ILA E-Newsletter

Illinois Libraries Form Group Insurance Pool
January 13, 2014
Twenty-four libraries made the decision to form a group pool for property/casualty and workers compensation insurance, projecting substantial savings and more stable coverage for their libraries and their taxpayers. Formation of the pool, Libraries o…
Serving Our Public 3.0: Standards for Illinois Public Libraries
January 13, 2014
This updated version of benchmark standards for public libraries will soon be available, thanks to a hardworking ILA Standing Committee, led by ILA Past President Pam Van Kirk; committee members include Pat Boze, Kim Coughran, Jeanne Hamilton, Amanda…
Call for IACRL Poster Proposals
January 13, 2014
Be a part of the 2014 Conference The 2014 IACRL Conference Program Committee is now accepting proposals for poster sessions. To submit a proposal and register for the conference, please visit the conference page. Deadline for submissions is Saturday,…
Polish American Librarians 4th Annual Meeting
January 13, 2014
February 23, 201411:00 a.m. -- 4:00 p.m.Loyola University Lake Shore Campus Crown Center Auditorium, 1001 W. Loyola Ave., Chicago, IL 60626KEYNOTE ADDRESS:Polish-American & Executive Director of the American Library Association Keith Michael Fiel…
2014 Library Legislative Meet-ups
January 6, 2014
Efforts go state-wide this year with four legislative events intended to give you an opportunity to meet with your legislators and speak with them firsthand about issues affecting you and your library. Library trustees, directors, and staff from publ…
2014 Trustee Workshops
January 6, 2014
The ILA Library Trustee Forum 2014 workshops will focus on how to prepare your board for what lies ahead. Morning programming includes "Sunshine Laws: How to Comply with the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act" and "Defending Access …
Call for IACRL Poster Proposals
January 6, 2014
Join your academic colleagues from around the state for a day of education and networking on Friday, March 21.With the growing trend in higher education to demonstrate value through student outcomes, it has become more important than ever for librari…
National Library Legislative Day
January 6, 2014
Mark your calendar for Tuesday, May 6, 2014 With state cuts and more federal dollars being used for per capita grants, this is a very critical and exciting time for us to get our message out to Congress. A variety of activities have been designed to …
Reaching Forward
January 6, 2014
Join us May 9, 2014, for the 25th Annual Reaching Forward Conference at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont! This year's conference features forty-four programs, a continental breakfast, and delicious luncheon. We continue to welcome o…
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