Networking Groups Directory

Academic Library Marketing

For faculty, staff, administrators, and library students with a special interest in Academic Library Marketing.

Adult Services Managers of Larger-Sized Public Libraries

Open to managers, department heads and supervisors of adult services units or similar service areas in public libraries with populations between 50,000 and 80,000 (and up). We meet to network and...


ATLAS is an organization of public libraries in the south & southwest suburbs of Chicago dedicated to provide networking and continuing education opportunities for...

AudioVisual Information & Discussion Group

AVID is a forum for staff at libraries in Illinois to converse and learn about audiovisual topics. The group meets three times a year for programs covering subjects related to audiovisual formats...

Bookmobile and Library Outreach Networking Group

We are 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...

Business Interest Group of Librarians

Open to all library staff. Topics of discussion include information relating to business services offered by the library and librarians, including for job searchers, local businesses, and...

Central Illinois Regional Children's Librarians

Established in 2010, CIRCL is a continuing education support group for youth and teen librarians located in Central Illinois (about a 60 mi. radius from Peoria, IL). We share resources, and...

Chicago Area Library Volunteer Administrators Network

The Chicago Area Library Volunteer Administrators Network is a professional group for library volunteer administrators in the Chicago area. We meet quarterly on the 4th Wednesday of January, April...

Chicago Area School Library Network

We are a group of new and veteran K-8 school librarians from Chicago and the north/northwest suburbs who share ideas, experiences, and programs, support each other, and celebrate the professional...

Chicago Area Solo Librarians (open to all solos in RAILS region)

The Chicago Area Solo Librarians (CASL) group was formed in 2001 by some solo librarians in Chicago who wanted to meet and network, to commiserate and celebrate, the challenges of life as a solo...