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 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 […]