Members Matter Event for All IHLS Libraries Scheduled for Oct. 21

Published 9/29/2021 11:25 AM CT

Join other library directors and IHLS staff from around central and southern Illinois for IHLS Members Matter, a system-wide forum for IHLS-member libraries.

Thursday, October 21
10 a.m. to Noon via Zoom

with special presentation

Think Forward, Not Straight: Understanding the LGBTQ+ Spectrum

by guest speaker

Jayne Walters, MLIS


Confused by the rapidly changing and expanding language? In this session, we’ll discuss the many shades of the LGBTQ+ rainbow and how versatile and fluid it can be. You’ll learn ways to navigate conversations while avoiding pitfalls and how to be a better ally. You’ll also learn why it’s so important.



Advance registration is required. Must be logged into your L2 account to register.

IHLS Members Matter with special presentation by Jayne Walters, "Think Forward, Not Straight"




Register for IHLS Members Matter



Members Matter meetings are regularly scheduled forums for directors and staff from IHLS-member libraries to learn the latest regional, state, and local library news and developments. It's also an opportunity for IHLS to solicit thoughts and ideas from our members and for you to tell IHLS leadership how we can help make your library successful. 

At Members Matter meetings, you can:

  • Discuss regional, state, and local library news, issues, and trends
  • Get updates from the IHLS and SHARE Administration and Operations staff
  • Ask questions and get answers on policies, available resources, and more from IHLS leadership
  • Share and learn about innovative library programming with the central and southern Illinois library community

Please let us know you're coming by taking a moment now to register in L2 using the link above.