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Continuing Education Opportunity

Public Library Management Certificate online (free options available)

The University of Michigan's iSchool is offering a Professional Certificate in Public Library Management online through edX: "Whether you earned a library science degree or entered the profession from another career, this Professional Certificate program will help you take your career as a public...
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Continuing Education Opportunity

Fall Online Continuing Education Information School University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall Online Continuing Education Information School University of Wisconsin-Madison Classes are open to all! Register early for a 10% discount! Advanced Public Library Administration September 10 – December 2
News from RAILS

Member Update: Member Projects, Updates to Grants, Find More Illinois Expansion, and More!

The next RAILS member update is Tuesday, July 31, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Attend at one of several videoconference locations throughout the RAILS area or via one-way streaming (RAILS Live). Register here . You'll hear the latest RAILS news about: Updating our strategic plan Membership standards Find...
Library News

Coal City Public Library District Receives Back to Books Grant for Books for All Ages

The Coal City Public Library District (CCPLD) was recently awarded a "Back to Books" grant to establish a teen S.T.R.E.A.M. program which incorporates reading into the S.T.E.A.M. Program. This program requires a book accompany the activity to further a teen's education concerning the activity. This...
Continuing Education Opportunity

Light the Fire Within: Kindling Routines of Organization and Efficiency

When: Friday, August 17, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Where: Woodridge Public Library (In Person) Please register by August 10: Presented by Linette George of Spark Productivity. Whether you are managing email, leading meetings, delegating tasks, following up...