Public Library Forum (PLF)

This forum gives voice to the needs of public library managers in Illinois. The forum has a yearly meeting at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference.


Brian Shepard, Indian Trails Public Library District, Named Librarian of the Year
July 16, 2019
Brian Shepard, Executive Director of the Indian Trails Public Library District, is the recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Librarian of the Year Award. The award recognizes a librarian’s distinguished service and leadership in I…

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  1. Timothy P. Jarzemsky Timothy P. Jarzemsky, Board liaison Library Director at Bloomingdale Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2022

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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.

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