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IHLS Holiday Closing

All IHLS offices will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day on Monday, February 17. Talking Book Services will not be provided. Delivery will run as normal.

Chapters sought by editor

Carol Smallwood, editor and co-editor on two anthologies, is looking for chapter submissions by practicing public librarians and LIS faculty.

The anthologies are:

 

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Editor: Carol Smallwood, Library Services for Multicultural Patrons to Encourage Library Use co-ed., (Scarecrow Press, 2013)

 

Creative Management of Small Public Libraries in the 21st Century

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood, public libraries consultant; Library Management Tips That Work, ed., (ALA Editions, 2011)

 

eRead Illinois Newsletter: February 13, 2014

eRead Illinois Logo

The February 13, 2014 eRead Illinois Newsletter includes:

  • March Sign Up Information
  • 3M Tip of the Week
  • Upcoming Presentations
  • Training Opportunities
  • Technology Petting Zoo Update
  • Project Team Contact Info

 

Moving Forward Together - February 7, 2014

The February 7, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Connect with Leslie Rescheduled for February 12, 2014
  • Consulting Services Survey
  • Annual Certification
  • Library Closings Page
  • Delivery Tips of the Week
  • SHARE Update
  • WorldShare Webinar
  • Bunker Hill Open House
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award
  • Shout out a nomination for an ILA Award
  • Area librarians, potential library students invited to reception
  • Just in time for Black History Month!
  • ALA Leadership Institute: Leading to the Future
  • Upcoming Free Webinars
  • Grant Opportunities
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library

eRead Illinois Newsletter: February 6, 2014

The Februrary 6 eRead Illinois newsletter includes:

  • Sign Up Information
  • Collection Development Update
  • New Training Opportunities
  • Answers to Your Questions
  • E-book Education

 

Late Opening for Champaign office Thursday, Feb. 6

The Champaign office will open Thursday at 10 a.m. and will run limited delivery, with full routes on Friday.

The Edwardsville and DuQuoin offices will be open and delivery will run from those hubs.

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

Be safe!

 

All IHLS Office closed Wednesday, February 5

All IHLS offices will be closed today due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. Delivery will not run. Extra routes may run Thursday depending on volume.

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

Be safe!

IHLS Du Quoin office closing @ 2:00

The Du Quoin office will be closing today at 2:00 p.m. due to inclement weather.
 

IHLS Edwardsville office closing @ 2:00

The Edwardsville office will be closing today at 2:00 p.m. due to inclement weather.
 
If you have an LLSAP emergency while the office is closed, please call the regular phone number for your hub and follow the directions to reach someone in the automation department.
 
Decisions on opening and providing delivery on Wednesday, February 5 will be made dependent upon weather and road conditions.
 
Be safe!

Limited deliveries in Champaign area

Due to inclement weather in the Champaign area, some deliveries on Tuesday February 4, 2014 will not be completed. Deliveries scheduled for tomorrow February 5, 2014 will be evaluated by the route drivers as they deliver.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Be safe!

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