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Your Voice Needs To Be Heard

Illinois has now entered into an unprecedented 6 months without a state budget and it doesn’t seem like legislators are making much progress. Very soon, many of our members will be forced to make hard decisions about collections, programming, and staffing in light of the budget impasse. Services that Illinois patrons depend on are in jeopardy and Illinois Heartland Library System is calling you to action!

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - November 25, 2015

 

 

The November 25, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Delivery Update – Library Closings & No Delivery Forms
  • IHLS Board Meeting – December 1, 2015
  • Member Spotlight: Rantoul Public Library
  • Try-It! Illinois Ends November 30th
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

 

 

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - November 20, 2015

The November 20, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Delivery Update
  • IHLS Board Meeting – December 1, 2015
  • Vendor Discount Page Updated
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • Entrants and judges needed for our 2016 Illinois Author Project
  • International Games Day @ Your Library
  • 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 - November 12, 2015

The November 12, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Quarterly Delivery Count - November 16-20, 2015
  • IHLS Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Plinkit Migration
  • Family Reading Night: Camp out with a good book!
  • Resources for Trustees
    • Trustee Academy
    • Short Takes for Trustees
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • Second Call for Proposals
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - November 6, 2015

 

The November 6, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Offices Closed Veterans Day
  • Connect with Leslie Recording and Board Recap
  • Quarterly Delivery Count– November 16-20, 2015
  • Member Update: Pinckneyville Public Library
  • Family Reading Night: Camp out with a good book!
  • Discounted Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books Still Available
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

2015 IHLS Delivery Study

Earlier this year 192 respondents completed the second IHLS delivery survey. Thank you to the members that completed the survey.

 

Click here to view the report.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - October 29, 2015

The October 29, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Board Meeting Recap – October 2015
  • New IHLS Vision, Mission, Values and Goals
  • 2015 Delivery Study
  • Vendor Discount Page Updated
  • Connect with Leslie
  • Plinkit Migration
  • Member Update: Sparta Public Library
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • Public Library Per Capita and Equalization Aid Grant Applications Available
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

New IHLS Vision, Mission, Values and Goals

At its October meeting, the IHLS Board of Directors approved four components of the Long Range Plan.  

The VisionMissionValues and Goals are the guiding documents that will lead the organization forward for the next few years.  Strategic initiatives and activities will be developed to support the long range goals and will be included in each year's plan of service.  

Board Meeting Recap - October 2015

A recap of significant actions taken by the board at their October 27, 2015, meeting.

Next board meeting date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - October 21, 2015

The October 21, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Visit us in Peoria!
  • IHLS Board Meeting – October 27, 2015
  • Take Action!
  • 2015 Member Day
  • Discounted Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books Still Available
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
  • Teen Read Week – Get Away @ your library
     
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