Friday, August 28, 2020

Learn More About Our Upcoming Literature Conference Presenters and Discussion Groups

Excited for the virtual Fall Literature Conference? We can't wait! Please click our "events" tab above to learn more about our presenters and to reserve your book copies today for your discussion groups.

CLASC November 2020 Virtual Semi-Annual Membership Meeting

Please click here for details about our virtual CLASC Semi-Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, November 18th at 3:00 pm on Zoom. See below for information about becoming one of our panelists!

Take Advantage of a Professional Development Opportunity for CLASC Members!

Become a panelist at our Semi-Annual Membership Meeting hosted virtually on Zoom on Wednesday, November 18 at 3:00pm!

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 during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Program Description:   


Presenter(s) and Library Employer(s):


Program Arranger Contact Phone and Email:


Program Proposals must be submitted to the CLASC Board no later than Wednesday, September 30. 


Submit by email to 


Be sure to include “November Fall Membership Meeting” in the subject heading.

Children's Librarian's Association of Suffolk County

Friday, August 14, 2020

Call for Submissions: September 2020 Trumpet

 While it has been One Crazy Summer,  CLASC is currently looking for members to contribute any Member News, Professional Highlights, Heard it in the J-Room, Best Thing I Read in a Children's Book, and recommendations for programmers/vendors, both local and out of state, for the September Trumpet. We are also looking for members to share experiences (in words or pictures) from the time spent working from home. Submissions can be sent to by August 31st.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Save the Date: 2020 VIRTUAL Fall Literature Conference on Thursday, October 15th

 Please save the date and click here to view our attached brochure featuring registration and programming details for the 2020 CLASC Fall Literature Conference. It will be held virtually on Thursday, October 15th from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. This year will feature keynote presentations from Thanhhà Lai and Kyle Lukoff. We hope to see you there!  

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Dan Gutman LIVE with the Islip Public Library Tonight, 8/6

The Islip Public Library is very excited to be offering a virtual visit including all libraries on Thursday, August 6 at 7:30 pm on the Islip Library's facebook page with author, Dan Gutman for grades 1 - 6. Join Dan for a fun interactive adventure in which he'll read one of his picture books, share a chapter of a My Weird School book that has not been published yet, talk about the power of persistence, and answer any questions you may have. You will be able to see this virtual event LIVE with us. 

Have a question for him? Use our flipgrid account and virtually ask a question. 

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