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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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Registration Open for Illinois 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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Skillsoft Course Access Ending for Illinois Library Staff

Due to the state’s FY2016 budget impasse, Illinois library staff will no longer have access to Skillsoft courses, effective Friday, January 8. Beginning on January 1, no new accounts will be granted access. Through January 8, all existing users are able to take new courses or finish any that were...
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Illinois Library Trustee Forum Workshop February 13

There will be an Illinois Library Trustee Forum Workshop on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 West 22 nd St., in Oak Brook. Registration includes a full day of programming, a continental breakfast, buffet luncheon, and two breaks. Illinois Library Association...

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