The Regency O'Fallon
Reaching Forward South is an annual professional development conference for library support staff in central and southern Illinois. With a commitment to providing quality training and information, Reaching Forward South strives to be the premier professional development opportunity in the downstate area.
Conference registration includes morning coffee, lunch, snacks, and a full day of programming.
Registration Rates & Deadlines
Early Bird by 3/16 - $90
Advance by 4/10 - $100
Deadline to register for this event is Monday, April 10, 2023. No registrations will be accepted after the deadline.
All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing via emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by April 5, 2023. No refunds can be issued after April 5. All cancellations are subject to a $15 processing fee.
Group registration discount
20% off per person when registering a group of more than 3 attendees from the same library. The group discount is made possible by the Reaching Forward South Committee. If you are registering a group of more than 3, please email email@example.com for more information on how to proceed.
|8:30 - 9:00 a.m||Morning Coffee, Exhibits, and Networking|
|9:00 - 10:00 a.m||Breakout Session 1|
|10:15 - 11:15 a.m.||Breakout Session 2|
|11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m||Breakout Session 3|
|12:30 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:30 - 2:30 p.m.||Breakout Session 4|
|2:45 - 3:45 p.m.||Breakout Session 5|
Reaching Forward South Committee
Betsy Mahoney - Chair
Six Mile Regional Library
Michael Baumann, Director
Toulon Public Library
Loretta Broomfield, Director
Marion Carnegie Library
Devin Eyster, Development & Outreach Librarian
East Alton Public Library District
Ryan A. Franklin, Reference Department
Illinois State Library
Larisa Good, Director
Warren County Public Library
Bobbi Perryman, Director
Vespasian Warner Public Library
Terry Pierson, Marketing Coordinator
Mississippi Valley Library District
Devin Scott, Programming Coordinator
Salem Township Public Library
Beth Smilack, Social Media/Communications Specialist
Jerseyville Public Library
Cassandra Thompson, SHARE Director
Illinois Heartland Library System
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Reaching Forward South Sponsors
Would you like to increase your visibility to hundreds of library workers and show your support for Illinois Libraries? Contact Kristin Pekoll, firstname.lastname@example.org to join this notable group.