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Mission Accomplished!

Today 427 Libraries have merged into the Sharing Heartland’s Available Resources Equally (SHARE) system. SHARE libraries will have access to more than 10 million items. We are NOW the LARGEST multi-type library automation consortium in the Country!

Read more for links if your library is experiencing problems.

Makerspaces and Technology Labs

This is a free symposium at SIUE (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) on April 9.

Moving Forward Together

The March 29, 2013, newsletter includes:

Connect with Leslie
SHARE Update - 9 Days to Polaris!
Here Comes Polaris!
Polaris Receipt Printing Tip
Board Meeting Recap
2013 Board Election Preview Ballot
Upcoming Trustee Webinar
Member Directory Search
ISLMA Mini-Conferences
What's New @ WebJunction Illinois
Be Proud! Be Loud! and Shout Out a Nomination!!
Libraries in the News
Grant Opportunities
E-News from the Illinois State Library

Board Meeting Recap - March 2013

A recap of significant actions taken by the board at their March 26, 2013, meeting in Effingham, IL.

Click here for the original agenda.

Next board meeting date: Special Meeting April 16, 2013 at the the Illinois State Library in Springfield.

Reminder: No Carterville Delivery on Friday

No Delivery on Good Friday

There will be no deliveries going out of the Carterville office On Friday March 29th, due to Good Friday being a holiday for the Union Drivers.

Three IHLS Offices Closed Due to Weather - Monday, March 25

Due to the inclement weather today, three IHLS offices will be closed for the day:

Champaign Office
Decatur Office
Edwardsville Office

The Carterville Office will remain open

Delivery will not run in the areas that are closed. Delivery will resume Tuesday, March 26th, with extra routes if necessary.

If you have a LLSAP emergency while the office in your area is closed, please call the regular phone number for your hub and follow the directions to reach someone in the automation department.

Be safe!


Moving Forward TOGETHER

March IHLS Board Meeting

Connect with Leslie

2013 Board Election Preview Ballot

Good News

SHARE Update - 17 Days to Go Live on Polaris!

Member Directory Search

Upcoming Trustee Webinar

What’s New @ WebJunction Illinois

Grant Opportunities

E-News from the Illinois State Library

ILA Needs your Input

Be Proud! Be Loud! and Shout Out a Nomination!!

Libraries in the News



2013 Board Election Preview Ballot

The IHLS Board election is nearly here. Voting will begin Friday, March 22, 2013 and continue through midnight April 22, 2013.

Here we are presenting a preview of the races.

LCLS Special Board Meeting - April 10, 2013

A special board meeting of the legacy Lewis & Clark Library System Board of Directors will be held at the Illinois Heartland Library System Edwardsville office at 4pm Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

The agenda is available here.

SHARE Executive Council Meeting - March 13, 2013

There will be a SHARE Executive Council Meeting at 10am March 13 at the Decatur Public Library.

See the agenda for more details.

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