Last Chance to Save $$$ on the Long Island Library Conference

Pre-registration for the 44th Long Island Library Conference will be ending on May 1st. While you are absolutely welcome to attend without registering ahead of time, the price for same-day registration is $100.

This year’s conference is shaping up to be educational, engaging, and entertaining so click here to register and save yourself a few bucks.

We’re Partnering with United Veterans Beacon House this year!

This year we encourage all conference attendees to bring donations for the United Veterans Beacon House. Donations of toiletries and hygiene products are especially needed, but they also accept food and clothing.

United Veterans Beacon House is a Long Island 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1994 that is committed to serving homeless and at-risk U.S. Veterans. The agency fulfills its mission by providing emergency, temporary and permanent housing and specialized support services to veterans in need. As the premier provider of veterans housing, haven to 550 veteran residents annually. With a passionate commitment, Beacon House provides our veterans with the necessary coping skills for their successful return to independent living. Since its inception in 1994, the agency has positively impacted the lives of more than 20,000 veterans. For more information, visit

Association Registration Is Now Open

Nassau and Suffolk County library associations are invited to apply to have a booth at the Long Island Library Conference. More information about staffing a booth is available here.

If you are interested in requesting a booth for your association, please complete the online form.  
Click here to access the form.

Questions? Email Melaine Cardone Leathers at

Early-bird Registration Is Now Open

Get your 2019 off to a great start by registering for the Long Island Library Conference at our early-bird rate! This year, the library community will be going “Lighting the Way,” after experiencing a day packed with informative programs, opportunities to meet vendors, and an inspirational talk by our keynote speaker, Dave Isay.

Click here to register!

Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration Is Now Open!

The last three conferences have sold out; act now to secure your place at Long Island’s largest conference for the library community! If you register by January 18, 2019, you will save $50 off your booth space. For more information and to register, visit our Exhibitor Registration page.

Want to make more of an impact or can’t send a representative? Take out an ad in our conference guide or become a sponsor.

For more information about ads and/or sponsorship opportunities, visit our Ads/Sponsorships page or contact Stacey Mencher at or 516-921-7161 x234.

Be part of the 2019 conference, where New York’s library community will be Lighting the Way!

Submit Your Program Proposals for the 2019 Conference

The next Long Island Library Conference will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Melville Marriot. The conference theme for this year is “Lighting the Way.”

At this time, we are asking the Library Associations and Divisions to submit their proposed program offerings.

To assist in your planning, please note that the tentative schedule for the day is as follows:

8:00am – 8:30am Registration
8:00am – 9:00am Exhibits
9:00am – 10:00am Program Session I
10:00am – 10:30am Exhibits
10:30am – 11:30am Program Session II
11:30am – 12:30pm Exhibits
12:30pm – 2:30pm Buffet Lunch & Keynote
2:30pm – 3:00pm Exhibits
3:00pm – 4:00pm Program Session III

The guidelines and online sponsor form can be found on the website at

The sponsor form must be completed by December 31, 2018. Feel free to email with any questions.