NMN at the Annual Conference


NMN Group Photo at NYLA


New to NYLA? There are plenty of opportunities for you to network and meet fellow new NYLA members!

The New Member of NYLA has a strong presence at the NYLA Annual Conference that includes hosting the New Members Meet & Greet reception, sponsoring program sessions of interest to new members, and coordinating an information booth for new members.

NMN programs and events at the 2018 NYLA Annual Conference included:


New to NYLA?

Time: Thursday 11/8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Welcome to NYLA! If you want to learn about library advocacy, how to become more involved, or have ever wondered what the organization does for libraries, please join us.

I'm a new-ish librarian, Ask Me Anything!

Time: Thursday 11/8, Program Slot #1: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Sponsor: NMN Co-Sponsor(s): SCLA, SSL, ULU

Still doing the library shuffle? Interested in how current and emerging leaders started their library careers? Come ask this panel  all kinds of questions about being a new/newish librarian in the wild world of libraries. Questions can also be submitted on Twitter using #nylanewbies

Becoming a Young Professional

Time: Friday 11/9, Program Slot #3: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Sponsor: NMN Co-Sponsor: SCLA

How does one juggle the challenges facing new professionals - networking, negotiating a salary, moving up through the ranks, etc. - with making a splash in a new library?

New Members of NYLA - Meet & Greet

Time: Thursday 11/8, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Sponsor: NMN

Join fellow new members of NYLA to explore ways to engage. Open to all. This is a free event.

We Still Persist - Women's Leadership Panel

Time: Saturday 11/10, Program Slot #8 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Sponsor: NMN Co-Sponsors: LAMS, SCLA, CORT

Join your colleagues in a discussion on leadership at all levels and other challenges affecting women in the profession. Q&A format.

Resume Review

Come to the NMN booth at the Trade Show to have your resume reviewed.


Purchase tickets for our raffle basket at the NMN booth at the Trade Show.

Ticket Exchange

Have a ticket you can’t use anymore? Donate to a new member! Couldn’t get a ticket to an event? Sign up for the chance to receive an unused ticket for free. You can donate or sign up for tickets at the NMN booth at the Trade Show.