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Tinley Park Public Library

Murray Barr
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Homewood Public Library

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Jun 30, 2017
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Arlington Heights Memorial Library

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Bartlett Public Library District

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Geneseo Public Library District

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Towanda District Library

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Jun 30, 2015
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Kewanee Public Library District

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Jun 30, 2015
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La Grange Public Library

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Evanston Public Library

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RAILS Board of Directors

Next Board of Directors meeting: May 22, 2015 - 10:00am

Friday, May 22
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Polycom Streaming Video
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
The Board will meet in person at RAILS Burr Ridge and at other videoconference sites.

Registration is required to attend this meeting via videoconference at a location other than those listed above. Please contact RAILS at L2help [at] railslibraries [dot] info no later than 48 hours before the meeting is scheduled to begin, in order to attend the meeting at one of the following locations. Please note that live streaming and recordings are also available.

Aurora Public Library
Galesburg Public Library
LaSalle Public Library
New Lenox Public Library
Quincy Public Library
Sycamore Public Library

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Upcoming Board and Committee Meetings

May

RAILS Board Operations Policy Joint Committee Meeting - May 22, 2015

Friday, May 22
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Polycom Streaming Video
Registration is required to attend this meeting via videoconference at a location other than those listed above. Please contact RAILS at L2help [at] railslibraries [dot] info no later than 24 hours before the meeting is scheduled to begin, in order to attend the meeting at one of the following locations. Please note that live streaming and recordings are also available.

Aurora Public Library
Galesburg Public Library
Kankakee Public Library
LaSalle Public Library
New Lenox Public Library
Quincy Public Library
Sycamore Public Library

View RAILS Board Operations Policy Joint Committee Meeting - May 22, 2015 on its own page
RAILS Board Meeting - May 22, 2015

Friday, May 22
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Polycom Streaming Video
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
The Board will meet in person at RAILS Burr Ridge and at other videoconference sites.

Registration is required to attend this meeting via videoconference at a location other than those listed above. Please contact RAILS at L2help [at] railslibraries [dot] info no later than 48 hours before the meeting is scheduled to begin, in order to attend the meeting at one of the following locations. Please note that live streaming and recordings are also available.

Aurora Public Library
Galesburg Public Library
LaSalle Public Library
New Lenox Public Library
Quincy Public Library
Sycamore Public Library

View RAILS Board Meeting - May 22, 2015 on its own page
RAILS Overlay Project Working Group Meeting (RAILS) - May 29, 2015

Friday, May 29
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Conf Room B / Videoconference Room

View RAILS Overlay Project Working Group Meeting (RAILS) - May 29, 2015 on its own page

June

RAILS Standards Content/Collections Subcommittee Meeting - June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 10
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Conf Room A / Videoconference Room
Kankakee Public Library
This is theContent/Collections subcommittee of the RAILS System Membership Standards Committee

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RAILS Standards Facilities Subcommittee Meeting - June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 10
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Conf Room A / Videoconference Room
This is the Facilities subcommittee of the RAILS System Membership Standards Committee

View RAILS Standards Facilities Subcommittee Meeting - June 10, 2015 on its own page
RAILS Board Operations Committee Meeting - June 19, 2015

Friday, June 19
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Polycom Streaming Video
Registration is required to attend this meeting via videoconference at a location other than those listed above. Please contact RAILS at L2help [at] railslibraries [dot] info no later than 24 hours before the meeting is scheduled to begin, in order to attend the meeting at one of the following locations. Please note that live streaming and recordings are also available.

Aurora Public Library
Galesburg Public Library
Kankakee Public Library
LaSalle Public Library
New Lenox Public Library
Quincy Public Library
Sycamore Public Library

View RAILS Board Operations Committee Meeting - June 19, 2015 on its own page
RAILS Board Meeting - June 19, 2015

Friday, June 19
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Polycom Streaming Video
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
The Board will meet in person at RAILS Burr Ridge and at other videoconference sites.

Registration is required to attend this meeting via videoconference at a location other than those listed above. Please contact RAILS at L2help [at] railslibraries [dot] info no later than 48 hours before the meeting is scheduled to begin, in order to attend the meeting at one of the following locations. Please note that live streaming and recordings are also available.

Aurora Public Library
Galesburg Public Library
LaSalle Public Library
New Lenox Public Library
Quincy Public Library
Sycamore Public Library

View RAILS Board Meeting - June 19, 2015 on its own page

July

RAILS Board Consortia Committee and Consortia Futures Subcommittee Joint Meeting - July 20, 2015

Monday, July 20
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Polycom Streaming Video
Since January, 2015, Eric Craymer, President of Growth Management Consulting, Inc., has been gathering input about what RAILS members would like to have in an overlay product and about organizational factors such as governance, administration, finance, staff workload, and resource sharing policies, and viewpoints that might affect the success of the RAILS overlay project.

During this meeting, Mr. Craymer will present his final report. All RAILS members are welcome to attend this meeting at one of the sites or via streaming video. (This meeting will not be recorded, but the final written report will be posted on the RAILS website when available after the meeting.)

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RAILS Consortia Futures Subcommittee Meeting - July 20, 2015

Monday, July 20
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
RAILS Wheeling Videoconference Room
RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room
RAILS Rockford Videoconference/Training Room

View RAILS Consortia Futures Subcommittee Meeting - July 20, 2015 on its own page