The Long Island Library Conference is May 11th 2023
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Long Island Library Conference postponed until 2022
When we were last in touch with you, we were hoping to see you on Thursday, May 13th of 2021 at our annual conference. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like we will be able to hold our conference in person in a way that will keep our attendees and vendors safe during the COVID pandemic. Because of this, the Long Island Library Committee, a joint committee of the Nassau County Library Association and The Suffolk County Library Association, has made the difficult decision to postpone the conference until May 12th of 2022.
While it may seem premature to be making the decision not to hold the conference in May, please understand that the planning required putting together our annual event takes over 10 months.
Aside from outstanding programs, the Long Island Library Conference is known for providing the opportunity to connect with current and past colleagues, to network, and to establish or strengthen relationships with vendors – all of which our attendees enjoy doing in person.
In addition, the interactive nature of our conference floor makes it almost impossible for us to provide a virtual experience that would come even close to the quality to which you have become accustomed.
We would rather postpone the conference until the following year, giving the public health situation more time to improve, so that we can bring you the quality programs, networking opportunities, and vendors you deserve – in person.
Again, we appreciate your loyalty and are grateful to you for standing with us during this unprecedented time in all our lives. We sincerely hope to see you all, up close and in person, on May 12, 2022.
The Long Island Library Conference Committee
The Long Island Library Conference will be held at the Melville Marriott on May 14th, 2020.
We are delighted to announce that author, literary critic, and “America’s librarian,” Nancy Pearl, will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Long Island Library Conference.
Early Bird registration is now open. You must be a member of SCLA to qualify for this offer.
For questions about membership in SCLA please visit the membership page.
The Long Island Library Conference is an educational forum for all those who work in and for libraries. Held annually to provide innovative and informational programs as well as networking opportunities to improve the quality of the public, special, school and university libraries of Long Island, the Conference is organized and sponsored by the Suffolk County Library Association (SCLA) and the Nassau County Library Association (NCLA).
The conference is planned by a dedicated group of volunteers. If you would like to participate, please contact the committee chairperson at LILCChair@gmail.com.
Visit the Long Island Library Conference website for more information.
Speaker: Lydia N. Collins is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) Class Description: This presentation will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies to introduce community members to NLM resources in fun and engaging ways. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Farmingdale Public Library, 9:30am -12pm
$5 for members of NCLA or LILRC, $15 for nonmembers
Please return by October 16th to: Jeanne Strausman, NYIT/COM Library, Rockefeller Bldg, Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, NY 11568. All Checks must be payable to: NCLA
Flyer is attached! NCLA-HS class flyer