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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,...
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"Not Who But How" Internal and External Customer Service

This free presentation on March 14th, 2016 from Michelle Petersen, Head of Circulation at Plainfield Public Library, will give all types of libraries ideas for encouraging staff to work together to provide excellent customer service, not just externally to patrons but internally to fellow staff...
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Reforma February Meeting

Join us on Friday, February 5th, from 1-5 pm, at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Richard J. Daley Library, 801 S. Morgan St., Room 1-470 (first floor) to hear Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, assistant professor at the University of Illinois' Graduate School of Library and Information Science, speak...
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World Languages Networking Group Meeting - February 17, 2016

Date: Wednesday February 17, 2016 Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am Where: Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale 60108 Anyone involved in World Languages collection development is welcome to attend. The topic of this meeting will be Indian Languages Collection Development and...
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College of DuPage Library & Information Technology Spring classes

Join the College of DuPage Library & Information Technology program available completely both online and on campus. Spring 2016 classes are 16 weeks: Jan. 25 – May 20 Registration is now in progress. http://cod.edu/programs/library_technology/pdf/course_plan_spring.pdf For further information,...
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Playing Nice in the Sandbox: Conflict Resolution in the Library

Conflict is a given in any group setting, from families to clubs to your workplace. As middle managers, we face workplace conflicts within our departments, between departments and with administration. This session will start with a panel discussion and then open to group discussion to share...

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