Welcome to LACONI

    Storytelling with Data

    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 eight different sections which offer programs designed to enhance skills and knowledge of library staff in their area of expertise.

    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.

    Membership dues are $100 and cover the entire staff of a library.  The dues are paid by the library each November and are good January - December of the following year.

    If your library is not currently a member, and you are interested in joining, please contact Sue Quinn at squinn@rflib.org.

Storytelling with Data

Friday, April 10, 2020 (9:30 AM – 2:00 PM) WEBINAR ONLINE ONLYClick here to: Register In a rapidly-changing world, it’s vital for libraries to advocate for their role in society. Not only do we need to communicate with our patrons, but we also need to make a case with boards, local government, and our broader […]

The Teenage Brain

February 6, 2020 Niles-Main Public Library, 6960 W. Oakton St, Niles, IL 60714 9:30 am Networking (optional)10:00am Presenter Elizabeth Lynch, Head of Teen Services, Addison Public Library11:30am Tour of Library Scientific research has revealed that adolescence is a period of profound change in the brain. Teenagers just don’t think like adults. These differences in the […]

Reimagine Audience Engagement with Museum Hack

Learn how Museum Hack approaches the challenges of engaging new audiences in a shifting cultural climate, and get an inside look at the techniques they use for unconventional, award-winning tours, events, and programming. You will understand how to identify spaces for experimentation, and how creative problem-solving can lead to success on any budget. 9:30 am […]

Membership Directory

Below is a list of LACONI member libraries.  Any person who works for that library is eligible to attend any of the LACONI section programs.  If you do not see your library’s name on the list below, you can join LACONI to receive access to the programs and benefits we offer. List is current as of 01/21/2019. […]

2019 LACONI Salary Survey

The 2019 LACONI Salary survey is now available for submission.  If you have not received a link to the survey in your email, please contact the Survey Department at Management Association via email at surveys@hrsource.org or via phone at 630.963.7600.