Long Island Library Resources Council

Upcoming events

    • May 24, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Farmingdale Public Library, Room A & B
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    This program covers the basic skills needed to successfully negotiate and to resolve disputes that occur at work. The “real world” focus on practical ways to enable you to resolve day to day conflict and to be a more effective negotiator.  You’ll gain a better understanding of the dynamics of conflict and negotiation, the impact of cultural differences and, how to manage yourself and your employees during tense moments. You will learn to shift the focus from conflict to finding solutions that work for all parties, and reduce unproductive behavior, employee terminations, lawsuits and to facilitate successful negotiations with business partners.

    Who should attend: library directors, managers, supervisors, board of trustees, etc. 

    Presented by: Joshua E. Bienstock, JD., LLM., Assistant Professor of Business Law, School of Management, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)


    A certificate for 3 Professional Development Hours (.3 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.
    • June 07, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • South Huntington Public Library
    • 1
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    Bianca Rivera from the Long Beach Public Library has developed a new workshop for previous attendees of any of the LILRC sponsored Raspberry Pi workshops.  Participants will tackle fun projects using accessories such as Pi Cameras, jumper wires, breadboards, resistors, LEDs, sensors, buzzers, and push buttons!

    The registration fee covers the cost of a Pi Camera and Raspberry Pi accessories ($50) which you will take back to your library after the workshop.  Attendees must bring their own functional Raspberry Pi, Micro SD card (with the operating system Raspbian Stretch installed) and 5V 2.5A power supply to the workshop.  Attendees are encouraged to bring earbuds to be able to hear audio. 

    Prerequisite: Attendees should have attended one of the previous LILRC sponsored Raspberry Pi workshops and/or have a beginning understanding of how to use their Raspberry Pi.  

    Please note: this will not be a review of the beginning workshop, "Raspberry Pi and the Librarian".  If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Bianca directly at brivera@longbeachlibrary.org.

    Presented by: Bianca Rivera, Youth Services Librarian, Long Beach Public Library

    The workshop is limited to 12 attendees.  A certificate for 2 Professional Development Hours (.2 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.

    Registration deadline is May 31, 2019. 


    • June 10, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Northport-East Northport Public Library (Northport Building, 151 Laurel Ave. Northport)
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    Presented by: Nicole Menchise, LILRC Regional Archivist.

    This is a NEW hands-on workshop offering the attendees the resources to begin a digital project and learn about commonly used metadata fields. This class will be for anyone wishing to learn more about these topics and is required for joining the New York Heritage digital collections website.

    Here's what you'll learn:
    • Deciding on a digital project
    • Hands-on digitization techniques - scanning guide
    • Digital conversion tech/software options

    • Metadata - what is 'data about data'

    • Understanding common metadata fields

    • Setting up a spreadsheet for your items

    The following dates are set for February - June of 2019.

    More classes will be offered In the Fall:

    Riverhead Public Library - Thursday, February 21st, 1:00PM-4:00PM
    Hempstead Public Library - Monday, March 18th, 1:00PM-4:00PM
    Bayport-Blue Point Public Library - Thursday, May 16th, 1:00PM-4:00PM
    Northport-East Northport Public Library, Northport building - Monday, June 10th, 9:30AM-12:30PM

    Registration is limited to 10 people per class to allow for individual attention.

    A certificate for 3 Professional Development Hours (.3 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.

    For additional information, please contact Nicole Menchise, nmenchise@lilrc.org or call 631-675-1570 Ext. 2004.

    • June 17, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Brentwood Public Library, Auditorium
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    Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project and participate in an interactive hands-on experience with the latest gizmos and gadgets that help teach coding, robotics, circuits and more.  Get to experience how this technology is used in makerspaces, how it can generate new programs, and how to get started with implementing a fun collection of educational technology to further enrich the lives of your patrons. 

    Presenter: Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation, Evolve Project

    A certificate for 2.5 Professional Development Hours (.25 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.

    • June 18, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Farmingdale Public Library
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    Please join us for the annual membership meeting at the Farmingdale Public Library.  A light breakfast will be provided.  All are welcome!

    Keynote (45 minutes)

    Tech Trends for Libraries – Future Proofing from AI to Robotics

    In a world of drastically changing landscapes where technology is often a vocal point, it is crucial for libraries to embrace new technologies and ensure growth for staff and the community.  Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project as he shares technology futures; how it impacts libraries and what should libraries do to be involved and be future proof.  From AI to robotics and the growing list of opportunities with these technologies can certainly help evolve library spaces from maker spaces to solve spaces.

    Keynote Speaker: Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation, Evolve Project

    Lightning Rounds (10-15 minutes each presentation)

    • Engaging Your Community: Key Ingredients for ​C​reating a "​B​ig ​P​icture" ​Department for ​Branding
      ​Presenters: ​Ted Gutmann, Director; Jen Mullen, Librarian; Lisa DeVerna, Library Assistant, Emm​a​ S. Clark Memorial Library
    • Easy VR Programs for All Ages
      Presenter: ​Melanie Davidoff, Technology Librarian, Port Washington Public Library
    • Libraries ​without ​Borders: Global ​Library ​Initiatives at Stony Brook University
      ​Presenter: ​Michael Huang, Professor and Director of Global Library Initiatives, Stony Brook University Libraries
    • School Library System & Special Library Collaboration: Western Suffolk BOCES Science Journal Club at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library & Archives
      ​Presenter: ​Sara Kardasz, Program Administrator, Western Suffolk BOCES School Library System
    • Introducing Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi
      Presenter: Bianca Rivera, Youth Services Librarian, Long Beach Public Library
    • July 11, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Sayville Library, Room A/B
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    Learn how to provide support and resources to your staff that have become or will become caregivers to their aging family members.  Finding a work-life balance can be difficult, and managing staff in that transition can seem overwhelming.

    The Bristal offers valuable resources for both employers and employees that will help prepare for the road ahead.  This interactive workshop is designed to be a resource of information and options for staff members that finds themselves in the caregiver role and is unsure how to proceed, or where to even start.

    Presenters: Sharon Andrew-Ritter, The Bristal & Stephen Joseph from PRN Physical Therapy and the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease

    A certificate for 2 Professional Development Hours (.2 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.
    • July 19, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Farmingdale State College, Greenley Library, Room 105
    • 2
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    Learn the basics of the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including creating, editing and formatting worksheets, formulas, and much more.

    Prerequisite: For Intermediate and advanced computer users.  

    A certificate for 2.5 Professional Development Hours (.25 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.


    • July 19, 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Farmingdale State College, Greenley Library, Room 105
    • 12
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    Learn more about the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, including functions, working with ranges, macros, charting and much more.

    Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Excel.  For Intermediate and advanced computer users.

    A certificate for 2.5 Professional Development Hours (.25 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.


    • July 25, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • West Islip Public Library
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    Join The Bristal for an interactive session on how to develop engaging and impactful programs in your library for older adults.  Learn how to reach aging patrons and what interests them. 

    The Bristal will share some of their own experience in engaging their residents in social activities and how that can translate into developing your own library programs. 

    Presented by: Sharon Andrew-Ritter, The Bristal  

    A certificate for 2 Professional Development Hours (.2 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.

    • July 31, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Farmingdale Public Library
    Register
     

    Learn how to provide support and resources to your staff that have become or will become caregivers to their aging family members.  Finding a work-life balance can be difficult, and managing staff in that transition can seem overwhelming.

    The Bristal offers valuable resources for both employers and employees that will help prepare for the road ahead.  This interactive workshop is designed to be a resource of information and options for staff members that finds themselves in the caregiver role and is unsure how to proceed, or where to even start.

    Presenters: Sharon Andrew-Ritter, The Bristal & Stephen Joseph from PRN Physical Therapy and the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease

    A certificate for 2 Professional Development Hours (.2 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.
    • August 08, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • North Merrick Public Library
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    Join The Bristal for an interactive session on how to develop engaging and impactful programs in your library for older adults.  Learn how to reach aging patrons and what interests them. 

    The Bristal will share some of their own experience in engaging their residents in social activities and how that can translate into developing your own library programs. 

    Presented by: Sharon Andrew-Ritter, The Bristal  

    A certificate for 2 Professional Development Hours (.2 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.

    • August 09, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • South Huntington Public Library, Technology Center
    • 12
    Register


    Join Bianca Rivera from the Long Beach Public Library as she answers the common question "Raspberry Pi, now what?" Attendees will learn how to set up and configure their Raspberry Pi computers and get hands-on practice with physical computing hardware.  Attendees will also be able to experiment with projects utilizing coding languages like Python and Sonic Pi and hardware such as breadboards, jumper wires, resistors, Sense HATs, Pi Cameras, LEDs, buttons, buzzers and more!   

    Prerequisite: Attendees should have an intermediate understanding of downloading software.  No prior coding experience is needed, but an ability to understand coding is recommended.  Attendees should bring earbuds to listen to their creations! 

    Space is limited to 12 and no more than two people from each institution.

    A certificate for 2 Professional Development Hours (.2 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.

    The registration fee covers the cost of one (1) Raspberry Pi device and accessories ($50) for you to bring back to your library or you may bring your own Raspberry Pi.  

Past events

May 17, 2019 Academic Director's Roundtable
May 16, 2019 Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics Workshop (Bayport-Blue Point Public Library)
May 13, 2019 Emergency Planning and De-Escalation
May 07, 2019 Emergency Planning and De-Escalation
May 03, 2019 5th Annual Herbert Biblo Academic Libraries Invitational
May 01, 2019 The 2020 Census and Long Island: A Complete Count is Critical to Sustaining Our Communities (Riverhead Free Library)
April 30, 2019 The 2020 Census and Long Island: A Complete Count is Critical to Sustaining Our Communities (Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library)
April 29, 2019 The 2020 Census and Long Island: A Complete Count is Critical to Sustaining Our Communities (SCLS)
April 18, 2019 Creating Energy Efficient Infrastructures
April 18, 2019 Webinar: Get Moving! Physical Literacy Programs for All Ages
April 18, 2019 LILRC Open House
April 16, 2019 Practical Use of Genealogy Resources - A Hands-On Workshop
April 09, 2019 Creating Energy Efficient Infrastructures
April 05, 2019 LILRC Hospital Library Services Program Fourth Annual Conference
March 29, 2019 LILRC 5th Annual Technical Services Open Forum
March 22, 2019 Introduction to Coding: Using Scratch
March 18, 2019 Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics Workshop (Hempstead Public Library)
March 15, 2019 Raspberry Pi and the Librarian
March 08, 2019 Leading Change
February 22, 2019 Tackling Core Administrative Issues
February 21, 2019 Digitization Best Practices and Metadata Basics Workshop (Riverhead Free Library)
February 15, 2019 Introduction to Google Analytics
February 13, 2019 Introduction to Google Apps
February 08, 2019 Libraries Are Champions of Healthy Communities Roundtable Meeting
February 01, 2019 A Guide to Crafting and Promulgating the Employee Handbook, Part II
January 25, 2019 CANCELLED - Intermediate Microsoft Publisher
January 25, 2019 CANCELLED - Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
January 15, 2019 CANCELLED - PastPerfect Museum Software: Is It Right For Me? (Riverhead Free Library)
January 14, 2019 PastPerfect Museum Software: Is It Right For Me? (Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library)
December 17, 2018 Academic Directors Roundtable
December 12, 2018 CANCELLED: NISO Virtual Conference "The Library of the Future: Inside & Out"
December 07, 2018 Copyright Skills as Risk Management Tools: The Librarian's Role
November 30, 2018 Introduction to Google Apps
November 30, 2018 The Collaborative Process: Creating the Essential Library
November 26, 2018 Design Thinking for Libraries: Tips and Tricks for Better Graphics and Content to Communicate to your Patrons (PM Repeat Session)
November 26, 2018 Design Thinking for Libraries: Tips and Tricks for Better Graphics and Content to Communicate to your Patrons
November 20, 2018 Academic Director's Round Table (postponed)
November 16, 2018 A Guide to Crafting and Promulgating the Employee Handbook
November 02, 2018 Intermediate WordPress
November 02, 2018 Social Media Engagement for Cultural Institutions
October 25, 2018 27th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future
October 19, 2018 Introduction to WordPress
October 12, 2018 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference: Medical Archives: Processing, Privacy and Preservation
October 11, 2018 Raspberry Pi and the Librarian Afternoon Session
October 11, 2018 Raspberry Pi and the Librarian
September 28, 2018 Nassau County Legislative Breakfast
September 21, 2018 Suffolk County Legislative Breakfast
September 18, 2018 It’s All Relative: Genealogy Resources for the Non-genealogist Librarian
September 07, 2018 Retropie: How to Create a Gaming Machine
August 30, 2018 Raspberry Pi for the Techie
August 22, 2018 Bloxels PM Session
August 22, 2018 Bloxels AM Session
August 17, 2018 Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

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