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RAILS Member Update

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 (1:30 PM - 3:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   RAILS Bolingbrook Meeting/Videoconference Room (Videoconference)
RAILS Burr Ridge Main Meeting Room / Videoconference Room (Videoconference)
RAILS Coal Valley Videoconference Room (Videoconference)
RAILS East Peoria Atrium / Videoconference Room (Videoconference)
RAILS Live Streaming Video (Other)
Aurora Public Library - Santori Library (Videoconference)
Cherry Valley Public Library District (Videoconference)
Freeport Public Library (Videoconference) (Videoconference)
Galesburg Public Library (Videoconference)
Illinois Library Association / Videoconference (Videoconference)
Illinois State Library (ISL) Main Videoconference Room (Videoconference)
Kankakee Public Library (Videoconference)
Macomb Public Library District (Videoconference)
New Lenox Public Library District (Videoconference)
Quincy Public Library (Videoconference)
Sterling Public Library Meeting Room (Videoconference)
Sycamore Public Library Meeting Room (Videoconference)
Vernon Area Public Library District - Annex (Videoconference)
Cost:   Free

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All RAILS members are encouraged to attend this quarterly update session to hear the latest RAILS news about:

  • Updating our strategic plan

  • Membership standards

  • Status of the Find More Illinois pilot project and plans to recruit additional library participants

  • Expansion of RAILS multitype collaborative grants and continuing education grants

  • Member engagement/networking opportunities especially for academic and special libraries

You'll also hear about these member projects that you can replicate at your library:

  • Gail Borden Public Library and Elgin High School's First2Go program to engage students who will be the first in their families to attend college

  • Milledgeville Public Library's Digital Day to educate patrons about the library's e-book offerings

  • Rockford Public Library's building project, including envisioning sessions for the general public and four high schools, and moving to temporary headquarters

  • Algonquin Area Public Library District's Community Scavenger Hunt

  • Northbrook Public Library's Craft Brewing Week events

Click on agenda link below for more details. You can attend the update at one of the listed videoconference locations or participate via live streaming (RAILS Live). The update will also be recorded for viewing at a later date.

Type:   Meeting

This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Last day to cancel registrations is: 7/31/2018

Questions? Please contact Mary Witt.

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