Registration Now Open for Privacy Toolkit for Librarians

ACRL/NY and LILRC are teaming up with the Library Freedom Project to present: Privacy Toolkit for Librarians Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Farmingdale Public Library 10:00AM-1:00PM Join Mariko Hirose from the NYCLU and Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project for a workshop on safeguarding patrons’ intellectual freedom from privacy threats. Mariko will begin the workshop… More Registration Now Open for Privacy Toolkit for Librarians

Kick-off the New Year with One of LILRC’s Upcoming CE Events!

The January-June 2016 LILRC sponsored continuing education programs are now available in an electronic version of the brochure here (in PDF format). Please look for the printed version, which will be mailed very soon. Click image for PDF version of the brochure. Here’s a quick peek at our line-up of guest speakers: Dana Antonucci-Durgan, Head… More Kick-off the New Year with One of LILRC’s Upcoming CE Events!

That’s a Wrap! Highlights from the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future

Hard to believe the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future is now eighteen days behind us!  This was one of LILRC’s largest conferences yet, featuring four guest speakers with over 170 participants attending the Thursday evening and full-day Friday event in Bethpage, New York at Carlyle on the Green, Bethpage State Park.… More That’s a Wrap! Highlights from the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future

Don’t be Tricked this Halloween, LILRC has a Treat for you!

Halloween is just around the corner, and we would like to extend a Happy Halloween to you! As you get ready for trick or treating, we’d also like to be the first to offer you a treat. From now until Friday, October 30th you can register to attend our kick-off Thursday night event of the… More Don’t be Tricked this Halloween, LILRC has a Treat for you!

A Closer Look at Design Thinking with Steven J. Bell

With the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future only 54 days away, let’s take a closer look at one of the topics of this year’s theme: Changing Faces, Changing Spaces: Design Thinking, Demographics and Diversity. Design thinking; what is it?  How does it apply to libraries?  These are just a few questions… More A Closer Look at Design Thinking with Steven J. Bell

The Countdown to the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future Has Begun!

Mark your calendar as busy on November 5-6: they’re the official dates for the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future.  It may be 56 days away, but we’re already busy planning to make sure 2015 is the awesomest event yet!  Early Bird registration for the conference is now open, so reserve your… More The Countdown to the LILRC 24th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future Has Begun!

Workshop #TBT: Brian Pichman Explores Interactive Library Design and Innovative Funding for Libraries

Today’s Workshop Throwback Thursday (#TBT) will highlight the back-to-back workshops presented by Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation at the Evolve Project last week. In the session, Building Interactive Library Spaces, Brian shared a wealth of information and ideas on how to build a new fablab or hackerspace.  This included hands-on stations where participants could… More Workshop #TBT: Brian Pichman Explores Interactive Library Design and Innovative Funding for Libraries

LILRC Explores Mobile Makerspaces with SCCC Eastern Campus Library

On Friday, August 6th attendees gathered on the beautiful Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) for a first-hand look at the Library’s mobile makerspace developed with funding from a SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant.  This pilot makerspace features a 3D Printer, Penn State’s One Button Studio and much more.  Our guest speaker, Dana… More LILRC Explores Mobile Makerspaces with SCCC Eastern Campus Library

Workshop #TBT: The Latest Tools and Features on Census.gov

Today’s Workshop Throwback Thursday (#TBT) is from last week’s hands-on training session on census resources with guest speaker Anthony Eremitaggio, Data Dissemination Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau.  In his presentation, The Latest Tools and Features on Census.gov, Anthony provided a quick overview of the American Community Survey (ACS), the latest updates to census.gov and products, and… More Workshop #TBT: The Latest Tools and Features on Census.gov

Mobile Makerspaces-Carving Out Space for 3D Printing and Video Creation

Calling all 3D printing and Makerspace enthusiasts!  Join LILRC for a first-hand look at mobile makerspaces from our very own Suffolk County Community College Libraries. Mobile Makerspaces-Carving Out Space for 3D Printing and Video Creation Thursday, August 6, 2015 Suffolk County Community College, Eastern Campus 10:00am-12:00pm Makerspaces provide an environment for students to create and… More Mobile Makerspaces-Carving Out Space for 3D Printing and Video Creation