Library News

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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
     

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
     
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