Networking Groups Directory

School Library support group

I have recently taken over as the librarian for Morrison High School, in Morrison. Having spent one decade in retail and another inteaching, I am a little rusty and am trying to polish my library...

Serving Patrons with Dementia Group

Meeting of the minds to discuss programs and services libraries offer to people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

The Alzheimer's Association projects that by 2025, there will be an...

Small Libraries United

Networking group for directors of small public libraries in northwestern Illinois.

South & West Suburban Business Networking Group

We focus on how libraries can serve their business communities.

Topics of discussion include information relating to business services offered by the library and librarians...

South Suburban Adult Programmers

We are the adult services programmers of the south suburbs of Chicago. We meet to share presenter contact information, newsletters, and anything else related to programming for adults.

SPARK (Spanish Programming And Resources for Kids)

SPARK (Spanish Programming And Resources for Kids) is a networking group of librarians and other library staff members who are interested in Spanish programming for children. We meet quarterly...

Special Needs and Inclusive Library Services

SNAILS is a networking group made up of professionals from Chicago-area public libraries. We support one another's...

Supporting Administrators in Libraries

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...

Teen Librarians Special Interest Group

The teen/young adult librarians from the former DuPage Library System (DLS) libraries meet every three months to discuss programming, young adult novels and issues related to teen services. We...

Teen or Youth Selectors Networking Group

T.O.Y.S. (Teen or Youth Selectors) connects Youth/Teen Collection Librarians and library staff with each other to share and develop ideas related to collection development. Anyone who participates...