ILA Reporter

A forum for those who are improving and reinventing Illinois libraries

» Exploring new ideas and practices from all types of libraries and library systems
» Examining the challenges facing the profession
» Informing the library community and its supporters with news and comment about important issues

Interested in advertising in the ILA Reporter

Interested in submitting an article?

Current issue

June 2024 | Volume XLII, Issue 2

Editorial: More Than a Building
Illinois Library Association
Invisible Threads: Tracking Illinois LGBT History
Robert Ridinger, Northern Illinois University
From Awareness to Action: Trauma-Informed Approaches in Libraries
Jennifer Robertson, Carbondale Public Library
Unlock the Next Level of Youth Readers’ Advisory: Creating Interactive Readers’ Advisory Quizzes
Ann Baillie, Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library
Inclusive Spaces: Sensory Storytime at the Naperville Public Library
Lindsay Holbrook, Chicago Public Library

Download PDF

Past issues

More past issues »

The ILA Reporter is produced and circulated with the purpose of enhancing and supporting the value of libraries, which provide free and equal access to information. This access is essential for an open democratic society, an informed electorate, and the advancement of knowledge for all people.

Subscribe »

iREAD Summer Reading Programs

Since 1981, iREAD provides high quality, low-cost resources and products that enable local library staff to motivate children, young adults, and adults to read.

Visit the iREAD website »

Latest Library JobLine Listings

Browse all JobLine listings »