News from Libraries and RAILS

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Recording of WebJunction Webinar on Community Engagement

A recording of the WebJunction webinar on "Community Engagement: Serving Diverse Communities Where They Are" is now available on WebJunction. The 90 minute session explores what it means to provide inclusive outreach to and engagement with members of your local community. How do you identify the...
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Early bird pricing ends Feb. 24 for IL Youth Services Institute (IYSI) 2016

Registration Open! Early bird pricing ends February 24, 2016. Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI) April 1-2, 2016 Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel and Conference Center The 2016 Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI) Be Bold! Experiment brings together Youth Services library staff from all...
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Building Projects 101

Hello all, I apologize for any cross postings… Please pass on to all who may be interested! I am coordinating an all day workshop intended for public libraries who are interested in doing a building project someday, but don't know where to start. I have worked with the LACONI Admin Section to...
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Reaching Forward May 6

Save the Date Reaching Forward will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The program schedule will be posted soon. Watch the Reaching Forward website for more information.
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LWT Staff Development Day

The Libraries Working Together networking group is hosting an annual staff development day at Faranda's Banquet Center in DeKalb on Friday, March 11th, 9am-3pm. $25.00 per person will cover lunch and supplies. The venue and speakers were generously funded through a RAILS CE Grant. See the attached...
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Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference - Deadline Approaching

Call for Proposals—February 12 Deadline Approaching On behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we invite you to submit a proposal for the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. The event will be held in Indianapolis, IN at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing on June 10,...