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Are you a collaborative and innovative Adult Services leader located in Lake or McHenry county? Then join us! We support managers, department heads, and supervisors of Adult Services in public...

Prairie State Story League
PSSL

Members and guests from suburban Chicagoland meet once per month in September-May to share storytime ideas. Libraries take turns hosting the meeting, and members suggest the monthly topics each...

Preschool Outreach Programmers

This is a group for librarians and library staff who do preschool outreach programming, both including traditional preschool outreach services like story times for children 5 years old and under...

Preschool Partnerships

Preschool Partnerships is a networking group for library staff who provide services, programs and outreach to preschools and childcare centers. We meet 4 times a year at different libraries,...

Programmers United for Library Service Excellence
PULSE

We are a group of programmers that meet quarterly in the north suburban Chicago area. We have an active email listserv that also includes programmers from other areas.

RAILS Assistant Directors

Join us for our quarterly RAILS Assistant Directors networking group meeting, for anyone at a RAILS library working in an Assistant Director or similar position. Administrators from all library...

RAILS Online Programming Consortium

A consortium open to all RAILS member libraries to encourage collaboration in order to lower costs and to maximize reach. This group will take advantage of both the reach of virtual platforms such...

RAILS Technical Services Networking Group

We're an informal group that discusses the latest issues in processing, vendors, collection management, cataloging, and more. Everyone is encouraged to add topics to the agenda and the meetings...

Readers Advisory Interest Group
RAIG

RAIG helps librarians and support staff in Chicagoland develop, improve and update their readers advisory skills.

By connecting patrons with books they'll enjoy, we restore the human...

Reforma Midwest Chapter (The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking)

This group provides information and networking opportunities to librarians who serve Spanish-speaking communities. Information shared focuses on collection development, programming, and overall...

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