Chris and Bob were invited back to the Long Island Library Resources Council Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future. This is their 27th year holding this conference for the libraries of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, on Long Island.  We had 8 guests appear with us either talking about their libraries or about the importance of libraries in the future.  Keep an ear out as we will have some of these guests on again to feature their work.  Here is a list of guests who spoke to us:

Tim Spindler, Director of LILRC

Chris Kretz, Librarian at Stony Brook University and Co-host of the podcast “The Long Island History Project” and “The Radio Tower”

Charlene Muir, Assistant Director of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library

Theresa Schwinn, Local History Librarian at the Huntington Public Library

Natalie Korsavidis, Head of Local History at the Farmingdale Public Library

Albert Tabtonti, Teen Services Librarian at the Freeport Memorial Library

Professor Sally Stieglitz, Adelphi University

Syntychia R. Kendrick-Samuel, Head of Young Adult Services, Uniondale Free Library

David Beard, Former Deputy Editor for the National Journal