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Sparks Podcast Episode 28: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Audio file: Video file: RAILS Executive Director Deirdre Brennan talks with Assistant Library Director Teri Campbell from Evanston Public Library, Preschool Outreach Librarian Emily Conradt from St. Charles Public Library District, and Community Engagement Manager Nancy Kim Phillips from Skokie...
Deirdre Brennan, Teri Campbell, Emily Conradt, and Nancy Kim Phillips.
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IMLS Funding: Continued Advocacy Efforts Required

House Appropriations Subcommittee Votes to Recommend Level Funding for FY2018 July 17, 2017 Since President Trump announced that he wanted to eliminate IMLS and federal funding for libraries in May, all of us have been communicating with our members of Congress about the value of libraries. Last...
U.S. Capitol

Public Library Nonresident Card Participation

The board of each public library in RAILS is required by Illinois law to decide annually whether your library will participate in the state's nonresident fee program, and to inform us about the board's action within 30 days. Nothing in the statute or administrative rules requires a public library to participate in the nonresident library card reciprocal borrowing program of a regional library system.

Library Assistant I (Part Time)

Part Time
Public Library
Salary: 
$11.00 per hour
Do you enjoy working with the public? We're seeking a proactive, collaborative team player to join us! Our new facility is now open and it's an exciting time to be a part of the Geneva Public Library team. We are looking to hire an enthusiastic, engaged, and energetic person. The successful...

Librarian Collections Management (Full Time)

Full Time
Public Library
Deadline Date: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021
Salary: 
From $21.00 per hour (dependent on qualifications and experience) Includes a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance.  Illinois Municipal Retirement Plan participation, and employee assistance programs.
Librarian (Collection Management Group) (Full Time) Do you enjoy working with the public and find joy offering services to patrons of all ages to make them feel important and welcome? We're seeking a proactive, dynamic, collaborative team player to join our Access Services team to assume...

Circulation Clerk

Part Time
Public Library
Salary: 
$11.00/hr.
The North Riverside Public Library is seeking a friendly, detail-oriented individual who is dedicated to providing excellent customer service as a part-time Circulation Clerk. Performs tasks relating to circulating library materials, registering users, promoting library programs and services, and...

Adult Services Manager

Full Time
Public Library
Deadline Date: 
Friday, February 5, 2021
Salary: 
$54,000 -- $68,000, DOQ.
We're looking for a library manager who is as passionate about inspiring and supporting their co-workers as they are about connecting residents to our amazing resources. Reporting to the Adult Services Manager are three full-time librarians, two part-time librarians, and three paraprofessional...

Administrative Assistant

Part Time
Public Library
Salary: 
DOQ
POSITION: Administrative Assistant - part-time temp; possibility to become permanent The Harvey Public Library District is committed to providing excellent service to its community. Staff members are expected to interact with patrons and staff with courtesy and respect. REPORTS TO: Interim Director...

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