Member Updates & Networking Events

RAILS Member Update

RAILS holds regular member update sessions to keep all staff from all types of libraries informed about the latest news affecting libraries. Member updates are held via Zoom and are publicized via the weekly RAILS E-News.

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 throughout 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, or 630.734.5000 (press 3).

Tuesday, Apr 27

RAILS Member Update

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Topics include:
  • Greg Pronevitz, the consultant RAILS has been working with to plan for the future of our delivery service, will talk about his findings thus far, including opportunities to improve delivery service through automation, and what this will mean for RAILS members.
  • ...