We are a group of School Services Librarians serving grades K-12. Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of every other month during the school year. We begin at 9:15 a.m. with coffee and conversation. The discussion portion runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
We focus on how libraries can serve their business communities.
Topics of discussion include information relating to business services offered by the library and librarians, including for job searchers, local businesses, and financial literacy.
Preschool Partnerships is a networking group for library staff who provide services, programs and outreach to preschools and childcare centers. We meet 4 times a year at different libraries, primarily in the Northern Suburbs. Each meeting includes discussion of a special topic, time to share questions/current successes or challenges, and a tour of the host library. Past meeting topics include:
This is a group for librarians and library staff who do preschool outreach programming, both including traditional preschool outreach services like story times for children 5 years old and under at preschools and day care centers, as well as other outreach services to the community involving preschool children.
Discussion topics include: