ILA E-Newsletter

2015 Election
August 19, 2014
In an effort to get the 2015 Election publications out to as many local election officials as possible, the Illinois State Board of Elections is providing the following links: 2015 Local Election Officials Handbook 2015 Election and Campaign Finance …
Join ILA's Team for 2014-2015
August 5, 2014
ILA's leadership team--officers, committee and forum members, trustees, and staff--met in Bloomington in late July to kick off a new year and they want to hear from you. This is your organization and this is your chance to make it be all that you wan…
Get Ready for Banned Books Week 2014!
August 5, 2014
The freedom to read is important every week of the year, but from September 21 to 27, there will be national publicity and events all over the country as part of Banned Books Week. It is just seven weeks from today. Get your library in on the act wit…
2014 ILA Award Winners Announced!
August 5, 2014
The suspense is over, and the decisions have been made -- a complete list of the winners is posted on the ILA website. Be sure to join us at the ILA Awards' Luncheon on Tuesday, October 14, at the ILA Annual Conference in Springfield to celebrate you…
August 2014 ILA Reporter on ILA Website
July 24, 2014
ILA Reporter, August 2014, Full issue PDF DowloadUnusual Collections: Oddities and Necessitiesby Pam TomkaHuman Libraries: Collections with a Voice of their Ownby Christine WatkinsReading (And Writing and Drawing and Thinking) to the RhythmAn Intervi…
ILA's Marketing Committee Offers Tips for Working with the Business Community
July 24, 2014
Public librarians must show a long-term commitment to developing relationships with the business community in order to keep the momentum of business outreach flowing. Before launching a business outreach strategy, librarians need to identify existing…
IACRL Luncheon Added to #ILAKICK Lineup
July 24, 2014
Catch up with your academic library colleagues over lunch on Wednesday, October 15. In addition to a business meeting, IACRL will welcome ILA Legislative Consultant Kip Kolkmeier, who will discuss Advocacy for Academic Librarians. Pre-registration is…
Idea Playground: Youth Services Unconference
July 10, 2014
August 7 at Dominican University Keynote presented by Monica Harris, Deputy Director at the Schaumburg Township District Library and adjunct instructor for the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University Innovation is not n…
Energy Efficiency Grants Upcoming Deadlines
July 10, 2014
Funding from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Illinois Energy Now Program The Homewood Public Library received $33,600 in incentives in 2014 from the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Public Sector Energy Efficiency Progra…
Are You Ready For #ILAKick?
July 10, 2014
Early Bird Registration Deadline is August 25 For full conference information and to register, visit ila.org/2014. Poster Session Submission Deadline ExtendedThe deadline for Poster Session submissions has been extended to Friday, July 18. Share a su…
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