Networking Groups Directory

Media On Demand Networking Group
MOD Networking Group

Group of 56 public libraries throughout the Chicago suburbs offering access to Media On Demand, a shared e-book and downloadable audiobook website.

Middle Managers Round Table

The ATLAS Middle Managers Round Table (AMMRT) is an informal round table discussion group open to all library middle managers and supervisors. Round Table meetings are held every...

Moline Area Gathering of Librarians

This networking group meets quarterly to discuss administrative issues and best practices. Occasionally, a guest speaker is also on the agenda. It's a great way to network with librarians in our...

Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges

NILRC connects, advances, and advocates for community college libraries. For more information, please visit:

New Public Library Directors Group
Newbie Directors

The Newbie Directors' Group was formed in 2015 when there was an influx of new public library directors in the north central/northwest part of the state. We have continued to meet and add...

Northeast Youth Managers

Youth Services Managers from RAILS public libraries meet every other month to discuss relevant topics. NYM meetings are located in north-east Illinois, but all Youth Services Managers are welcome...

Northern Illinois Library Facility Managers

We are a facilities group designed to enhance networking and increase knowledge of the trade through quarterly meetings at various libraries throughout the state. Within this group is decades of...

OMNI Overdrive Consortia

OMNI Overdrive consortia is comprised of over 80 public libraries across northern Illinois to provide e-book...

Page/Shelving Supervisor Network
Shelving Managers

This group is by and for those who supervise or manage library pages, shelvers and/or materials handlers.

Topics routinely addressed are hiring and training staff. Maintaining library...

Peoria Area Librarians

This is a group of mostly public library directors in and around the Peoria region that meets to discuss topics of interest. PALS is a legacy group from the Alliance Library System.