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IMLS Funding: Continued Advocacy Efforts Required

House Appropriations Subcommittee Votes to Recommend Level Funding for FY2018 July 17, 2017 Since President Trump announced that he wanted to eliminate IMLS and federal funding for libraries in May, all of us have been communicating with our members of Congress about the value of libraries. Last...
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RAILS Annual Report

A review of RAILS' 2015 calendar year highlights is now available. You will also learn more about the programs/services that RAILS continues to offer all member libraries (academic, public, school, and special). A print version of the report is available as well. If you have any questions, contact...
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Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote!

On this 100th Anniversary of the official certification of the ratification of the 19th amendment - August 26 - please celebrate, investigate, and engage with this historic anniversary. Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, four Illinois libraries and the RAILS library system in a virtual suite of...
A Collaborative Illinois Library Project in Partnership with Jane Addams Hull House

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