Library News

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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
     

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - September 25, 2015

The September 25, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Budget Crisis – What Can You Do?
  • 2015 IHLS Delivery Study – Deadline September 30, 2015
  • Delivery Update
  • IHLS Member Day – October 9, 2015
  • Member Spotlight: Effingham Public Library Completes Renovation Project
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • ILA Reporter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

 

ISLMA announces the 2015 Fall ISLMA Grants and Awards Winners

The Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) announces the 2015 Fall ISLMA Grants and Awards winners. Winners will be honored at the annual ISLMA Conference ("A Library State of Mind") on October 23, 2015, during the Awards Gala at the Pere Marquette in Peoria, IL.

Please join us in offering our congratulations to:

The Honorable Jesse White
Illinois Secretary of State
Winner of the Crystal Honor Award for distinguished support of school libraries in Illinois

2015 IHLS Delivery Study

Illinois Heartland Library System recognizes how important delivery is to you and your library patrons. As we evaluate our services, we need your help to better understand your library’s delivery needs.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - September 18, 2015

The September 18, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • 2015 IHLS Delivery Study
  • IHLS Board Meeting – September 22, 2015
  • Job Postings
  • IHLS Member Day – October 9, 2015
  • A Library State of Mind – Early Bird Registration Ends September 21
  • SYNERGY: The Illinois Library Leadership Initiative 2015 Sessions
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
     

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - September 11, 2015

The September 11, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Quarterly Delivery Count Next Week
  • Online Vehicle Auction Ends Monday
  • Vendor Discount Page Updated
  • Discounted Illinois Library Laws & Rules Books Still Available
  • Edge: Where People Connect, Communities Achieve
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - September 4, 2015

The September 4, 2015, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Offices Closed Monday, September 7, 2015
  • Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter
  • Last Chance Surplus Vehicle Sale
  • IHLS Delivery Promotes Reading
  • Delivery Update:  SchoolsPublic Libraries Asked to Complete Capital Needs Assessment Survey
  • Member Spotlight – Keepper Retirement
  • September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
  • A Library State of Mind
    • YA Day at Library State of Mind
  • Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
  • School District Per Capita Grant
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Per Capita/Edge Requirements 2016 Webinar Registration Full for 9/15/15
  • Upcoming Free Webinars & Workshops

IHLS Offices Closed Monday, September 7, 2015

All IHLS offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 7, 2015. Delivery and Talking Book Services will not be provided.

See our Office Hours page for a listing of IHLS Holidays.