Library Link RoundupWe've crawled the web for the most useful library links, curated for the librarians of Illinois and published on Fridays. This #LibraryLinkRoundup includes resources for school librarian professionals, bitmoji libraries and classrooms, pandemic-friendly sightseeing, and more

5 photos of the Dixon Public LibraryThe Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) was asked to catalog a series of old photographs for the Dixon Public Library they found in the basement. The photographs were mounted on mat board and date back to the late 1800s or early 1900s. One of the exciting things about finding these photographs is that...

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Beyond All Limits #IHLSMemberDay2020 November 10, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., sponsored by Innovative, a ProQuest Company

R. David Lankes, Scholar, Speaker, Writer, Teacher, Advocate

A virtual day of professional development, networking, and inspiration
for library leaders, staff, and trustees of IHLS libraries




Published 9/16/2020 4:55 PM CT

IHLS Members, 

As announced in the September 14 Members Matter meetingIllinois Heartland Library System will begin transitioning back to a single-day pickup by taking on the responsibility of the 7-day quarantine. Starting as soon as possible, IHLS will begin picking up additional tubs from libraries and quarantining items on libraries' behalves within our hubs, eventually for the full 7 days. We hope this will take some pressure off of libraries and allow libraries to regain space lost by quarantining tubs and materials. ...

September 14, 2020, Members Matter video title screenIHLS Members Matter: Delivery Services and COVID-19

September 14, 2020, 10:30 a.m. to noon via Zoom

IL Library Laws & Rules book coverCopies of the 2020 ILA Illinois Library Laws & Rules are still available to purchase. This essential compilation includes all current laws and rules affecting library service in Illinois.

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