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  • August 06, 2018 4:26 PM | Tim Spindler (Administrator)

    I have received an excellent reception arriving at LILRC with many warm greetings from librarians across Long Island. There are a lot of new experiences coming into a new job and I have been diving into things learning a lot from the excellent staff at LILRC and also members of the board and others.  As mentioned at the annual meeting, I see LILRC building on its strengths to develop a nimble and agile organization adapting to the needs of the libraries in Suffolk and Nassau County.  I have begun a review of internal policies and procedures as well as the financials of the organization. Part of my goal is to examine closely what we have been doing and how we have been spending money to find ways to increase service levels to members providing greater value.  I have also met recently with Nate Hill the executive director of the NY Metropolitan New York Library Council and we have had some initial discussions on how we can find ways to cooperate more. In the next year, you are likely to see changes in the organization including the initiation of a strategic planning process that will involve all libraries of Long Island and the staff at LILRC.  I look forward to learning about what you are doing and what your needs are. Feel free to drop me a call (631-675-1570 x201) or send me an email (tspindler@lilrc.org) if you would like to show off your library or discuss any needs you have.

  • July 18, 2018 9:33 AM | Tim Spindler (Administrator)

    The July-December LILRC Continuing Education Brochure is here! Take a look and see what’s in store for you.

    You may also check out LILRC Continuing Education Bolg at https://lilrcevents.org/ for presentation slides and handouts.

  • July 17, 2018 8:36 AM | Tim Spindler (Administrator)

    The Internet Librarian 2018 conference will be held on October 16-18, 2018, at the Monterey Marriott in Monterey, California.  By registering through LILRC, you will be eligible for special discounted rates. The Gold Pass is available to groups at the discounted rate of $649 (regularly $789 and the only pass to include preconference workshops).  We will also offer a special rate of $399 for the 3-day event (regular rate is $549) and $119 on the Internet@Schools Track (regularly $209).

    You may visit the Internet Librarian 2018 conference page at Information Today’s website (http://internet-librarian.infotoday.com/2018/) for full conference program information.  Online registrations can be made until September 14, 2018 to receive the discounted rates (rates increase after this deadline).  No discount rates are available for the pre-conference workshops.

    To register for the LILRC discounted rate, visit: https://secure.infotoday.com/RegForms/internetlibrarian/?Priority=LILRC18.
    No promo code is needed!

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