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Glen Ellyn Public Library to Hold Preschool Fair

Learn about the variety of preschool programs available in Glen Ellyn at the Preschool Fair on Wednesday, November 2 from 6-8 pm at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. Parents can speak with representatives from different schools and take home information about curriculum and enrollment. "From class...
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Celebrate storytelling with Waukegan Public Library!

Join Waukegan Public Library as we celebrate the many ways that different cultures tell stories – through dance, music, and the oral tradition! This year's incarnation of the award-winning Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival will feature the premier West African dance and drum company Muntu Dance...
News from RAILS

Question of the Month: Interlibrary Loan

RAILS is starting a new Question of the Month series that features some of the questions we've received from members. This month's question is about interlibrary loan. Question: I work at an independent private school library and we are not an OCLC member. I would like my library to participate in...
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Reminder: Science Kits for Public Libraries Grant

Apply by November 15, 2016, for the Science Kits for Public Libraries grant! We are just under a month away from the deadline to submit applications for the 2017 round of funding for the Science Kits for Public Libraries initiative. Grants of up to $2,000 are being offered to Chicago area Public...
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Proposals for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference June 8-9, 2017

Mark your calendars for the 4th annual GLRSC: Harnessing the Winds of Change on June 8-9, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak Brook, IL This conference is an opportunity for individuals working in resource sharing to trade information and network with other colleagues. Watch for updates on the...