Saturday, November 21, 2015

Upcoming New Book Seminar

Monday, December 14th at 10am
Huntington Main Library

RSVP by December 11th to Marybeth Kozikowski

Click here for more information

Monday, November 2, 2015

General Membership Meeting this Thursday!!

Don't forget to join us this Thursday for our next membership meeting
Longwood Public Library @ 6pm
Please rsvp to Tiffany Russo-Malone at 631.924.6400 or

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Upcoming Suffolk County Civil Service Exams

Civil Service has announced the following exams:

Librarian III - Promotional &  Open Competitive
Librarian IV - Promotional & Open Competitive
Assistant Library Director - Promotional & Open Competitive
Library Director - Promotional & Open Competitive

Last filing date is December 16th.  Click below for more information!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Introducing our New Book Seminar!

The New Book Seminar has been revamped to meet NYS criteria for professional development hours.  Every New Book Seminar will now include instructional content to assist librarians with program planning, collection development and reader advisory.  The September meeting will discuss how to plan and lead a successful book discussion for professionals.

Our first New Book Seminar will take place on:

Wednesday, September 16th 10am-12pm
East Northport Public Library
185 Larkfield Road
East Northport, NY 11731

Group Discussion Title: The Marvels by Brian Selznick
Email RSVP and request for ARC to Marybeth Kozikowski by September 11

Thursday, July 16, 2015

FREE Literary Walking Tour for CLASC Members!

This September we have scheduled an event that will be FREE for members to attend.  Leonard Marcus will be hosting a Literary Walking Tour through Greenwich Village.  For more information please click here.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Affordable Things to do on Long Island -- Updated for 2015!

Please visit our 'For Parents' page for an updated list of affordable, child-friendly places on Long Island.  Admission fees for all locations are $6 and under!

Another Wonderful CLASC Event!

A big thanks to everyone who attended Thursday's Annual Dinner! The evening was a great success! Congratulations to this year's scholarship winner Alessandra Nicodermo!!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Join us as we tour...East Hampton Library!

On Thursday, May 14th, we will be making a trip to the East Hampton Public Library to tour the new Children's Department addition!

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Please come to the next New Book Forum, our last before the summer mania sets in!

Join us for a discussion of Pieces and Players by Blue Balliett

Tuesday Night, May 5th
6:30pm, Doors open at 6pm for snacking and relaxing
Cold Spring Harbor Public Library
95 Harbor Rd., Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
(631) 692-6820

Bring a new title that has impressed you to flashtalk to the group, ideally supports the SRC theme or will make enjoyable summer reading for our young patrons.


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Visit our Newsletter page and check out the latest edition of The Trumpet!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner

This year's Annual Membership Dinner is being held on Thursday, April 23rd at the Three Village Inn.  We hope to see you there!

Please see attached flyer for more information

Membership Directory

If you are a member of CLASC and would like a copy of the Membership Directory please contact Caitlin Sempowich at

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Upcoming New Book Forum!

Join us at our next New Book Forum -- Daytime Edition!!

Wednesday, March 25th, 
10:00am to 12:00pm
Comsewogue Public Library

Visit our Events page for more information!!

Monday, February 9, 2015

Skye with Author Bill Harley at the Sachem Public Library!

Sachem's Children's Department has a program that is open to children in grades 4 and 5 throughout Suffolk County.  Author (and two-time Grammy winner) Bill Harley is participating in Skype chat at Sachem Public Library during school vacation week, on Wednesday, February 18 from 11am to noon. 

Registered children need to come to Sachem to pick up a free hardcover copy of the book that will be a part of, but not all of, the discussion: Charlie Bumpers vs. The Really Nice Gnome.

See flyer for more information.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Mock Geisel This Friday!

Join us this Friday for our Mock Geisel Discussion at 10am at the Sachem Public Library! 

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Mock Geisel Rescheduled

Due to the impending weather tomorrow's Mock Geisel has been postponed. The new date is Friday, February 6th at 10am at the Sachem Public Library Stay safe everyone!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Upcoming Display Exchange

Next month, CLASC will be hosting a Display Exchange at the Sachem Public Library.  Visit our Events page for more information!

23 Words For Book Lovers That Really Should Exist

Check out this great article courtesy of BuzzFeed Books...
I'm sure we can all relate!!

Monday, January 12, 2015

Barbara Flescher Scholarship

It's that time of year again!  Each year we offer a scholarship to library school students who live in Suffolk County.  The deadline to apply is March 16th.  Visit our scholarship page for more information and an application.