Upcoming Events

Library Learning - L2

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

Friday, Oct 5

NWYS: Ask a Specialist

Meeting
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
NWYS: Ask a Specialist – October 5, 2018 Location: Riverside Public Library -- 1 Burling Road Riverside, IL 60546 Topic: Ask a Specialist The new school year is in full swing and so are we. Are you identifying new trends or changes you didn't anticipate? Do you have ideas for new programs or...

Tuesday, Oct 9

RAILS at ILA

Other
(All day)
We have a number of opportunities for you to meet with us at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference: Networking Reception: Meet Find More Illinois On Tuesday, October 9, 5:00-6:30 p.m., join us for a little networking, a few libations, a smidgen of nosh, and a brief introduction to Find...

Wednesday, Oct 10

RAILS at ILA

Other
(All day)
We have a number of opportunities for you to meet with us at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference: Networking Reception: Meet Find More Illinois On Tuesday, October 9, 5:00-6:30 p.m., join us for a little networking, a few libations, a smidgen of nosh, and a brief introduction to Find...

Thursday, Oct 11

RAILS at ILA

Other
(All day)
We have a number of opportunities for you to meet with us at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference: Networking Reception: Meet Find More Illinois On Tuesday, October 9, 5:00-6:30 p.m., join us for a little networking, a few libations, a smidgen of nosh, and a brief introduction to Find...

Friday, Oct 12

Monday, Oct 15

Tuesday, Oct 16

NASA Workshop--Survival on Mars: The Martian--5 Engineering Design Challenges

Workshop
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Learn to use the challenges of Space Exploration to help students improve collaborative skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving strategies, and employ the process of science inquiry. Easily adapted for all grades, K – 8, and effective as stand-alone or units, activities include five hands-on...

RAILS Member Meetup - Elgin

Meeting
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Please join us for a RAILS Member Meetup on Tuesday, October 16 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Gail Borden Public Library District in Elgin, IL. RAILS Member Meetups are in-person, multitype library events for members to connect on issues related to the profession. RAILS will be offering a series...

Fall 2018 LEARN Meeting

Meeting
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
LEARN meets twice a year to discuss ESL, citizenship, and other issues related to immigrants. The fall meeting will include presentations by service organizations located in the north and southwest suburbs. Member Library Group: LEARN (Libraries' English and Reading Network) Event Coordinator: Joe...

Wednesday, Oct 17

Thursday, Oct 18

RAILS Member Update

Meeting
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All staff from all RAILS libraries are encouraged to attend! You'll hear the latest news about RAILS' revised strategic plan, membership standards, partnership grants available to RAILS libraries, and Find More Illinois. Sharon Ruda, Director of the Illinois State Library's Talking Book and Braille...

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