News from Libraries and RAILS

News from RAILS

Update L2 Profiles Now

Individuals and libraries should update their L2 profiles before the new L2 (Library Directory and Learning Calendar) is launched next year. This will also ensure that other members will be able to find the most up-to-date information about your library. Library directors and other library...
Library News

Woodford County libraries adding technology to provide news literacy to residents METAMORA (HOI) — A local library district is partnering with a news literacy startup to provide library patrons with tools to help them assess the reliability of news and...
Library News

Removing Language Barriers to Narrow the Digital Divide/ Eliminando las barreras del lenguaje para reducir la brecha digital

Traducido en español aquí Sergio Gonzalez, a technology trainer at Evanston Public Library (EPL), stands in a meeting hall at Evanston Township High School (ETHS) ready to hand out 15 diplomas. Today marks the final session of an eight-week course in computer basics taught in Spanish. All of the...
Computer class graduates
Continuing Education Opportunity

Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference: Presentation Scholarship Application

Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference Presentation Scholarship Application Held at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello IL, this year's conference will take place October 3-4, 2019. With a theme of Progress through Persuasion &...
Library News

Westchester Public Library Welcomes National Bestselling Author Alex Kotlowitz

For over three decades, Alex Kotlowitz has brought an acute and empathetic lens to on-the-ground reporting in many forms of media—print and radio journalism, documentary film, and books. His 1991 book, There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America , was selected...