Friday, December 19, 2014

Please come to CLASC's first-ever Mock Geisel discussion!

CLASC is hosting its first-ever Mock Geisel discussion --- And it's a daytime meeting too!!

Date: Monday, January 26
Time: 10am to noon
Place: Comsewogue Public Library
170 Terryville Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
(631) 928-1212

Read and join the discussion and informal Mock Geisel vote on these eight titles:
Swim Duck Swim by Susan Lurie
Tugboat by Michael Garland
Extraordinary Warren: A Super Chicken by Sarah Dillard
Tony Baloney Buddy Trouble by Pam Munoz Ryan
Ten Eggs in a Nest by Marilyn Sadler
Early Bird by Tony Yuly
Number One Sam by Greg Pizzoli
Oh No! A Fox by Janet Morgan Stoeke

rsvp by Thursday, January 22, 2015 to or download the flyer here

Happy holidays and hope to see you there!

Saturday, December 6, 2014

The December edition of The Trumpet is now posted on our Newsletter page -- Happy Reading!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Thank you to everyone who attended this years Literature Conference, "It Starts With A Story".  The day was filled with wonderful discussion groups and guest speakers!  If you were unable to attend please visit our events page to view handouts from each discussion group.

Monday, October 20, 2014

29 Moments Any Librarian Knows Too Well...

"I'm looking for this book, I forget the title, but there's a dog on the cover...?"
We've all been there...check out this great article!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Upcoming Events

Visit our Events page for more information on some great upcoming CLASC events!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Help CLASC Support the Pajama Program!

At this years Literature Conference, CLASC will again be participating in the Pajama ProgramWe will provide collection bins for new pajamas and new books for children of all ages. These items will be distributed to local children in need, many of whom of are waiting and hoping to be adopted. Please help us support this worthy organization.

For more information, go to

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Literature Conference

There is still time to register for our Literature Conference on Friday, October 24th.  Click here to download a registration form.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

When sending in your Literature Conference registration forms, please remember to send them to:
Audrey Asaro
Comsewogue Public Library
170 Terryville Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Fall Literature Conference

Registration is now open for our Fall Literature Conference!

"It Starts With a Story"
Featuring award winning authors 

Lois Ehlert 

  Holly Black

 Friday, October 24, 2014
Click here to register

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Upcoming New Book Forum

Mark your calendars for the next CLASC New Book Forum!

Monday, September 15th 6:30 - 8:30pm
Smithtown Public Library

For more info and to register click here -- hope to see you there!

Friday, June 13, 2014

9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Children's Books

The Huffington Post recently published an article featuring some great children's books!  Read it here

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

New Book Forum

There is still time to sign up for our new book forum on Thursday, May 15th at the Sachem Public Library.  Download a registration form if you would like to attend!

Monday, May 5, 2014

Congratulations to this years Barbara Flescher Scholarship winner, Maeghan Dolan!!

Friday, April 25, 2014

Updated for 2014 -- Affordable Things to do on Long Island

Our Affordable Things to do on Long Island pamphlet has just been updated for 2014.  The link can be found by visiting our 'Parents' page.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Anyone who renews their CLASC membership at our dinner next Thursday night will receive a FREE raffle ticket for our Chinese Auction!!

Friday, April 11, 2014

General Membership Meeting

Just a reminder: The CLASC Annual Dinner & General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24th from 6-9pm at the Three Village Inn in Stony Brook.

Click here to download a registration form.

Monday, April 7, 2014

April Trumpet Now Available!

Find the latest edition of The Trumpet on our newsletter page -- happy reading!!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Don't Forget to Renew Your Membership!

The 2014-2015 CLASC membership form is now available on our membership page!  Fill yours out today!!

Friday, February 28, 2014

The New Book Forum originally scheduled for Monday, March 3 has been rescheduled for Monday, March 24

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New Book Forum

Please join us at our next New Book Forum on Monday, March 3rd!  See the attached flyer for more information...
CLASC is proud to have as a guest speaker at the
Long Island Library Conference:
Chris Grabenstein, author of
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library 
Thursday, May 1 at the Melville Marriott. 
Hope to see you there!!

Friday, February 7, 2014

Annual General Membership Meeting & Dinner

Save the Date CLASC Members! 

Our Annual General Membership Meeting and Dinner will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 6-9pm at the Three Village Inn in Stony Brook.  We are very excited to annouce our guest speaker for the evening:

William Low presents Daytime Nighttime: An In-Depth Look at the Artist
In addition to William Low's presentation, there will be fabulous raffle baskets and book sales, including his soon to be released spring 2014 book, "Daytime Nighttime"!

Go to for more information on his wonderful work!


Monday, January 27, 2014

Call for Nominations!!

It's that time of year again!!  CLASC, Inc. is currently seeking nominations for our Executive Board.  Don't miss this opportunity if you or someone you know is looking to
become more involved in our wonderful organization!

 Click here for a nomination form

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

New Book Forum - Mock Sibert Discussion

**The New Book Forum & Mock Sibert Discussion has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 22 from 6:30-8:30pm.**