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

Summertime is the Perfect Time to Explore Library Space Design

Be sure to mark your calendar for the LILRC CE event of the summer! On Thursday, August 13, 2015, Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation at the Evolve Project will be presenting the hands-on workshop: Designing Interactive Library Spaces Bayshore-Brightwaters Public Library 10:00am – 4:00pm The success of libraries in the future will be determined by its ability… More Summertime is the Perfect Time to Explore Library Space Design

Take a Look at LILRC’s Upcoming Workshops for July-December 2015

The July-December 2015 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. Here’s a quick peek at our line-up of guest speakers: Dana Antonucci-Durgan, Head Librarian, Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College,… More Take a Look at LILRC’s Upcoming Workshops for July-December 2015

Workshop #TBT: Usability Studies for Library Websites and Mobile Apps

Today’s workshop Throwback Thursday is from this year’s Long Island Library Conference.  On Thursday, May 7, 2015 the LILRC Regional Technology & Media Committee sponsored the program, Usability Studies for Library Websites and Mobile Apps, which was presented by Stanislav (Stan) Bogdanov, Instructional Multimedia Specialist at Adelphi University. During this session, Stan provided attendees with an… More Workshop #TBT: Usability Studies for Library Websites and Mobile Apps

2015 Annual Membership Meeting Shares Insights into Library Innovation

On June 16, 2015, the Long Island Library Resources Council held its Annual Membership Meeting at the Farmingdale Public Library with over 80 people in attendance. The morning kicked-off with a business meeting, which was followed by Keynote Speaker Mary Lee Kennedy, Chief Library Officer, New York Public Library, who presented, Hacking Strategies for Library… More 2015 Annual Membership Meeting Shares Insights into Library Innovation

Last Chance to Register for the NY3Rs Sponsored Kanopy Webinar

The NY 3Rs Association Inc. is sponsoring another webinar session on the video streaming Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) service called Kanopy on June 10 at 3:00 pm EST for those libraries who would like more information about Kanopy and their product. The NY3Rs have also partnered with Kanopy to bring libraries a discounted rate of… More Last Chance to Register for the NY3Rs Sponsored Kanopy Webinar