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August 30, 2017


SSD 2017 Computer Class Schedule!

April 25, 2017

SCLA Support Staff Division
2017 Computer Class Schedule:

All classes will be conducted by Sharper Training Solutions
Classes are limited to 24 participants

Advanced Microsoft EXCEL
Using Microsoft Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, learn advanced features including vLookup, data validation and much more. Prerequisites: Computer Kindergarten and 1st Grade, Introduction and Intermediate Excel.

Date:May 9, 2017
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Where: SCLS Training Room
Fee: Free for SCLA members; $10 for non-members.  Join SCLA/SSD  for $15.00 (new SCLA Members) or $1.00 (other division members) and we will waive the fee!
*Send check made out to NYLA to Teri Hatred, SCLS
Register at the SCLS Gateway Calendar:

Microsoft WORD Mail Merge
Learn how to use Microsoft Word’s powerful Mail Merge feature to easily create and send out large or small mailings. Prerequisites:  Computer Kindergarten for Grown-ups, Computer 1st Grade for Grown-ups, Introduction to Microsoft Word, Intermediate Word. For intermediate and advanced computer users.

Date: June 6, 2017
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Where: SCLS Training Room
Fee: Free for SCLA members; $10 for non-members.   Join SCLA/SSD  for $15.00 (new SCLA Member or $1.00 for other division members) and we will waive the fee!
*Send check made out to NYLA to Teri Hatred, SCLS
Register at the SCLS Gateway Calendar:


March 31, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

2:00-4:00 p.m.

Suffolk Cooperative Library System

Come speed date your way through the many ways SCLS can help you serve  your patrons

~Light refreshments will be provided

See flyer for more details (2017 SSD Annual Roundtable).

Please register in advance for the Roundtable at the registration link below.

You do not need to be a member of SSD to attend.



October 6, 2016

The SCLA Support Staff Division hosted their inaugural Safety Fair at the Brentwood Public Library on October 5, 2016. There were presenters from Homeland Security Statewide Resiliency Initiative, School Safety for Schools and Outside Educational Institutions, SCPD Community Policing, Citizen’s Preparedness Corps, LISPAN, and tables hosting volunteer organizations: Suffolk county Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Long Island Cares, SCPD Civilian Academy, Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, LI Housing Partnership and the Brentwood Bay Shore Breast Cancer Coalition.

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May 23, 2016

The SCLA Support Staff Division  has scheduled several hands-on computer classes for 2016.

Seating is limited to 24.

All classes will be conducted by Sharper Training Solutions.

All SCLA members may attend for free.

Non-SCLA members pay a $10.00 attendance fee. 

Please register in advance on the SCLS Gateway Calendar

Class Schedule (registration opens for all classes on February 4, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.)

Intermediate Microsoft EXCEL – Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 2-4pm in the SCLS Training Room

Advanced Microsoft EXCEL – Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 2-4 pm in the SCLS Training Room


March 4, 2016

Annual Roundable flyer

The SCLA Support Staff Division is holding its ANNUAL ROUNDTABLE

at the Brentwood Public Library

on March 16, 2016 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Registration is required and available via the SCLS Gateway Calendar

You must sign into the Gateway to access registration link.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 and our presenter will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Non-members will be charged $10.00 to attend

SSD members may attend for FREE!

50-50 Raffle

Call for Membership/Board Nominations

February 25, 2016

The Support Staff Division (SSD) of the Suffolk County Library Association, a Regional Chapter of the New York Library Association, was formed in 2001 with you in mind. It is the goal of the division to unite into one division all of the support staff of Suffolk County libraries. Member benefits include free attendance to hands-on computer classes plus the Annual Roundtable and Annual Membership meetings. New members will receive our Welcome Package.

We are currently seeking nominations for the following SSD Board positions:

Vice President/President Elect




All those interested in a Board position, please contact:
Teri Hatred at 631-286-1600 x 1314 or for more information by March 16, 2016.