Member Updates & Networking Events

RAILS Member Update Videoconference

We hold a quarterly Member Update meeting that is videoconferenced at our offices and available libraries in our network. In addition to hearing our latest news, you'll also have the opportunity to network with colleagues at other libraries.

You may also watch and participate online, through RAILS Live video/chat.

The next Member Update is scheduled for:

Recordings of recent RAILS Member Updates are available on YouTube:

Networking Events

We schedule regular local networking events, hosted by libraries thoughout our service area. All library staff - working in all types of libraries - are invited to attend. These events feature RAILS news, detailed information about some of our services, and plenty of time for sharing news about your library and networking with colleagues.

Below is a list of upcoming RAILS networking events:

If you're interested in hosting a Networking Event at your library, contact the RAILS Communications Department, communications@railslibraries.info or 630.734.5000 (press 3).

Thursday, Jul 18

RAILS Member Update

Program
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All RAILS member library staff from all types of libraries are encouraged to attend to hear the latest RAILS news and to share their library news. Topics include:
  • RAILS' My Library Is... campaign, designed to help libraries of all types and sizes to tell their stories and articulate their
  • ...