ILA E-Newsletter

iREAD Summer Sale!
June 23, 2014
50% off Selected Items Great bargains are available now on select Summer Reading incentives Prices for sale items are reduced 50%. Click here to shop for sale products from our Paws to Read store. Sale items include: Thank you…
Energy Efficiency GrantsUpcoming Deadlines
June 23, 2014
Funding from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Illinois Energy Now Program The Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Public Sector Energy Efficiency Program (PSEE), in partnership with 360 Energy Group, provides funding and tec…
David Vinjamuri to Speak at ILA 2014
June 23, 2014
Inspired the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project ILA is delighted to welcome David Vinjamuri to the 2014 ILA Annual Conference in Springfield.You may recognize David as the person who inspired the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project with …
ALA Career Development Facilitator
June 23, 2014
Training Opportunity for an Illinois Librarian ALA President-elect Courtney Young is launching an initiative to train 25 librarians selected from ALA chapters around the country to receive training and certification to help job-seekers research, appl…
Illinois General Assembly Spring 2014 Session Adjourns
May 31, 2014
The Illinois General Assembly adjourned the Spring 2014 legislative session early this morning. The Illinois General Assembly approved a $35.7 billion state operating budget. They did not extend the current temporary income tax increase which is stil…
Build Illinois Bond Fund
May 31, 2014
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Grants Libraries mentioned in House Bill 3793: Arlington Heights Memorial Library: $50,000 Bloomington Public Library: $50,000 Bunker Hill Library District: $26,255 Carter G. Woodson Library: $…
It's Time to Start Planning for #ILAKick!
May 29, 2014
It's Time to Start Planning for #ILAKick! The 2014 ILA Annual Conference returns to Springfield. This year's conference theme, Kickstarting Connections, Creativity, Community,focuses on how libraries align ideas, passion, and commitment to cultivate …
Connections. Creativity. Community.
May 29, 2014
This year's conference speakers will help you make the connections you need to kickstart your creativity and strengthen your library's community. This year's conference will feature three general sessions. On Tuesday, October 14, tech entrepreneur an…
Kickstart Your Conference Experience
May 29, 2014
Nominate an author to participate in the Illinois Authors Showcase Help us help conference attendees discover Illinois authors and the books they have written. Local authors will be scheduled in a special section of the exhibits to greet conference a…
June 2014 ILA Reporter on Website
May 21, 2014
click here to download the entire June 2014 ILA Reporter or click to download a specific article: Big Visions for Little Free Libraries: Literacy and Community Engagement by Lauren Collen Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River by Pawly Otter I…
iREAD Summer Reading Programs

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