The NCLA Pop Culture Committee Presents: “The Future is Fanfiction/NaNoWriMo”

Join this 2-part workshop presented by the NCLA Pop Culture Committee! In “The Future is Fanfiction,” join those who’ve gone pro to find out how writing groups that focus on fun and fandoms can morph into critically-acclaimed artistic outlets and profitable careers. National Novel Writing Month has become an Internet-fueled phenomenon with international reach. Discover […]

NCLA Retiree Committee June 19th workshop canceled

Unfortunately, the retiree AAA workshop “Senior Drivers: Are You Safe in your Car?” on June 19th had to be canceled. As always we thank you for your continued support and hope to host this workshop in the future. My thanks to Elly Arnost for organizing the workshop and Mary Lindquist for the beautiful flyer. Best, Bobbi Benigno, […]

Pop Culture Committee/Harry Potter Exhibit Bus Trip

November 4, 2018 @ the NY Historical Society 9:00 am to 6:00 pm There are 2 registration dates: An early one for NCLA members on Monday, June 4th, and a later one for non-members on Monday, June 11th. Registrations arriving before their appropriate date will not be accepted, so don’t mail it or send it through the […]

June 14th, YASD June Luncheon: “Teen Programs That Work!”

YASD June Luncheon: “Teen Programs That Work!” Date: Thursday, June 14th, 2018 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM Place: Uniondale Public Library 400 Uniondale Avenue, Uniondale, NY 11553 Please join us for our annual YASD June Luncheon! Join our dynamic colleagues Nancy Evans, Kelly Gordon, Jill Holleufer, Syntychia Kendrick-Samuel, and Lisa Zuena, as they share some exciting yet empowering […]

Winners and Finalists announced for the NCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee’s “Freedom to Read” Essay/Art Contest

Please see the list at the NCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee’s page here for the winners and finalists of 2018’s contest theme, “What Important Life Lesson did You Learn from a Favorite Book, Story, or Movie? …or Create an Original Work of Art Related to Your Choice Above…” Age Group Winners will receive Gift Cards. Finalists will […]

NCLA PR/Programming Division presents: Avoid Programming Burnout

Being a programming librarian is a tough job! When you try to balance planning, marketing, and executing your programs with your other job responsibilities, it can be easy to lose your enthusiasm. We all want to create dynamic, innovative, and useful programming for our patrons, but programming burnout is real. In this webinar presentation, Katie […]

NCLA Retiree Committee presents: LUNCHEON AND WORKSHOP: Gardening Without Plants

You are invited to join us for a light luncheon followed by a Hicks workshop/seminar, Gardening Without Plants. This will be held in the Learning Center of Hicks Nursery. A brief tour of a Hicks Nursery will conclude our visit. CEU credits will be offered! Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 12:00 noon Hicks Nursery 100 Jericho […]

NCLA Retiree Committee Announces: High Tea at the Hidden Oak Cafe

Our annual Victorian tea will be held in July. All allergies must be specified in advance. Coffee or soft drink may take the place of tea. Tuesday, July 10 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at the Main House, Bayard Cutting Arboretum 440 Montauk Hwy, Great River Please RSVP by July 2 as space is limited! Fee: […]

NCLA Continuing Education Committee presents: Business Information 2018

Thursday, May 17th, 2018, 9:30 am — 12 pm Nassau Library System, Andrew Geddes Room Ever get a question in the library about starting a business?  How about someone who is interested in becoming a first time homeowner and navigating the Long Island real estate market?  Or someone who wants to know more about making an informed […]

B.E.S.T. Award 2018 (Nassau/Suffolk YASD)

Please click here to view the award application, or click here to access our online application form. Purpose: To honor significant contributions by a teenager to library services. Award: A commemorative plaque will be awarded to one teen in each county.   Each award recipient will also be given a $150 stipend. Requirements: Be a […]

2018 LDA Award


Children’s Services Division Membership

BECOME A MEMBER!  Time to become a member of Nassau County Library Association and join the Children’s Services Division If you become a member of the Children’s Services Division by May 3, 2018 you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $50 AMAZON GIFT CARD! For more information, please contact Sarah Aiosa, CSD President, at or Maryanne Linehan, CSD Membership […]

Raise Money for NCLA

TD Bank’s Affinity Program (see accompanying brochure) makes contributions to non-profit organizations, such as NCLA, based on our members’ accounts at TD Bank. They will make a contribution for every existing account and every new account. All you have to do is tell the bank teller that you are part of NCLA and give them […]

NCLA Outreach Committee presents: Help for the Homeless: a workshop

Presented by Maria Fernanda Pardo, Co-Chair NCLA Outreach Committee We have learned a lot about resources for Homeless and gone back to our libraries with lots of information; now is the time to make that information useful and available. The purpose of this workshop is to create a template full with pertinent information to help […]