*** Unless otherwise noted, these programs are available to NLS Member Library Staff or a member of a local library organization only ***
NLS Closed - Labor Day
Community & Family Engagement for Families with Young Children
We'll have an overview of Early Literacy Community Asset Analysis Training and then the bulk of our meeting will cover Community and Family Engagement through the lens of providing services for families with young children.
PLEASE NOTE THE EXTENDED TIME OF THE MEETING.
Ready to Read at New York Libraries: an Early Childhood Public Library Staff Development Program
is a new statewide initiative, partnering the State Library with the 23 public library systems and others to train library staff from 1,000 library outlets. This project will enable NY’s public libraries to improve the quality of early learning services by increasing library staff capacity to provide families and caregivers with the knowledge they need to prepare young children for the school years ahead in a cost-effective and sustainable way.
Details to be announced later.
"STEAM Education: Preparing Students for the 21st Century Workplace."
OverDrive representative Kristin Preyss will be here to present and answer questions about OverDrive for Nassau Digital Doorway library directors.
Meeting with Kristin Preyss from OverDrive
Design Thinking Workshop
More info and confirmation of date to follow.
Our Annual Performer's Showcase will take place at the Long Island Children's Museum.
Bring your planning calendars. Some of the programmers and performers will be offering a discount if you book with them the day of the showcase.
Lunch is at Noon and we encourage you to brown-bag your lunch. There's a cafeteria where you can buy drinks. You can also continue to visit the vendors during the lunch break.
Flyer will be sent in September.
Orientation session for member libary staff working at the Nassau library table at Oyster Festival.
"How to prepare for hurricanes and weather related emergencies". speaker is from CERT, Homeland Security
Calling all library staff who managed their library's Adult Summer Reading Program!
Joing your colleagues to share how you ran your program, your successes, your challenges and what you would do differently next year.
Although this session is geared toward libraries who held an Adult Summer Reading Program in 2016, it is open to all.
Register Now: https://goo.gl/forms/muRICQjNgflFVjuF3
Working Effectively With Your Board
NLS Closed - Columbus Day
Session information & registration coming soon
Fall Literature Conference
Books Enrich Lives
Guest Speakers: Sara Pennypacker & Christian Robinson
Bourne Mansion, Oakdale NY
TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Opportunity for members to discuss proposed Budget and Fees in advance of the Annual Meeting in December.
NLS Closed for Veteran's Day
Session information & registratin will be coming soon.
NLS Closed - Thanksgiving Day
NLS Closed - Thanksgiving
Info & Registration Coming Soon
2017 Mock Caldecott Workshop
at LEVITTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME OF 9:00AM
Titles to be discussed will be announced in October.
Info & Registration coming soon
NLS closed ChristmasDay
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