LILRC Annual Membership Meeting

The LILRC Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the Farmingdale Public Library on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Join us at 9:00 a.m. for a continental breakfast and a chance to network with colleagues.  Our business meeting will be followed by a keynote address. In addition, we’ll have the popular Lightning Rounds with presentations from our local library peers.

Please register and join us for this free event. CEU credits will be awarded to all attendees. LILRC members and non-members alike are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

To register, visit:

nextLI: Research and Conversation to Shape Our Future

The team behind nextLI will use data from the most recent Long Island Index report to discuss the challenges our region faces. The presentation will include an overview of nextLI, Newsday’s new platform for participating in civic life on Long Island, and a vision for increased collaboration and consensus to find ways to make our region competitive, affordable and welcoming.

Sam Guzik
Editor for Strategy and Platforms, Newsday Opinion

Amanda Fiscina
Research and Digital Production Manager, Newsday Opinion

Lightning Round Presentations:

Reaching Out to Bring Them In
Jill Cloonan, Longwood Public Library

Digitizing Local History Sources: A Report from the Palmer School
Dr. Gregory Hunter, Palmer School of Library and Information Science

CoderDojo at Long Beach Public Library
Bianca Rivera, Long Beach Public Library

Veterans and Libraries: Networking, Outreach and Mission
Edna Susman, Half Hollow Hills Community Library

Podcasting With Your Teens: How a Teen-Centered Podcast Began and Grew
Lisa Zuena, Massapequa Public Library

Thank you to our Annual Meeting Continental Breakfast Sponsors: T-Mobile USA and First Central Savings Bank.