Monday, November 26, 2007

Careers in Education

Thinking of a career in teaching or a related job in the field of education? It is not too late to sign up for the Careers in Education Workshop on December 5th at 7:00 PM. The Dean of Education from Dowling College will be discussing careers in this field, training involved, certification process and more. Call the Career Center to reserve your spot (273-7883) or e-mail at

Monday, July 09, 2007

Thinking about returning to school?

Your not alone....thousands of adults return back to the classroom to upgrade their skills, to get better jobs and/or to change career fields. Come to an informative workshop on July 18 at 7:00 PM and get helpful information on college admission, application, financial aid and other issues facing the adult student. This workshop is being presented by a representative from Suffolk County Community College. To register call the library at 273-7883 or e-mail the career center at

Monday, May 21, 2007

Dealing With Difficult People in the Work Place

Come meet Newsday columnist, Carrie Mason-Draffen, as she leads an interesting presentation and discussion on "Dealing with Difficult People in the Work Place." Ms. Mason-Draffen writes a weekly column on business, minority and workplace issues. She will cover topics such as: communicating with a difficult manager, how to stand up for yourself, how to avoid others from getting credit for your ideas, and a lot more. Come learn helpful strategies and communication techniques so that difficult people don't ruin your day! This presentation will take place on June 20th at 7:00 PM on the library's lower level, meeting rooms 2 & 3. Refreshments will be served. Contact 273-7883 to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Suffolk County Police Officer Examination

The last filing date for the Suffolk County Police exam is April 11th. The exam is on
June 9, 2007.

For help in preparing for the Police Officer exam, go to the library's homepage at: (click on the Learning Express link) Here you will find an easy to use method for test preparation covering the skills and sections often found on police officer exams.
Check it out!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Need information on the college search and application process?

Then plan on attending the Make it Happen Workshop on April 16 at 7:00 PM. You will get helpful information on how to apply, how to decide, financial aid and more. Summer time is a great time to visit college campuses--find out how to make the most out of your visit! RSVP at 631-273-7883 or e-mail

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Welcome to Brentwood Public Library's Blogs

We're setting up these blogs to keep our patrons informed of breaking news and features we think you might find interesting.

Why Are We Hopping on the Blogwagon?Aside from being a part of a growing technology trend, Brentwood Public Library blog give us a means to share information immediately and less formally than in traditional publications, such as the newsletter and even the website. A quick check here gives you an up-to-the-minute snapshot of what's going on with Brentwood Public Library. It also enables you to tell us what you think — to offer suggestions, ask us questions and give us your point of view. Ideally, the blog will become a community that builds better library service for everyone involved with Brentwood Public Library

Of course, we will maintain a professional environment. We ask that all comments remain respectful, neutral and Brentwood Public Library-related; we will be happy to provide information about the Brentwood Public Library and its services, but we will not engage in issue-oriented debates.

There are a few rules:

Respect everyone's right to an opinion. Profanity, put downs, inappropriate language or content will be REMOVED from your comments.

No website links may be included in your comment; they will also be REMOVED.

NO PERSONAL INFORMATION such as phone numbers, IM screen names, other people's names, email addresses or things of the same nature will be allowed on comments. This is for your safety.

When leaving a comment, you will be asked to "sign" the comment with your name and e-mail address. You may use first name, last name, both, or a "user name" you make up. Your e-mail address will not be published, but it must be real.

That said, we look forward to reading your comments online.

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