News from Libraries and RAILS

Continuing Education Opportunity

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.
Continuing Education Opportunity

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...
News from RAILS

Budget Update

RAILS Budget Update RAILS anticipates receiving approximately $5,781,805 in Live and Learn funds in the near future - a little over half of our funding for FY2016 (July 2015 - June 2016). Library systems are funded by a combination of Live and Learn funds and general state revenues. RAILS has not...