Welcome to LACONI

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    Since 1954, LACONI (Library Administrators Conference of Northern Illinois) has been introducing library staff to new technologies and ideas, best practices, and popular programs for children and adults. LACONI is comprised of seven different sections which offer programs designed to enhance skills and knowledge of library staff in their area of expertise.

Great Ideas

LACONI collects unique and creative ways to offer great library service. Look here for inspiration, or suggest some of your own.

Libraries as Creative Spaces

Presentation Slides: Nuts and Bolts of Adult Programming (OPP)

Presentation Slides: Geeks Bearing Gifts (Circ)


Let’s See Your Library Spaces!

    Join LACONI

    LACONI membership is open to all libraries. Membership dues are used to pay for informative programs that each section produces. Any member library is welcome to attend the programs, sending as many staff and board members as they wish. There is often a lunch following any section program which allows for the opportunity to meet and network with other librarians from other library systems.

    Fill out our Membership Form for more information.

TSS: RDA AV Cataloging with Bobby Bothmann

May 16, 2014 Schaumburg Township District Library 10:00-3:00
This program will emphasize the OCLC MARC elements of RDA for cataloging audio visual materials including music and spoken word CD’s, blu-rays, DVD’s, and console games. All the updates and changes in the past year will be included.

LACONI Circulation Services presents……

“Fueling for Work and Play” Featured speaker: Laura Lynn Barr University of Illinois Extension Are you eating to maximize your performance? Learn how to improve your productivity at work and make the most of your workouts with the food you eat. When: March 20, 2014 Where: 95th Street Library (Naperville) 3015 Cedar Glade Dr. Naperville, […]

Technology Program: Content Strategy for Library Websites

Develop strategies to provide compelling and useful content for your library website.

Circulation Program: Intellectual Freedom for Circ Staff
OPP Program: Revamping Your Online Presence