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, Apr 10

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...

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...

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...

Thursday, Apr 16

Quarterly LDL Meeting

9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Local networking meetingEvent Coordinator: Richard Young Email: browncty@adams.net Phone: 217-773-2013 Meeting will be held via Zoom online - no in-person meeting Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/712592010Meeting ID: 712 592 010One tap mobile+13126266799,,712592010# US (Chicago)+19292056099,,...

RAILS Member Update

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
We will discuss a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and libraries, including: • Libraries as essential services • Furloughs • Safe handling of library materials • Reports on current virtual services libraries are offering now or planning, including virtual summer reading programs • Reopening...

Friday, Apr 17

B'LONG Quarterly Meeting

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Bookmobile and Library Outreach Networking Group (B'LONG) is a group of outreach specialists, librarians, managers, and support staff dedicated to bringing outreach services to meet the unique needs of each of our libraries populations. We meet to share programming ideas, marketing tips, and...

Monday, Apr 20

Tuesday, Apr 21

Wednesday, Apr 22

Governing Board Special Meeting

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Governing Board Special Meeting will be held remotely, without a physical quorum present, authorized by Executive Order of the Governor (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 5, March 16, 2020). To submit public comment, either join the meeting using the link below, or send an email with your comments...