Meet Generation Z


March 19th
SCLS
Blue Room
9:30am – 12:00pm

Meet Generation Z Millennials are old news. In their late twenties and thirties, the generation has come to be defined by economic struggle and a slow start in adulthood. Come learn about a new generation of teens who are about to enter adulthood, and who have different expectations of our services.

NYLA’s Online Advocacy Center

Send a message to your legislature, thanking them for supporting libraries this budget year.

NYLA offers this quick service to send a electronic thank you.

In order to facilitate library advocacy, NYLA provides a quick and easy means of showing your support. NYLA’s Online Advocacy Center allows you to edit pre-drafted advocacy messages as you like, enter your name and address, and hit ‘Submit’.  The messages will be automatically delivered to your NYS Senator and Assemblymember. Get started now, click on “Take Action Now!”.

https://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=58&MenuKey=advocacy

LI Reads Ticketing & Poster

The Long Island Reads event with astronaut Mike Massimino, author of Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe, will take place at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts on Sunday, April 15 at 2pm.

https://longislandreads.wordpress.com/

Free tickets will be available here beginning on March 1 at 9am

https://LIReads2018.eventbrite.com 

Click here for a PDF Poster

Call for Program Proposals – 2018 Long Island Library Conference

Call for Program Proposals – 2018 Long Island Library Conference

The 2018 Long Island Library Conference will be on May 3, 2018 at the Melville Marriot. The Conference Committee invites program proposals on all areas of librarianship. We are especially interested in proposals that align with the 2018 theme, “Together Towards Tomorrow.”

Conference programs should be 60 minutes long, with the anticipation of 45 minutes of content, and 10 minutes of Q&A.

Proposal Evaluation

The Long Island Library Conference Committee will evaluate all proposals submitted by the deadline using the following criteria:

  • Merit and clarity of the 150-word abstract;
  • Completeness of the proposal, particularly having well-developed content and sufficient speakers to address all relevant aspects of the topic;
  • Originality of proposed topic;
  • Diversity of the content and speaker representation;
  • Appropriateness of proposed format with session content; and
  • Completeness of proposal and presenters.

All proposals will be considered in the context of the overall structure of the meeting and availability of time slots for proposed sessions.

Proposal Submission

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2018 Long Island Library Conference is December 31, 2017.

Use the following LILC Google Form to submit your proposal.

If you have any questions about the proposal process, please contact the 2018 Program Chair, Alexandra Janvey at LILCPrograms@gmail.com

Other Important Guidelines

  • INTERNET: Wireless internet will be provided in all program rooms.
  • TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS: The Long Island Library Conference Committee does not make travel arrangements for speakers and presenters. Presenters and/or the sponsors are responsible for making these arrangements.
  • SPEAKER REGISTRATION FEES: Only 2 presenters from each program will receive complimentary registration. These complimentary presenters DO NOT have to register for the conference through the website. Their names will be given directly to registration by the Programs Chair. All other presenters beside the complimentary 2 are required to register for the conference and pay the appropriate registration fee.
  • EQUIPMENT: The Long Island Library Conference Committee will provide internet and things such as projectors, screens, microphones, tables, etc. The committee does not provide laptops. Speakers or sponsors will be required to bring their own laptops.

Technology Information Forum This Thursday – Nassau/Suffolk Joint Meeting

Thursday, May 11th, TIF (Divison of CATS) will be hosting their second joint Nassau/Suffolk technology roundtable.

“It was a great success 2 years ago so we thought we would bring it back.  Bring your questions, share your stories and see how they do it on the “OTHER SIDE” of the border!” -Christopher S. DeCristofaro

9:30 AM for coffee, tea and refreshments and 10 am for the meeting.  Whether you are an Information Technology Professional, Librarian, Clerk or a person interested in technology, consider joining us a the Half Hollow Hills Community Library in Dix Hills.

Directions to the Half Hollow Hills Community Library:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Half+Hollow+Hills+Community+Library/@40.803964,-73.3625787,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89e82ec81461166d:0x8fe21fa89f69f2e1!8m2!3d40.80396!4d-73.36039