News from Libraries and RAILS

News from RAILS

Explore More Illinois Welcomes Museum of Broadcast Communications

Explore More Illinois Welcomes Museum of Broadcast Communications Explore More Illinois, RAILS' online cultural and recreational pass program for Illinois libraries, welcomes its newest attraction, the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago! Dig deeper into the incredible creativity,...
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LACONI TSS: The Stories We Tell: Meaningful Marketing of Technical Services

Zoom meeting Friday, September 16, 2022 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register on Eventbrite Because of the opaque and hidden nature of the work that we do, and even where our offices are located, Technical Service departments seem to be the most beleaguered department in libraries. Constantly defending...
News from RAILS

Explore More Illinois Welcomes Chicago Red Stars

Explore More Illinois, RAILS' online cultural and recreational pass program for Illinois libraries, welcomes its newest attraction, Chicago Red Stars in Bridgeview! Established in 2007, the Red Stars were a founding member of the former Women's Professional Soccer and would later become one of the...
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Library News

Free Rhythm and Music Workshop

Bradley Public Library is hosting a free workshop on August 25 from 10am-12pm for youth programmers and early childhood educators on integrating music into story times. This workshop is sponsored in part with a grant from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. The workshop is led by...
News from RAILS

Explore More Illinois Welcomes Volcano Falls Adventure Park

Explore More Illinois, RAILS' online cultural and recreational pass program for Illinois libraries, welcomes its newest attraction, Volcano Falls Adventure Park in Loves Park, IL! Volcano Falls is a fun and wholesome attraction for anyone in northern Illinois. From go-karts and miniature golf to...
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News from RAILS

The Next RAILS Member Update Is September 29

There is something for every level of staff at all types of libraries at the next RAILS Member Update! Hear the latest RAILS news and share your library news at the member update on Thursday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Deirdre Brennan, RAILS Executive Director, will host the meeting in...
Library News

New Deputy Director at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library (AHML) is pleased to welcome Dana Revilla as the library's new deputy director. Revilla comes to AHML from Chicago Public Library where she most recently served as the District Chief for the Northeast Region, overseeing 13 locations and over 120 staff. With...

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