on Monday, November 18th, 2019 at the Nassau Library System. Please click here for more information.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Now Accepting Applications: Amy Wahl Scholarship

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Amy Wahl Scholarship for Professional Development. Please click here for more information. You can access an application by clicking the Amy Wahl Scholarship tab above.

Please submit completed applications, letters of recommendation, and personal statements no later than November 5, 2019. Candidates will be selected by a committee of CLASC, Inc. members and the recipient will be announced at CLASC's Semi-Annual Membership Meeting on November 19, 2019.

Monday, September 30, 2019

CLASC Semi-Annual Membership Meeting

CLASC Members (and anyone considering joining!) are invited to the
CLASC Semi-Annual Membership Meeting

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Patchogue-Medford Public Library
54-60 East Main Street
Patchogue, NY 11772

Earn 1-1/2 Professional Development hours while you network with other children's librarians.
Light dinner and desserts will be served.
After the membership meeting, three Suffolk County libraries will present programs and ideas for preschoolers through Grade 6 to rock the popular makerspace trend, even without a dedicated space! Please click here for flyer.

RSVP by Friday, November 19 to Marybeth Kozikowski at

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Stump the Librarian September 2019 Winner

Congratulations to our Stump the Librarian winner for the September 2019 Trumpet: Danielle Bliss of Longwood Public Library! The answer to our Stumper was: The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats cherry pie on Saturday. Thank you to everyone that participated.