WNY Library Support Staff (WNYLSS)

Scope: Provide support and professional development to all individuals who are in a non-librarian position, regardless of job title or degree status.


  • Professionally recognize employees in the library and information sciences field who perform work including, but not limited to: circulation, interlibrary loan, clerical work, cataloging and metadata creation, serials, acquisitions, and IT support.
  • Identify needs and concerns of library employees to promote both personal and professional enrichment.
  • Provide professional development opportunities on topics related to support services, or generally of interest to those who work in support staff roles. 
  • Promote communication among library support staff in the six-county Western New York area and with other local and national support groups such as New York State Library Assistants Association (NYSLAA) and Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT).

updated 3/22/2022

Chairs: Sui Mei Grierson and Sarah Patton

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Committee Meeting Minutes
February 21, 2023
November 15, 2022

August 16, 2022
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March 3, 2022
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November 11, 2021
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