Rebecca Miller, Editorial Director of Library Journal and School Library Journal has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Annual Membership Meeting! The keynote address is titled:
A Better Ladder: Building the Leaders We Need
Rebecca T. Miller is Editorial Director, Library Journal and School Library Journal. Born a twin and raised in a large family in the rural West, her background in libraries dates to 1998 when she joined the book review staff of Library Journal. In 2013, Miller was named Editorial Director of LJ and SLJ. She directs the editorial strategy for both brands and is deeply involved in the original research SLJ and LJ conduct. Miller initiated the annual LJ Index of Public Library Service (America’s Star Libraries), and envisioned and launched the New Landmark Libraries project. Miller is the coeditor with Barbara A. Genco of Better Library Design: Ideas from Library Journal (2016) and Scales on Censorship: Real Life Lessons from School Library Journal (2015), both published by Rowman & Littlefield. Miller served for six years on the board of the National Book Critics Circle, two as President. Currently, she is a New York Library Association Sustainability Initiative cocreator. She has a BA from DePauw University, IN, and an MSLIS from New York’s Pratt Institute.
The 2017 LILRC Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the Farmingdale Public Library on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Join us at 9:00 a.m. for morning refreshments and a chance to network with colleagues. Our business meeting will be followed by our keynote speaker. In addition, we’ll have a Lightning Round session with presentations from local library innovators, who will share new ideas with us.
Please be sure to mark your calendar, register, and join us for this free event. CEU credits will be awarded to all attendees. LILRC members and non-members alike are welcome and encouraged to attend.