RAILS Member Announcements
The First Step in Fundraising: Tools and Tips (Joliet)Date:6/25/2013 Time:10:30 AM - 12:00 PMLocation:South Metropolitan Philanthropy Ctr @ Joliet Jr College Main Campus, A Building, 2nd Fl., 1215 Houbolt RdRegistration:
Fees: Free and open to the public.
About this event: At this workshops you'll receive a tutorial on using prospecting databases, which you can access free in the Library. You'll also receive an overview of the free reference collection of books and resources on grantwriting, individual fundraising, and nonprofit management, leadership, and governance. Plus, you'll meet Nick Ammerman (the Donor's Forum Library Services Coordinator), who is professionally trained to help you use these resources.
Libraries, Children and Families: new research and policy recommendations on role of libraries in early reading
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 ♦ 1 pm CST ♦ 60 min
A webinar discussing recent Pew research and an IMLS policy report focused on the role and impact of libraries on the lives of early reading development.
Library Social Media Use
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 ♦ 1 pm CST ♦ 60 min
This webinar will cover how to create, administer, moderate, and leverage your library’s online presence using popular social media tools.
Localize, Mobilize, and Spotlight Your Library Services and Outreach
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 ♦ 1 pm CST ♦ 60 min
A practical webinar looking at a variety of ways libraries can increase their impact and reach in their communities using mobile technology, social networking, and integration with the consumer services users already use.
WebJunction Illinois is proud to announce our new webinar series: youThink! Fridays.
A continuing education opportunity for staff in Illinois libraries, this free web presentation on the second Friday of the month allows attendees to learn about trends and changes in Illinois libraries. Each presentation will be recorded so that staff members unable to attend the day of the event have the opportunity to view at their convenience.
Join us for our first webinar, Library Renovations & New Spaces, on Friday, July 12 from 11 am – 12 pm, CST. Register today!
Handy Tech Tools
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Popular social media standbys, like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram are a good start but other free or low-cost web-based tools also have the potential to save time while boosting outreach. In this informative workshop, librarian and academic technology coordinator Ludwig explains how to use new and traditional tech tools to help you draw attention to programs and services.
Sarah Ludwig is the Library Department Chair and Academic Technology Coordinator at Hamden Hall Country Day School, CT and former teen and reference librarian at Darien Library. She is an instructor for Simmons College’s continuing education program and has spoken at both local and national conferences. She blogs for ALA TechSource and writes for VOYA's Tag Team Tech Column.
This is an opportunity for any librarian wanting to improve their business reference skills in the area of investing for retirement:
Program INVESTMENT SUCCESS!
Building & Managing Your Retirement Portfolio
Monday, July 1, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
McCormick Place Convention Center South – S102bc
Good personal investment education is important for librarians and library staff. We are an occupational group that is rarely able to access top financial advice. In this program, investment professionals will demystify the process and help us understand essential principles and how to apply them to make better decisions to meet our retirement goals. The presentation will include a discussion of the common mistakes investors make, why we make them, and how to avoid them.
More information can be found in this flyer.