Upcoming Events

Library Learning - L2

These events are listed on the Library Learning (L2) calendar. See L2 for shared-catalog consortia training and meetings.

Monday, Apr 8

Wednesday, Apr 10

Stop Talking and Start Testing: How to Improve Your Website with Usability Testing

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Whether you're planning a new website or want to improve your current one, usability testing is a powerful tool for understanding how your patrons interact with your website. This webinar will walk you through the process of identifying testing needs, planning a test, running one, and summarizing...

Technical Services Roundtable

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Please come join an informal roundtable discussion with Technical Services staff of SWAN libraries on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Tinley Park Public Library. Discussion topics will include: Symphony Workflows • Tips & tricks • Cataloging • Serials • Acquisitions •...

Thursday, Apr 11

RAILS Member Update

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All staff members at all RAILS libraries are invited to join us for the April 11 RAILS Member Update. You can attend at an available RAILS videoconference location or via one-way streaming video (RAILS Live). Agenda items include: • A discussion of the increase in the minimum wage in Illinois and...

Friday, Apr 12

TWILL Meeting: STEAM Fair

9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Bring your great new tech to share at our yearly STEAM Fair! Please reply below with the type of STEAM item you can bring to share and the number available. We hope to see you there! Member Library Group: Tween Illinois Librarians Event Coordinator: Sara Brunkhorst Email: sbrunkhorst@...

Monday, Apr 15

Tuesday, Apr 16

Top Employment Law Issues

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
The courts and Illinois legislature, as well as Congress and administrative agencies are busy! A number of employment laws and regulations directly impact the operations of your library. Find out what the top Illinois employment law issues are, and more importantly, how they affect the decisions...

Spring LEARN Meeting

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The topic will be how to market or promote our ESL, citizenship, and related collections. Rather than a presentation, the meeting will follow more of a discussion format. Please be ready to discuss examples of types of marketing. Event Coordinator: Joe Popowitch Email: joep@ippl.info Phone: 630-887...

Wednesday, Apr 17