Vote for the ILA Member Photo of the Year!

December 8, 2021

Since we launched the ILA member photo of the month contest, members have responded by submitting incredible photos for us to review and select one winner, but now it's up to you, the Illinois library community, to decide who should be named the ILA Member Photo of the Year.

Three finalists were chosen based on their popularity on ILA's social media, and you will decide the winner. Voting has begun and will end on Friday, December 17, 2021. Everyone is eligible to vote (ILA members and non-members) 

The winning photo will be announced in the ILA newsletter on December 23, 2021, and posted on ILA's social media on December 24, 2021. The finalists are below. If you have any questions about this contest, please contact Tamara Jenkins at

Bernie on a Trike-a-Delic 
Evergreen Park Public Library
January Photo of the Month

Description: Waiting for warmer weather like... Evergreen Park Public Library's Trike-a-Delic rider is hibernating right now, but we're excited for all of our big plans when spring rolls around! Because that means we get to roll around the streets of EP on our new library trike.

Frida Kahlo
Wheaton Public Library
June Photo of the Month

Description: The library created a beautiful window painting for Wheaton's celebration of the Frida Kahlo: Timeless Exhibition at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and its summer reading challenge theme Reading Colors Your World. The programming for the reading challenge is centered on the legendary painter.

The Band Books
Glenview Public Library
October Photo of the Month

Description: To celebrate Banned Books Week at the Glenview Public Library, the Band Books took to the roof to celebrate their freedom to read! Rock on, with flutes, ukes, and keytars! And keep reading banned books!

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