Continuing Education Program

The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) Continuing Education Program offers extensive training programs on a continuing six-month basis for librarians and library staff in our region. Our programs are open to staff members in all types of libraries; public, academic, school, medical, and special.

LILRC offers programs designed to help our members develop professional skills in a diversity of areas, from emerging technology to leadership and management, in a variety of settings from hands-on application training to webinars.

Visit the Training & Events Calendar to link to a complete description of programs currently being offered. In addition, the LILRC Continuing Education Blog provides an archive of program materials and resources.

Program Registration and Cancellation Policy

Please notify LILRC at least three (3) full business days prior to a scheduled workshop to be eligible for a full refund.  No refunds or credits can be given after this deadline.  If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may choose to send another person in your place without penalty.

Participants who register and make payment and who do not attend the workshop or event on the day will not receive a refund unless they have canceled within the time period specified above.

LILRC will invoice for any registrations made for which payment is not received if the registrant does not cancel.

Please contact LILRC at (631) 675‐1570 Ext.207 with questions/concerns.

New York State Professional Development Information

New York State Public Librarian Certification Process

Public Librarians Professional Development Requirements

Public Librarians Professional Development Requirements (FAQs)