Second-Hand Rose Program

Member Spotlight

Donna Klavon-Hajek, of Geneseo, collects vintage clothing and accessories. She brought part of her collection to the Geneseo Public Library for a "Second-Hand Rose" program on March 31.  Photo courtesy of Geneseo Public Library District.

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Compensation and Benefits Survey

Through RAILS’ partnership with the Management Association (MA), all public libraries may participate in MA’s 2016 Library Survey of Compensation and Benefits.

Participation in the survey allows you to have free access to all the survey results. If you would like to participate, email surveys [at] hrsource [dot] org by Friday, April 22. If you have additional questions, contact joseph [dot] filapek [at] railslibraries [dot] info (Joe Filapek).

Candy Exhibit in Niles

Member Spotlight

The “Sweet Home Chicago” exhibit opens at Niles Public Library. Read more.

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Next RAILS Member Update March 24

Please join us for the next RAILS Member Update on Thursday, March 24, from 10 a.m. - noon. Executive Director Dee Brennan will host the meeting from the RAILS Burr Ridge service center. Attend in Burr Ridge, at one of the scheduled videoconference locations, or watch via one-way streaming (RAILS Live Video). The session will also be recorded.
The main topic will be discussion of the draft system membership standards that six subcommittees are working on. Drafts of these standards that will apply to all libraries (academic, public, school, and special), should be available next week for members to review before the update session. (Watch RAILS E-News for details.)

All RAILS members are invited to attend the member update to comment on the draft membership standards, ask questions, and offer feedback. (Members watching the one-way streaming are encouraged to ask questions via the chat window on the right side of the screen.)

See L2 for more information/registration.

Contact Mary Witt, RAILS Communications Director, with any questions.  

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