Published 6/4/2021 6:00 AM CT
We've crawled the web for the most useful library links, curated for the librarians of Illinois
We've crawled the web for the most useful library links, curated for the librarians of Illinois. In this Library Link Roundup, join us for an "Edible Library" experience, LEGO book covers, new IHLS web content, and EDI/IDEA topics from social media and graphic novels to personal pronouns.
- 2021 Audie Awards Winners (Libro.fm)
- Illinois Secretary of State announces library grants that includes East Moline Library (5/13/2021, Quad-City Times)
- Illinois governor launches 'Time for Me to Drive' tourism campaign (5/12/2021, The State Journal-Register)
- Bookish Exteriors: Libraries That Look Like Books (4/29/2021, Book Riot)
- Roots Down team Clarkston for “Edible Library” experience: Now you can check out some green space and a vegetable garden with your books (5/13/2021, 11 Alive)
- Name That LEGO Book Cover! #29 (6/2/2021, School Library Journal)
- Illinois General Assembly Update: OMA Edition (6/3/2021, Municipal Minute)
- Illinois Supreme Court Emphasizes Public Body’s Duties Under the Prevailing Wage Act (6/1/2021, Municipal Minute)
- Libraries and the Law: Legal column addresses timely concerns (6/1/2021, American Libraries)
IDEA: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility
- By the Numbers: Pride Month: Stats celebrating the LGBTQ experience in literature, collections, and American culture (6/1/2020, American Libraries)
- By the Numbers: Juneteenth: Stats celebrating Juneteenth and the Black authors who uphold the tradition (6/1/2021, American Libraries)
- New Study Looks at Race, Gender Representation in Award-Winning Children’s Books (4/16/2021, School Library Journal)
- How do I use gender inclusive language? (MyPronouns.org)
- What if someone makes a mistake and mispronouns someone else? (MyPronouns.org)
- How do I ask someone their personal pronouns? (MyPronouns.org)
- Seeing My Own Future in Graphic Novels About Queer Elders (5/14/2021, Book Riot)
- Twitter Changes Their Image Policy, New Instagram Trends, and the Best Times to Post on Social! (5/26/2021, Super Library Marketing) – and yes, this is intentionally in the IDEA section!
New IHLS Web Content
- Delivery On the Go (DOG): Same-Day Delivery for Downstream Libraries
- Non-Resident Fee Program Information & FY2022 Participation
- Surplus Vehicle Auction - Open to IHLS Members, RAILS, and ISL
- Last day of delivery for school year 2020-2021 & first day of delivery for 2021-2022
- Standalone Libraries: Looking to join a group e-resources collection?
- Libraries are serving our communities: a message during PBS WSIU's "Hemingway"
- Overfilling ILL Tubs Leads to Damaged Materials—Your Materials
- IHLS Directors’ Chats: 6/3/2021, 5/27/2021
- Grants: IMLS American Rescue Plan Grant, NASA@ My Library Grant
- Vendor Discounts: LibraryAware, Comics Plus, Diversity Research Grant, Baker & Taylor/YALSA Collection Development Grant, Illinois History Digital Imaging Grant Program