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LACONI TSS: Acquisitions Round-Up

When: Friday, September 13, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Tinley Park Public Library 7851 Timber Dr Tinley Park, IL 60477 (708) 532-0160 Representatives from Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Ingram, and Midwest Tape will give presentations on what services they offer and how Technical...
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Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference: Presentation Scholarship Application

Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference Presentation Scholarship Application Held at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello IL, this year's conference will take place October 3-4, 2019. With a theme of Progress through Persuasion &...
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Library Staff Team Training

Are We Having Fun Yet? Communication and Teamwork is More Than a Game of Chance Is your team overdue for a fun, laugh-while-learning experience? Wouldn't it be nice if you could also get them reacquainted, reenergized, and recommitted to your organization's goals? Heck, while we're at it, why not...
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Laconi RASS: Takes on Teen Programming: Tales of Teen Advisory Boards and Pop Up Programming

Dive into the adventures of Teen programming at this LACONI RASS event where we will hear from a group of your peers about their Teen programming experiences. Multiple library sizes and budgets will be represented! You will not want to miss this opportunity to explore the ins and outs of Teen...
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LACONI TSS: Weeding and Collection Maintenance

When: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Where: NIU Naperville Conference Center, 1120 E Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL 60563 Schedule: 9:15 am to 9:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshments 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 pm. Program (includes lunch break) Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner from the Awful Library Books website http://...
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LACONI Event May 10: IT Service Models in Libraries

The LACONI Technology Section will be hosting an event, IT Service Models in Libraries, at Tinley Park Public Library on May 10 from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Is your library's IT solution working for your staff and patrons? Join the LACONI Technology Section to discover trends in library IT service...
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Dominican iSchool Career Webinar - March 23

The Dominican School of Information Studies is holding a Career Webinar tomorrow on Saturday, March 23, from 11:00 a.m. – noon. Join the Zoom Meeting: https://dom.zoom.us/j/476284702 Saturday, March 23, 11:00 a.m. - noon Speaker: Kim Dority Author of Rethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for...
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Registration Open for JJC LTA Summer Session

2019 Summer Session registration is now open for new and continuing Library Technical Assistant students at Joliet Junior College. This is an accelerated 8 week session, meeting 2 evenings a week, with some online sessions. If you are interested in starting the program, please note that you do not...
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Libraries and Consumer Technology

The LACONI Technology Section invites you to discover how other libraries have made technology more accessible to their communities. Our panelists will share their experience in launching technology services at their libraries and will reflect on trends observed across U.S. libraries. This workshop...
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Ask a Manager at the 2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute

Are you attending the 2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute in Bloomington, IL? Join current Youth and Teen Services managers on Friday, March 22, at 2:00 PM for a career development session led by you! Participants will have an opportunity to submit questions before (and during) the presentation...

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