Thursday, March 2, 2017

Programming Kit Speed Dating

SCLS circulates programming kits that you can use to run programs at your library!  Get a hands-on look at the possibilities they present.


Tuesday, March 28th at 10am (9:30 for refreshments) 
SCLS Auditorium 

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Annual Membership Meeting

Our annual meeting and dinner will be held on Thursday, April 20th at the Three Village Inn located in Stonybrook.  This year our guest speaker will be children's and teen's book author Sarah Mlynowski.

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Bus Trip to the Eric Carle Museum

Join us on Sunday, April 30th for a bus trip to the Eric Carle Museum and Dr. Seuss Sculpture Park, located in Massachusetts. 
 
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Friday, January 27, 2017

You're Invited to the Next CLASC New Book Seminar!

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 10am to Noon
Place: Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook NY
(631) 588-5024

It's awards season so join us for a group discussion of the 2017 Newbery Medal-winning The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill.

Following the group discussion, bring a new and noteworthy children's title that reflects diversity in its themes or characters to flashtalk to the group.

We hope to see you there!

RSVP by February 24 to Marybeth Kozikowski,
Marybeth.kozikowski@sachemlibrary.org
Please include the title of the book you will flashtalk to avoid duplication.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

You're invited to the next CLASC New Book Seminar!

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 10:00am to Noon
Place: Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook NY
(631) 588-5024

It's awards season so join us for a group discussion of an award-winner.  What will the title be?  Well, we're not sure yet.

If the Newbery medalist was not discussed at the SCLS Mock Newbery (see list below) on January 5, then that will be our group discussion title.  However, if the Newbery medalist was discussed, our group title will be the book that won the Coretta Scott King Award.

To find out what our group discussion Title will be, tune in to the ALA awards webcast on Monday, January 23 beginning at 8:00am.

Following the group discussion, bring a new and noteworthy fiction title that reflects diversity in its themes or characters to flashtalk to the group.

RSVP by February 24 to Marybeth Kozikowski, Marybeth.kozikowski@sachemlibrary.org.  Please include the title of the book you will flashtalk to avoid duplication.

SCLS MOCK NEWBERY 2017 TITLES:
Appelt, Kathi.  Maybe a Fox
Brown, Peter.  The Wild Robot
Creech, Sharon.  Moo
DiCamillo, Kate.  Raymie Nightingale
Gidwitz, Adam.  The Inquisitor's Tale
Holm, Jennifer L.  Full of Beans
Peck, Richard.  The Best Man
Pennypacker, Sara.  Pax
Reynolds, Jason.  Ghost
Wolk, Lauren.  Wolf Hollow

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Visit our 'Events' page for a list of the "transitional" books that were flashtalked at the November New Book Seminar

Thursday, November 10, 2016

General Membership Meeting - November 17th

Join us next week at the Northport Public Library at 6pm for an information session with Emily Clasper on the new Live-brary & Overdrive sites.  New members welcome!

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