Library News

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IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - August 28, 2015

The August 28, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Last Chance Surplus Vehicle Sale
  • Connect with Leslie Recording
  • Delivery Update
    • Quarterly Item Counts
    • New ILDS Delivery Label
  • Discounted Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books Still Available
  • September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
  • Save the Date
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • ISLMA News
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

Moving Forward Together - August 21, 2015

The August 21, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Board Meeting – August 25, 2015
  • Connect with Leslie - August 27, 2015
  • Polaris, Windows 10, and Microsoft Edge
  • Plinkit Migration
  • Free Intellectual Freedom Training at SIUC
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • LibraryLearning (L2): Updating Staff & Trustee Information
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • ILA Reporter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • ISLMA News
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - August 14, 2015

The August 4, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • A Message From IHLS Finance
  • Plinkit Migration –Content Freeze Set for EOD August 14
  • Your Input Is Requested For Our Long Range Planning
  • New Per Capita Grant Deadlines
  • Don’t Forget to Purchase your Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • Save the Date
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • LACONI Technical Services Section: Cataloging Fundamentals
  • Library Freedom Project: Free Privacy Tools Training
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

 

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - August 7, 2015

The August 7, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Connect with Leslie Recording and Board Recap
  • Your Input Is Requested For Our Long Range Planning
  • Delivery Update – Welcome to Delivery Booklet
  • Watch for the New ILL Code Booklets!
  • New Per Capita Grant Deadlines
  • Don’t Forget to Purchase your Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books
  • Save the Date
  • Volunteers Needed for Conference Program
  • LibraryLearning (L2): Updating Staff & Trustee Information
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • ILA Reporter
  • Illinois Library Trustee Day
  • Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI)
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

 

Board Meeting Recap - July 2015

A recap of significant actions taken by the board at their July 28, 2015, meeting.

Next board meeting date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

 

Your Input Is Requested For Our Long Range Planning

The latest Long Range Planning information has been added to the IHLS website.
 
Earlier this year several focus groups were conducted and member libraries were surveyed to evaluate member library satisfaction with current services we provide and to identify future needs. Summary reports of the member survey, employee survey and focus groups are included with this update.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - July 23, 2015

The July 23, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Board Meeting – July 28, 2015
  • Please Comment on Proposed IHLS Bylaws Change
  • Minimum Bids Reduced on Cargo Vans
  • Our Website is Changing
  • Plinkit Libraries to Migrate in August
  • Don’t Forget to Purchase your Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books
  • Member Spotlight – Sparta Public Library
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

 

Minimum Bids Reduced on Cargo Vans

Illinois Heartland Library System is selling surplus cargo vans in an effort to offset the cost of purchasing new delivery vans. The minimum bid has been reduced to one third of the Kelley Blue Book value.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - July 17, 2015

The July 17, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Updated Resource on Illinois Library Laws & Rules
  • Please Comment on Proposed IHLS Bylaws Change
  • Statewide Delivery Services Web Page
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - July 10, 2015

The July 10, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Please Comment on Proposed IHLS Bylaws Change
  • 2015 Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books
  • Delivery Update:  Transporting Freebies
  • ILA Launches New Website
  • Library Friends Survey
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning