Networking group for directors of small public libraries in northwestern Illinois.
We are a networking group sharing ideas about green initiatives in our libraries.
ATLAS is an organization of public libraries in the south & southwest suburbs of Chicago dedicated to provide networking and continuing education opportunities for librarians, staff and trustees.
We are a formal organization dedicated to providing continuing education and networking opportunities for our members. Membership is open to any RAILS public library, for an annual membership fee of $50 with the understanding that most meetings and workshops will take place in the south/southwest suburbs.
Non-member libraries can still participate in continuing education programs for a higher fee.
In addition to ATLAS Presents, the CE component of ATLAS, we will also have a monthly Directors' Discussion Group, open to all public library directors who are members of ATLAS. We generally meet the second Thursday of every month. Topics include areas of commonality in system, state, and local levels.
Primarily public library directors in the LaSalle area.
The SAIL group is open to all library administrators. We usually have a meeting topic but members are also welcome to bring questions for group feedback. Attendees are also invited to lunch, at own cost, at an area restaurant.
Primarily library directors in Dekalb County and those just over neighboring county lines.
The Kankakee Area Library Association (KALA) includes academic, public, school, and special libraries based within Kankakee County, Illinois and the surrounding areas. KALA members recognize that through the cooperative efforts of libraries, it is possible to provide more resources and maintain a greater political presence. KALA's primary objectives are: