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Basics of Archives Scholarships for Illinois Archivists

The Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board (ISHRAB) is offering scholarships to Illinois archivists and archival volunteers to take the American Association for State and Local History's online "Basics of Archives" course. This online course, available from October 24 – November 18, 2016...
News from RAILS

RSA Hosts 7th Annual Back-to-School Workshops

Twenty-one staff members from school libraries that belong to the Resource Sharing Alliance (RSA) NFP LLSAP attended the seventh annual RSA Back-to-School Workshops. School library staff attended Back-to-School Workshops on either July 27 or August 9, 2016, at the RAILS East Peoria service center...
News from RAILS

Newest ILDS Label

The Illinois Library Delivery Service (ILDS) connects the different delivery service areas in Illinois. RAILS libraries should use an ILDS label when sending materials outside of their delivery service area. Libraries should be using the newest version of the label dated September 2016 (see date in...
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WILLIAMSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY TO HOST 9/11 PHOTO EXHIBIT

Local photographer John Seder has an intimate understanding of the attacks of September 11, 2001. As one of the first photographers to take pictures of the recovery effort, he documented the devastation and heartbreak of a changing world. And in subsequent years, returned to Ground Zero to continue...
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LLAMA Thought Leader Webinar with R. David Lankes Sept. 14

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature R. David Lankes The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring R . David Lankes , Sept. 14, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. Lankes will talk about his personal perspective on successful...
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Glenside Public Library District Hosting 4th Annual How-To Fest

The Glenside Public Library District will host its 4th Annual How-To Fest on Saturday, September 17th from 10am-4pm. This years' event will expand beyond the library walls to offer lectures and workshops at the Glendale Heights Center for Senior Citizens, the Glenside Fire Protection District,...
Continuing Education Opportunity

HSLI Conference: Poster Submission Deadline

Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) Conference Running With It! – Library Trends in 2016 November 9-11, 2016 – St. Charles, IL Poster submission deadline is Friday September 2, 2016 Submitting a conference poster is a great opportunity for you to share with your colleagues the projects you...

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