Networking Groups Directory

Special Needs and Inclusive Library Services
SNAILS

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

Supporting Administrators in Libraries
SAIL

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
TOYS

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...

Tinker

Tinker is a networking group for library staff who work–or want to work–with children, teens, and technology. We are interested in sharing programming ideas and providing an opportunity to work...

Tri-County Directors

A group of library directors in McLean, Woodford and Livingston Counties in the eastern part of RAILS. Directors from any type or size of library are welcome to join us....

Tween Illinois Librarians
TWILL

Networking, program sharing, and discussion for library staff working with tweens. We meet four times a year in the suburbs of Chicago to discuss library services to kids in approximately grades 3...

Upper Rock Island County Libraries
URICL

Upper Rock Island County Libraries is comprised of staff members from neighboring library districts who meet quarterly to discuss ways to collaborate with and support one another. We share ideas...

West of 47

Primarily public library directors in the LaSalle area.

West Suburban Adult Programmers
WSAP

Welcome to the West Suburban Adult Programmers Group! This group is mainly comprised of people from libraries in the western suburbs of Cook, DuPage, and Kane counties, but it is open to all areas...

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