Library News

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New SHARE Dream Grant Video

The Dream Grant video highlights how SHARE membership can have a very positive impact on a community—especially smaller more rural ones.

 

 

ILEAD USA Continues This Week

This week kicks off the second session of ILEAD USA (Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover), the State Library’s initiative to help library staff understand and respond to user needs through the application of participatory technology tools. Building on four successful cohorts held in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014, this year’s session includes ten states to truly make this a nationwide experience. The nine participating states joining Illinois are:  Delaware, Maine, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah and Wisconsin.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - June 19, 2015

The June 19, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Online Auction for IHLS Vehicles!
  • Non-Resident Fee Survey Deadline Monday
  • IHLS Annual Meeting - Tuesday
  •  IHLS Offices Closed Friday, July 3, 2015
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

IHLS Vehicle Auction Ends Today at 1:00 p.m.

Time is running out. Illinois Heartland Library System has 14 surplus vehicles up for auction. The vehicles are located in three different locations in Illinois (Champaign, Du Quoin, and Edwardsville).

This auction end today at 1pm today.

The link to the auction is:  www.32auctions.com/IHLSSurplus

IHLS Offices Closed June 11, 2015

 

IHLS offices will be closed Thursday, June 11, 2015, to allow staff to attend staff development training. Delivery and Talking Book Services will not be provided. We will be open and delivery will resume Friday, June 12, 2015.

If you have an automation emergency while the IHLS offices are closed, please dial the SHARE help line at 618-534-4319.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - June 5, 2015

 

                

The June 5, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • FY15 Deadline to Order Discounted Illinois Library Laws & Rules
  • IHLS Offices Closed June 11, 2015
  • Polaris Maintenance June 12, 2015
  • All IHLS Public Libraries Required to Complete Non-Resident Fee Survey
  • IHLS Annual Meeting – June 23, 2015
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

Invitation to IHLS Annual Meeting

All IHLS Public Libraries Required to Complete Non-Resident Fee Survey

IHLS is required to maintain a list on the IHLS website of non-resident program information from IHLS public libraries and to indicate whether or not a library participates in the non-resident fee program and what that fee is. Each year IHLS asks all IHLS public libraries for this information. This information is being gathered by a survey found at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8H5VZMZThe deadline for completion of the survey is June 22, 2015.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - May 29, 2015

The May 29, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Connect with Leslie Recording and Board Recap
  • 2015 IHLS Board of Directors Election
  • Delivery Update: Media Cases
  • New Statewide Delivery Services Web Page
  • Illinois Library Laws & Rules discount
  • IHLS Offices Closed June 11, 2015
  • Maker Camp Summer Camp
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

Board Meeting Recap - May 2015

A recap of significant actions taken by the board at their May 26, 2015, meeting in Effingham, IL.

Next board meeting date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015.