ILA E-Newsletter

Join us in the Idea Playground
May 21, 2014
Don't Miss the Youth Services UnCon Innovation is not new to the library world. It's a concept that librarians have always embraced and welcomed. Innovation in Youth Services will be examined and debated at ILA's first-ever Youth Services UnConferenc…
2014 ILA Election Results
May 9, 2014
Vice President/President-Elect candidates: 459 Betsy Adamowski, Wheaton Public Library 339 Tina Hubert, Six Mile Regional Library District, Granite City Board of Directors (three-year term beginning July 1, 2014 -- June 30, 2017). A candidate from ea…
2014 ICRL Election Results
May 9, 2014
Vice President/President-Elect Candidates: 55 Gwen Gregory University of Illinois at Chicago 50 Steve Brantley Eastern Illinois UniversitySecretary/Treasurer Candidates: 57 Lindsay Harmon American Academy of Art 46 Jennifer Paliatka Elmhurst CollegeI…
Award Nominations Due May 15
May 9, 2014
Spotlighting More Awards Intellectual Freedom Award Presented by the ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee, Public Policy Committee, and Quality Books, Inc., an individual or group is recognized by this award for outstanding contributions to the defense…
Not Your Typical Collection or Service
May 9, 2014
When people think of libraries, they think of books. However, libraries also circulate a myriad of items and provide a vast array of unique services. Some of the collections might surprise you, such as toys, garden seed packets, framed art work, gree…
World Languages Networking Group
May 9, 2014
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 The next meeting of the World Languages Networking Group will beWednesday May 21, 2014 from 10:00 am until noon at the Evanston Public Library. The topic of this meeting will be Indian Language Collection Development and Promot…
Great Intentions, Wrong Legislation, Call Your Illinois General Assembly Senator Now!
April 28, 2014
House Bill (HB) 4207 is a proposal to expand the state cyberbullying law. The current law limits cyberbullying to electronic harassment of a student on school property, at school events, or by utilizing school technology. House Bill 4207 would apply …
Still Time to Register for Reaching Forward
April 28, 2014
The 25th Annual Reaching Forward Conference will be held Friday, May 9, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The conference includes a full day of programming, featuring forty-three programs--ranging from Readers' Advisory to Stor…
Award Nominations Due May 15
April 28, 2014
Spotlighting More Awards Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Demco Award Presented 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 inter…
Order iREAD products before May 1st!
April 28, 2014
Still need a few more posters and finger puppets for your summer reading program? Place an order online by May 1st and receive your items by no later than June 1st! If you order after May 1st, items will be shipped within three or more weeks, dependi…
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