ILA E-Newsletter

October 2014 ILA Reporter on ILA Website
September 8, 2014
Please click here to download the entire October 2014 ILA Reporter in PDF format. The issue includes the following articles: "From Evanston to Eastern Illinois: Muslim Journeys" by Christine Watkins PDF download "Go There: How Hosting a Controversial…
2013-2014 ILA Annual Report
September 8, 2014
Check out ILA's Annual Report,"Heating Up!," to see all the things you helped us accomplish in 2013-2014. Once again ILA ended the year in the black, thanks to you and the 2013-2014 ILA Executive Board for their outstanding leadership and hard work! …
For Your Collections
September 8, 2014
Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War This new title from author Helen Thorpe traces the stories of three women who enlisted in the Indiana National Guard through deployment and return to civilian life. For more on developing c…
Early Bird Registration Deadline August 25
August 19, 2014
We look forward to seeing you in Springfield! Be sure to register by Monday, August 25, to take advantage of the Early Bird rate. Don't miss the opportunity to hear these exciting speakers! Josh Linkner Opening Keynote Tuesday, October 14 Pamela Meye…
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…
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