ILA E-Newsletter

Live Stream April 16 for Naming the 2015 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author!
April 15, 2015
Celebrate National Library Week by joining the live stream for the announcement of this year's winner, or come to the ILA office, 33 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, at 11:00 a.m on Thursday, April 16 to find out which of thethree finalists has been chosen …
Register Now for Reaching Forward!
April 15, 2015
Early Bird Deadline is April 24 The 26th Annual Reaching Forward Conference will be held Friday, May 8, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The conference includes a full day of programming with something for everyone -- front-li…
Award Nominations Due May 15
April 15, 2015
Spotlighting Four More Awards Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Demco AwardPresented by Illinois Library Association and Demco in honor of Hugh C. Atkinson (1933-1986). Due in large part to his influence, Illinois garnered national recognition in statewide i…
Remember to Vote
April 15, 2015
ILA Elections Open until April 30 The polls are open! All ILA personal members should have received a link to the electronic ballot or a paper ballot in the mail by now. Please click here to let Tina know if you have not received a ballot.
What Do You Want from ILA?
April 13, 2015
Do you belong to an ILA Forum or wish there was one that represented your interests? Forums are designed to be networking groups, where people can discuss and share information about professional issues and learn from each other, and are sometimes ca…
Award Nominations Due May 15
April 13, 2015
Spotlighting Three More Awards Davis Cup AwardThis annual award is presented to a person who has made an outstanding contribution in library service to young people. Since its inception, the award has been presented to individuals who exemplify resou…
Remember to Vote
April 13, 2015
ILA Elections Open until April 30 The polls are open! All ILA personal members should have received a link to the electronic ballot or a paper ballot in the mail by now. Please click here to let Tina know if you have not received a ballot.
2015 Zena Sutherland Lecture
April 13, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library "A Pair of Jacks to Open: Fact and Fiction," will be presented by Jack Gantos at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., Cindy Pritzker Auditorium (Use Plymouth Court entrance). G…
Award Nominations Due May 15
April 4, 2015
Spotlighting Three More Awards Crosman Memorial Award This award recognizes the achievements of the library workers who are new or relatively new to the field and encourages continued involvement in the profession. Other awards honor those who have a…
Save the Date!
March 26, 2015
Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Announcement Event on April 16 Please join us for a celebration to name the 2015 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author! The event will be at the ILA offices, 33 W Grand Avenue, Chicago, at 11:00 am on April 16. Three fin…
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