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! 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 LILCChair@gmail.com.

Submit Your Program Proposals for the 2023 Conference

Program proposal submissions are now open! The theme for this year’s conference is “Reunited;” however, program proposals do not have to relate to this year’s theme as we welcome all program ideas on a variety of topics.

Library Associations and Divisions are invited to submit their proposed program offerings.

The guidelines and online submission form can be found on the website at https://libconference.org/programs/.

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2023 Long Island Library Conference is December 31, 2022. Feel free to email lilcprograms@gmail.com with any questions.

Nancy Pearl – Author, Literary Critic, and “America’s Librarian”

We are excited to announce that noted literary critic and “America’s Librarian” Nancy Pearl will be the 2023 keynote speaker for the Long Island Library Conference. Nancy is a lifelong reader and supporter of libraries. She regularly comments on books on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and on her monthly “Book Lust with Nancy Pearl” show on the Seattle Channel. Her most recent accolade is the “Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community” presented to her by the National Book Foundation in 2021. 

Save the Date! Our Next Conference Will Be Held on May 11, 2023

The committee is excited to announce that the 2023 Long Island Library Conference will be held in person on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the Melville Marriott.  We’re working hard to provide a day filled with informational programs, great speakers, and networking opportunities and are looking forward to being “Reunited” with all of our attendees.

Submissions for program proposals are now open. Further guidelines can be found here. Use the LILC Google Form to submit your proposal. If you have any questions, please contact the 2023 Program Chair, Jeff Baker at LILCPrograms@gmail.com.

Check back here for more news as the date approaches.