Marketing Forum (MF)



The Marketing Forum represents the interests of library marketers and provides a forum for them to network, share ideas and strategies, and develop best practices to disseminate through the ILA website and other channels, including conferences and events.

 



News

Forum Spotlight from the ILA Alert
April 1, 2021
Whether you work in a large marketing department, or wear a part-time marketing hat along with many other “duties as assigned,” check out the ILA Marketing Forum. The Forum represents the interests of library marketers and provides opport…
Forum Spotlight from the ILA Alert
December 16, 2019
The Marketing Forum represents the interests of library marketers and provides a forum for them to network, share ideas and strategies, and develop best practices to disseminate through the ILA website and other channels, including conferen…
Chris Renkosiak, Lincolnwood Public Library District, Named Recipient of the Deborah Dowley Preiser Marketing Award
July 16, 2019
Chris Renkosiak, Head of Marketing at the Lincolnwood Public Library, is the recipient of the 2019 Illinois Library Association Deborah Dowley Preiser Marketing Award. The award recognizes a library employee who has performed excellent work in public…

More news »


Events

  1. Jan 21 2022

    ILA Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Jan 21, 2022 11:00am–12:00pm

  2. Feb 18 2022

    ILA Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Feb 18, 2022 11:00am–12:00pm

  3. Mar 18 2022

    ILA Marketing Forum Roundtable

    Friday, Mar 18, 2022 11:00am–12:00pm

More events »

  • Forum Information

Marketing Forum Bylaws


Forum Events

Monthly Roundtable

The ILA Marketing Forum invites library marketers to attend its monthly roundtable. The roundtable events are held for one hour at 11:00 a.m. on the third Friday of every month. This informal event allows marketers the chance to connect with colleagues from across the state and share information and resources. 

All roundtables are free to attend and registration is required. If you have any questions about the roundtables or would like to submit a discussion topic, please contact Tamara Jenkins at tjenkins@ila.org.


Past Marketing Forum Events


Marketing Forum Mini Conference


Forum Leadership

  1. Andrea L Lublink Andrea L Lublink, Manager Palatine Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  2. Jordan Neal Jordan Neal, Board liaison Career Librarian at Champaign Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  3. Christopher Renkosiak Christopher Renkosiak, Member Deputy Director at Lincolnwood Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  4. Emily Glimco Emily Glimco, Member Addison Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  5. Emmeline Guest Emmeline Guest, Member Graphic Designer/Marketing and Communications at Des Plaines Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  6. Jane Huh Jane Huh, Member Northbrook Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  7. Karen McBride Karen McBride, Member Public Information Manager at Barrington Area Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  8. Melissa Bradley Melissa Bradley, Member Communications Manager at Fountaindale Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  9. Sasha Vasilic Sasha Vasilic, Member Public Relations and Marketing Supervisor at Niles-Maine District Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  10. Tamara Jenkins Tamara Jenkins, Staff liaison Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025

iREAD Summer Reading Programs

Since 1981, iREAD provides high quality, low-cost resources and products that enable local library staff to motivate children, young adults, and adults to read.

Visit the iREAD website »