Networking Groups Directory

Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries

The Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries (IACRL) is a forum of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) and a chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a...

Judaica Library Network of Metropolitan Chicago

JLNMC is the Chicago-area chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries. Membership is open to any interested individual or library within the Chicago area and its suburbs. We hold 1 planning...

Kankakee Area Library Association

The Kankakee Area Library Association (KALA) includes academic, public, school, and special libraries based within Kankakee County, Illinois and the surrounding areas. KALA members recognize that...


LAMPS provides a forum for free exchange of ideas and experiences across libraries and departments.

LEARN (Libraries' English and Reading Network)

Libraries English And Reading Network (LEARN) comprises mainly library and non-profit organization staff members interested in providing materials and services to adults learning to read, speak,...

Librarians Working Together

Primarily library directors in Dekalb County and those just over neighboring county lines.

Library Administrators of Northern Illinois

Since 1954, LACONI has been introducing library staff to new technologies and ideas, best practices, and popular programs for children and adults. LACONI is comprised of eight different sections...

Library UX Chicago

Library UX Chicago was founded in 2014 to support assessment, user experience, and design thinking skills for librarians and others in the Chicagoland area. We believe there are real opportunities...

Long Distance Libraries

This is a multi-type library networking group for librarians in the southwestern portion of RAILS. Member libraries host the quarterly meetings to share information and experiences and discuss...

Makerspace Networking Group

Whether you're already up and running or just thinking about getting your Makerspace started, come and share your ideas with this new networking group! We're the right spot to ignite new ideas for...