Spring Meeting a Success!

Thanks to those that came out for our meeting, the presentations were well received and it was  a pleasure meeting each of you!

malachy nancy at NYC2


CLA Executive Director Malachy McCarthy and Past President Nancy Schmidtmann enjoyed reconnecting with friends from the Greater New York and Brooklyn/Long Island chapter at the meeting last weekend.

Spring Meeting April 27, 2013



Cathedral Preparatory Seminary

 56-25 92nd Street, Elmhurst, NY

Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 9am-3pm

9:00 – 9:30am  Registration

            Jennifer Bennett – Junior Library Guild – “Experience the Best New Kids Lit”

Kathryn G. Shaughnessy – St John’s University – “CLA Librarians:

Partners In Promoting Catholic Social Justice Literacy”

                                    Malachy R. McCarthy – President, CLA – “We are CLA”

            Margaret McGuinness – LaSalle University – “Nuns Stories: Researching and Writing the History of Women Religious”

                        REGISTER by phoning

          (855) 739-1776 (toll free)

 For directions  —  http://www.cathedralprepseminary.com/?page_id=137


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Welcome to the Metropolitan New York Chapter of CLA

The Catholic Library Association is re-forming a New York Metropolitan Chapter that will provide program opportunities for librarians who work in the field of Catholic-sponsored institutions, the public sector, or are interested in promoting reading in their churches.  Thanks for stopping by our website!  Here you will find information about CLA, but more importantly you will be able to connect with like-minded individuals in the region.

Use our blog to raise questions, search for answers, or gain advice!

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Welcome back and I look forward to your participation in the new CLA!