The Final Countdown to 50!

The LILRC 50th Anniversary Gala is coming up on Thursday, April 14th at Carlyle on the Green, Bethpage State Park.  We’re counting down the days by letting you know all the exciting things you’ll experience when you come—let’s look at the top 5 reasons to attend the gala and support LILRC.  Don’t forget to purchase your ticket before they’re all sold out!

Let the countdown begin:

#5: It is the 50th anniversary.  That’s a big (gold) deal!

#4: Meet new people. The gala is a great networking opportunity.

#3: You can learn invaluable insights from our guest speaker Lawrence Levy, Executive Director, National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University.  Did we mention that he’s also an award-winning reporter, editorial writer, columnist and PBS talk show host!

#2: Shake hands with our three honorees:  New York State Senator 
John J. Flanagan, Gerald D. Nichols and Joseph P. Price, who all support the library community in a diversity of ways.

#1: The gala is a spectacular celebration of LILRC’s spirit, history, and service to the library community. Hands down, it’ll be the best event of the year. 

Please join us as we celebrate our first 50 years and look ahead to the future.  For more event details, visit us online at:

We look forward to seeing you there!

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