RAILS Member Update

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Aurora Public Library - Santori Library
Cherry Valley Public Library District
Freeport Public Library (Videoconference)
Illinois Library Association / Videoconference
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room
Kankakee Public Library
LaSalle Public Library Meeting Room
Macomb Public Library District
New Lenox Public Library District
Quincy Public Library
RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room
RAILS Live Streaming Video
Sterling Public Library Meeting Room
Sycamore Public Library Meeting Room
Vernon Area Public Library District - Annex

All staff from all types of RAILS member libraries are invited to attend this quarterly update session. You'll hear the latest RAILS news about:

  • Revised system membership standards and the data collection form all RAILS libraries must complete

  • RAILS staffing

  • Plans to help all types of libraries articulate their value and tell their stories more effectively

  • Find More Illinois and how your library can benefit

  • RAILS e-resources

  • Preparing for the 2020 Census

  • Explore More Illinois, which will provide free/discounted admission to cultural attractions

You'll also hear the latest RAILS member library news, including information about:

  • Highland Middle School's award-winning "Highland Reads" program

  • Evanston Public Library's Pop-up Library Project

Attendees will also be invited to share their plans for the new year and what they are looking forward to in 2019.