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 6

YA Special Interest Group

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
We provide opportunities for sharing ideas, concerns, and success stories with respect to all areas of service to young adults, and have recently begun collaborating to bring our teen patrons some great larger scale programming (like the inter-library Hunger Games) We meet 4 times per year in...

Tuesday, Apr 7

Wednesday, Apr 8

Thursday, Apr 9

RAILS Online Water Cooler

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Stay connected with colleagues around RAILS! To respond to COVID-19, RAILS is giving staff from any RAILS library a chance to participate in a drop-in virtual networking event. There will be a brief agenda with library and non-library topics. Swing by to de-stress! You can participate via video,...

Friday, Apr 10

Storytelling with Data

9:30 am to 2:00 pm
In a rapidly-changing world, it's vital for libraries to advocate for their role in society. Not only do we need to communicate with our patrons, but we also need to make a case with boards, local government, and our broader community.Our keynote speaker, Courtney Richardson, holds an MFA in...

TWILL Meeting

9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Networking, program sharing, and discussion for library staff working with tweens. All are welcome! We meet four times a year in the suburbs of Chicago to discuss library services to kids in approximately grades 3 to 8. Each meeting has a topic (including a discussion and sometimes a presentation...

Monday, Apr 13

Tuesday, Apr 14

Spring 2020 LEARN Meeting

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
We will discuss recommended resources, so please bring something to share (a book, DVD, app, flyer, website, idea, etc.). If you do not have anything to share, bring a question.Other topics: updating the LEARN website and the recommended resources lists, creating recommended bundles of ESL...