Archives for January 2019

Mary Calvi Author Visit at the Garden City Public Library

Garden City Public Library is pleased and honored to welcome Mary Calvi, American television journalist and First Lady of the City of Yonkers, NY. She is the co-anchor of CBS2 This Morning and CBS2 at Noon at WCBS-TV in New York City, and the recipient of 9 Emmy Awards. Her debut novel, DEAR GEORGE, DEAR MARY […]

Writer at Large: Stories from the Front Lines of Freelancing

Presenter John Hanc is the author/co-author of 17 books, contributing writer to Newsday, The New York Times, Smithsonian.com, Runner’s World and more. He is currently working on two medical memoirs. Please join us as he discusses where he gets his inspiration from, how he develops his ideas and talks about some of the books and […]

NCLA Media Services Division presents: The Tour at NBC Studios

Enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the studios where your favorite shows are made, like Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and more. An NBC Page will serve as your host and 30 Rock expert and guide you through the historic halls of the building. You’ll learn about the entire […]

NYS Librarian I Examination Prep Session

The NCLA Civil Service Committee will be holding a NYS Librarian I Examination Prep Session, presented by Mamie Eng, Director of Henry Waldinger Memorial Library. Get the latest updates from Nassau County Civil Service Commission, review the unofficial NYS Librarian I Examination, and get tips on organizing your data! Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 […]

Bus Trip to ‘Take Me Away’ at the Hunterton Hills Playhouse

Seats are available for the bus trip to Hunterton Hills Playhouse to see Take Me Away, an immersive dinner theatre experience courtesy of Island Trees Public Library and Plainedge Public Library. Join Sherlock Holmes and his trusted mate Dr. Watson on a hilarious musical quest to solve one of his most baffling adventures –  the […]

12/12/18 – NCLA Civil Service Update

(Please refer to the previous Town Hall meeting report from October 2, 2018 here.) The NCLA Executive Board wishes to provide the NCLA membership with notes from the MLD/NCLA meeting with Civil Service that took place on November 5, 2018. In addition, we are providing a copy of a letter that was crafted by Civil […]

Library Advocacy Day 2019

The Governor’s proposed budget calls for a $5M CUT TO STATE LIBRARY AID compared to last year’s enacted budget and a $14M CUT TO CONSTRUCTION AID. We’ve got another fight for funding on our hands… NYLA’s statewide Library Advocacy Day is Wednesday, February 27. Please consider making the trip to Albany to speak with our […]