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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
     

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - October 14, 2015

The October 14, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Take Action!
  • IHLS Text Messaging System
  • A Library State of Mind
  • New Resources for Trustees
  • Talking Book Services for Your Patrons
  • Delivery Update – Gift/Donated Items
  • Discounted Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books Still Available
  • Member Spotlight - Call for Submissions
  • Research Institute for Public Libraries 2016
  • Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Recording: Per Capita/Edge Requirements 2016
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

Take Action!

As Illinois enters a fifth month with no budget, the library community is encouraged to take action and connect with legislators.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - October 1, 2015

The October 1, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Don’t Forget to Register for IHLS Member Day
  • Budget Crisis – What Can You Do?
  • A Library State of Mind
  • Calling All Public Libraries – Take Part in Capital Needs Survey
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • Recording: Per Capita/Edge Requirements 2016
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

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