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RAILS Member Update

Thursday, October 3, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
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Cost:   Free

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All staff from all types of RAILS libraries are invited to join us for the October 3 RAILS Member Update, from 10 a.m. – noon. You can participate at a scheduled videoconference location or via Zoom (choose Zoom as your location when you register and you will receive an email with instructions for joining).

Topics for discussion include:

  • An update on RAILS census activities, including a possible grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services

  • The latest on our My Library Is … campaign

  • Update on grant project to recreate L2

  • Ways members can engage with RAILS at the October AISLE and ILA conferences

  • Update on RAILS efforts to help the unserved in Illinois, including results of our recent survey of RAILS public libraries

  • The latest news on Inkie, a suite of free resources to support local authors that launches October 1

  • Reports from RAILS member libraries: East Moline Public Library’s capital campaign, including video testimonials from library users to support the campaign; the Bike the Trail Library to Library project; and Marist High School’s partnership with Blue Island Public Library to create Escape Room learning games for kids/teens

  • Attendees will be invited to share their library news as well.

    Type:   Program

    Please click the link below to join the webinar:

    US: +1 929 205 6099
    US: +1 669 900 6833
    Webinar ID: 976 923 935
    International numbers available:

    This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

    Last day to cancel registrations is: 10/3/2019

    Questions? Please contact Mary Witt.

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