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Central Illinois Performer's Showcase

Forsyth Public Library, Forsyth, IL will be hosting a performer's showcase beginning at 12:30 pm on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

Jump start your summer reading planning! The Performer's Showcase is an opportunity for those librarians and staff who hire performers for summer reading or other library/community programs to see a bit of their performance and meet them in person. Twelve to fourteen performers will showcase their talents and will be available for bookings after the showcase.

Visit L2 for more information.

Moving Forward Together - January 10, 2014

The January 10, 2014, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Annual Online Library System Certification
  • eRead Illinois
  • SHARE Update - Polaris Upgrade
  • ISL Seeks Responses to Resource Sharing Survey
  • WorldShare ILL - Key Dates to Transition
  • 2014 SWAYS Performer’s Showcase
  • 24th Annual Library Legislative Breakfast
  • ILA Library Trustee Forum 2014 Workshop
  • Powerful Partnerships: Libraries, Technology, and the Common Core
  • Getting Started with Open Access
  • Embracing Change in the Library
  • IACRL 2014 Conference
  • 2014 ILEAD U Applications: Deadline Extended! Due Friday, February 14, 2014
  • Grant Opportunities
  • Libraries in the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter

WSW Key Dates

WorldShare Watch for Jan 10, 2014

REMINDER OF KEY DATES FOR YOUR LIBRARY’S TRANSITION TO WORLDSHARE ILL

eRead Illinois Newsletter: January 9, 2014

The January 9 eRead Illinois Newsletter includes:

  • New Sign-Up Information
  • A 3M Shopping Cart Update
  • More Training Opportunities
  • Project Team Contact Info

 

Edwardsville delivery delayed

Delivery from the Edwardsville hub will be delayed approximately 30 minutes this morning, Thursday, January 9.   We apologize for any inconvenience.

IHLS office closures for Tuesday, January 7

Due to inclement weather, the DuQuoin and Champaign offices will be closed Tuesday, January 7.

The IHLS Edwardsville office will be opening at 10 am.

Delivery will not run, extra routes will run later in the week to compensate for volume.

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

IHLS Offices closed Monday, January 6

Due to inclement weather, resulting road conditions and extreme temperatures, all IHLS offices will be closed Monday, January 6.

Delivery will not run, extra routes may run later in the week to compensate for volume.

If you have a LLSAP emergency while our offices are closed, please call the LLSAP emergency cell number at 618-534-4319. This number is for emergencies ONLY.

 

IHLS Edwardsville Office closed due to weather

Due to inclement weather, the IHLS Edwardsville office will remain closed today, Thursday, January 2.

Delivery will not run today, extra routes may run tomorrow to compensate for volume.

If you have a 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.

A Friendly eRead Illinois Reminder

Happy New Year from the eRead Illinois Project Team!

We won't be sending out an eRead Illinois newsletter this week due to the holiday, but below you'll find a few brief reminders regarding the 3M Cloud Library shared collection. Enjoy!

IHLS Holiday Closing

All IHLS offices will be closed in observance of Christmas Eve onTuesday, December 24 and Christmas Day on Wednesday, December 25 . Delivery and Talking Book Services will not be provided. Additional routes may run later in the week to compensate for volume.

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