The Illinois Library Association
The Illinois Library Association is the voice for Illinois libraries and the millions who depend on them. It provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services in Illinois and for the library community in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. This access is essential for an open democratic society, an informed electorate, and the advancement of knowledge for all people. Its primary goals are:
ADVOCATING FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST
PROMOTION EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION
MANAGING THE PRESENT TO PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
In order to achieve these goals, ILA will use its resources wisely and maintain a flexible structure that promotes the diverse interests and broad participation of members.