Upcoming Events

Library Learning - L2

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

Thursday, Mar 21

Paying Attention to Pay Equity

9:30 am to 11:00 am
Whether it's women's equity or another protected class, some of your organization's practices may be contributing to the gender or racial pay gap. In this session, we will provide participants with a comprehensive update on pay equity laws, including hints on how to examine your organization's data...

Friday, Mar 22

RAILS Board Meeting

RAILS Governance
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Board will meet in person at the Aurora Santori Public Library and at other videoconference sites. RAILS East Peoria has been removed as a location for this meeting. Registration is required to attend this meeting via videoconference at a location other than those listed above. Please contact...

Monday, Mar 25

Tuesday, Mar 26

Small Libraries United

9:30 am to 11:30 am
Bimonthly networking meeting for directors of small, rural libraries. Event Coordinator: Ellen Finfrock Email: ellenf@pololibrary.org Phone: 815-946-2713 Please register for this program so the host library may plan room set-up and refreshments.

Thursday, Mar 28

SAIL Bi-monthly Meeting

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The SAIL group is open to all library administrators. Members are welcome to bring questions for group feedback. Event Coordinator: Richard Ashley Email: rashley@fossilridge.org Phone: 815.458.2187 Attendees are also invited to lunch, at own cost, at an area restaurant.

Friday, Mar 29

Monday, Apr 1

Thursday, Apr 4

Friday, Apr 5

RAILS Online Round Table: Programming and Collections for Those With Dementia/Alzheimer's

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for a discussion of how libraries can serve those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. This discussion will be led by the Serving Patrons with Dementia Group. This event will also include a short presentation by Tina Williams, Outreach Services Manager, White Oak Library District and...

Booktalks and Beyond: Best New Diverse Children's Books for Storytimes, Programs, and Booklists

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Hear lively booktalks on the best new diverse books for children and tweens. Extensive booklists will be provided. We'll end with an interactive Guerilla Storytime brainstorm on how to put diversity into action in all of your storytimes, programs, displays and beyond. Topics will include:
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Saturday, Apr 6