Library News

Library News

My Library Is ... Partnering with the Parks Department to Inspire a Community

From the My Library Is ... Blog: As a youth services programmer this year has been tough. Severe restrictions on space ensured an inability to fully engage and collaborate in person throughout the pandemic. This restricted access made it difficult to feel connected to the community my library...
Library News

My Library Is ... Are You Ready for the #FundLibraries Challenge?

From the My Library Is ... Blog: RAILS is inviting all Illinois libraries to participate in a new social media challenge. Show your support for libraries and library advocacy by building something inspiring and posting it on social media. By acting collectively, we can bring more attention to the...
Library News

My Library Is ... Facilitating a Home Delivery Program: Challenges and Rewards

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Due to an out of state move, The Lisle Library District is saying good-bye to our amazing Home Delivery Coordinator, Winona Patterson, who has run the program since 2015. LLD's Home Delivery program began in 1993 with two patrons and one volunteer and has grown over...
Library News

My Library Is ... My Library Is…Finally Connected!

From the My Library Is ... Blog: Waynesville is a very small, very rural community. We have an American Legion and a post office. Our younger kids go to school eight miles away. For middle school and high school it's 17 miles away. But we do have… A LIBRARY! And now? Our library is the first non-...
Library News

My Library Is ... Subscribe to the My Library Is... Marketing Newsletter

From the My Library Is ... Blog: RAILS has a new tool for libraries to stay connected to the My Library Is... campaign. As part of the campaign, you can subscribe to receive a regular newsletter with links to blog posts, templates, and resources. Anyone who is interested in telling the story of the...
Library News

My Library Is ... Bringing the Community Together with Peanut Butter & Jelly

From the My Library Is ... Blog: For the fifth consecutive summer, my library will serve as a summer meal location to provide free, healthy, boxed meals for children over the summer. We provide this service from the Dundee Library, our main location in East Dundee. The meals are distributed to all...
Library News

My Library Is ... Sparks Podcast Episode 32: Gerber/Hart Library & Archives

From the My Library Is ... Blog: RAILS Executive Director Deirdre Brennan talks with representatives from Gerber/Hart Library & Archives about their journey to create an eight-episode podcast on the personal stories of LGBTQ life and history in Chicago. Watch the interview on RAILS Sparks...
Library News

My Library Is ... What Does It Mean to Be a Library Marketer?

From the My Library Is ... Blog: If you hear the term "marketing," does your mind jump to Madison Avenue types like Don Draper? Or do you start thinking about what's on your grocery list? Maybe something in between? Here in Libraryland, the species known as "Ipsum bibliothecarii" (marketing...

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Library News