Youth Services Forum (YSF)













Addresses the needs and interests of those concerned with quality library service for children.



News

Heather Love Beverly is the Recipient of the 2021 Davis Cup
September 13, 2021
The Illinois Library Association’s Youth Services Forum is presenting this year’s Davis Cup Award to Heather Love Beverly, Children’s Services Assistant Manager at the Cook Memorial Public Library District. This annual award, honori…
Shelley Harris is the Recipient of the 2021 Golden Ticket Award
September 13, 2021
The Illinois Library Association’s Youth Services Forum is presenting this year’s Golden Ticket Award to Shelley Harris, Children’s Librarian at the Oak Park Public Library. This award is presented annually to an individual who has …
Katie Clausen is the Recipient of the 2020 Davis Cup Award
October 1, 2020
The Illinois Library Association’s Youth Services Forum is pleased to present the 2020 Davis Cup Award to Katie Clausen, the Early Learning Center Manager of the Gail Borden Public Library District. This annual award, honoring Marion Davis, rec…

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Events

  1. Aug 12 2022

    Youth Services Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Aug 12, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  2. Nov 4 2022

    Youth Services Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Nov 4, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

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Forum Information

Youth Services Forum Brochure (2020-21)

Youth Services Forum Bylaws

YSF Committee Job Descriptions

YSF Meeting Minutes


Forum Leadership

  1. Christy Kepler Christy Kepler, Co-manager Oswego Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  2. Jennifer Abler Jennifer Abler, Co-manager Oak Lawn Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  3. Amber Creger Amber Creger, Board liaison Youth Department Director at Schaumburg Township District Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  4. Erica Hanke-Young Erica Hanke-Young, Forum liaison Youth Services Manager at Six Mile Regional Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  5. Nicole Marcuccilli Mills Nicole Marcuccilli Mills, Forum liaison Glenview Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  6. Ann Baillie Ann Baillie, Manager-Elect Youth Librarian at Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  7. Sarah Tattersall Sarah Tattersall, Manager-Elect Aurora Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  8. Brandi Smits Brandi Smits, Member Orland Park Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  9. Jennifer A Westbrook-Krusza Jennifer A Westbrook-Krusza, Member Richton Park Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  10. Kelly Stulgate Kelly Stulgate, Member Youth Services Manager at St. Charles Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  11. Kristi Miller Kristi Miller, Member Manager of Youth and Teen Services at Westmont Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  12. Lisel Ulaszek Lisel Ulaszek, Member Sycamore Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  13. Niki Marabotti Niki Marabotti, Member Manager of Grade School Services at Gail Borden Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  14. Tina M Ruszala Tina M Ruszala, Member Youth and Teen Services Department Head at Palos Heights Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  15. Beth McCloskey Beth McCloskey, Past Manager Itasca Community Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  16. Cyndi Robinson Cyndi Robinson, Staff liaison Deputy Director at Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025

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