ILA E-Newsletter

Mini-Boot Camp!
July 10, 2014
The Illinois National Guard is putting together a fantastic experience at their Marseilles Training Center for anyone who wants an inside peek at the military experience. The overnight event includes a barracks stay, morning physical training (not to…
Joining Forces at the Library Launch
July 10, 2014
The eagle had landed on the ILA website in the new logo for the Joining Forces at the Library initiative. The webpage has a wealth of information on local organizations and resources to help your library do more effective programming for both veteran…
2014-2015 ILA Handbook of Organization Now Available Online
July 10, 2014
Visit the ILA website to view the 2014-2015 ILA Handbook of Organization -- ILA's guide to the structure of the Illinois Library Association. It provides names of current officials and committee members. It contains key documents, such as the Mission…
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 …
iREAD Summer Reading Programs

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